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Bin Laden's death may provide opening for new U.S., Pakistan relationship

May 2, 2011
Following the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, Dr. Farzana Shaikh -- author of "Making Sense of Pakistan" -- believes that the delicate financial relationship between the United States and Pakistan will change.
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Investors pull out of safe investment on news of bin Laden's death

May 2, 2011
The dollar is up, and gold, oil and other commodities are down on the news of Osama bin Laden's death. Adolfo Laurenti, deputy chief economist with Mesirow Financial in Chicago, explains.
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Money market mutual funds

Apr 29, 2011
Question: What impact will the end of QE2 and or the bumping against the "debt limit" have on money market funds? Art, Webster, WI...
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Paradigm shift

Apr 29, 2011
Is the ghost of Thomas Malthus stalking the global economy? It sure seems like it....
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Bernie Madoff speaks

Apr 27, 2011
New York Times journalist Diana Henriques is the only reporter to interview Bernie Madoff twice from prison. In her new book 'The Wizard of Lies' Henriques provides vivid details of the events that led up to, and followed, the largest Ponzi scheme in history.
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Goldman Sachs profits beat expectations

Apr 19, 2011
Goldman Sachs reported first quarter earnings of $1.56 a share today, after posting a huge decrease in first quarter profits, as Janet Babin explains.
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Rating agency's debt warning rattles investors

Apr 18, 2011
Standard & Poor's lowers the outlook for U.S. government bonds, raising investor concerns about the political battle to cut budget deficits.
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Keep the money safe

Apr 14, 2011
Question: My wife's family is debating on how best to invest $400,000 that came to my mother-in-law because of a death in the family. My mother-in...
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Apple juice to join commodities trading

Apr 14, 2011
Move over orange juice. An American commodities exchange plans to let traders also bet on the future price of apple-juice concentrate.
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Zipcar gears up for an IPO

Apr 14, 2011
The short-term car rental company has been around for more than a decade, but still hasn't quite turned a profit.
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