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Krebs Daily Briefing 31 July 2014

International Credit Suisse Is Facing Inquiries Over Its ‘Dark Pool’ LONDON – The Swiss bank Credit Suisse on Thursday became the latest big financial institution to confirm that it was facing regulatory inquiries over its private stock trading platform, known as a dark pool. Credit Suisse, one of the largest dark pool operators, is also […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 30 July 2014

  International Ransoming Citizens, Europe Becomes Al Qaeda’s Patron BAMAKO, Mali — The cash filled three suitcases: 5 million euros. The German official charged with delivering this cargo arrived here aboard a nearly empty military plane and was whisked away to a secret meeting with the president of Mali, who had offered Europe a face-saving […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 25 July 2014

International Behind the Scenes in Putin’s Court: The Private Habits of a Latter-Day Dictator The President wakes late and eats shortly after noon. He begins with the simplest of breakfasts. There is always cottage cheese. His cooked portion is always substantial; omelette or occasionally porridge. He likes quails’ eggs. He drinks fruit juice. The food […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 24 July 2014

International Missing Air Algerie flight has crashed: Algerian aviation official (Reuters) – An Air Algerie flight that went missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has crashed, an Algerian aviation official told Reuters on Thursday. “I can confirm that it has crashed,” the official said, declining to give details of where the plane was […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 23 July 2014

International Israel pummels Gaza; Kerry steps up diplomatic push (Reuters) – Israeli forces pounded Gaza on Wednesday, meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists and sending thousands of residents fleeing, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on a visit to Israel ceasefire talks had made some progress. In a blow to Israel’s economy and […]