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Fossil Fuels Selling at Fire Sale Prices

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:18am
Prices for coal, natural gas, oil and the fuels made from crude such as gasoline and diesel are all far less expensive than they have been in years.









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Major Airlines Halt Trophy Hunter Shipments

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 9:33am
Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed by hunters in the wake of Cecil the lion's slaying.









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Puerto Rico Defaults On Debt for First Time

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 4:42pm
Puerto Rico defaulted on its full payment of its bonds for the first time in the commonwealth government's history.









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How Apps Are Transforming U.S. Trucking

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 3:12pm
Cargomatic is one of a number of start-ups using crowdsourcing and the so-called gig economy to make trucking more convenient and profitable.









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Is Cold Brew Coffee a Summertime Game Changer?

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 2:07pm
For coffee shops, business usually cools off as the weather heats up. But the latest craze, cold brew coffee, is changing the consumption equation.









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U.S. Collectors Not Swooning Over Old Cuban Cars

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 12:58pm
Contrary to popular belief, car collectors will not descend on Cuba to buy up the thousands of antique American cars still on the road, experts say.









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Ex-Trader Sentenced For Rigging Banking Rate

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 12:34pm
An ex-Citibank and UBS trader was sentenced to 14 years in jail Monday after being found guilty of conspiring to rig the key Libor banking rate.









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Sidebar: Sites and Techniques for Cheaper Textbooks

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 12:07pm
Students are learning ways to get their college textbooks for less than full sticker price.









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Greek Stock Market Plunges 16 Percent After Reopening

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:04am
"Losses and volatility" are the order of the day as Greece's stock market reopened after a five-week closure.









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Why Your Money Fears May Be Overblown

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 10:23am
A surprising number of Americans who are otherwise financially secure are quite literally worried sick about money.









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Hard Liquor: China Probes Viagra-Spiked Booze

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 10:03am
At least 51 liquor companies across China stand accused of adding Viagra to their producers, according the country's food and drug watchdog agency.









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Hard Liquor: China Probes Viagra-Spiked Booze

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 9:42am
At least 51 liquor companies across China stand accused of adding Viagra to their producers, according the country's food and drug watchdog agency.









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Dodge Recalls Charger Sedans Over Side Air Bags

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 9:42am
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles says it is recalling about 322,000 Dodge Charger sedans because side air bags can deploy when a car door is slammed.









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Giant Floating Wind Turbine Can Withstand 65-Foot Waves

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 5:26am
Japan has constructed the world's largest floating wind turbine, a 344-foot structure that is billed as being able to withstand 65-foot waves.









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Why China Is Making a Copy of Greenwich, Connecticut

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 7:57am
Planners in Hangzhou, China, are building an Asian version of Greenwich, Connecticut, in hopes of attracting hedge funds and boutique brokerages.









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This Resort Offers an Oasis in a War-Torn Land

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 4:08am
A luxurious new tourist resort has opened in the Gaza Strip.









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Verizon Workers to Remain on Job Without New Contract

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 1:12am
The possibility of a strike had loomed as contract covering 39,000 workers in nine states expired Saturday.









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Verizon Strike Possible as Contract Deadline Looms

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 8:22pm
The union says the company is demanding sharp increases in health care contributions and concessions on pensions. The contract covers 39,000 workers.









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J.K. Rowling Still Adding to Empire As She Turns 50

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 6:50am
Fifty points to Gryffindor!Author J.K. Rowling, the magical mind behind "Harry Potter," turned 50 years old Friday and her reign as literary queen is









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Puerto Rico's Debt: Why Bankruptcy Isn't an Option

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 6:32am
While Puerto Rico tackles debt that's so large that the governor calls it "unpayable," the options for restructuring are limited.









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