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Slow Money invests in small food enterprises

Consumers who want to support local food and farms aren't limited anymore to buying locally produced veggies, meats and cheeses. They can make direct investments big or small into local food... Read more »

Published Sept. 13, 2014

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EU ministers seek to create investment climate

European finance ministers agreed Saturday on the necessity of leveraging private investments with urgent structural reforms to relaunch the continent's moribund economy. Read more »

Published Sept. 13, 2014

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Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones rather than cash or credit cards. T Read more »

Published Sept. 13, 2014

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France bristles as Netflix advances in Europe

Netflix is tapping into six new markets Monday hoping to gain a big subscriber base around Europe, but is facing a frosty welcome in France. Well-established French competitors are trying to head... Read more »

Published Sept. 13, 2014

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Ukraine will delay implementation of EU trade deal

European leaders said Friday that they would allow Ukraine to delay putting a landmark trade deal into effect, a major concession to Russia which has repeatedly threatened retaliation if Kiev... Read more »

Published Sept. 12, 2014

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Tesla Q&A: Tesla's Nevada 'gigafactory' FAQs

Now that Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law a package of incentives for Tesla Motors worth up to $1.3 billion, the electric-car maker is moving ahead with plans to build a $5 billion lithium... Read more »

Published Sept. 12, 2014

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San Diego cabbies cry foul over body odor test

Body odor is among 52 criteria that officials at San Diego International Airport use to judge taxi drivers. Cabbies say that smacks of prejudice and discrimination. Read more »

Published Sept. 12, 2014

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US retail sales rise in August on auto sales

Auto buying drove U.S. retail sales higher in August, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated consumer spending. Read more »

Published Sept. 12, 2014

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Olive Garden investor: Back off on the breadsticks

Olive Garden is hurting itself by piling on too many breadsticks, according to an investor that's disputing how the restaurant chain is run. Read more »

Published Sept. 12, 2014

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Prosecutors target credit card thieves overseas

Criminals from around the world buy and sell stolen credit card information with ease in today's digital age. But if they commit their crime entirely outside the United States, they may be hard to... Read more »

Published Sept. 12, 2014

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EU sanctions hit Russian oil companies, lawmakers

New European Union sanctions against Russia announced Friday toughen financial penalties on the country's banks, arms manufacturers and its biggest oil company, Rosneft, to punish Moscow for what... Read more »

Published Sept. 12, 2014

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Sponsors keep close watch on NFL investigation

Major brand sponsors are watching closely to make sure the National Football League doesn't fumble the investigation into how its executives handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case. Read more »

Published Sept. 12, 2014

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Prosecutor: Plant owner OK'd tainted peanut sales

Prosecutors are wrapping up their case against the owner of a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak, saying he knowingly approved shipments of tainted food "whatever the risk." Read more »

Published Sept. 11, 2014

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4 Reasons shoppers will shrug off Home Depot hack

Home Depot's data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of customers. Read more »

Published Sept. 11, 2014

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Roll Call's 10 'poorest' members of Congress for 2014

Roll Call's annual list of the 10 "poorest" members of Congress contains one majority whip, one party chairman, one formerly impeached judge and one senator. Read more »

Published Sept. 11, 2014

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Roll Call’s 50 richest members of Congress for 2014

Many lawmakers' portfolios shrugged off the effects of a government shutdown, the civil war in Syria and the botched rollout of the health care law to ride a wave that sent the Dow Jones industrial... Read more »

Published Sept. 11, 2014

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The Mortgage Professor: What are "no-cost mortgages," and are they a good deal?

A no-cost mortgage is one on which all lender fees are waived, and other fees are paid by the lender. If the borrower has limited cash, avoiding an upfront cash drain may be much more compelling... Read more »

Published Sept. 11, 2014

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Fall tourism rising: Fewer crowds, nice weather

Fall used to be off-peak for tourism everywhere except New England and other fall foliage destinations. But autumn tourism is rising, with traditional summer hotspots increasingly busy September... Read more »

Published Sept. 10, 2014

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APPLE LIVE: Larger iPhones and smartwatch unveiled

Apple's larger iPhones won't just have bigger screens. They'll have a new, horizontal viewing mode to take advantage of the larger display. Read more »

Published Sept. 10, 2014

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Dollar General goes hostile in bid for rival

General is going hostile with its $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar after its rival repeatedly rejected previous offers. Read more »

Published Sept. 10, 2014

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China's premier promises more open economy

China's premier promised Wednesday to open the world's No. 2 economy wider to foreign companies, promising favorable conditions despite a wave of anti-monopoly investigations that business groups... Read more »

Published Sept. 10, 2014

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UN assembly calls for action on national debt

The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Tuesday in favor of a resolution that calls for adoption of a new legal framework to restructure national debts and avoid the kind of speculative action that led Argentina to a second... Read more »

Published Sept. 10, 2014

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Veterans Watchdog: VA managers lied about delays

Managers at more than a dozen Veterans Affairs medical facilities lied to federal investigators about scheduling practices and other issues, the department's inspector general said Tuesday. Read more »

Published Sept. 9, 2014

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US recovery drives the dollar sharply higher

In the world of currencies, the dollar is starting to look like a safe home in a tough neighborhood. Read more »

Published Sept. 9, 2014

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4th US aid worker with Ebola arrives in hospital

An ambulance transporting the fourth American aid worker sickened with the Ebola virus has arrived at Emory University Hospital for treatment. Read more »

Published Sept. 9, 2014

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