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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, Tuesday, Nov. 11
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Nov. 11

What is net neutrality, anyway? On Monday, President Obama came down in favor of net neutrality and the FCC will likely follow his lead. But what does this all mean? The Upshot’s Neil Irwin wrote a great explainer to clear up this issue for those who are just catching up. Essentially, the internet in its […]

Jerry Seinfeld discovers the power of Facebook
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Jerry Seinfeld discovers the power of Facebook

As someone who loves cars, coffee, and laughs, I was an immediate pushover for Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The Web series, which just kicked off its fifth season, features Seinfeld and some of the country’s best comedians taking a drive in a cool vintage car, and chatting over coffee. (It’s worth watching […]

Must Read Money Stories Thursday, Nov. 6
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Must Read Money Stories Thursday, Nov. 6

What does the Republican wave mean for big business? Now that the GOP controls both houses of Congress, business leaders from all sectors are hopeful that the money issues important to them — ranging from the Keystone XL oil pipeline to reduced financial regulation — will finally get meaningful legislative action, The New York Times […]

Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Nov. 4
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Nov. 4

Happy Election Day! As many voters head to the polls, the economy might not be on their minds. The Upshot writes that the state of the U.S. economy is only a major factor in presidential election years. When we’re voting for our commander in chief the correlation between growth in GDP and vote shares (for […]

Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Nov. 3
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Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Nov. 3

Taylor Swift, mini-mogul. In case you missed it, Taylor Swift’s new album, 1989, came out last week. It may be the only album to go platinum in 2014. New York Magazine decided to crunch some numbers on Swift’s wealth. It calculated she owns $86 million in real estate, from Newport, RI, to Nashville and Los […]

Must Read Money Stories Thursday, Oct. 30
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Must Read Money Stories Thursday, Oct. 30

Low oil prices could have a significant impact on Iran nuclear talks. The New York Times’ Thomas Erdbrink reports that Western negotiators are recalculating their negotiation tactics to account for this “new wild card.” Iranian president Hassan Rouhani was elected largely on the promise that he’d negotiate with the West and lift crippling sanctions on […]

Must Read Money Stories Wednesday, Oct. 29
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Must Read Money Stories Wednesday, Oct. 29

Welp, this happened. A planned supply mission to the International Space Station exploded on liftoff last night. The Antares rocket was unmanned, and thankfully no one was injured in the explosion. But the financial impact of the explosion is substantial. At least $200 million worth of equipment went up in flames, according to NPR. The […]

Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Oct. 28
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Oct. 28

Twitter hit of all its Q3 numbers, but Wall Street still isn’t happy. The social media company had $361 million in revenue and its active users rose to 284 million — which was in line with expectations — but its stock still fell by 10 percent on Monday. Recode says this drop can be attributed […]