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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.
Taxes

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
Models walks the runway at the Ovadia & Sons fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Pier 59 in New York City.

Coming soon: New York's first men's fashion week

Feb 5, 2015
Following the lead of other big cities, the show will take place in mid-July.
Posted In: men's fashion, fashion merchandising, radioshack

One man's mission to get 'comprised of' off Wikipedia

Feb 4, 2015
One editor has removed tens of thousands of one very specific error from the site.
Posted In: Wikipedia, language, editing
President Obama speaks about the administration's fiscal year 2016 budget request released Feb. 2, 2015.

More jobs research? Add it to the budget

Feb 3, 2015
Data on "the quits rate" will track those who leave jobs in search of something better.
Posted In: jobs number, fiscal budget, Barack Obama
ury members of the Teapot Dome trial trying oilman Harry Sinclair for fraud are escorted to lunch by U.S. Marshals in Washington D.C., April 10, 1928.

Moving on from Teapot Dome, 90-plus years later

Feb 2, 2015
Department of Energy sells oilfield central to 1920s scandal for $45 million.
Posted In: Teapot Dome scandal, oilfields, department of energy
Taylor Swift performs in New York City.

Taylor Swift, trademark diva

Jan 28, 2015
You can 'Party Like It's 1989,' but Taylor Swift owns the rights to it, and more.
Posted In: Taylor Swift, trademarks, music industry
Can an air-thin price increase even be felt at the pump? A customer at a San Francisco service station.

Looking for meaning in a fractional gas price increase

Jan 27, 2015
For first time in four months, an average gallon goes up – from $2.033 to $2.038.
Posted In: oil prices, gas prices
A city worker grooms a pile of road salt in Chicago.

Cost of melting icy roads ... is heating up

Jan 26, 2015
In New York, the price is up 27 percent from last year.
Posted In: road salt, winter, snow

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