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The days of Starbucks selling CD's are nearly over.

Remember CD's? Yeah, Starbucks is done selling those.

Feb 20, 2015
You'll have to get your Michael Bublé and Jack Johnson albums somewhere else.
Posted In: starbucks, CD, itunes
Janet Yellen attends up to 11 meetings a day.

The hardest-working woman in monetary policy

Feb 18, 2015
If you didn't think Janet Yellen does anything with her time, well, now you know.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, meetings, Federal Reserve

You too can have a Nobel Prize

Feb 17, 2015
...if you have at least $150,000 to spare
Posted In: Nobel Prize, Economics
President's day was once celebrated through bicycle races and bicycle sales.

President's Day: A celebration of two wheels?

Feb 16, 2015
President's day was once recognized as a day when people sold bikes.
Posted In: Bike to Work, cars, George Washington
Preparing to enter a Costco store in Alhambra, California.

Average Costco customer makes six figures

Feb 12, 2015
Barely. Guess it takes a wee bit of money to buy in bulk.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who is on trial for "pimping," leaves a Paris courthouse.

Disgraced economist says what?

Feb 10, 2015
In his defense, Dominique Strauss-Kahn does some interesting math.

Average tax refund so far this year is about $3,500

Feb 9, 2015
Why are you people filing your returns so early?
Posted In: IRS, Taxes, refund
A protester dressed as a Goldman Sachs executive outside of the company's San Francisco headquarters, 2012.

Goldman Sachs' reputation sinks even lower

Feb 6, 2015
Goldman comes in dead last in an annual poll ranking 100 most visible companies.
Posted In: Goldman Sachs, poll, AIG



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