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Japan enters new JGB era as yen rises and stocks swoon

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Tech industry cuts charitable donations

Financial elite edge out Silicon Valley in 2015 philanthropic rankings

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Media billionaire’s entry would reshape White House race

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Hedge funds short London luxury homes

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