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Senate Report: Credit Suisse Bank Helped Americans Evade Taxes

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 4:00am

The bank's CEO appears before a Senate panel Wednesday to testify about secret Swiss bank accounts opened by U.S. citizens. At its peak, some 22,000 Americans had accounts at the bank.

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Delta Changes Course On Frequent Flier Miles

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 4:00am

Delta Airlines is the first major carrier to tie frequent flier points to how much you pay — not how far you fly. This means in most cases, a first-class tickets will earn the most points.

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When It Comes To Women's Writing, How Do Publications Stack Up?

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 4:00am

For the fourth year in a row, VIDA has tallied the gender breakdown in prominent literary journals. Some outlets, like The Paris Review, have grown more equal; others, not so much.

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Industry Wipes Away 'Got Milk?' Mustache After Sales Take Spill

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 5:44pm

The milk industry has a new slogan: "Milk Life." Instead of celebrities and milk mustaches, the new campaign reminds consumers that milk is a source of energy and protein.

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Massive Digital Heist Allegedly Hits Bitcoin Market

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 3:00pm

MtGox, the leading bitcoin exchange, has stopped doing business amid reports it was hit by a massive theft. The troubles at the exchange could prove to be a pivotal moment for the virtual currency.

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Problems Linger For Boeing's Flagship 787 Airliner

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 3:00pm

More than two years after it began flying, Boeing's 787 aircraft is still plagued by problems. The company says it's making "good progress" on improving the plane's reliability.

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Facebook Shutters Its Email Service Since No One Used It

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:57am

Facebook sent a note to all its users that the @facebook.com email service is going away. It will reroute any facebook.com email to the default address associated with user accounts.

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Understanding How Employers May Change Your Retirement Fund

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:44am

Employers are making some changes to how they contribute to employee retirement funds, but some financial experts say it could mean a smaller nest egg for retirees.

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After 'Best Year Since 2005,' Housing Sector Likely To Slow

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 8:59am

Prices rose more than 13 percent in major cities across the nation in 2013. But there are signs that the best gains are behind for that key part of the economy.

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Book News: Bernanke Writing A Book On The Fed And The Great Recession

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 6:22am

Also: The man behind the infamous @GSElevator twitter account is outed by The New York Times; Neil Young has a deal for a second memoir; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie condemns Nigeria's anti-gay laws.

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Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Goes Dark After Theft Report

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 6:00am

The Tokyo-based company is the subject of reports that a large amount of the virtual currency may be missing. It's another blow to the bitcoin market.

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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 4:00am

Renee Montagne and David Greene have the Last Word in business.

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Business News

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 4:00am

Renee Montagne has business news.

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A College Project That Imagines A Floating City For Oil Workers

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 2:38am

Plans for man-made islands — designed by Rice University architecture students — have attracted the attention of one of the world's largest oil companies as a way to house way-offshore oil workers.

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The Business Of Frats: Shifting Liability For Trauma And Injury

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 2:32am

A report in The Atlantic looks at the power that fraternities have at universities and the ways in which the organizations protect themselves when serious legal problems arise.

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Let Us Pay Your College Tuition

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 3:49pm

Oregon and Tennessee want to fund your college tuition. Whose idea is best? We take it straight to economists for debate.

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Four Takes On Netflix's Streaming Deal With Comcast

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 3:46pm

Netflix and Comcast ended their video streaming feud over the weekend, when Netflix agreed to pay the cable giant for direct access to consumers.

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Netflix Pays Comcast To Ensure Its Videos Stream Smoothly

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 3:00pm

Content companies and internet service providers have disagreed over who should pay for broadband infrastructure upgrades. A new agreement between Nextflix and Comcast suggests that's changing.

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Four Decades Of Taxes And Spending, In 2 Graphs

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 9:00am

After decades of heated debate, taxes and spending haven't changed much as a share of the overall economy. Here's a breakdown of where the money came from, and where it went.

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Netflix, Comcast Reach Streaming Agreement

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 4:00am

Under the deal, Netflix will pay Comcast a fee to ensure its movies and TV shows stream smoothly. Consumers complain they encounter buffering and slowdowns when they try to access Netflix shows.

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