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City of Detroit Planning to Cut $7 Billion of its Debt in Bankruptcy

City of Detroit Planning to Cut $7 Billion of its Debt in Bankruptcy

The City of Detroit is expecting to get rid of $7 billion of its debt in bankruptcy court by significantly reducing retiree pension and health care costs, according to a July…

Barclays Fined 26 Million Pounds for Fixing the Price of Gold

Barclays Fined 26 Million Pounds for Fixing the Price of Gold

The Financial Conduct Authority, a British financial regulator, recently fined Barclays £26 million, or $43.9 million, for improperly attempting to fix the market price of gold at its customers’ expense, according to…

Money, Not Potential, Determines College Acceptance, Experts Say

Money, Not Potential, Determines College Acceptance, Experts Say

For recent college graduates and high school seniors looking toward the future, the decision to attend a college is increasingly looked at with suspicion and, for some, with regret. No…

Seasonal Employers Slated to Bring on More Summer Jobs, Promising New Numbers Find

Seasonal Employers Slated to Bring on More Summer Jobs, Promising New Numbers Find

Ah, the summer job. That comfortable space you settle into between your last two high school years in hopes of putting aside some cash for college. If you’re lucky, you…

Will Twitter’s Growing Pains Be Its Undoing?

Will Twitter’s Growing Pains Be Its Undoing?

Speculation surfaced today that Twitter, a popular social media platform estimated to have 241 million active users, will be taking yet another step to be more like competitor Facebook. While…

Philadelphia In Running For $30 Million Federal Grant

Philadelphia In Running For $30 Million Federal Grant

Senator Robert P. Casey Jr. announced Monday that Philadelphia was one of six cities in the running for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s “Choice Neighborhood” grant, which would gift the…

Latest Case-Shiller Report Finds Housing Market Still Fluctuating

Latest Case-Shiller Report Finds Housing Market Still Fluctuating

One friend might tell you that the United States is slowly crawling out of the housing crisis while another may mention how things are actually getting worse in the market.…

New Policies, Old Age Leading to High Workers’ Comp Rates in Santa Monica

New Policies, Old Age Leading to High Workers’ Comp Rates in Santa Monica

Over the last half of 2013, according to a report generated by Santa Monica city officials, City Hall spend a whopping $3.8 million on medical bills and lost wages that…

Pippen Laying Bricks Trying to Sell His Home

Pippen Laying Bricks Trying to Sell His Home

For most Americans, dunking is impossible. Throughout his NBA career — which featured six NBA titles — Scottie Pippen made it look easy. However, he is finding that selling a…

Buffett, Analysts Recommend Moving Toward More Real Estate Investments

Buffett, Analysts Recommend Moving Toward More Real Estate Investments

In his annual letter to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, one of the world’s most successful investors and one of the its richest men, gave a very interesting…

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