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Must Read Money Stories For Thursday, March 5

Etsy goes public. Etsy, the online site for buying and selling handmade goods, filed its IPO and went public on Wednesday. The Brooklyn based company hopes to raise up to $100 million and has Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Allen &

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Must Read Money Stories For Monday, March 2

Chip makers merge. The tech chip maker NXP Superconductor is purchasing Freescale Semiconductor for $11.8 billion, according to The New York Times. The merger will create an even larger maker of computer chips for industries like automobiles and mobile devices. Chip

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Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Feb. 27

Capitol Hill at it again. Our elected representatives are doing that thing again where they take a funding bill right down to the wire, risking a shutdown. This time, you may recall, the issue is the federal Department of Homeland

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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Feb. 26

101.8 inches. That’s how much snow has fallen in Boston this winter, which is only six inches shy of the city’s record. Most of that snowfall has accumulated in February, and Boston has already broken its 30-day record by more

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Must Read Money Stories for Tuesday, Feb. 24

PawSox on the move? A small Rhode Island town’s beloved minor league baseball team — an affiliate of the Boston Red Sox — might be moving to Providence, according to the Boston Globe. The paper writes that the Pawtucket Red

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Must Read Money Stories, Wednesday, Feb. 18.

Out with a bang. The now former chief political commentator at the Telegraph published an incendiary resignation letter online yesterday. Peter Oborne alleges that the Telegraph has allowed its advertisers to drive the direction of the paper’s news coverage. He

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Must Read Money Stories For Tuesday, February 17

Fifty Shades craze in the South. America’s bible belt — known for its social conservatism — is going crazy for Mr. Grey’s bondage. Early ticket sales sold 2.8 times faster than expected on Fandango in Arkansas, according to the Economist,

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Entertaining Business: The BAFTA Bump For Young Stars

Award season is in full swing and last weekend’s Grammys gave people a number of things to talk about on social media, including plenty of controversy over Beck winning Album of the Year. But when it comes to awards, winning isn’t everything

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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Feb. 12

United won’t honor flights. On Wednesday, travel bloggers discovered something amazing: by changing a passenger’s host country to Denmark, you could get cheap — we’re talking under $100 — first class flights across the world on United Airlines. Unfortunately for

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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Feb. 11

Men leaving desks. There were two separate news stories yesterday involving men who sit at desks and talk into a camera. In the first story, Jon Stewart announced he would soon be leaving his job at the Daily Show. The

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