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The music industry sings a sorrowful, flat note

Mar 19, 2015
The industry takes in only half the revenue it did at its peak.

Be wary of high yields abroad

Nov 17, 2011
I have some money that I would like to place in a certificate of deposit to improve my return. Most of the U.S. banks I've looked at are offering 1.00% or less. However, some international banks -- most notably, Indian banks -- are offering around 9.00%. Is there a reason not to invest my money in an overseas institution when the payback looks so much better? Mark, Portland, OR

Putting the brakes on discs?

Aug 7, 2008
In the two years I've had my car, I've loaded a CD into the stereo player maybe twice. It's not that I don't listen to music. I do -- a lot. Rather...