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JPMorgan Chase The Latest Big Target In Cyberattacks

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 3:14pm

A summer cyberattack on the world's biggest bank was among the largest corporate hacks ever discovered. JPMorgan Chase revealed on Thursday that 76 million households were hit in the data breach.

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Make Room, Food Trucks. Mobile Fashion Stores Have Hit The Streets

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 3:14pm

Entrepreneurs who want to launch a retail business in the fashion industry have found a more affordable way to do it — by drawing inspiration from the food truck craze.

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How Tough Is The Mortgage Market? Even Bernanke Can't Get Refinanced

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 9:45am

The former Fed chair told an audience in Chicago that he was unable to refinance his home loan, adding that lenders "may have gone a little bit too far on mortgage credit conditions."

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Unemployment Falls To 5.9 Percent

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:01am

The September rate is down from 6.1 percent in August and is at its lowest level in 6 years.

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U.S. Manufacturing: A Remembrance and A Look Ahead

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:06am

A century ago, U.S. manufacturers were building a mountain of wealth that unskilled workers could climb. Today, economists see U.S. factories flourishing, but say workers will see fewer opportunities.

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Obama's Approval Rating Dragged Down By Economic Disconnect

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 4:05am

President Obama gets low marks for his handling of the economy — and that creates an opening for Republicans heading into next month's midterm elections.

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Achy Feet Rejoice! Designers Are Showing Flats For Spring

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 4:05am

Audie Cornish talks to Sally Singer of Vogue.com about the latest from the world's runways. She's been attending Fashion Weeks in New York, Milan, Paris and London.

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September Jobs Report To Shed Light On Weak August Numbers

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 4:05am

The jobs report for September is due out Friday morning. Economists think employers added about 215,000 jobs to payrolls. The unemployment rate is expected to hold steady at 6.1 percent.

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JPMorgan Chase Data Breach Exposes Millions Of Households

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 4:05am

Accounts for 76 million households and 7 million businesses were compromised. Hackers got personal contact information such as names and email addresses, but not passwords or Social Security numbers.

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Bedbugs, Lava And Bowling Balls: Inside My Homeowners Insurance Policy

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 2:35am

What the fine print in my policy says about how insurance works.

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To Reverse Driver Shortage, Trucking Industry Steers Women To Jobs

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 4:57pm

The American Trucking Association says they are short 30,000 truckers. As the economy rebounds and shipping picks up, trucking companies are looking for new ways to bolster their numbers.

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Business And Journalism Collide At ESPN

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 3:59pm

ESPN is the NFL's biggest business partner, but it's also a news source for objective coverage of the league. Among its reporters is Don Van Natta, formerly of The New York Times.

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Netflix's Adam Sandler Movies Could Be Big Wins Or Silent Flops

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 3:28pm

Netflix has announced a deal to make four movies with comedian Adam Sandler exclusively for its streaming video service. It will also stream an upcoming movie while it's still showing in theaters.

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40 Years Of Income Inequality In America, In Graphs

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:46am

Households at the top saw the biggest gains. Those at the bottom stagnated. But what about the people in between?

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Tech Firms Chip Away At Credit Cards' Share Of Transactions

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 4:02am

Companies including PayPal and Apple are competing to convince merchants and consumers to use their swipe-and-go mobile payment systems. Credit card breaches may speed up the use of digital wallets.

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Obamacare's First Year: How'd It Go?

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:43pm

It has been a year since Obamacare launched with a difficult start. Now, supporters are confident about the program's future. But critics say it's too early to gauge its success.

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Facebook Apologizes For Name Policy That Affected LGBT Community

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:56pm

The social networking site will not change its requirement for people to use "real" names on their profiles, but it will adjust how alleged violations are reported and enforced.

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How A Law From The Civil War Fights Modern-Day Fraud

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:21pm

A Civil War-era law that encourages whistleblowers to turn in their employers has been successful at exposing corporate fraud.

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Sen. Warren: We Need Regulators Who 'Work For The American People'

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:03am

Elizabeth Warren tells NPR that newly released recordings of conversations by Federal Reserve officials show that the same kind of cozy relationships that led to the 2008 meltdown have continued.

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Transcript: Sen. Warren's Full NPR Interview On Financial Regulation

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:03am

Warren tells Morning Edition that audio tapes made by an investigator working for the New York Fed reenforce the perception of a disturbingly cozy relationship between regulators and banks.

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