Mindful Money’s news round-up: Friday 15th July 2011

15th July 2011

Story of the day:

News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks becomes latest casualty of News of the World phone-hacking scandal – The Guardian

Phone hacking – Rebekah Brooks resigns 


And the best of the rest


WSJ's Cassell Bryan-Low reports Rebekah Brooks, head of News Corp's UK newpsapers unit, will appear before a UK parliamentary committee to answer questions about the phone-hacking scandal. News Corp. is the parent company of The Wall Street Journal.- Wall Street Journal

Murdoch Defiant as FBI Acts 


Foreign direct investment (FDI) in to China has slowed as the government steps up its efforts to rein in the country's economic growth rate. – BBC

Foreign investment in China slows on tightening policy


The hottest music venue in Europe opened its doors on Thursday morning to a select group in the United States. – CNN

Spotify music-streaming service launches in U.S.


By engulfing Italy, the euro crisis has entered a perilous new phase-with the single currency itself now at risk – Economist

On the edge


NEW YORK – The European Union was brought into existence by what Karl Popper called piecemeal social engineering. – Project Syndicate

Europe Needs a Plan B


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