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  1. Wal-Mart offers checking account aimed at the 'unbanked'Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc., long in the business of selling discount goods to low-income customers, is offering a new service - checking accounts targeted at those who don't use traditional bank accounts. The service, called GoBank, is being rolled out nationwide in Walmart stores by the end of this month.

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  2. GasBuddy expert Patrick DeHaan on where drivers can find the cheapest gas.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fox News

    In 15 states, the average cost of a regular gallon of gas is now under $3, according to GasBuddy analyst Patrick DeHaan. "47.4% of all stations [tracked by GasBuddy] are under $3 a gallon," DeHaan said.

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  3. As if discovering the love of your life is messier than you thought,...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fox News

    As if discovering the love of your life is messier than you thought, doesn't really love jazz or is chronically late weren't enough, couples also have to find ways to deal with differing financial habits - from the merely annoying to the serious . The good news is more couples are getting a running start at understanding how the other person deals with money.

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  4. Markets React Positively as Ebola Fears LessenRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fox News

    Market fluctuations eased on Friday and the Standard & Poor's 500 index ended its best week in almost two years as fears dwindled that the first Ebola diagnosis in New York could lead to widespread contagion in the nation's financial capital. The market's favored gauge of anxiety, the CBOE Volatility Index, dropped from readings above 30 on Thursday to about the average daily level at 16.63 on Friday, while options activity suggested low expectations for volatility, signaling that investors no longer assign a high probability to wild shifts based on Ebola news.

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  5. Week Ahead: FOMC Meeting and Facebook EarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fox News

    The Federal Reserve's policy-setting committee meets next week and investors will once again be looking for clues as to the timing and trajectory of interest rate hikes. The central bank's Federal Open Markets Committee meets Tuesday and Wednesday with a policy announcement due at the conclusion of Wednesday's meeting.

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  6. RILA Exec on the Recent Data Breach OutbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fox News

    Oct. 24, 2014 - 5:32 - Retail Industry Leaders Association vice president Brian Dodge discusses the latest outbreak of data breaches in the retail sector and the overall impact on the industry.

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  7. Japanese Style Deflation Coming? Where? Fed Falling Behind the Curve? Which Way?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Safehaven

    There's some interesting discussion points in the UK-based Absolute Return Partners October 2014 Letter , by Niels C. Jensen, most of which I agree with, others not. It is no secret that we have been long-standing believers in deflation being a more probable outcome of the 2008-09 crisis than high inflation.

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  8. Glen Campbell to Receive Lifetime Honor at Hollywood Music in Media Awards (ExclusRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Glen Campbell is being honored with the lifetime achievement award at the 5th Annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards, set for Nov. 4 at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Campbell recently released his final recording, "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," for the documentary Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me , which chronicles the music legend's struggles with Alzheimer's.

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  9. FCC: Phone companies posted private info onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Two phone companies - TerraCom Inc. and YourTel America Inc. - unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensitive data of up to 300,000 clients to the Internet, an investigation found, and federal regulators said Friday they plan to fine the companies. As consumer data breaches go, the case - and its $10 million fine - is relatively small.

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  10. Five questions for financial adviser Jonathan MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    With volatility in the stock market shaking up investors, Jonathan Murray, a financial adviser at UBS Financial Services in Hunt Valley, says people should keep a long-term outlook and accept such corrections as normal. Murray appears regularly on WBAL Radio to discuss finance and serves as a director for the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Studies and the University of Maryland System Foundation.

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  11. Two Carriers Are Fined by FCC Over Data SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    The Federal Communications Commission fined two phone carriers a total of $10 million, claiming the companies failed to protect the personal information of its customers. The FCC alleged that TerraCom and its affiliate YourTel America exposed the personal data of up to 300,000 low-income consumers.

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  12. Fitness technology is personal to Under Armour's PlankRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Kevin Plank, CEO of Under Armour, works out each morning, eats the same carefully-planned, lowfat lunch and wears a Jawbone Up fitness band. Kevin Plank, CEO of Under Armour, works out each morning, eats the same carefully-planned, lowfat lunch and wears a Jawbone Up fitness band.

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  13. Pandora declines as listener growth slows in third quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Pandora Media declined the most in six months after the largest Internet radio service reported user growth slowed in the third quarter. Active listeners for the Oakland-based company increased 5.2 percent to 76.5 million, a pace far slower than a year earlier, when Pandora reported a 25 percent rise.

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  14. Out-of-patience investors sell off AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a freewheeling big spender with no worries about balancing a checkbook. Investors confident in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' invest-and-expand strategy flooded into the stock as the company revolutionized shopping, upended the book industry and took on the cloud -- even though its vast range of initiatives ate up all the company's profits.

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  15. Apple CEO Tim Cook visits China, meets with vice premierRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    During a whirlwind trip to China this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook was feted much like a head of state. He met with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai at the Zhongnanhai, an imperial garden in central Beijing where world powers such as former President George W. Bush have been entertained, according to Chinese news agency Xinhua.

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  16. Market jolt is reality check for investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Nine days ago, after a series of sharp sell-offs, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 7.4 percent from its September record as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified. Stocks have surged back this week, thanks to strong corporate earnings, and on Friday the S&P 500 had its best gain in nearly two years.

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  17. FCC approves Level 3's $5.7 billion purchase of TW TelecomRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Broomfield's Level 3 Communications came one-step closer to completing its $5.7 billion acquisition of Littleton's TW Telecom with Friday's approval by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. The two local Internet network operators have complementary operations, Jeff Storey, Level 3 chief executive, said in an earlier interview .

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  18. Stocks Post Biggest Gains in More Than a YearRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fox News

    U.S. stocks ended the week on a high note, posting their biggest weekly gains in more than a year. The healthcare sector was a big winner on the S&P 500 as it had its best week in more than 5 years.

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  19. This Incredible Star-Shaped Superyacht Will Cost Half A...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SFGate

    "The inspiration came directly from the stars," designer Ignor Lobanov told Business Insider. "The profile of the yacht makes a perfect star when reflected in the water."

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  20. Police Confirm Remains Belong To Missing UVA Student Hannah...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SFGate

    She was last seen around 1:00 am that Saturday morning with Jesse Matthew - a 32-year-old lifelong Charlottesville resident who worked as a operating room technician at the UVA hospital. Matthew was named as a person of interest in the investigation a week after Graham disappeared, and was apprehended by the FBI in Galveston, Texas after a lengthy manhunt.

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