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Treasuries Advance as Greek Election Boosts Safety Bid – Bloomberg

Treasuries rose, set for a weekly gain, amid concern Greeks will elect a government hostile to the terms of its bailout and before U.S. reports that may show production slowed and consumer confidence fell. Ten-year notes outperformed similar-maturity German bunds as investors favored securities from outside the euro area. Greeks vote in two days after…

Half of Britons want immediate EU vote: poll -Full Story

Half of Britons want immediate EU vote: poll (via AFP) Half of Britons want an immediate say on the country’s relationship with the European Union, while 81 percent believe a vote should be held “in the next few years”, according to a poll published Monday. Economic woes within the eurozone have recently brought Britain’s EU…

Bank of America Withheld Loss Figures Ahead of Merrill Vote – NYTimes.com

Days before Bank of America shareholders approved the bank’s $50 billion purchase of Merrill Lynch in December 2008, top bank executives were advised that losses at the investment firm would most likely hammer the combined companies’ earnings in the years to come. But shareholders were not told about the looming losses… leaving them instead to…