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  • Koch Brothers Worth $100 Billion Buying Printers to Ads

    Charles and David Koch , the billionaire brothers who run Wichita, Kansas-based Koch Industries Inc., added $1.3 billion to their collective fortune yesterday on reports that U.S. industrial production gained more than forecast. The surge elevated their net worth to more than $100 billion,…

    Bloomberg
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  • 5 Ways to Run Out of Money in Retirement

    Retirement is a balancing act. So what throws people off balance in retirement? If you approach retirement income this way, you can get yourself in trouble. Your retirement income gas gauge isn't only there to tell you when to slow down -- it can also tell you when there is room to step on the gas.

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  • Obamacare effects are bigger than expected, poll finds

    New Gallup survey data suggest that about 12 million previously uninsured Americans have gained coverage since the fall.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation.

    Associated Press
  • Why Rich People Feel Poor

    An adjusted gross income of $389,000 puts you in the top 1 percent of earners in 2011, according to the latest IRS data. Even the House Republicans have been silent lately on taxes on top earners, as Bloomberg's Richard Rubin notes.

    Bloomberg
  • Ford to offer 50th anniversary Mustang

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Building.

    Associated Press
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    New York Auto Show: What to Watch

    The New York auto show, one of the year's biggest automobile industry events, is set to get underway. Who will stand out ahead of the competition this year? Eric Lyman, analyst at ALG, an auto information firm, joins Lunch Break. Photo: BMW.

    WSJ Live
  • Donald Rumsfeld declares war on IRS

    Did you file your taxes correctly? That's a known unknown

    MarketWatch
  • Immigration activists urge Obama to act boldly

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain legally in the U.S.

    Associated Press
  • Toyota Responds to Hyundai’s Sonata With Refreshed Camry

    Toyota Motor Corp. (7203) is making rare styling changes in the Camry sedan just halfway into the car's usual design cycle, a sign the automaker is eager to stem gains made by Hyundai Motor Co. (005380)'s ...

    Bloomberg
  • If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US

    BEIJING (AP) — Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show U.S. federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the…

    Associated Press
  • 'Final Fantasy' Comes to an End for Sony

    Following a string of sales from prime properties to its Vaio personal computer brand, Sony says it's now letting go of its stake in videogame publisher Square Enix.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Apple: Baird Forecasts FYQ2 Miss, But iPhone Demand Holding Firm

    Apple (AAPL) reports fiscal Q2 results a week from tomorrow, April 23rd, and the Street is tuning up its numbers for the call.  R.W. Baird's William Power today reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares, and a $600 price target, projecting revenue of $43.2 billion and EPS of $10.14, which is…

    Barrons.com
  • Hot models at this year's New York Auto Show

    NEW YORK (AP) — With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year. The show opens to the public Friday.

    Associated Press
  • Home price slowdown leaves millions underwater

    A rebound in home prices has slowed in recent months, so has the recovery process for those still submerged with negative equity.

    CNBC
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    Thursday, April 17: Key Stocks to Watch Today

    Victor Reklaitis takes a look at which stocks traders will be watching during market action, including IBM and Chipotle. Photo: IBM.

    WSJ Live
  • Why Your Neighbors Will Finance Solar Panels for Your Roof

    Here’s another reason to be nice to the neighbors: They might just give you a no-money-down, low-cost loan to put solar panels on your roof, and once you pay off that debt you’ll get essentially free electricity as long as you own your home. In the coming months, the environmentally minded can go…

    The Atlantic
  • The high cost of grilling this summer

    The cost to host a barbecue will likely be significantly higher this year than last, writes MarketWatch reporter Catey Hill. Find that story and more, in today’s Personal Finance Daily.

    MarketWatch