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Glug glug glug - cash drains out of stocks

Sep 19, 2011
Money continues to flow out of the stock market. A report by Bloomberg News today cites research by the Investment Company Institute and EPFR...

Clawbacks: IRS collects $2.7 billion in unpaid taxes

Sep 16, 2011
The IRS says it has dredged up $2.7 billion from people who squirreled cash away in foreign bank accounts and failed to pay tax on it. The news t...
Federal tax forms are distributed at the offices of the Internal Revenue Service in Chicago, Ill.
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30-year mortgage rate falls again. Good news or bad?

Sep 15, 2011
Freddie Mac announced today that the 30-year mortgage rate has fallen to its lowest level since 1951. It's at 4.09 percent now, which should be...

iBuy: iPhone users anticipate upgrade

Sep 14, 2011
iPhone users say they will upgrade to the new iPhone 5....even though Apple hasn't even announced that there will be an iPhone 5. (of course they...
An Apple Store customer looks at the new Apple iPhone 4Gs in San Francisco.
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Running low: Truckers buy less diesel

Sep 13, 2011
Truckers are buying less diesel fuel. A study by Ceridian and UCLA found that diesel fuel purchases fell in July and August, meaning there's less...
Trucks drive along Interstate Highway 90 in Chicago.
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Cereal killer: Corn crop could be worst since 2005

Sep 12, 2011
The USDA had some bad news for people who like to eat corn-based products today. The hot, dry summer is to blame for what's likely to be a poor c...
Corn is cooked during a barbecue.
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Breaking the bank

Sep 9, 2011
The markets buzzed today with reports that Bank of America may have to cut 40,000 jobs. This bad news comes less than 24 hours after President Obama launched a job creation proposal that looks both lackluster and doomed to failure…
People make their way past a Bank of America branch at New York's Time Square in New York.
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Economy going to pot?

Sep 8, 2011
More Americans are smoking pot. That's the finding of a survey by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, which says more ...

U.S. falls in competitive stakes

Sep 7, 2011
America is now the fifth competitive economy in the world. The World Economic Forum dropped the U.S. one place in its rankings, putting America...

Stay cool, America

Sep 6, 2011
The U.S. is still the coolest kid on the block. So says a survey of 30,000 people all round the world by We knew this all the time, of...