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Turkey's Prime Minister Criticizes Putin's Sanctions

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu criticized Russian economic sanctions on Turkey after the downing of a Russian fighter jet over the Syrian border last week, saying his priority was to defuse the tension and prevent similar incidents.

BTG Pactual Is Seeking to Sell Stake in Hospital Chain

Grupo BTG Pactual is trying to sell its remaining stake in Brazil’s biggest hospital chain as the bank seeks to shore up its cash holdings in the wake of Chairman Andre Esteves’s arrest, said two people with knowledge of the matter.


How to Find -- and Afford -- Your Second Act


$5.7 billion

The Internal Revenue Service collected about that much in 2011 from penalties for early withdrawals from 401(k) retirement savings accounts

Videos: In The Money

How to Play Retail ETFs

Bloomberg's Erik Balchunas reports on retail and China ETFs. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Battle of the Charts: Retail Traffic, Euro Versus Dollar

On today's "Battle of the Charts," Bloomberg's Julie Hyman takes a look at retail sales while Bloomberg's Mark Barton explores whether the euro will reach parity with the U.S. dollar. They speak on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

The Longer-Term Approach of Activist Investors

Bruce Goldfarb, Okapi Partners president and chief executive officer, discusses the longer-term approach of activist investors with Bloomberg's Alix Steel and Keri Geiger on "Bloomberg ‹GO›." (Source: Bloomberg)