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Welcome drop in eurozone deflation and unemployment figures

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The threat of deflation eased across the eurozone in February following a bounce back from heavy price discounting and steeply declining oil prices during the previous month. The 19-member currency bloc saw prices drop 0.3% last month compared with a drop of 0.6% in January, alleviating fears of an alarming deflationary spiral.

The US recovery story is a fraud: SocGen bear

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Societe Generale's notoriously bearish strategist, Albert Edwards, has poured scorn on the belief that the U.S. economy is recovering and predicts "violent" reactions in asset markets during the second half of 2015.

US Marshals auction another $11m in bitcoins


U.S. Marshals are selling 50,000 bitcoins that once belonged to Ross William Ulbricht, the man charged with being the pseudonymous founder of the online black market site, Silk Road.