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Foiled by foil: The latest weapon in credit card theft

Jan 1, 2014
If you notice someone on your roof with a roll of aluminum foil, you may want to take note.
Posted In: theft, foil, credit card fraud

Where to spend New Year's? Boise or Brasstown, N.C.?

Dec 31, 2013
At midnight, a $10,000 foam potato will drop in Boise, Idaho.
Posted In: Times Square

Jane Austen explains monetary policy

Dec 30, 2013
Citi strategist Steven Englander translated some financial wonkery using quotes from "Emma" and other classics.
Posted In: Jane Austen, Emma, Pride and Prejudice

"Duck Dynasty" suspension ends: Phil Robertson rejoins his family

Dec 27, 2013
The cable channel A&E announced this afternoon Phil Robertson and the whole "Duck Dynasty" gang are coming back.
Posted In: Duck Dynasty

On Cyber Monday, Amazon sold 426 items every second

Dec 26, 2013
In which one can start to feel sorry for delivery companies in this day and age.
Posted In: Amazon

So much for express shipping

Dec 25, 2013
Some UPS customers are unhappy that their deliveries still haven't arrived.
Posted In: shipping, delay, UPS

Stamp prices tick up ... again

Dec 24, 2013
Regulators said first-class postage stamp prices will increase $0.03 next year.
Posted In: stamps, usps

$4.04 trillion in assets

Dec 19, 2013
As of yesterday, that's how much the Fed held on its books.
Posted In: Fed, bond buying, taper, stimulus

FCC proposes to put an end to the NFL blackout rule

Dec 18, 2013
The FCC voted this week to review the dreaded blackout rule.
Posted In: NFL, blackout rule

How skinny jeans almost ruined America’s money

Dec 17, 2013
Those better have been some nice Levis...
Posted In: jeans, Money, Crane

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