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The Real Costs of New Internet 'Fast Lanes'
04/24/2014 10:58:15am
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The Business of Everest: What It Pays to Risk It All
Those trying to scale the mountain spend anywhere from $25,000 to $75,000, but little of it goes to the Sherpa guides
04/24/2014 10:52:59am
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The Rarity of Derek Jeter's Longevity
04/24/2014 11:22:24am
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Google and Facebook's Fight for the Future
Google and Facebook are leveraging cash and stock valuations in a risky acquisition run to find the next profit sanctuary
04/24/2014 05:56:52am
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Apple Sells More iPhones Than Expected, Fewer iPads
Apple's iPhone sales last quarter exceed estimates, while iPad sales disappoint
04/23/2014 06:56:38pm
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Facebook's Mobile Boom Again Defies Expectations
Its revenue keeps rising, and it keeps adding more customers
04/23/2014 04:49:14pm
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Beyond GM's Recall Pain, a Boost From Bland Buick
04/24/2014 12:22:27pm
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Low Ratings for the Masters Mean a Smaller Boost for Bubba Watson
With no Tiger Woods and no Phil Mickelson, Bubba stole a dimmed spotlight
04/24/2014 01:34:58pm
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Business Gears Up for Assault on Consumer-Protection Laws
The corporate-funded American Tort Reform Association announces a campaign to roll back state consumer-protection laws
04/24/2014 05:54:30am
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In Japan, Obama Has a Message for China: Back Off
The U.S. president weighs in forcefully on the dispute over tiny islands in the East China Sea
04/24/2014 10:39:55am
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China Pledges Major Stimulus, Invites Private and Foreign Investors
04/24/2014 11:04:40am
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François Hollande's Cohabitation Problem (It's Not What You Think)
04/23/2014 01:33:53pm
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Here’s Why Obamacare Will Help Democrats and Hurt Republicans
Repealing Obamacare would entail dissolving popular state plans such as Kentucky’s Kynect. Voters are bound to notice and make that connection
04/24/2014 11:10:31am
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An Apparel-Making Revival? This 'Made in USA' Story Doesn't Hold Up
In the year since 1,129 Bangladeshis died in an apparel factory collapse, employment in the U.S. apparel industry continued to decline
04/23/2014 01:09:28pm
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Will California Teachers Support the Staples Boycott?
The state's teachers union will vote on whether to buy school supplies at Staples
04/24/2014 10:28:11am
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The Rarity of Derek Jeter's Longevity
04/24/2014 11:22:24am
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Eating Alone by Design: An Entire Restaurant With Tables for One
At Eenmaal, customers are encouraged to enjoy meals without the distractions of dinner companions
04/24/2014 05:53:31am
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Fresh Off Easter, Peeps Head to Hollywood
04/23/2014 11:48:26am
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How the Dodge Charger Gets Cops to Fall in Love With a Car
Fiat Chrysler's police vehicle is a muscle car with cool features and the rear-wheel drive that many cops prefer
04/23/2014 06:30:42am
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To Smuggle Antiquities Out of China, Traders Make Them Look Cheap
A master's thesis reveals how Chinese exporters may skirt controls on selling ancient art
04/22/2014 11:53:30am
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Las Vegas on the Black Sea? Putin's Weird Economic Plan for Crimean Casinos
Casinos need a lot of high rollers nearby, like Macau's, but few big bettors are anywhere near Crimea
04/21/2014 12:55:13pm
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Hurricane Sandy Victims Highlight Main Street Lending Shortfalls
Sandy victims were still looking for credit to help them move on from the devastating storm
04/22/2014 03:19:51pm
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A Pharmacist Pitches Comparison Shopping for Prescription Drugs
Michael Rea, founder of Rx Savings Solutions, says he can pare employers' spending on prescription medications for workers
04/22/2014 05:51:30am
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Selling Ethical Fashion to the Whole Foods Set
Zady, Cuyana, and other startups push ethically made, higher-quality apparel
04/17/2014 04:49:13pm
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Wal-Mart Brings Falling Prices to the Volatile World of Money Transfers
The retail giant's launch of a cheaper money-moving service is a threat to the transfer industry's entrenched incumbents
04/24/2014 05:51:57am
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The Novartis-Glaxo-Lilly Swap’s Downside: Less Research
GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis will form a consumer-health joint venture, while Eli Lilly is purchasing Novartis’s animal-health unit
04/22/2014 05:31:24pm
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Jeff Bezos's Net Worth Dives in 2014
Because Amazon shares dropped this year, Bezos has lost $6.3 billion so far, second only to Carlos Slim’s $6.5 billion decline
04/21/2014 03:58:01pm
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