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Mark Gimein

Mark Gimein is Companies and Markets editor at Bloomberg.com, and lead writer for the Market Now blog and newsletter. He is a journalist with 15 years of experience covering the economy, and two time winner of Business Journalist of the Year awards.



One of the few remaining store owners in Modiano district market sits and reads a newspaper outside his closed premises in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Photographer: Konstantinos Tsakalidis/Bloomberg

One of the few remaining store owners in Modiano district market sits and reads a newspaper outside his closed premises in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Europe’s Debt Crisis May Be Over, Its Suffering Isn’t

For those concerned mainly about the chances of a major default, there are reasons for relief. From the viewpoint of the human crisis in the European periphery, though, things don't look so good.

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Outside the Argentine Congress, the image of Che Guevara, a less than optimal economic thinker.

Photograph by Diego Giudice/Bloomberg

Outside the Argentine Congress, the image of Che Guevara, a less than optimal economic thinker.

The Argentine Curse Strikes Again

Argentines are finding ever more ingenious ways of avoiding currency controls. The Porsche arbitrage is the latest. Alas, this is how economic ruin works: it starts as farce, ends up as tragedy.

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It's the Twitter panopticon, looking out at the NYSE in every direction.

Photograph by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty Images

It's the Twitter panopticon, looking out at the NYSE in every direction.

With Twitter Shares, You Too Can Be a Venture Capitalist

The fact that Twitter didn't start out with a business plan isn't a bug. It's a feature. Coming up with something that the whole world wants to use is the great achievement. Making money from it is the reward. Hopefully.

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