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Coke (KO) vs. Pepsi (PEP) was the battle royale in the 1980s. Before that, auto nuts joked they’d rather push a Ford (F) than drive a Chevy (or vice versa). But today, the corporate battle that’s heating up is Apple (AAPL) vs. Microsoft (MSFT). Apple’s runaway success is cooling along with innovation, while Microsoft is making changes to get its mojo back. But […]

SAN FRANCISCO — With Facebook reporting another quarter of strong financial results this week, helping propel its stock price to a record high, few tech bloggers would attempt to dampen enthusiasm on Wall Street for the company. Cue the veteran TV actor William Shatner, with his long history of playing characters unafraid of a seemingly-hopeless […]

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The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-2 Wednesday to require some money-market mutual funds to have floating share prices, a measure aimed at preventing dangerous investor runs in financial crises. Under the new amendments to the money-market mutual fund rule, institutional prime and municipal money market funds would be required to allow their prices to […]

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Two-career couples sometimes struggle with the best time to retire that will suit both of their needs. He may be ready to retire, but she loves her job and wants to keep working. She may think they need a bigger nest egg, but he feels they have enough saved and should enjoy some time together. […]

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Do you need additional help in your company? Are you busy doing work that could be done by someone else? Have you evaluated your management style? Most of us in business have had to answer one or all of these questions at some point. The busier we are at work the more we need to […]

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Investors may be rethinking the risk of geopolitics yet again. The buy-the-dip mentality is being tested in Monday trading. Over the weekend, Wall Street was talking up the market’s resilience and investors’ buy-the-dip mentality after Friday’s rebound from the big selloff Thursday when the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet went down in Ukraine and the Israeli […]

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Sagging pants are now banned in a central Florida town. The City Council of Ocala, Florida decided Tuesday that pants worn low enough to expose undergarments and skin will not be tolerated in many places around the city, according to MSN News.  The ban is effective on city property, which includes streets, sidewalks, parks, public […]

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger A “blue out” in Memphis continues to garner steam as news reports show nearly 500 officers have called in sick in the past week in what appears to be a deliberate action to protest planned health care cuts. Memphis Police Department spokeswoman Karen Rudolph said Monday that 404 officers have called […]

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III A professor at Arizona State University was arrested and charged with resisting arrest. The professor’s name is Ersula Ore, who is an English professor. On May 20, Ore was arrested after she ‘refused to provide her identification to an ASU police officer who stopped her for walking in the middle […]

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James Collier, author of the controversial “N” word column, defended himself on CNN by saying he called Obama a nιgger because that’s how many people still think of him. During the CNN segment, Don Lemon asked Collier what prompted him to write the column titled “The Nιgger in the White House” to which Collier replied […]

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