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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Feb. 3

Another market and oil tumble U.S. crude oil fell below $30 a barrel, and oil stocks

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Must Read Money Stories for Tuesday, Feb. 2

Job cuts. Yahoo is expected to announce massive layoffs today. The Wall Street Journal first reported

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Must Read Money Stories for Monday, Feb. 1

Movie-Going App. Three movie studios – Walt Disney Co., Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., 21st Century Fox’s

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Use Census Data to Cover Valentine’s Day in Your Community

Chances are your newsroom runs topical feature stories around each holiday. Census data can be a valuable tool to help you delve deeper and find more interesting angles for these topical stories.

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’ll use it as an example.

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Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Jan. 29

Barbie makeover. In the face of slumping sales as parents gravitate towards less gender specific toys,

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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Jan. 28

Tax haven. The U.S., apparently, is becoming the new Switzerland, but only for rich people trying

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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Jan. 27

Consumer Confidence Up Despite the Markets. We’ve heard plenty about the fluctuating stock market, financial woes in China and

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Must Read Money Stories for Tuesday, Jan. 26

New Tweeps. A shakeup is brewing at the top of Twitter, reports the New York Times. CEO

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Must Read Money Stories for Monday, Jan. 25

Gas Prices And Airlines. U.S. airlines reaped huge benefits from last year’s 30-percent plunge in fuel

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Reporting the Economic Impact of Winter Storms

Each winter, some regions brace for major weather events and blizzards that can dramatically affect local

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