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Choosing between bonds and bond funds

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:00am
With higher interest rates looming, investors are learning the vast different between individual bonds and bond funds.
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Why investors suddenly love Greek debt

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:58am
At first glance Greece may not look promising, but investors are getting hungry for its debt.
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High-speed trading lobby stands ready

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:48am
Even before Michael Lewis's divisive book, the high-speed trading industry was boosting its ties to Capitol Hill.
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Europe's wannabe Silicon Valleys

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:28am
“Silicon Allee” may not have the same ring as Silicon Valley, but California’s success has spawned would-be “Silicons” across Europe.
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Cold, hard lessons from a Girl Scout

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:24am
Twelve-year-old Katie Francis of Oklahoma City reveals her strategy for selling the most cookies in Girl Scout history.
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Family Dollar to cut jobs, shut stores

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:18am
Family Dollar Stores said it would it would cut jobs, and shut hundreds of underperforming stores and slash prices.
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ADP to spin off dealer services business

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:12am
Payroll processor ADP said its board had approved a tax-free spinoff of its dealer services business into an independent publicly traded company.
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Gross: I 'begged' El-Erian to stay

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:33am
Underperformance coupled with the exit of Mohamed El-Erian caused Gross to re-evaluate the way he was running Pimco.
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'Heartbleed bug': Is password change enough?

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:32am
Changing your password may not be enough to protect users from the security flaw known as the "Heartbleed bug."
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Jobless claims plunge to near 7 year low

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:30am
The number of new jobless claims tumbled to their lowest in nearly 7 years, as the economy shook off a tough winter.
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The rich want to pay higher taxes!?!

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:15am
A new study finds that the richer you are, the more likely you are to support paying higher tax rates.
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GM puts recall engineers on leave

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:12am
GM put two engineers on paid leave on Thursday, as an attorney investigates why the company took more than 10 years to recall millions of cars.
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Widows should take stock of finances

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:00am
The newly widowed should seek emotional support and take stock of basic finances but postpone larger money matters.
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Billions pour into blockbuster funds

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:00am
A herd mentality has investors focused on top-performing mega-sized mutual funds and ETFs. But this strategy has risks.
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Saving for retirement or college tuition?

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:54am
When it comes to your parents' savings priorities, funding their golden years is winning over financing your college.
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Dovish Fed lowers rate expectations

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:27am
A dovish Fed managed to reverse market perception that it would be more aggressive with rate hikes.
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AT&T to expand ultra fast net service

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:18am
AT&T has reached a tentative agreement to bring ultra fast Internet service to a second region.
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SAC Capital to be sentenced for fraud

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:16am
A New York judge is set to sentence SAC Capital after it pleaded guilty to criminal fraud charges in a $1.8 billion deal with the government.
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US foreclosures at a 2007 low

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:05am
U.S. home foreclosure filings slid 23 percent in March, helping bring first-quarter foreclosure activity to its lowest level since 2007.
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BlackBerry may dump handsets

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:29am
BlackBerry would consider exiting its handset business, as the company looks to expand its reach with investments, acquisitions and partnerships.
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