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Santa Claus rally hits markets in countries celebrating Christmas

The Santa Claus rally is a year-end stock market surge occurring in countries where people celebrate Christmas as a national holiday ...
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Law school investment may not pay off for most law graduates

Investing in law school is riskier than ever with a glut of law graduates deeply in debt and competing for jobs that don't pay well enough.
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Family Dollar share price surges on NASDAQ

Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc. was purchased by billionaire Nelson Peltz. It's a sign that dollar chains are now big business.
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How Can Your Credit Score Be Saved With Something As Simple As A Payday Loan?

Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.
Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.

Value of college questioned with high loans and unemployment

As student loan balances and unemployment grow, people are beginning to question the value of college. The numbers say it does have value.
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Why more investors are buying dividend-paying stocks, not bonds

Current market conditions make dividend-paying stocks a cheap long-term investment, but the end of Bush tax cuts could spoil the party...
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Apple stock declines as Steve Jobs takes medical leave

Steve Jobs is taking a medical leave of absence from Apple for undisclosed reasons. Tim Cook will take over the reigns again until he returns.
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Facts About Installment Loans Everyone Should Know Before Applying Online

Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.
Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.

PBGC.gov is protecting pensions across the United States

PBGC.gov is a federal agency whose purpose is to help retirees and long-term workers find unclaimed pension money that is owed to them. READ ON...
A montage of finance and retirement-related terms is pictured. With the blizzard of choices out there for finding unclaimed money, PBGC.gov makes it easy for retirees to collect forgotten pensions.

Former GM financial wing Ally may have its own IPO

Ally Financial Inc, formerly GMAC, is starting to post profits again. General Motors' former finance wing may have an IPO of it's own soon.
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Euro dollar values move on the market

The Euro dollar value has made a slight gain, after the European bailout was announced today. Gains were slight, but still gains. READ ON...
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How To Get A Cash Advance Without Providing Collateral or Submitting To A Credit Check

Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.
Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.

Futures Trading and SEC fighting Congress for funding

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission have requested additional funding but may be facing cuts.
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GM IPO date of November 17 is finally here

The GM IPO date of November 17 has arrived at last, and the company will finally offer shares for the first time since the auto bailout...
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Quadruple Witching: the stock market seasons change

Today is one of the four Quadruple witching days in the stock market. What is quadruple witching, and what does it mean for the market?
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How Personal Loans Online Can Prevent Your FICO Credit Score From Going Down

Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.
Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.

Apple Inc. reaches record high stock price

During a banner year, stock price for Apple Inc. shot to an all-time high of more than $300. The iPad, iPhone and iPod continue to dominate.
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Homeownership questioned by growing number of skeptics

Homeownership, a hallmark of the American Dream, is being questioned by a growing number of skeptics who think it is not a good investment.
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Calix, MaxLinear, First Interstate | Three IPOs doing well today

Calix, MaxLinear, and First Interstate all went public on the stock market today and have done well. Learn more about these companies here.
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How To Use Short Term Loans To Get Through a Budget Crisis Wisely

Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.
Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.

Jobs blasts RIM and Android at Apple earnings meeting

Ahead of the "Back to the Mac" event, Steve Jobs took time at the Apple earnings conference to blast the competition and tout Apple sales...
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Richard Russell to investors: get liquid before the crash

Market forecaster Richard Russell is advising investors to get out of stocks and into gold and cash as all signs point to a major crash...
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