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Investing & the ghost of Bernie Madoff

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:05am
Is there a specific rate of return for an investment that should set off alarm bells in your head?
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The insurance risk of a man cave

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 9:42am
Refinishing your basement can be a substantial financial problem. (Hint: It has to do with your homeowners insurance.)
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Inside the California drought's effect on food prices

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 6:00am
American consumers are likely to feel more of a financial pinch, courtesy of California's drought.
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The cornucopia of higher food prices

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 6:00am
Use our interactive map to find out the cities hardest hit by rapidly rising food costs.
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Search for MH370 black box could finish soon

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 2:25am
Australian officials said the underwater search for the black box from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 could be completed soon.
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US plans military drills in Eastern Europe

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:00am
The U.S. plans small ground-force exercises amid Russia's military operations in and near Ukraine.
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How the US made its Putin problem worse

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:52pm
Officials from the Bush and Obama administrations said American officials initially overestimated their potential areas of cooperation with Putin.
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Pro-Russian militants defy pact

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:19pm
A day after a deal to defuse the Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public buildings.
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Keystone pipeline decision delayed

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:04pm
An extension for the government comment period will probably postpone a final decision until after the November elections.
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Extreme strategies to earn airline miles

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:00pm
As airlines make free award tickets more expensive, fliers must get creative to earn enough miles for redemption.
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Heartbleed flaw used in attack

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 1:46pm
Within 24 hours of the Heartbleed bug’s disclosure last week, an attacker used it to break into a major corporation, security experts told The New York Times.
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Why India's elections take so long

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 1:00pm
India polling will take more than five weeks to complete. That leaves many American observers wondering: Why so long?
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Comcast & TWC in talks to sell subs

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:56pm
Comcast and Time Warner Cable have entered negotiations to sell cable assets worth up $20 billion to Charter Communications in a deal aimed to allay Washington's concerns about their proposed merger.
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General Electric predicts healthy China growth

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:03pm
General Electric expects healthy growth in China this year, despite mounting concerns about the economy, its CFO said.
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How IRS impersonators target tax filers

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:00pm
If you’ve filed tax returns and think everything is OK, guess again. Phone and email scams try to nab your data by impersonating the IRS.
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This stamp could fetch $20M

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:00am
Hobbyists frustrated with markets and able to hold investments for years are turning to tangible assets, such as stamps.
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5 ways to cut your tax bill next year

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:00am
Bruised by a harsh tax bite this year? Experts say shouldn't wait to start making the moves that will save you money next April.
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Phone thefts soar as kill-switch debate heats up

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:00am
About 3.1 million Americans had their phone stolen last year. That's nearly double the estimate from 2012.
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Captain arrested in Korean ferry sinking

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:05am
The captain and two crew members of a ferry that capsized were arrested Saturday, the New York Times reports.
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Japan, US trade talks in stalemate

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:51am
U.S.-Japan talks aimed at a trade deal seen as vital to a broader regional pact are in stalemate, Japan's economy minister said.
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