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World's Richest People Meet, Muse On How To Spread The Wealth

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 1:38pm

Attendees at an inclusive capitalism conference in London control $30 trillion in assets. But it's unclear what, if any, financial commitments will come from the conclave on income inequality.

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Median CEO Pay Tops $10 Million For The First Time

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:20pm

An Associated Press study shows that most CEOs at S&P 500 companies are now making more than eight figures. Over the past four years, they've received raises topping 50 percent.

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A Meaty Offer: Pilgrim's Pride Offers $5.58 Billion For Hillshire Brands

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 8:17am

Pilgrim's Pride said the deal would create a "protein-focused company." The offer also puts Hillshire Brands' own intent to buy Pinnacle Foods in limbo.

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Manchester United's Brand Is Devalued

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:09am

According to a study by Brand Finance, a brand valuation consultancy, Manchester United is no longer the sporting world's most valuable brand. The team didn't bring home any trophies this year.

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Frustrated By The Affordable Care Act, One Family Opts Out

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 2:27am

Many new plans created under Obamacare have consumers and doctors scrambling to figure out which providers accept which plans, and what services are covered.

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How Health Insurance Exchanges Are Like Flea Markets

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 2:25am

To know if taxpayers got good value in setting up the health care exchanges we need to see what happens next year, economists say. It's like gauging a flea market — will buyers and sellers return?

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Lack Of Affordable Housing Puts The Squeeze On Poor Families

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 2:23am

They are being pushed out of the rental market in fast-growing cities like Washington, D.C. Many end up spending most of their income on housing, living in substandard housing, or homeless.

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States Consider Bills To Crack Down On Workplace Bullies

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 2:23am

About a dozen states across the country are taking up laws to give workers legal protections against workplace abuse, though critics say it's impossible to legislate against somebody being a jerk.

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