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Taking national security to the cloud

Ben Johnson | Apr 7, 2014
Some countries want to build their own cloud storage space.

Weekly Wrap: The slow, grinding recovery

David Gura | Apr 4, 2014
David Gura sits down with Felix Salmon, from Reuters, and Catherine Rampell, from The Washington Post, to wrap up the week.

Raising the minimum wage: Good idea or bad idea?

Lizzie O'Leary | Apr 4, 2014
A raise in minimum wage could help low-income workers, but hurt small-business owners.
Posted In: minimum wage

Why the 'Internet of Things' is still fragile

Queena Kim | Apr 4, 2014
Even the most high-tech companies rely on humans when everything fails.
Job Fair Held In Midtown Manhattan

What would full employment feel like?

Adriene Hill | Apr 4, 2014
The goal is always the same – so-called "full employment." But what is it?
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Buying bonds instead of Final Four tickets

David Gura | Apr 4, 2014
Bond buyers hoped their purchase might lead to good seats at this weekend's games.
Posted In: municipal bonds
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Pin the week on safety pins

Michelle Philippe | Apr 4, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for the week of April 7, 2014
Posted In: safety pins

Never mind Letterman. What about his band?

Mark Garrison | Apr 4, 2014
How late night bands are chosen, and what elevation to that esteemed slot can mean.

When being cheap isn't worth it

Candace Manriquez | Apr 4, 2014
We all try to save a few bucks, but sometimes it's worth spending the extra money.
Posted In: cheap, frugal, saving money

Yes, the Hard Rock Cafe still exists

David Gura | Apr 4, 2014
Unlike other themed restaurants, Hard Rock Cafe found a new recipe for success.



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