Weekly Hot Topics – July 9 2015

Weekly Hot Topics is back to catch you up on all the need-to-know news that has happened this week. Covering major events from around the world, this is the perfect place to start a conversation about news!

This week…

GREEK SHOWDOWN
Alexis-TsiprasGreek citizens gave a resounding message to the world on Sunday when they overwhelmingly voted against a deal that would see increased austerity. With the “no” side winning the referendum by a 61% majority, Greek leaders can now return to the bargaining table with a much stronger argument.

LabelOne opinion on the event: It’s time to pay the Piper, Greece. Do you support this opinion? Support it now or add your own.

 

FINANCIAL SCARES IN CHINA AND NEW YORK
China StockThe Chinese stock market has began to tumble in what many are saying is a retelling of the Dotcom Bubble of 2000. Falling by nearly 6% on Wednesday, over half of the companies in major indexes have been suspended from trading in Shanghai. Another frightening situation hit the United States on the same day when the New York Stock Exchange was taken offline due to a technical error.

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One opinion on these stories: Hide your money. Support this opinion or add your own!

 

USA TAKES GOLD
SoccerThe FIFA Women’s World Cup concluded in Vancouver, Canada this Sunday with the United States taking gold. Winning 5-2 over Japan, the US women dominated final game. Many celebrated the highly viewed game as salvation from the corruption stories hounding FIFA’s upper management.

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One opinion on the event: Way to go USA’s women’s soccer! Click here if you agree or add your own opinion here!

 

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