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  • The crazy Ebola economy: Survival kits, plush toys and more

    Ebola is on U.S. soil and although the CDC, NIH and President Obama have all assured the American public that it’s well contained, there’s a panic spreading across the land… call it Germaphobia.

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  • 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.

  • Too soon to say if Apple Pay is safe: Tech security expert

    Apple Pay joins a host of payment-technology providers looking to get into the mobile payment business. Emarketer estimates the market will be worth $118 billion by 2018, from $3.5 billion this year.

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  • Oil prices in free fall: Who wins, who loses?

    Cardiff Garcia of FT Alphaville says oil output in the U.S. has put the country on the global supply map but at the same time it has contributed to the oil glut. The drop in prices will certainly hurt the big oil companies, oil-service firms and the exploration-and- production outfits. In addition…

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  • The big trend in medical marijuana: products that don’t get you high

    With the medical marijuana industry growing (23 states and counting) the new trend in the cannabis industry is something that's largely legal -- products involving cannabinoids, a part of the plant that doesn't get you high.

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  • Central banks to the rescue! ECB plays "Boy Wonder" to Fed's "Batman"

    On Wednesday markets plunged, but a day later some comments from St. Louis Fed President James Bullard on Bloomberg TV helped take the edge off investors' skittishness. He said, “We have to make sure inflation and inflation expectations remain near our target. And for that reason, a reasonable…

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  • 'Deflationary pressure is bearing down' on global economy: Dan Alpert

    "We've leveled the wings of the plane, is it really flying or are we actually going to fall into the same disinflationary or deflationary trap as Europe?"

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  • Are we in for a market rally next week?

    Markets ended Friday with strong gains following a week of turmoil. Investors saw a years worth of profit disappear in a few short days, only to see it stabilize on Thursday and regain slightly at the weeks end. Yahoo Finance editor-in-chief sat down with Yahoo’s own Jeff Macke and Michael Santoli…

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  • 3 Companies Poised to Explode When Cable Dies

    The "next big thing" in tech is already in your living room, and these three stocks are poised to explode when cable finally dies!

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  • Still bullish on Netflix: Blodget

    Netflix stock takes a beating on disappointing subscriber numbers, but Business Insider's Henry Blodget tells Yahoo Finance's Aaron Task, why he's still bullish on the streaming-video play.

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  • The top Airbnb stays for under $500

    Legality pending—Airbnb offers up some of the most unique living situations throughout the world for the fraction of the price of a traditional hotel rooms. From a private island to an old school castle, Yahoo Finance found the five most unique and luxurious Airbnb experiences for under $500.

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  • You may not be getting a raise, but these workers are

    Stagnant wages have been holding back the middle class, but there are new signs pay is picking up.

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  • Consumers win as Internet TV gains HBO, CBS

    Cord-cutting consumers are seeing their options multiply, as CBS and HBO plot to go online.

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  • Blodget: Stocks still 30 - 40% overvalued

    Henry Blodget tells Yahoo Finance editor-in-chief investors should rein in expectations over the next 5 years.

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  • Netflix: RED is the New Black as stock plunges

    CBS has announced a new subscription Internet streaming service that allows to people to watch its live television programming and its shows without paying for a traditional TV subscription. This announcement comes on the day Netflix stock is plunging. The company’s latest quarter had investors…

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  • 5 Steps To Looking 10 Years Younger

    These 5 steps reveal the things you absolutely must avoid if you want to slow the aging process and achieve your ideal body. By Steve & Becky Holman.

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  • Apple's new iPads emerge amid tablet sales slump

    Apple is expected to release its next generation of thinner, faster iPads today, but the new models aren't attracting as much attention as they used to.

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  • Harvard is No. 438 in these college rankings

    New analysis rates colleges based on how well they helped students from low-income families launch rewarding careers.

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  • Ebola domain on sale for $150K: Good business or ghoulish?

    The Washington Post is calling Jon Schultz a “merchant of disease.” The Las Vegas businessman owns the domain name and now he’s selling it for $150,000. Schultz’s company, Blue String Ventures reportedly purchased the domain name in 2008 for $13,500, and also owns other disease-related…

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  • Gold regains some luster, but it won't last: Analyst

    With investors jittery over stock market swings and some ugly economic news, gold has been trading near four-week highs. The precious metal got another boost Wednesday with the release retail sales figures which dropped more than forecast. The disappointing report is spurring speculation that the…

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  • How to Christmas-shop like the 1%

    Retail giant Neiman Marcus unveiled its 2014 Christmas Book--a unique collection of some very luxurious and one-of-a-kind gifts and experiences. This type of holiday cheer does not come cheap, however; the ten gifts on the list range from $25,000 to $475,000.

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  • 'All bets are off' for the market until these 3 sectors rally: Strategist

    David Nelson of Belpointe Asset Management tells Yahoo Finance's Aaron Task what will provide confidence that the market has hit bottom.

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  • New Site Exposes Anyone's Past Online!

    A new site has made it simple to look through anyone's Past online! It's as easy as typing in a Name and selecting a State!

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  • Rep. Tim Ryan: Cost to fight ISIS is too high

    Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) isn't alone in Congress on his stance against engaging militarily with the ISIS terrorist group in the Middle East, and funding such an endeavor. But some comments he made recently on a local television program out of Youngstown, Ohio raised some eyebrows.

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