Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after the closing bell on August 15, 2013 in New York City.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after the closing bell on August 15, 2013 in New York City. - 
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average gets some reshuffling--Alcoa, Hewlett Packard, and Bank of America will be taken off the index and companies like Visa and Nike are being added on.

The AFL-CIO votes on whether to broaden membership to include non-union workers and even other organizations.

Stephen Hawking wrote the best-selling popular science book of all time, creating a brand for himself and physics.

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