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  1. High Yield Bond Funds See 6th Straight Inflow Though ETFs Take HitRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    Retail cash flows for U.S. high-yield funds stayed positive for a sixth consecutive week, with a net $309 million inflow for the week ended March 4, according to Lipper. However, the influence of exchange-traded funds weighed heavily, as the mutual fund inflow of $616 million was seriously dented by an outflow of $307 million from ETFs.

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  2. States want to cut taxes on pensions, proving bad ideas never dieRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch, right, applauds before Gov. Larry Hogan, left, delivers his State of the State Address February 4. Hogan has proposed phasing out the income tax on veterans' pensions over four years, and he calls it just the first step towards eliminating tax on everyone's retirement income in Maryland. The siren song of retirement income free of state taxes continues to seduce politicians.

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  3. Mortgage debt tops $200 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Kiwis' mortgage debt has officially climbed past $200 billion, a mountain of borrowing which has doubled in the space of 10 years. But while experts are warning homeowners to remain cautious of the overheated property market, they say the blowout is no cause for immediate concern.

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  4. U.S. Bancorp Discloses Summary Results of Dodd-Frank Act Stress TestRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The disclosure includes U.S. Bancorp's projected stressed minimum and end-of-period capital ratios for the period from the fourth quarter of 2014 through the fourth quarter of 2016. The projections assume annual common stock dividends equal to the quarterly average dollar amount of common stock dividends that the company paid in the previous year and no redemption or repurchase of any capital instrument, in addition to estimates of losses, revenues, net income before taxes and loan losses by type of loan over the same time period.

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  5. Fitch Affirms MLMT 2008-C1Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Business Wire

    A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this press release. Fitch modeled losses of 7.4% of the remaining pool; expected losses on the original pool balance total 6.9%, including $28.2 million in realized losses to date.

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  6. Second Allegation of Racism at Alberta Street CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Skanner

    Kathleen and Percy Hampton in front of their home near Northeast 10th and Alberta Street. Their planned romantic dinner on Valentine's Day has ended in a lawsuit alleging disparate treatment at a nearby restaurant.

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  7. App launched for Downtown WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A new mobile app is a one-stop-shop for all things Downtown Wilmington. The app's creator says with about 20,000 downloads already, the app is a useful tool for visitors and locals alike.

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  8. Upstate NY woman accused of hiding dead mother's body for more than a year, collecting her benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    A New York woman who lived above the apartment where the decomposing body of her 93-year-old mother remained for over a year is facing charges. Fulton County authorities say 60-year-old Mary Kersting was charged Thursday with grand larceny, improper disposal of a body and endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person.

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  9. Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Rumor Mill Has Bulls Piling OnRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | SchaeffersResearch.com

    Trade-Alert said was unconfirmed takeover chatter, but has since erased these gains to trade down 0.9% at $64.91. Nevertheless, call players are blitzing LULU , with the contracts trading at a rate five times the intraday average -- and a number of speculators betting on the equity to resume its upside by week's end.

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  10. Trashed house irks neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    When night falls, Daniel Tyson and his fiancee Jennifer Emery keep a wary eye on the house next door.

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  11. Cyber CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Switched

    In the old days, respectable criminals used guns to rob us of our money. Such is no longer the case in the digital age when cyber thieves go about hijacking our personal information -- which they use to loot our bank accounts -- while we go about our daily business thinking everything is just fine.

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  12. 3 Red Flags that a ???Mortgage Rescuer??? Is Really a FakeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    Each day of National Consumer Protection Week , The ABC News Fixer will highlight a new scam, con or bamboozle and teach you how to keep from becoming a victim. And if you have a consumer problem that needs fixing, tell us about it HERE .] Many homeowners were hit hard in the recession, as they fought to stay in their homes amid job losses and declining incomes.

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  13. How to Attract Top Talent in a Sellers MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Financial Planning

    Do Solo Advisors Have a Future? The industry has largely moved to a team model, but some advisors may finish out their careers as 'bachelors,' says John Taft, CEO of RBC's U.S. wealth management division. Women & Wealth: The Invisible Opportunity The women's wealth market presents a very real business growth opportunity for advisors provided they understand the specific approaches and differing preferences that will resonate with women investors.

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  14. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Earnings Spark Eleventh-Hour BetsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | SchaeffersResearch.com

    Accordingly, activity in the options pits is heating up, with speculators gambling on the retailer's short-term trajectory. COST options are moving at three times the usual intraday pace today, with the weekly 3/6 150 strike seeing buy-to-open action on both sides.

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  15. M&F Bancorp: 106 Years Of Profitable LendingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Mechanics & Farmers Bank's Texas ratio is 23% down from 26%, 31%, and 47% at the end of 2013, 2012, and 2011, respectively. The current share price of $4.70 implies a market value discount of 63% to 77% of M&F Bancorp's intrinsic value.

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  16. Fed says: Bank of America would be OK if the economy tankedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    If the U.S. economy plunged into another bad recession, Bank of America would be OK. So say the experts at the Federal Reserve in Washington.

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  17. IRA Makeover: Here's A Portfolio That Could Work For YouRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    How you invest that money and manage the portfolio could shape your retirement. Yet a Vanguard study last year found more than two-thirds of last-minute contributions, the IRA deposits from January to April, remained stashed in lowly money-market accounts four months later.

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  18. Survey: Snow caused 24% sales drop for Mass. small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    After a strong holiday sales season and amid growing consumer confidence, Massachusetts small businesses experienced an average drop in sales of 24 percent during the recent wave of snowstorms, according to new survey. Sales losses for retail and restaurant employers were higher, at 49 percent, as customers hunkered down at home and stayed off dangerous roads and away from a public transit system marred by service woes.

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  19. Is Apple Pay a Fraud Magnet? Only if Banks Drop the BallRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | American Banker

    Apple Pay, which pre-rollout was praised for its security features , was in the center of a storm this week when some called the security of Apple's mobile wallet into question , claiming that 6% of transactions are fraudulent. The criticism was directed not at Apple's transaction security, which relies on tokenization , but at the way new cards are added to Apple Pay.

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  20. Where Are the Jobs? America's New Leisure ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    To listen to President Obama, the U.S. economy is firing on all cylinders. Yet it is hardly creating jobs at a breakneck pace, and too many able-bodied men have grown lazy and show no interest in working.

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