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  • Pot shops shunned by banks haul in the cash

    Conflicting laws, hazy regulatory guidance leaves legal pot shops flush with money.

    USA TODAY
  • Our Best-Ever Value Plan for Your Business

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  • Wealthy Chinese offer rich pickings

    BNY Mellon's impending exit from its Chinese asset management joint venture after seven years marks another Sino-western marriage failure within the financial services sector. At a deeper level, it may ...

    Financial Times
  • Dollar Near One-Year High Against Euro on U.S. Economy, Ukraine

    The dollar reached the highest level in almost a year against the euro as signs of U.S. A manufacturing index today may add to the case for the European Central Bank to expand stimulus. Australia's dollar remained lower as a report showed manufacturing slowed in China, its biggest trading partner.…

    Bloomberg
  • 3 Signs It's Time to Buy a New Car

    You've vowed to drive your car "until the wheels fall off," but what does that mean? When is it time to buy a new car?

    Credit.com
  • Insiders Sold Shares of High-Profile Companies This Week

    Insider selling takes many different forms, but investors may want to see if any of these names reside in their portfolios and need to be trimmed.

    24/7 Wall St.
  • Dubai Mall developer Emaar to list on stock market

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emaar Properties, the developer behind one of the world's largest shopping malls and the world's tallest tower, said Sunday it will launch an initial public offering for part of its retail business in Dubai next month.

    Associated Press
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    Don't Forget the Funds That Didn't Make It

    As liquidated or merged funds fall off the record, fund category returns and fund company literature don't tell the whole story.

    Morningstar
  • FiOS Quantum TV: Get up to 100 hours of HD storage

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  • Barclays to Sell Spanish Business

    Caixabank SA has agreed to buy Barclays PLC's retail banking division in Spain as the British bank scales back its presence in less-profitable markets.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Tantrums, concubines, hotpot burns and smog: China insurers have it covered

    Similarly, buy cover against your bride becoming pregnant before the honeymoon, your team being knocked out of the soccer World Cup, burning your tongue eating hotpot or if smog ruins your holiday. Quirky, maybe, but China's insurers are turning to ever more creative ways to drum up business in a…

    Reuters
  • Indian start-up launches shoes that show you the way

    The shoes come with a detachable Bluetooth transceiver that links to a smartphone app to direct the wearer using Google maps, sending a vibrating signal to indicate a left or right turn. They are the brainchild of 30-year-old Krispian Lawrence and Anirudh Sharma, 28, two engineering graduates who…

    AFP
  • Board director has no right to conceal condo's mold problem

    Question: Does a board director of Homeowner Association "One" have the right to tell a condo owner in a completely different Homeowner Association "Two" not to let a neighbor into ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • BOJ Officials Expect Abe to Raise Sales Tax as Planned

    Bank of Japan officials expect Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to proceed with a planned sales-tax increase next year to maintain confidence in the government's finances, according to people familiar with the discussions. Some officials said the central bank would be prepared to boost stimulus if…

    Bloomberg40 mins ago
  • Citi pays allowances to avoid bonus cap

    Citigroup has become the latest bank to boost fixed pay for hundreds of its high earners in Europe as a way of compensating for rules introduced this year that limit bonuses to up to twice the level of ...

    Financial Times
  • The World's Most Innovative Smartphone

    Road emergency ahead? Let Cortana find you a quick detour. Learn how on the Lumia 635.

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  • Start-Ups Accrue Funding in Case of Leaner Times

    Some entrepreneurs say worries about a possible downturn are partly why they are stocking up on financing, essentially taking out insurance on the risk of harder days ahead.

    The New York Times
  • China house prices fall at slower rate in August

    China's home prices fell at a slower rate in August than the previous month, an independent survey showed Monday, as more local governments loosened purchasing restrictions to prop up sales. All of China's 10 biggest cities continued to post month-on-month decreases, with the average price in…

    AFP
  • Europe shares mixed; data, Ukraine tensions eyed

    European shares were mixed on Monday as investors looked ahead to fresh data for the euro zone and contemplated ongoing events in eastern Ukraine.

    CNBC
  • Equity credit lines are making a comeback as home prices rise

    WASHINGTON — If you've got it, tap it. That appears to be the strategy for growing numbers of homeowners across the country who have begun taking out home equity credit lines at a rapidly accelerating ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Palladium Advances Toward 13-Year High as Gold Little Changed

    Palladium rose toward the highest level in more than 13 years as prospects of further sanctions against Russia increased concern that supplies from the largest producer may be disrupted. Gold held below a one-week high. Palladium for immediate delivery added as much as 0.4 percent to $908.83 an…

    Bloomberg
  • Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

    HAVANA (AP) — Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bought merchandise to an island where consumer goods are frequently shoddy, scarce and expensive.

    Associated Press
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  • SNB’s Jordan Pledges to Defend Cap as Global Risks Increase

    Swiss National Bank President Thomas Jordan pledged to maintain the cap on the appreciating franc amid increasing global economic risks. “The franc is still highly valued,” Jordan said in an interview with NZZ am Sonntag published yesterday. “Enforcing the minimum exchange rate of 1.20 per euro is…

    Bloomberg