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How Should We Distribute Our Wealth?

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 7:44am

Nick Hanauer is a rich guy with several houses, but is he greedy? He argues that an increase in minimum wage would be good for everyone.

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Economy Adds 257,000 New Jobs; Unemployment Rate Up Slightly

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 7:38am

The jobless rate ticked up to 5.7 percent despite robust job growth that exceeded economists' expectations.

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Economists Expect Data To Show A Pullback In Job Creation

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:02am

The energy sector has started laying off workers as oil prices drop. Analysts will sift through the government's monthly employment report to see what affect that's having on U.S. job creation.

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Federally Regulated Banks Begin To Work With States' Pot Businesses

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:02am

For legal marijuana businesses, getting a bank account can be a challenge. Many banks are unwilling to do business with them. How do banks decide which marijuana businesses are worth the risk?

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RadioShack Files For Bankruptcy; Sprint To Share Space With Some Stores

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:02am

For decades the brand was best known as a convenience store for techies. Now it's trying to salvage some of its stores by partnering with Sprint, one of its biggest creditors.

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Are Farmer Market Sales Peaking? That Might Be Good For Farmers

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 6:13pm

The rate of growth in the number of farmers markets and sales at them has slowed in recent years. But that could mean the entire local food movement is growing up.

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In 'Red Notice,' Success Draws Treachery, Tragedy In Putin's Russia

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 5:19pm

Robert Siegal talks to Bill Browder, an American financier who was expelled from post-Soviet Russia, and saw an attempt to claim his company devolve into a deadly bureaucratic and legal farce.

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FAA Ban Hasn't Stopped Pilots From Snapping Selfies

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:48pm

The National Transportation Safety Board found selfies to blame for a tragic private plane crash in Colorado last year. Audie Cornish talks to journalist David Yanofsky about tech in the cockpit.

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Planning Through Oil Booms Helps Independent Drillers Weather The Busts

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:48pm

Oil's price slump is hitting some companies hard. But longtime producers, like small Texas driller Tracy Perryman, have been through downturns before — and have learned how to survive lean times.

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Sony's Amy Pascal Steps Down In Aftermath Of Cyber Attack

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:36pm

Audie Cornish talks to Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Fritz about Amy Pascal. The Sony co-chairman will stay at the company to launch a new production venture.

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Anthem Hack Renews Calls For Laws To Better Prevent Breaches

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:52pm

Hackers gained access to records of 80 million Anthem customers and employees, the health insurance giant says. But how can the seemingly endless mega-hacks be prevented?

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