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Who Could Be Watching You Watching Your Figure? Your Boss

Those of us trying to get in shape after overindulging this holiday season can get help from a slew of new devices that monitor steps climbed, calories burned and heart rate. But companies and venture capitalists in new startups hope to make money in a new way: by selling the data right back to the people tracking their activity — and to their employers.
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Wall Street Wiretaps: Investigators Use Insiders' Own Words To Convict Them

It was a busy year for federal authorities pursuing insider trading cases, such as the one against hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam. Investigators say that success comes largely from their decision to attack insider trading the way they take down the Mafia and drug cartels — with wiretaps, informants and cooperators.
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D.C. Area Hotels Still Available For Inauguration

Snagging a hotel room for Obama's second inauguration won't be as difficult as it was in 2009.

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Is Wall Street's Love Affair With Apple Over?

From the maps debacle to blistering competition from Android in the smartphone market, it has been an unusually tough few months for Apple. The company's stock price has fallen more than 20 percent from its all-time high in September. As a new year approaches, Apple's biggest challenge will be satisfying expectations for another blockbuster product.
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The Finale Of '12 Days Of Tax Deductions'

For the final installment of Morning Edition's tax series, David Greene talks to Kevin McCormally, of Kiplinger.com, about various odd and often overlooked deductions. Taxpayers should know about these before the end of the year.
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'Morning Edition' Salutes Those Working On Christmas

This Christmas Day, Morning Edition is hearing from people across the country who are spending the holiday on the clock — from nurses to tech hotline workers to soldiers.
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Online Sale Are Up 16 Percent This Holiday Season

Holiday shoppers took to the Web in a big way this year. The latest figures show a 16 percent jump over last year. There were 10 days on which online sales topped $1 billion.

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