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Markets Live: Thursday, 14th December, 2017

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:00:37 +0000

Live markets commentary from FT.com

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FT Opening Quote – Let the star content wars begin

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:16:50 +0000

Thursday December 14 will go down in history as the day that the Walt Disney Company wrote a new chapter in the history of a once feared empire, and settled the destiny of one who was taught to wield mysterious power by a wise and wizened old master. But enough of Star Wars, Luke Skywalker and his mentor Yoda, writes Matthew Vincent. In other news, Disney is buying the entertainment assets of the 21st Century Fox empire, and deciding the destiny of James Murdoch, who had run the business for his father: the legendary media mogul Rupert.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:22:41 +0000

Elsewhere on Thursday

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Macro Live: Fed “drinking game” edition

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:16:50 +0000

Waiting for Yellen to mention Bitcoin.

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Crypto startup wants to revive the non-dollar petrocurrency idea

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:28:56 +0000

In reality, exposes commodity-backed crypto coins are just commodity ETFs in disguise.

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Markets Live: Wednesday, 13th December, 2017

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:00:59 +0000

Live markets commentary from FT.com

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Busting the myth that bitcoin is actually an efficient payment mechanism

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:57:29 +0000

The idea that bitcoin is an efficient payments system needs to be nipped in the bud. It's not.

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FT Opening Quote – Dixons Carphone profits fall 60%

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:06:17 +0000

Customers are used to be being put on hold by retailers. Retailers are less used to being put on hold by customers, writes Matthew Vincent. But that is exactly what has happened to Dixons Carphonethis year: customers decided to put their mobile phone upgrades on hold, refusing to choose expensive new models, and forced the electricals retailer to ring up a profit warning.

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Further reading

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:02:02 +0000

Elsewhere on Wednesday

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