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The Ups And Downs Of Cyber Currency Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a virtual currency that's traded online. It's been on a wild ride lately, soaring in value during the Cyprus banking crisis. And this week, the price plummeted after a Bitcoin trading exchange was hacked.

Jobless Data In March: Like A Lamb Or Lion?

The Labor Department releases its latest unemployment figures for March Friday morning. The news a month ago was surprisingly good — more new jobs than expected helped to push down the jobless rate to 7.7 percent.

Colorado Farmers Scramble To Find Irrigation Water

Cities have gobbled up water rights for decades, leaving farmers to rent the water back to irrigate crops and raise cattle. During a drought, cities are reluctant to give up any of their reserves. With little irrigation water, farmers must plant less, hire fewer people and bank on crop insurance.

Enron's Skilling Could Win Early Release From Prison

Former Enron CEO Jeffery Skilling could be released early from federal prison under a reduced sentencing agreement being considered at the Justice Department. Skilling was sentenced to 24 years in prison for his role in the energy trading giant's collapse

Childhood Apartment Of Notorious B.I.G. For Sale In Brooklyn

The late rapper's songs often talked about growing up in a rough neighborhood. But it's not rough anymore.The neighborhood has changed quite a bit. Plus the apartment has been remodeled.

Hewlett-Packard's Chairman Lane Steps Down

The computer maker's chairman Ray Lane has stepped down as executive chairman. He's been on thin ice with shareholders after his role in acquiring a business software company ended up hurting HP's bottom line.

Sequester Scorecard: A Month Later, Effects Still Up In Air

Automatic federal budget cuts that kicked in March 1 have had little initial impact in many parts of the government. In a few programs, however, the effect has been real and painful as the government has begun cutting $85 billion from its spending through the end of September.