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Fixing an aging infrastructure can cost billions

Aug 12, 2014
Crises like the water-main break at UCLA expose faults in city infrastructure.
Posted In: groundwater, flood, ucla, infrastructure

Why buying Bitcoin is like stepping into the Wild West

Aug 12, 2014
If you're going to invest in virtual currency, you'd better cowboy up.
Posted In: bitcoin, CFPB

Getting my Fortune read

Aug 11, 2014
How an article from 1948 on business and ethics is timely, and somehow prescient.
Brunch menu

Weekend Brunch: 'Too big to fail'

Aug 8, 2014
Joe Weisenthal from Business Insider and NY Mag's Jessica Pressler discuss the economic issues out there. Plus, it's the weekend...
Wall Street

Big banks fail their financial checkup

Aug 8, 2014
Is it too late to regulate 'too big to fail' banks?
Ball and chain.

Your Wallet: 1 in 3 Americans have debt in collections

Aug 8, 2014
According to a study from the Urban Institute, an estimated 1 in 3 adults, around 77 million people, are so far behind on their debt that their account has been placed in collections.
Posted In: bad debt, collection, collection agency

Money can buy you happiness... sort of

Aug 8, 2014
Maybe the dismal science is good for something.

Luring talent with more than just a basketball

Aug 8, 2014
The NCAA has voted to give schools with the biggest sports programs more leeway.
Posted In: scholarships, NCAA

Corporate earnings: up. Hiring: not so much.

Aug 8, 2014
Corporate America shows profit growth, but global troubles cloud the future.
Posted In: corporate profits

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