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Power of the Pocketbook: Women Gaining Influence As Campaign Donors

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 6:03am

But men still donate at nearly double the rate, and the gains have not been seen equally from both parties.

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Now In Theaters, Video Game Tournaments On The Really Big Screen

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 4:47am

Gaming is moving beyond the living room and into movie theaters, with promoters hoping to expand big-screen play nationwide. For participants, it's a chance to socialize while doing what they love.

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The Most Important IPOs Aren't Necessarily The Biggest

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 4:09pm

What do Ford, Netscape and Apple all have in common? Marli Guzzetti of Inc. Magazine tells NPR's Arun Rath they all count as examples of initial public offerings that helped change America.

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What's Next For Reddit?

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 4:09pm

Ellen Pao stepped down Friday amid criticism following the company's dismissal of a popular employee. The challenge head will be keeping Reddit an open and vital community — and a profitable one.

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Greeks Reportedly Need Billions To Recapitalize Country's Banks

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 3:40pm

Athens require 25 billion euros simply to prop up the banking system, which saw ordinary Greeks withdrawing their euros as the financial crisis deepened.

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Stocks Manage To Bounce, But Commodity Prices Are Swooning

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 9:12am

Prices for raw materials, such as iron ore, copper and oil, are down dramatically from last year. The price plunge helps contain inflation for consumers, but is tough on mining and drilling companies.

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Ellen Pao Out As Reddit CEO

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 4:39pm

Pao has been at the center of a controversy following the still-unexplained dismissal of a popular figure in the site's r/IAmA section. She is being replaced by Steve Huffman, the site's original CEO.

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Inside The World's Largest Food Company You've Probably Never Heard Of

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 3:15pm

Executives at JBS, the world's largest meat producer, know consumers want to know more about how their food is sourced. But the very nature of their business is grisly and sometimes unpalatable.

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Forecast Says Oil Price Could Fall Amid Weak Demand

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 9:09am

The International Energy Agency, in its latest forecast, says demand will continue to wane well into next year, but that a "rebalance" of the market will eventually stabilize prices.

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Greek PM Tries To Sell Bailout Proposal At Home While Creditors Review It Abroad

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 5:57am

In a meeting with the ruling coalition in Athens, Alexis Tsipras said Greeks had given him a mandate to get a better deal not bow out of the eurozone.

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Army's Planned Troop Reductions Concerns Military Communities

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 4:06am

The Army is preparing to cut 40,000 soldiers as part of defense spending cuts. We visit Hinesville, Georgia, which depends heavily on nearby Fort Stewart, one of the places to be scaled back.

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Greeks Rally In Athens In Support Of The Euro

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 4:06am

Greeks who want their country to continue using the euro held a rally in Athens Thursday. Many see it as a last-ditch attempt to pressure the government to reach an agreement with its lenders.

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How Small Can They Go? IBM Announces 7 Nanometer Computer Chip

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 4:06am

IBM has overcome a hurdle by producing a prototype chip with transistors that are 7 nanometers wide, or about 1/10,000th the width of a human hair. The smallest transistors in use are twice as big.

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U.S. Financial Markets Watch For Developments In Greece, China

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 4:06am

For some perspective on the economic woes of Greece and China, Renee Montagne talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution.

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Chicago's 'Cloud Tax' Raises The Cost Of Streaming Videos

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 4:06am

Chicago is taxing data and digital content that includes services such as Netflix, and Spotify. It's drawing anger from some businesses that argue they were blindsided by the 9 percent "cloud tax."

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Federal Audits Of Medicare Advantage Reveal Widespread Overcharges

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 4:03am

Internal audits, never before made public, provide striking evidence of billing mistakes in Medicare Advantage health plans. The Center for Public Integrity filed suit to obtain the records.

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Goodbye, Music Tuesday: Starting Today, Albums Come Out On Friday

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 3:34am

Around the world, new albums will now be released on Fridays. While the change is meant to help keep music from leaking early online, it could create some new headaches for music sellers.

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Trading Suspension Highlights New York Stock Exchange's Shrinking Influence

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 4:47pm

The New York Stock Exchange opened normally Thursday, after computer problems forced the exchange to shut down for much of the day on Wednesday.

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Their Country In Turmoil, Some Greeks Now Lash Out At Each Other

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 3:58pm

As Greeks argue about how their troubled country should reform, the debate has often turned personal and nationalistic. Some people are even accusing each other of treason.

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NYSE Says Software Update To Blame For Trading Halt

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 1:30pm

An update to the exchange's trading system on Tuesday night didn't go as planned the next morning.

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