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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
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Living Paycheck to Paycheck? Here's Your Solution.

    New website reveals how to save $1,000's when you're living paycheck to paycheck. See exactly how.

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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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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

    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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    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.

    WSJ Live
  • Mortgage Rates Hit 3.00% APR (5/1 ARM)

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  • 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
  • 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.
  • Corinthian Colleges sued for predatory lending

    Corinthian Colleges is being sued by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for what it calls a "predatory lending scheme." The CFPB is seeking more than $500 million for borrowers who used the for-profit education company's private student loans. Corinthian misled students about their…

    Associated Press
  • Russian billionaire placed under house arrest

    A billionaire Russian tycoon was placed under house arrest Tuesday in a money-laundering case that has drawn comparisons with a government crackdown on Russia's Yukos oil company more than a decade ago. The Investigative Committee, Russia's top investigative agency, said that Vladimir Yevtushenkov,…

    Associated Press
  • Citigroup and Bank of America Offer Mortgages With Discounted Rates

    Citigroup Inc. and Bank of America Corp. will provide mortgages at discounted interest rates as part of their efforts to help borrowers with low incomes or subprime-credit histories. Citigroup, the seventh-largest mortgage lender by volume in the U.S., has agreed to fund 15-year fixed-rate…

    The Wall Street Journal13 mins ago
  • China's Xi pledges closer defence ties with Sri Lanka

    China's Xi pledges closer defence ties with Sri Lanka China's President Xi Jinping Tuesday announced increased defence and maritime security cooperation with Sri Lanka, whose Beijing-funded strategic port developments have caused unease in neighbouring India. Xi said his proposal for a 21st century…

    AFP
  • 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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  • 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