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  • Blackstone to pull out of Russia

    US private equity group Blackstone is "giving up on Russia", highlighting how even well-connected western investors are shying away from doing business in the country. The New York-based buyout group has been frustrated in its attempts to find deals in the country since its co-founder Stephen…

    Financial Times
  • Often Overlooked Method to Pay Off Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by an average of $4,100 a year. Here is how it works.

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  • Here's What Mark Cuban Wishes He Knew About Money In His 20s

    AP Mark Cuban is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks. Billionaire investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban is generous with his advice. When we asked him what he wishes he'd known about money in his 20s, he said:

    Business Insider
  • Tax refunds will be cut for ACA recipients

    A significant benefit of the Affordable Care Act is the opportunity to receive money-saving tax credits up front to cut the overall cost of health insurance, but now hundreds of thousands of consumers could owe back some of that money next April.Those affected took advance payments of the premium…

    USA TODAY
  • 10 Stocks Trading Under $10 With Huge Upside Potential

    Ballard Power Systems Inc. (BLDP) has been around forever as a fuel cell play. DryShips Inc. (DRYS) was started as Buy with a $5 price target at Deutsche Bank in a late-Monday call. The Deutsche Bank research on the sector was very positive, with 2015 expected to be a solid year for growth across…

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  • Oklahoma City oil producer unveils new formation

    An Oklahoma City-based energy company has unveiled a new formation in south-central Oklahoma that the company's CEO said will elevate the state as an oil producer. Continental Resources Inc. said western Oklahoma's Springer Shale deposit is in the heart of the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province,…

    Associated Press
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    'Great Rotation' Into Stocks Runs Its Course

    Investors have been putting money back into bond funds as interest rates have unexpectedly dropped this year.

    Morningstar
  • At a Glance: the business dealings of Jeb Bush

    Jeb Bush entered the Florida governor's mansion in 1999 with a net worth of $2 million, a relatively modest fortune compared with others in the Bush family. Within months of leaving office, he started a consulting firm, registered as a broker for Lehman Brothers and joined a number of corporate…

    Associated Press
  • Why Study at GCU's College of Education?

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  • Bill Gates Is At Least $6 Billion Richer Than He Was Six Months Ago, But Not From Microsoft

    In July, Bill Gates may or may not have lost his title as the world's richest man. According to Forbes, Gates has a net worth of almost $82 billion, which puts him in the No. 2 spot behind Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim, who's worth $85.4 billion. According to Bloomberg, Gates is still the…

    Business Insider
  • Genworth Shares Could Surge 80%

    Genworth Financial has traveled a rocky road since the insurer was offloaded by General Electric in 2004. At the same time, the long-term care insurance (LTC) business went so sour that big competitors like MetLife (MET) chose to pull out completely while Genworth (GNW) persevered. Barron's saw…

    Barrons.com
  • Why Warren Buffett hates gold

    Warren Buffett didn't become one of the greatest investors of our generation by investing in gold. Just take a look at part of a speech Buffett gave at Harvard in 1998 when he said of gold:"(It) gets dug out of the ground in Africa or someplace. Anyone watching from Mars would be scratching their…

    USA TODAY
  • Baby Boomers Beware: You May Need a Birth Certificate to Buy a Home

    One way a mortgage lender verifies a borrower’s identity is by their Social Security Number. If your Social Security number was not issued at birth, and you’re applying for a mortgage, you may need extra documentation to back it up. Why Social Security Numbers Are a Hot-Button Issue

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  • How to Play the Real-Estate Market (Before It's Too Late)

    Skimpy interest rates, pent-up demand and lower prices have sparked gains of about 20% in the median price of new and existing homes over the past two years. Select REIT Index—which covers a number of investment vehicles—has climbed about 150% since the beginning of 2009, roughly matching the…

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Bundesbank warns of risky ECB 'change of course'

    The head of Germany's powerful Bundesbank sharply criticised what he called a radical new approach by the European Central Bank of easy money, in an interview published Sunday. The central bank chief, Jens Weidmann, told Der Spiegel news weekly that the bank's recent moves of setting interest rates…

    AFP
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  • Zambia’s Copperbelt Energy Restricts Power to Konkola on Dispute

    Konkola Copper Mines Plc said Zambia’s Copperbelt Energy Corp Plc is restricting its power supply amid a dispute regarding tariff increases. “The restriction in power supply will adversely affect Konkola Copper Mines’ operations and compromise safety of the employees and job security,” Shapi…

    Bloomberg
  • 6 Financial Moves to Help You Sleep Better at Night

    Have you ever spent sleepless nights worrying about your finances? Between battling debt, working to pay off a mortgage and planning for retirement, there is plenty to think about. But don’t let these worries keep you up at night — take action. Check

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  • With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know

    China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history: THE BIGGEST: Alibaba raised $21.8 billion in its debut, making it the biggest U.S.-listed IPO in history…

    Associated Press
  • 25 Things To Know About Investing By Age 25

    Most of us are just in it to bulk up our savings for retirement, make a little extra money on the side, or even just beat inflation (more on that in a minute). ... but your retirement savings are. Retirement savings, on the other hand, are invested if you put them in a retirement fund like an IRA…

    Business Insider
  • Nissan defections reignite questions about future CEO

    A string of defections by top Nissan executives is reigniting longstanding questions about who will succeed chief executive Carlos Ghosn, the man widely credited with reinventing Japan's number-two automaker. Speculation about Nissan's future hit a fever pitch earlier this month after the…

    AFP
  • 'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

    NEW YORK (AP) — The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.The 20th Century Fox release easily outpaced the $13.1 million debut of Liam Neeson

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  • Which to pay off first: credit cards or student loans?

    Dear Liz: I have $8,000 in savings. Should I use it to pay the accrued interest on federal student loans that go into repayment soon? Or should I pay credit card debts of $662 at 11.24%, $3,840 at 7.99% and $3,000 at 6.99%?

    Los Angeles Times