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The Pope's challenge to the free market Pope Francis has spoken often about income inequality and the economy, but what isn't clear is whether he is a capitalist, socialist or something in between. | 8 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
CNN: 36 confirmed dead in South Korea ferry sinking SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- The likelihood of any survivors from the South Korean ferry sinking decreased on Saturday as rescuers pulled more bodies from the site of the disaster. CNN reported 36 confirmed deaths and more than 260 people still missing | 14 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Slumping' Barbie sales hurt toy giant Mattle's Q1 earnings New York, Apr 19 (ANI): Toymaker Mattle's sales of its iconic Barbie dolls have reportedly tumbled 14 percent in the first quarter. According to New York Daily News, the company's worldwide sales fell 5 percent to 946.2 million dollars and Mattel Inc. rep
Yahoo! News | 21 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lenders Ease Mortgage Rules in Hunt for Business Mortgage lenders are beginning to ease the restrictive lending standards enacted after the housing boom turned to bust, a sign of their rising confidence in the housing market.
Wall Street Journal | Apr 19, 2014 03:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Providence, RI, sues firms over stock trades Providence, R.I., is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading. The federal complaint was filed Friday in New York on behalf of city investment funds that ...
Yahoo! News | Apr 19, 2014 12:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
J.P. Morgan Shuffles Asia Chief The chairman and chief executive in China for J.P. Morgan Chase, Shao Zili, is set to leave those roles and become its vice chairman for the Asian-Pacific region. This marks second major change in the bank's China leadership in the past month.
Wall Street Journal | Apr 18, 2014 8:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Keystone pipeline decision delayed again WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The State Department announced Friday that is has extended the review period of TransCanada's [s:TRP] Keystone XL pipeline. The federal government would wait and see whether the pipeline's route is changed as a result of litiga | Apr 18, 2014 7:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Top Hedge Funds Take Hit on Tech Some top hedge funds are down sharply this month, stung by a tendency to cluster into the same trades.
Wall Street Journal | Apr 18, 2014 7:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The new war between the states: Are income taxes to blame? A new book examines what happens to migration, business and wealth when states adopt income taxes. It ain't a pretty picture for the taxers. | Apr 18, 2014 4:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Americans have fallen in love with real estate once again According to Gallup, Americans think real estate is the best long-term investment. Unfortunately, they're wrong. | Apr 18, 2014 4:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend