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SEC To Vote On Requiring Companies To Disclose CEO Pay Ratio

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:58am

More than 280,000 public comments in favor of the proposed pay ratio rule have been submitted to the SEC since the rule was formally proposed in 2013.

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Untangling The Many Deductibles Of Health Insurance

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 5:08am

Some people wind up having to pay hospital deductibles on top of other medical deductibles. But those do not apply to outpatient procedures.

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Need Fake Friends For Your Wedding? In S. Korea, You Can Hire Them

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 4:17am

Baby showers, weddings, even meet-the-parent weekends don't have to include your actual loved ones, at least not in South Korea. A cottage casting industry exists to help fill your life-staging needs.

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An 'Island Tax' Could Harm One Bright Spot In Greek Economy

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 4:17am

The new bailout plan for Greece calls for a steep sales-tax increase on the Aegean Islands, raising fears it could harm tourism, one of the few sectors that's been doing well.

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Looking Up: Amusement Parks May Have A Record-Breaking Year

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 3:04am

Some 260 million people spend about $10 billion annually at regional theme parks, and attendance is soaring. To attract more thrill-seekers, the parks have been adding bigger, faster rides.

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