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  • Billionaire's house arrest sends stocks crashing

    Billionaire's house arrest sends stocks crashing MOSCOW (AP) — The arrest of a Russian billionaire on Wednesday sent shares in his holding company into a tailspin, wiping away more than $2.5 billion in market capitalization. Vladimir Yevtushenkov, who is worth $9 billion according to the Russian…

    Associated Press
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  • SHOE COMPANY: Our CEO Just Disappeared And Most Of The Money Is Gone

    "and like that: he's gone." This is an actual headline from a company press release: "CEO and COO disappeared, most of the company's cash missing." (Via FastFT) In a statement, German-based shoe company Ultrasonic said its CFO,  Chi Kwong Clifford Chan, has been unable to reach the company's CEO,…

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

    Cuban is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team. 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
  • How to throw away a fortune

    If you start saving as soon as you enter the workforce, you will have roughly $279,000 at retirement. What if, instead, you had opted for a tax-deductible IRA? You might lose 25% to taxes when you cash out your IRA in retirement.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Margaritaville casino owners seek bankruptcy

    The owner of Biloxi's Margaritaville casino has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, only hours before a hearing where the landlord aimed to seize the property. The filing by MVB Holding LLC in U.S. Don Dornan, a lawyer for landlord Clay Point LLC, said the company had planned to ask…

    Associated Press
  • The Government Keeps Helping People Buy Failing Cold Stone Creamerys

    Would you loan someone money to buy a Cold Stone Creamery franchise if you knew that more than a quarter of those loans default? Over the last decade, franchisees in the Cold Stone Creamery ice cream chain defaulted on 29 percent of working-capital loans backed by the government, costing taxpayers…

    BusinessWeek
  • The dollar just reversed a five-year trend

    “A lot of investors have forgotten that in a bull market, you tend to see your economy strengthen, the dollar strengthen and equities go with it,” said Craig Johnson, senior technical analyst at Piper Jaffray. Driving the dollar strength is an influx of capital from Europe, where economic…

    Talking Numbers
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    What You Need to Know Before Buying Alibaba Shares

    Investors hoping to make a killing when Alibaba debuts its IPO should keep a few finer details in mind. The Intelligent Investor columnist Jason Zweig discusses on the News Hub with Sara Murray.

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  • If You Buy Alibaba, Be Ready for a Rough Ride

    It won't be easy for individual investors to get a piece of Alibaba Group Holding as the Chinese Internet retailer sells up to $24 billion in shares this week in the most anticipated initial public offering of 2014. If you have money you can afford to lose and you get shares in the IPO at a price…

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Big Minnesota insurer leaves Obamacare site

    The "Blue Ox" of Minnesota Obamacare is calling it quits. PreferredOne, the insurer that sold nearly 60 percent of all private health plans on Minnesota's Obamacare exchange, on Tuesday said it would leave that marketplace. PreferredOne's plans were the lowest-cost options on that exchange, known…

    CNBC
  • Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arch Coal, Coca-Cola, Duke Energy, Microsoft, Oracle, Visa and More

    Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arch Coal, Coca-Cola, Duke Energy, Microsoft, Oracle, Visa and More Stocks were soft on Tuesday after mixed fanfare on Monday. Investors are still looking for opportunities now that some stocks have pulled back. 24

    24/7 Wall St.
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    What the Fed Meeting Means for Bonds

    Janet Yellen & Co. are expected to hint at their timetable for raising interest rates. Here's how investors should prepare ahead of the meeting.

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  • United Offers $100,000 Buyouts to Flight Attendants

    Employees who accept the early-exit plan will be eligible for lump-sum payments, said a spokeswoman, Megan McCarthy, who declined to disclose the formula needed to reach the maximum. United also is recalling 1,450 furloughed attendants, most of whom took voluntary leave one to two years ago, she…

    Bloomberg
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  • A Scottish 'Yes' also means exit from EU, NATO

    A Scottish 'Yes' also means exit from EU, NATO BRUSSELS (AP) — If Scottish voters this week say Yes to independence, not only will they tear up the map of Great Britain, they'll shake the twin pillars of Western Europe's postwar prosperity and security — the European Union and the U.S.-led NATO…

    Associated Press
  • Tesla prevails in top Massachusetts court over direct sales

    Massachusetts' highest court on Monday threw out a lawsuit seeking to block Tesla Motors Inc from selling its luxury electric cars directly to consumers in the state, enabling it to bypass traditional dealerships. The state's Supreme Judicial Court unanimously concluded that the Massachusetts State…

    Reuters
  • Ranking the Biggest U.S. Banks: A New Entrant in Top 5

    Ranking the Biggest U.S. Banks: A New Entrant in Top 5 Quarter after quarter, year after year since the financial crisis, the rankings of five largest banks have remain boringly consistent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Why investors may get a rude awakening: Siegel

    Stocks could be in for a rough ride in the next week or so as investors come to realize that the market is a "little behind the curve" on interest rates, longtime stock market bull Jeremy Siegel said Tuesday as the Federal Reserve began its two-day policy meeting. "If you look at the Fed Funds…

    CNBC
  • 10 Cities Where Homebuyers Pay Cash

    The portion of sales conducted exclusively in cash sales varied widely across the United States. Although demographics of home purchasers are not specifically tracked, all-cash homebuyers usually fall into three categories, Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac, told 24/7 Wall St. Blomquist…

    24/7 Wall St.
  • Microsoft to Buy Minecraft Maker Mojang for $2.5 Billion. This Is Why

    Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), maker of the Xbox video-game console, agreed to acquire Mojang AB, the software company behind the popular game Minecraft, for $2.5 billion, in a bid to boost its Xbox and mobile businesses. Microsoft, the world's largest software maker, said Stockholm-based Mojang will join…

    Bloomberg
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  • U.S. Hepatitis Problem to Continue Driving These 4 Top Stocks

    For a variety of reasons, the cases of chronic hepatitis in the United States have surged dramatically over the past 20 years. Currently, it is estimated that more than 3.2 million Americans are infected with hepatitis C, and approximately 75% to 85% will develop a chronic infection.

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