Economy

Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Jan. 12

Paris’ economy can withstand terror attacks. More than 1 million people flooded the streets of Paris on Sunday for protests of last week’s shootings at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo as well as a kosher grocery. Despite the gloom over

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Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Jan. 9

A big proposal on community college. President Obama is expected to announce a huge new proposal today in Tennessee. The President wants to provide two free years of tuition for community college students who meet certain requirements. The Tennessean reports

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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Jan. 8

The FBI doubles down on Sony hack conclusion. The bureau’s director, James B. Comey, said without any doubt on Wednesday that North Korea was behind the cyber attack on Sony. The New York Times says the hackers initially carried out

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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Jan. 7

Dishing out new service. Dish Network announced a new $20 per month streaming service yesterday, and this one could be huge. Dish’s service, dubbed Sling Telvision, will be the first to offer ESPN without a traditional cable subscription. This could

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Reynolds Week: The rising economic power of Latinos in the U.S.

  The growing Hispanic population in the United States is set to shape businesses and the country’s economy in a big way over the next 50 years, according to Chiqui Cartagena, vice president of marketing for Univision. Calling it a

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Must Read Money Stories for Tuesday, Jan. 6

Crude Oil prices fell below $50 a barrel on Monday. Oil’s value has dropped 50 percent since June, and global markets are falling with it. The Dow Jones plummeted 331 points on Monday amidst crude’s fall and uncertainty surrounding the

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Must Read Money Stories for Monday, Jan. 5

France’s mega-tax is set to expire. Two years ago, French president Francois Hollande and his socialist party unveiled a 75 percent tax on earnings over 1 million euros. Now it will expire at the end of January, and the French

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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Dec. 24

The best way to spread Christmas cheer. ‘Twas the day before Christmas and all through the economy … well, things were looking good. Bloomberg takes stock of all the news that could have hurt the stock market this year, and

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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Dec. 23

NFL cheerleading is changing. After years of workforce mistreatment, NFL cheerleaders are finally getting their due, largely thanks to the efforts of one former Raiderette, Lindsay Gibbs writes at Sports on Earth. Lacy, an experienced cheerleader who previously danced in

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Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Dec. 19

Altered states. Nebraska and Oklahoma want the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado’s pot legalization unconstitutional. They’ve filed a lawsuit that claims their law enforcement resources are being strained while dealing with pot that travels across the border into their

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