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Monday, June 27, 2016

New York Times Business

Panama Celebrates Expanded Canal’s Successful First Passage

Yesterday
Seventy heads of state were on hand as a container ship made it through without a hitch, though an unrelated accident involving two vessels outside the locks sent four people to a hospital. by WALT BOGDANICH

The Week Ahead: The Implications of the ‘Brexit’ Vote, Stress Tests and Puerto Rico

Yesterday
Economists and policy makers will gather at the annual ECB Forum on Central Banking, where Britain’s decision to leave the European Union will be a popular topic. Also, $1.9 billion in debt will come due for Puerto Rico, its largest bill to date. by THE NEW YORK TIMES

Bagdanda Journal: Climate Change Seen as Threat to Lucrative ‘Himalayan Viagra’ Fungus

Yesterday
The caterpillar fungus, an economic mainstay for mountain dwellers, can fetch $50,000 a pound in China — if it can be found. by KAI SCHULTZ

Bottom Line Nation: How Housing’s New Players Spiraled Into Banks’ Old Mistakes

Yesterday
Some private equity firms that came in as the cleanup crew for the housing crisis are now repeating errors that banks committed, while others are bypassing the working poor. by MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN, RACHEL ABRAMS and BEN PROTESS

A Splitting Hangover in the City of London

Yesterday
It’s an uncertain new day for financial professionals in Britain, many of whom see ‘Brexit’ leaving hard-won clout behind. by DANNY HAKIM and PRASHANT S. RAO

Mediator: At Cannes, Advertising Industry Confronts Facebook

Yesterday
As Facebook commands a growing share of advertising revenue, and ad executives voice suspicion, Facebook itself talks of cooperation. by JIM RUTENBERG

Bits: A Drone Start-Up Explores Underwater

Yesterday
OpenROV, which builds submarine drone kits that they hope will become as popular as airborne drones, showcases the prototype of the latest version of its Trident submarine. by JOHN MARKOFF

Op-Ed Contributor: This Is Just the Start of the Brexit’s Economic Disaster

Yesterday
Markets have already taken a hit, but if Britain leaves the European Union, don’t expect a recovery any time soon. by PHILIPPE LEGRAIN

Buy Yourself an Interview

Yesterday
Ben Mankiewicz of Turner Classic Movies and the TV producer Andrew Jameson have started a business to make video interviews, paid for by the subjects. by MICHAEL CIEPLY

Study Links 6.5 Million Deaths Each Year to Air Pollution

Yesterday
The report, released by the International Energy Agency, urges countries to take steps within their energy industries to help reduce emission levels worldwide. by STANLEY REED

Central Banks Worry About Engaging World Markets After ‘Brexit’

Yesterday
Some economists warn that the policies largely favored by the banks could further alienate the public and increase the frustration that encouraged Britons to vote for leaving the European Union. by LANDON THOMAS Jr.

Board Elections to the Motion Picture Academy Have Rare Sizzle

Yesterday
Diversity is among the issues being watched closely ahead of these contests for the governing body of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. by MICHAEL CIEPLY

Perdue Aims to Make Chickens Happier and More Comfortable

Yesterday
The poultry producer’s plans to improve conditions for its chickens could force competitors to adopt similar measures. by STEPHANIE STROM

Volkswagen Faces Long Road Ahead, Even After a Civil Settlement

Yesterday
A broad settlement that is expected to dwarf all previous deals is taking shape, but the Justice Department is still investigating criminal charges. by HIROKO TABUCHI

Advertising: Intel Tells Stories That Go Beyond Chips

Yesterday
Intel’s internal advertising group and video and digital studio have produced a slew of original content that shows some incredible ways innovators are using its technology. by ROB WALKER

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