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Identity Theft A Growing Concern For Businesses

It's not just people who have to worry about identity theft. Businesses are also vulnerable, and there are a lot of schemers out there, some of them quite clever.
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Record Low Interest Rates Raise Inflation Concerns

The Federal Reserve plans to keep short-term interest rates near zero until 2014, about 18 months longer then planned. Rates have already been low for several years, and there's much debate about the benefits and costs of the Fed's policies — including the message it sends that the economy's recovery is slower than expected.
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Nailing Down The Appeal Of Pinterest

Pinterest, the hot new social media taste-sharing site, isn't necessarily about how many friends you have. It's about interacting with people you may not know and in the process developing a certain style. But can the site, which has gained millions of users in a short period, sustain its stellar growth?
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Airline Trade Group: The Business Of Flying Is Tough

How tough? The industry earned less than half a penny in profits for every $1 of revenue generated during 2011.
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Dow Does It: Closes Above 13,000

For the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, the Dow Jones Industrial average has closed above the 13,000 mark. It didn't do it by much — about 5 points.
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The Hidden Faces Of Modern-Day Slavery

Slavery continues to exist across the United States in a number of forms. There are brothels, farms, nail salons and factories across the United States where people are working against their will, for no pay. A number of states are working on legislation to address human trafficking.

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