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It's Geithner Vs. Warren In Battle Of The Bailout

Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner says the 2008 bank bailout worked well. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says it taught bankers to be reckless because the risks are on taxpayers. Vote for who is right.
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Economist Piketty's Work Doesn't Add Up, 'Financial Times' Says

The U.K.-based newspaper says the author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century, a treatise on income inequality, may have gotten some of his data wrong.
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In Charge Of Nearly $20 Trillion, Are Women The New Global Players?

A new report Harnessing the Power of the Purse: Female Investors and Global Opportunities for Growth points out that women create and influence more than a quarter of the world's wealth.
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Amish Leave Pa. In Search Of Greener, Less Touristy Pastures

The Pennsylvania Dutch draw tourists — and their money — to Lancaster County. But commercialism and development threaten the Amish lifestyle, so some families are moving to more isolated communities.
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Virginia GOP Hopes Opposing EPA Carbon Limits Will Be Political Winner

New limits to greenhouses gases from coal power plants represents a "war on coal," according to Republican lawmakers in Virginia, and they're hoping support from the commonwealth's coal country will vault them into power.

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Russian Economic Forum Boycotted Over Ukraine Crisis

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum is seen as Russia's answer to the economic gathering in Davos, Switzerland. The Obama administration has been pressing U.S. corporations not to attend.
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In A Coal Town Where Jobs Are Few, Wild Ramps Are Plenty

The annual Ramp Feed, which celebrates the ramp, or wild leek, gives the economically depressed mining town of Richwood, W.Va., a reason to celebrate. And you can smell those alliums for miles.
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JPMorgan Chase Announces Detroit Investment

JPMorgan Chase will invest $100 million into the Motor City. The bulk of the money will go to small business development, blight removal and job training. Michigan Radio's Sarah Hulett reports.
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Penny Hoarders Hope For The Day The Penny Dies

A pre-1982 penny has about 2 cents worth of copper in it. Some people hoard them, betting that the U.S. will kill the penny and then it will be legal to melt them down and they can make a killing.
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GM Announces Its 30th Recall Of The Year Thus Far

A day after recalling 2.42 million vehicles, General Motors says it's recalling an additional 218,000 Chevrolet model cars. All told, the company has recalled nearly 14 million vehicles this year.

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