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Inversions can hit small investors with a big tax bill

Aug 25, 2014
When companies move abroad, some shareholders must pay for a big capital gain.
Posted In: IRS, corporate inversion

The Tale of the City Service Station

Aug 25, 2014
Sick and tired of high gas prices, a town in Kentucky opened its own gas station.

This was the lightest trading day of the year so far

Aug 22, 2014
Just 2 and a quarter billion shares changed hands.
Posted In: NYSE, new york stock exchange
Swiish Bar and Grill

A tale of two Fergusons

Aug 22, 2014
Marketplace's Noel King and Lindsay Foster Thomas recap their trip to Ferguson, Missouri and tell us about their experience.
Posted In: Ferguson, missouri, protests

Why Europe loves Yellen's moves

Aug 22, 2014
The Fed is likely to stay the course, and other central banks are fine with that.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, Fed chair
NYC apartments

Shocker: Rent is very, very high

Aug 22, 2014
A new study from Zillow pegs median rent at $1,318 per month nationwide.
Posted In: Housing, rental, apartments
School buses

School transportation cuts still affect families

Aug 21, 2014
Some districts that cut bus service during the recession haven't brought it back.
Posted In: Philadelphia, high school, students, public transportation

Got a tax credit you can't use? You can sell it

Aug 20, 2014
The market for state tax credits is growing. They can even be traded online.
Posted In: tax credit, Oregon

More housing starts don't mean more first-time buyers

Aug 20, 2014
What’s driving the increase in housing start? Not first-time home buyers.
Posted In: Housing, housing starts, first-time home buyer

Equipping cops with cameras is only half the problem

Aug 19, 2014
All that data is difficult and expensive to manage.
Posted In: police, cameras, data storage

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