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COMCAST DOMINATING? Merger may dominate market for local political advertisers

COMCAST DOMINATING? Merger may dominate market for local political advertisers Watch

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If Comcast's proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is approved, according to industry sources, the Democrat Party-leaning cable ...

Is the 'Mark of the Beast' the future of money?

Is the 'Mark of the Beast' the future of money? Watch

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Some futuristic thinkers say that in the next 20 years or so, when people go to the market, they will pick up the items they need and leave - ...

Credit card wars: Wal-Mart sues Visa over transaction 'conspiracy'

Credit card wars: Wal-Mart sues Visa over transaction 'conspiracy' Watch

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In an ongoing war over credit cards in the modern retail environment, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is suing Visa Inc. for allegedly conspiring with ...

In spite of tax revenue all-time highs - government still running in the deficit

In spite of tax revenue all-time highs - government still running in the deficit Watch

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According to the Monthly Treasury Statement for February, inflation-adjusted federal tax revenues hit a record $1,104,947,000,000 in the first ...

'Regulated' Bitcoin exchanges planned in New York

'Regulated' Bitcoin exchanges planned in New York Watch

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In a sign that the digital form of exchange in popularity - and by extension, legitimacy, New York's financial regulator has called on firms to ...

One, fell swoop: Italy's biggest bank to cut 8,500 jobs

One, fell swoop: Italy's biggest bank to cut 8,500 jobs Watch

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"I believe the group has turned the page," Italy's largest bank, UniCredit's chief executive, Federico Ghizzoni said. "We could have staggered ...

$30 trillion increase from $70 trillion between mid-2007 and mid-2013 sends global debt over $100 trillion

$30 trillion increase from $70 trillion between mid-2007 and mid-2013 sends global debt over $100 trillion Watch

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Everyone at some point seems to 'rob Peter to pay Paul' - especially international governments. During the European debt crisis, many nations ...

Wowza! Restaurant starts charging diners for Obamacare

Wowza! Restaurant starts charging diners for Obamacare Watch

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Going out to dinner? You'd better be prepared to pay a little bit extra thanks to Obamacare. A chain of Florida restaurants is tacking a surcharge ...

Time banking - where time is BETTER than MONEY

Time banking - where time is BETTER than MONEY Watch

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Alternative currencies such as Bitcoin and BerkShares are gaining popularity as people look for ways to escape what they see as a rigged and flawed ...

 Google tops Exxon as world's second-most valuable company - for a day

Google tops Exxon as world's second-most valuable company - for a day Watch

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It was quite a day on Wall Street. Google, the world's largest online advertiser through its dominant search engine, had a higher market ...

Bill Gates thinks poverty will be eliminated by 2035... But he's missing this one thing!

Bill Gates thinks poverty will be eliminated by 2035... But he's missing this one thing! Watch

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Bill Gates has said that he does not expect to see anymore "poor countries" left in the world by 2035. In his third ,claiming that the world of today ...

World's richest playboys forgot to address the world's most serious problems between parties in Davos

World's richest playboys forgot to address the world's most serious problems between parties in Davos Watch

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The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland ended late last week and the gathering of the world's 4,000 elites produced absolutely nothing of ...

CROWDFUNDING: Brother, can you spare - funding for my new movie project?

CROWDFUNDING: Brother, can you spare - funding for my new movie project? Watch

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You have an artistic project that you've always wanted to make, but it's going to take money? Your play, movie, CD or book project will need the ...

Here we go again! Increase the government's borrowing limit before late February, Treasury Secretary warns

Here we go again! Increase the government's borrowing limit before late February, Treasury Secretary warns Watch

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has asked Congress to raise the debt limit in the next two weeks. Lew warns that the "extraordinary measures" ...

For each baby born since Obama took office, debt has increased by $1,608,304

For each baby born since Obama took office, debt has increased by $1,608,304 Watch

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This week marks the fifth anniversary of U.S. President Barack Obama's inauguration. According to Terence P. Jeffrey, of CNS News, under Obama, ...

Pope Francis sends a message to Davos elites -- they'd do well to listen

Pope Francis sends a message to Davos elites -- they'd do well to listen Watch

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As the world's wealthiest elites gather in Davos, Switzerland for talks about what they should do with themselves and their incredible wealth, Pope ...

Report: World's wealthiest 'could all sit comfortably in a single train carriage'

Report: World's wealthiest 'could all sit comfortably in a single train carriage' Watch

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The rich get richer. This bitter saying may have its basis in truth. According to a new report by Oxfam, "Working for the Few," 85 individuals ...

Money in the bank: China's holdings of U.S. Treasuries increases to new record

Money in the bank: China's holdings of U.S. Treasuries increases to new record Watch

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China's holdings of U.S. treasuries have swelled to a record-breaking $1.317 trillion. These figures for the month of November were inadvertently ...

Makes way for the BYDs: Cars from China to hit U.S. showrooms in 2015

Makes way for the BYDs: Cars from China to hit U.S. showrooms in 2015 Watch

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The manufacturing powerhouse that is modern China has yet to make inroads into the automotive industry. That may soon change, The BYD car, ...

Job creation: 2013 ends with a whimper, and not a bang

Job creation: 2013 ends with a whimper, and not a bang Watch

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Christmas brought little joy - and New Year's brought little hope for the nation's unemployed. Hiring declined in December. The U.S. economy ...

Did the Planned Parenthood decision cost cancer research organization donations?

Did the Planned Parenthood decision cost cancer research organization donations? Watch

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The cancer research fundraising organization, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, experienced a 22 percent drop in contributions. Some attribute it to ...

IMF WARNING: Rich countries deluded that austerity will help balance world debt

IMF WARNING: Rich countries deluded that austerity will help balance world debt Watch

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The International Monetary Fund has issued a sobering report for the western world. In short, the analysis maintains that the world's wealthiest ...

Does personal wealth make one less compassionate? Study says yes

Does personal wealth make one less compassionate? Study says yes Watch

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The "trickle down theory" was one that posited that the more wealthy and affluent people are, the odds are more likely that their money will ...

Blue Christmas: Jobless claims rise to their highest levels in nine months

Blue Christmas: Jobless claims rise to their highest levels in nine months Watch

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It's going to be a blue, blue Christmas for many Americans this year. Claims for unemployment insurance reached their highest in nine months last ...

Security of 40 million Target credit cards compromised for holidays

Security of 40 million Target credit cards compromised for holidays Watch

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For target stores, the nation's second largest retailer, the news couldn't have come at a worse time. Security researcher Brian Krebs says that ...

Size of two-bedroom apartment, 'Bitcoin mine' excites financial world

Size of two-bedroom apartment, 'Bitcoin mine' excites financial world Watch

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Bitcoin, a virtual currency that is gathering popularity, has rather humble roots. The "Bitcoin mine" is found eight miles from Hong Kong's ...

'Dirty money' greatly hindering help to developing nations

'Dirty money' greatly hindering help to developing nations Watch

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With poverty, war and lack of growth, developing nations must also deal with rampant corruption. Money sent to these developing countries become ...

Goodbye dollar, Move over Bitcoin, JPMorgan may be preparing to launch its own virtual currency

Goodbye dollar, Move over Bitcoin, JPMorgan may be preparing to launch its own virtual currency Watch

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JPMorgan Chase has applied for a patent for a system that resembles the Bitcoin payment system. The system could enable JPMorgan to launch and manage ...