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Obamacare to surpass 7.5 million

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:35am
More than 7.5 million people are expected to sign up for private health coverage this year.
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Our student-debt plan: Rubio and Petri

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:29am
Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Tom Petri outline their plan for student-debt reform.
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Junior analysts still working overtime

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:19am
Investment banks have attempted to cut pressure on junior analysts, but the more things change, the more they remain the same. The NYT reports.
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Asbestos reserves are short: Fitch

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:14am
The U.S. insurance industry is as much as $9 billion short of the reserves it will need to ultimately pay asbestos claims, Fitch Ratings said.
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Your chance to invest in an MLB team...

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:06am
This MLB team is considering outside investors as limited partners to help finance the renovation of its ballpark.
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IPhone interface designer to retire

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:06am
Greg Christie, the Apple designer responsible for much of the iPhone interface will retire this year. Re/code reports.
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New data signal tech is full of froth

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:05am
Billion-dollar valuations and mega-rounds are just a few of the signs that a tech bubble may be forming.
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Good business reviews on Yahoo vanishing

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:54am
A deal by Yelp to provide listings for Yahoo is getting bad reviews from some small-business owners.
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Investors grasp for yield with bond buys

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:53am
Recent strong demand for relatively risky bonds adds to the case that investors are reaching for yield.
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Congressman proposes stipend for peers

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:41am
Congressman Jim Moran proposed a measure designed to provide $25 to lawmakers every day they work in Washington.
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Why financial education doesn't stick

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:41am
April is financial literacy month, and financial education programs are sprouting—but we're not gaining money smarts.
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85% of pensions could fail in 30 years

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:36am
Public pension fund could achieve only a 4% returns or worse, according to hedge fund Bridgewater Associates. That is bad. USA Today reports.
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Obama feels heat from Dems on Keystone

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:36am
President Obama is feeling the heat from within his own party on the Keystone pipeline.
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Suit against credit companies dismissed

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:35am
American Express, Citigroup, and Discover Financial won the dismissal of a lawsuit, because the plaintiffs did not prove violation of anti-trust laws.
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Truce! Icahn drops bid to split eBay

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:33am
EBay will—at Carl Icahn's urging—appoint an independent director, and Icahn will back off his demand to a spinoff.
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Why Buffett's wrong on bitcoin: Miller

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:07am
Legg Mason's Bill Miller may have lost 20 percent of his investment in bitcoin, but he's still bullish on its potential.
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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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