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  1. The IMF’s board backed a $1.8 billion bailout for Greece, but only “in principle,” since it still considers the country’s debt is “unsustainable” without significant relief by Athens’s European creditors.
  2. Overnight, the international benchmark Brent hit reached the $50-a-barrel level for the first time in more than a month before the slide in U.S. trading that some attributed to profit-taking
  3. Scaramucci, 53 years old, is the founder of hedge-fund investing firm SkyBridge Capital and a hedge-fund conference known as SALT.
  4. Equities across the Asia-Pacific region were lower on Friday, taking a breather from the recent surge where gains in Australian shares lagged behind other indexes as sharp moves its currency plagued stocks.
  5. Young Americans spend $2,300 per year more on a wide range of items.
  6. There are serious health hazards to being overweight.
  7. Several regulators have dropped pursuit of a long-running plan to restrict bonuses on Wall Street, as part of a wider effort to stop working on unfinished rules put in place after the financial crisis.
  8. Since 2000, nearly 300 people have gone overboard from cruises and ferries.
  9. The European Union is threatening to deploy its most severe punishment on a member state for the first time, highlighting what it sees as Poland’s grave departure from the bloc’s core tenets.
  10. Microsoft Corp. beat Wall Street’s earnings estimates by a wide margin in its biggest quarter of the year, and it has a huge failure to thank for it.