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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Nov. 3
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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Nov. 3

No deal, no CBS. CBS threw down the gauntlet yesterday in its negotiations with Dish Network. CBS says if no deal is reached between the two companies by tomorrow, CBS will go dark for all Dish Network customers. Variety reports CBS executives have been disappointed by what they see as “foot-dragging” from Dish Network executives, […]

Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Dec. 2
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Dec. 2

Is Gazprom fomenting anti-fracking protests in Europe? Romanian and Lithuanian officials are accusing the Russian gas company of funding opposition to hydraulic fracturing in their respective countries, the New York Times reports. The accusers say Russia will do anything to shore up Gazprom’s tight grip on Eastern Europe’s energy supplies, but Romanian anti-fracking groups denied […]

Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Nov. 26
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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Nov. 26

#handsupdontshop. Ferguson was a much calmer place last night, but the protests over a grand jury decision in the killing of Michael Brown spread to cities across the country. Demonstrators in many cities took to the highways, shutting down traffic in several places. CNN has a roundup of what happened in New York, Los Angeles, […]

Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Nov. 25
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Nov. 25

Read Ferguson documents here. Last night, a grand jury declined to issue an indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown. There were lootings in Ferguson, Mo., burnings of several stores and police cars, and protests in other parts of the country. St. Louis Public Radio posted all the documents related to the grand jury’s decision. […]

Must Read Money Stories, Thursday, Nov. 20
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Must Read Money Stories, Thursday, Nov. 20

The Bill Cosby fallout has begun. NBC, Netflix and TV Land are all backing away from the the 77-year-old comedian after four women have come forward recently accusing him of rape, including model Janice Dickinson, the New York Times reports. NBC was developing a pilot with Cosby that would have brought him back to primetime, […]

Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Nov. 18
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Nov. 18

  Japan’s economy has taken an unexpected downturn. FiveThirtyEight writes that 18 economists predicted the country’s economy would have a third quarter upswing — instead, it contracted by 1.6 percent. Ben Casselman said Japan’s shrinking GDP, which also experienced a 7.3 percent contraction earlier this year, is indicative of a recession, and that’s bad news for […]

Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Nov. 14
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Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Nov. 14

Amazon and Hachette bury the hatchet. After a six-month dispute that pitted one of the world’s largest and most powerful companies against a french book publisher, Amazon and Hachette announced a deal yesterday. Neither side has said much of anything about the deal they reached. But the fact that there is a deal at all […]

Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Nov. 13
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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Nov. 13

The Federal Communications Commission has the GOP breathing down its neck. FCC chairman Tom Wheeler is being squeezed from both sides of the aisle: President Obama came down strongly in favor of net neutrality earlier this week, and now Republicans are urging Wheeler to not overstep his authority, the New York Times reports. The House […]

Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Nov. 12
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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Nov. 12

Let’s make a deal. President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a new agreement that binds the two nations on carbon emissions for decades to come. The New York Times describes the deal as a “landmark agreement” between the two countries. As part of the deal, the United States will agree to reduce its […]