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From the Olympics to Wall St: Athletes Who Become Brokers

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 6:55am
Olympians like Wall St's competitive, eat-what-you-kill culture, along with paychecks that are bigger and more stable than their sports could offer.
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Pfizer to Acquire Cancer Drug Maker Medivation for $14B

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 6:42am
Pfizer is in advanced talks to acquire U.S. cancer drug company Medivation for close to $14 billion, as it seeks to boost its oncology portfolio.
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Dollar Gains as Investors Await Fed Hike Signal

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 6:25am
The dollar strengthened Monday on expectations the Fed will give a signal this week that it is gearing up to raise interest rates.
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How to Win at Life: Prepare Financially for Each Milestone

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 6:05am
Graduating college, getting a first job, getting married, having a baby… These are milestones that require a little extra financial planning.
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'Pharma Bro' Shkreli Calls EpiPen Price Hikers 'Vultures'

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 6:13pm
A growing chorus is calling on the Mylan pharmaceutical company to justify its over 400 percent price hikes on EpiPens.
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How to Prevent a 'No' on Your Pet Adoption Application

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 4:30pm
You dream of having a dog. But after you go to a pet shelter's website and diligently complete the adoption application, you're rejected. What?
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Colleges Dangle Free Year to Get Students to Finish

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:16am
Just over half of students graduate on time. Some colleges now offer an incentive: Finish in four years or the fifth year is tuition free.
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Nestle's Nespresso Now Selling Cuban Coffee for U.S. Market

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 8:55am
Nestle's Nespresso started selling Cuban coffee beans for those who want to make themselves a real "cafecito cubano."
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Scandal Will Cost Lochte 'Millions and Millions': Costas

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 7:56am
NBC Sports' Bob Costas tells TODAY in Rio that he thinks the scandal might be "a little more than a footnote" in Olympic history, but not a "dominant story."
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Viacom CEO 'to Leave After Bitter Fight, Will Get $72M'

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 7:27am
Viacom and controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone have come to an agreement on terms of a settlement that would result in CEO Philippe Dauman's exit.
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Harley-Davidson Slapped With $12M Fine for Emissions Cheat

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 6:44am
The settlement resolves government allegations that Harley bikes with "super tuners" polluted the air at levels greater than allowed by the EPA.
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Markets Focus Again on Possible Fed Hike

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 6:39am
Focus is back on the U.S. Federal Reserve and whether it decides to raise interest rates.
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For Most Olympians, Turning Gold Into Green is Tough

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 11:40am
For athletes not named Michael Phelps or Simone Biles, it can be challenging to capitalize on even medal-worthy performances.
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Aetna Threatened Obamacare Exit If Merger Blocked

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 8:55am
A new letter reveals Aetna expressly warned the DOJ it would leave the Obamacare exchanges if its Humana merger was blocked.
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Dollar at Seven-Week Low as Fed Split on Rate Hike

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 7:23am
The dollar fell to a seven-week low after minutes from the Fed's July meeting showed a bias among policymakers against raising interest rates.
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EpiPen's 400 Percent Price Hike Has Parents Scrambling

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 6:42pm
The cost of saving your child's life has gotten a lot more expensive.
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Are California's Enviro Policies a Bellwether for Growth?

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 6:26pm
Republican nominee Donald Trump doubled down on his very open hostility to environmental regulations last week in an economic policy outline.
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AT&T Revamps Cellular Plans, Eliminates Overage Fees

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 4:15pm
The No. 2 U.S wireless provider will roll out a new data plan that nixes overage fees by reducing data speeds for customers who exceed their plan.
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U.S. Airlines Improve On-Time Performance in June

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:48pm
An average of 78 percent of flights on major U.S. airlines arrived on time during the month of June, according to the Transportation Department.
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A Parent's Dilemma: Get Your Kids to School - or Keep Your Job?

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 2:01pm
Parents may be looking forward to back to school, but they're probably not so excited about the daily transportation challenges.
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