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Pre-marketing: Let the games begin!

July 27, 2012: 7:54 AM ET

* Olympics watch: The full schedule. (Gymnastics begin tomorrow...) London working on a tight budget. Romney riles the BritsWhy Olympians are joining the circus.

* Earnings disappointments: A closer look at Facebook. Starbucks cuts outlook. 

* Wall Street: Will the latest round of scandals cost the banks their clout?

* Eurozone: Draghi gets out the bazooka, now he has to use it. Spain seeks support from France. Spanish unemployment hits an all-time high.

* This Twinkie went bad: Hostess files for bankruptcy... again.

* Gay marriage coffers: Jeff Bezos pledges $2.5 million to help pass same-sex marriage referendum

* Tangled web: A map of Bo Xilai's connections. 

* Cyber security: Attacks on US infrastructure have increased.

* Back in the spotlight. SIGTARP cop Barofsky and his new book, Bailout.

* Retail racket: US may launch industry-wide probe in wake of Wal-Mart bribery accusations in Mexico

* Even money fight. Barney Frank/Maria Bartiromo have shouting match. Everyone comes out looking terrible. (via @morningmoneyben).

* Symbolism on board: Marissa Mayer and the lessons of Sarah Palin.

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Katie Benner
Katie Benner
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Katie Benner joined Fortune in October 2006. As a writer for the magazine and the website, she focuses on Wall Street and the economy. Prior to joining Fortune, Benner worked at TheStreet.com, CNNMoney, and as a freelancer in Beijing for China International Business, the South China Morning Post, and as a columnist for Beijing Review. She has a B.A. in English from Bowdoin College.

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