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European Officials: Virtual Currencies are No Way to Pay

Trump's Big Promises on Drug Costs Followed by Modest Steps

By David McHugh |
Several of Europe's top finance officials are skeptical about virtual currencies like bitcoin, saying they are risky for investors and inefficient as a way to pay for things.

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Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

By Alexandra Olson | Feb 18
Is putting women in charge of a company enough to guarantee an environment safe from sexual misconduct? In the wider business world, promoting more women to boards and the C-Suite is considered a critical step, but critics caution it is not enough.

Black Athletes in 1980s, '90s Not Outspoken, but Not Silent

Black Athletes in 1980s, '90s Not Outspoken, but Not Silent

By Jesse J. Holland | Feb 18
The most radical actions of black athletes of the time were in the boardrooms, not on the streets.

How Best to Treat Opioids' Youngest Sufferers? No One Knows

How Best to Treat Opioids' Youngest Sufferers? No One Knows

By Lindsey Tanner | Feb 18
Two babies, born 15 months apart to the same young woman overcoming opioid addiction. Two very different treatments.

Is Inflation Rising as Investors Fear? 5 Ways to Keep Track

Is Inflation Rising as Investors Fear? 5 Ways to Keep Track

By Christopher Rugaber | Feb 18
After nearly a decade of being all but invisible, inflation - or the fear of it - is back.

Of Mutual Interest: The Reaction After the Market's Plunge

Of Mutual Interest: The Reaction After the Market's Plunge

By Marley Jay | Feb 17
There were few warning signs before the stock market's plunge in early February, but so far, the slump hasn't changed investors' thinking very much.

Lawsuit Filed over L.L. Bean's 1-Year Limit on Returns

Lawsuit Filed over L.L. Bean's 1-Year Limit on Returns

Feb 17
An unhappy customer is suing L.L. Bean over its new return policy, claiming the company broke a vow to customers.

Number of Lawsuits Challenging Opioid Industry Still Growing

Number of Lawsuits Challenging Opioid Industry Still Growing

Feb 17
The number of lawsuits continues to grow in a combined federal challenge of drug companies' role in the opioid crisis.

4 Alternatives for When Your 401(k) Doesn't Cut It

4 Alternatives for When Your 401(k) Doesn't Cut It

By Anna-Louise Jackson | Feb 17
There's a finite list of things you can change at work - and your employer's less-than-stellar retirement plan probably isn't among them.

Liz Weston: You're Married, but Your Assets Don't Have to Be

Liz Weston: You're Married, but Your Assets Don't Have to Be

By Liz Weston | Feb 16
People who aren't rich or famous typically don't have prenuptial agreements, which are legal documents detailing who gets what in a divorce. But ven ordinary folks without prenups should think about how to protect their money.

McDonald's Slims Down Happy Meals

McDonald's Slims Down Happy Meals

By Joseph Pisani | Feb 16
McDonald's will soon banish cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants.

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