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Top banana -- Jobs bio hits No. 1 on Amazon

Oct 6, 2011
How much did people love Steve Jobs? Enough to push his biography to the top of the Amazon bestseller list -- even though the book hasn't even b...
A stack of the newly released biography of Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs wait for people to pick their pre-ordered copies up at the Books & Books store in Coral Gables, Fla.
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Hiring up for the holidays

Oct 5, 2011
The department store Kohl's is hiring 40,000 seasonal workers for the holidays. That's up five percent from last year. Macy's, JC Penney and Meij...

Apple could unveil a virtual personal assistant

Oct 4, 2011
Many wait in anticipation of today's Apple product announcement -- the first since Steve Jobs stepped down as CEO because of health issues. One ...

Casino cheating rises

Oct 4, 2011
We know people are gambling more in this down economy - but cheating more too? The *Las Vegas Sun *quotes security officials at gaming firms sayi...
A competitor takes chips during a poker tour.
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Barnes & Noble buys Borders' client list

Oct 3, 2011
The closing of Borders last month left a big segment of the market open, a segment the the giant bookseller Barnes & Noble hopes to fill. As...

Iced out - Friendly's to file for bankruptcy

Sep 30, 2011
Riskiest restaurant stocks, based on Prof Ed Altman's Altman-Z score source: The Street.com There's nothing like an ice cream to boost your mor...
Riskiest restaurant stocks, based on Prof Ed Altman's Altman-Z score
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Debit downer: BofA to charge card fee

Sep 29, 2011
Five bucks a month. That's what you'll be paying for a Bank of America debit card starting next year.
A woman walks past a Bank of America branch in the Financial District in Chicago, Ill.
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Murders & acquisitions -- traders are psycho: study

Sep 28, 2011
It's something that all of us, even traders themselves, have suspected -- traders are even more psycho than the average psycho!...

Goldman Sachs cuts go deep

Sep 27, 2011
Goldman Sachs announced several months ago that it would make deep cuts in its operations to save as much as $1.2 billion. Today we heard those c...
Financial professionals sit in the Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange watch a television showing market news in New York City.
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