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International Interest Rate Scandal Rumbles Forward

An influential group of bankers comes up with the critical interest rate known as the LIBOR. The world uses it as a benchmark for how much to charge consumers on mortgages and other loans. For more on how the rate is set, Renee Montagne talks to Gillian Tett of the Financial Times.
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Tax Professionals Scrutinize Mitt Romney's Returns

One question involves how the GOP presidential candidate amassed somewhere between $21 million and $102 million in his tax-deferred retirement account. His aggressive stance toward taxes in the business world is also drawing questions.
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Frequent Flyer Trip May Be Too Good To Be True

United Airlines posted a deal last week that got Brian Kelly's attention. He writes a blog about frequent flyer miles called "The Points Guy." The flight he was looking at was to Hong Kong that would require four frequent flyer miles.
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Health Care Is An Advantageous Topic For Candidates

Even though the Supreme Court declared the Affordable Care Act constitutional, voters in battleground states remain polarized about the law. But a new NPR survey finds there are signs that the gap between opponents and supporters has become a little smaller.
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Capital One Settles Over Vendors' Missteps

Capital One Bank will pay $210 million to settle federal charges that it tricked credit card customers into buying costly add-on services like payment protection and credit monitoring. The case is the first enforcement action from the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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