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Coverage: LinkedIn buys Newsle

LinkedIn is moving quickly to build out its content. The latest move was purchasing Newsle, which allows you to receive alerts on people of your choice. While it might seem an odd fit, LinkedIn...

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Coverage: Citi’s $7 billion deal

The need for publicity runs both ways. A $7 billion settlement between the Justice Department and Citigroup nearly fell apart during months of negotiating, but it turns out that news of a terrorist arrest...

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Coverage: Saving the cupcake

It’s the afternoon coffee shop of choice for many. You pop out of the office for a cup and a mini cupcake. Or maybe it’s someone’s birthday and you pick up a dozen on...

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Coverage: Fed announces October deadline

The minutes of the Federal Reserve Board’s last meeting outlined the plan to end its historic bond buying in October. While not unexpected, it does indicate that despite some recent setbacks, officials feel the...

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Coverage: Moving to avoid U.S. taxes

Ever since there have been taxes, people have been moving to avoid them. And while companies have been doing the same, it seems that more U.S. corporations are considering relocating. Bernie Becker reported for...

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Coverage: What comes after 17,000?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 17,000 for the first time ever as jobs numbers last week were better than expected. But why should investors be so optimistic? Bloomberg’s Oliver Renick had a fairly...