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  • Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too.

    Associated Press
  • AMR loses bid to terminate retiree benefits

    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. bankruptcy judge largely declined on Friday to rule that former American Airlines parent company AMR Corp had a unilateral right to terminate benefits for nearly 47,000 retirees. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane in New York rejected a motion AMR made in…

    Reuters
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  • Pfizer considers $100B bid for AstraZeneca: report

    U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has approached British rival AstraZeneca to propose a 60 billion pound takeover, Britain's Sunday Times reported.

    CNBC
  • Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing

    BEIJING (AP) — Ford Motor Co. on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of Chinese tastes on the industry.

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  • BMW in final stages of decision on potential new factory

    Germany's BMW is getting closer to deciding whether it will build a new factory, its board member Ian Robertson said on Sunday, as the luxury carmaker expands capacity to meet demand in key markets. "We are in the final stages of deciding where the plant will be," Robertson told reporters at the…

    Reuters
  • Delete, avoid and hang up on spring scams

    With spring here, con artists become more active. Know how to spot them and avoid losing money.

    USA TODAY
  • VW has agreed budget car concept, design: manager

    Volkswagen has agreed the basic concept and design of a budget car for emerging markets, a VW manager told Reuters, nearing the project's completion after a long struggle to meet cost targets for the vehicle. "The concept and design are now in place," Hans Demant, responsible for the so-called…

    Reuters
  • Homeowner accounts are not the board's slush fund

    When unscrupulous board directors conspire to collect more money for any reason other than for an earmarked project, that could be deemed a fraud.

    Los Angeles Times
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  • Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

    WAIALUA, Hawaii (AP) — You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.

    Associated Press
  • 5 features an Amazon phone might offer

    NEW YORK (AP) — A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.

    Associated Press
  • Iran Central Bank Head Says Rial Drop Belied by Positive Signs

    Iranian central bank Governor Valiollah Seif said recent weakness in the country’s currency, the rial, is out of step with “positive” economic developments. The rial weakened to 32,000 rials against the U.S. dollar at 12:00 p.m. in Tehran today, from 31,750 yesterday, taking the decline since April…

    Bloomberg
  • Here's How Procrastinating Can Save You Money

    Procrastination and financial success don't...

    Business Insider
  • Student debt holds back many would-be home buyers

    Of the many factors holding back young home buyers — rising prices, tougher lending standards, a still-shaky job market — none looms larger than the recent explosion of college debt.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Why the man cave could be a big insurance risk

    Refinishing your basement can represent a substantial financial problem. (Hint: It has to do with what your homeowners insurance doesn't cover.)

    CNBC
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  • Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers. The government's vow to enforce a ban on illegal mining is…

    Associated Press
  • 3 Reasons You Can't Climb Out of Your Financial Hole

    If money problems seem never-ending and solutions unrealistic, you're financially stuck. Here's how to find -- and fix -- what's holding you back.

    Credit.com
  • Taking a Job Out of the Financial Equation

    As they tackle numerous financial issues, some baby boomers considering retirement are hiring life counselors to help them plot their futures.

    The New York Times
  • Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.

    Associated Press
  • Comcast in talks with Charter over divestitures: source

    (Reuters) - Comcast Corp is in talks with Charter Communications over selling or spinning off roughly 3 million subscribers worth approximately $18 billion to $20 billion as part of the divestitures related to its $45.3 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable , according to a source familiar with the…

    Reuters
  • Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

    WASHINGTON (AP) — People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.

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