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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Oct. 21
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Oct. 21

By on Oct 21, 2014

Apple sold 39 million iPhones last quarter, shattering last year’s sales. The technology company made $8.5 billion in profit, according to the New York Times, which was 13.3 percent higher than 2013’s fourth quarter earnings. Analysts point to Apple’s skyrocketing sales of its new iPhones as one of the major reasons for its success, as […]

The money tale of two World Series teams
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The money tale of two World Series teams

After a lot of extra-inning games, the 2014 World Series matchup has finally been decided. The Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants have some things in common regarding how they got so deep into October — both reached the Series via wild card games and strong bullpens. But that’s where the similarities between these […]

Must Read Money Stories, Thursday Oct. 16
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Must Read Money Stories, Thursday Oct. 16

Global markets plummeted on Wednesday. Though Wall Street had a resurgence toward the end of the day, the Dow Jones industrial average dropped by 173.45 points yesterday. The dip came after a massive sell-off in Europe as the Eurozone continues to struggle. The New York Times says investors fear that governments don’t have the policy […]

Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Oct. 14
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Oct. 14

  Expect Nike to use Kevin Durant’s injury to its advantage. In September, Durant signed a 10-year $275 million contract with the Portland-based company and will now miss at least part of the 2014-15 season after fracturing his foot. Injuries and career setbacks haven’t stopped Nike and other apparel companies from making millions off of […]

Must Read Money Stories Friday, Oct. 10
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Must Read Money Stories Friday, Oct. 10

Welcome to a new feature at BusinessJournalism.org. Each day, we’ll be posting Must Read Money Stories. We’re on the lookout for links, photos, graphics and videos that set the pace in money and journalism. Icahn to Apple: C’mon, give a little. Legendary activist and billionaire investor Carl Icahn sent a love letter addressed to Apple CEO […]

Must Read Money Stories Thursday, Oct. 9
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Must Read Money Stories Thursday, Oct. 9

Welcome to a new feature at BusinessJournalism.org. Each day, we’ll be posting Must Read Money Stories. We’re on the lookout for links, photos, graphics and videos that set the pace in money and journalism. Elon Musk doesn’t think flying cars will be in our future. Why? Well, they could fall on your head, clog up […]

Must Read Money Stories Wednesday, Oct. 8
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Must Read Money Stories Wednesday, Oct. 8

Welcome to a new feature at BusinessJournalism.org. Each day, we’ll be posting Must Read Money Stories. We’re on the lookout for links, photos, graphics and videos that set the pace in money and journalism. “Tough decisions” at Walmart. The retail giant announced in a blog post this morning it would eliminate health care benefits for 30,000 […]

Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Oct. 7
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Oct. 7

Welcome to a new feature at BusinessJournalism.org. Each day, we’ll be posting Must Read Money Stories. We’re on the lookout for links, photos, graphics and videos that set the pace in money and journalism. Attorney General Eric Holder isn’t done yet. The New York Times reports that the Justice Department is planning to file charges against […]

Raquel Rutledge Milwaukee
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On data, tips, outrage: Pulitzer-winner Raquel Rutledge opens Reynolds Week

Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Raquel Rutledge has spent her career uncovering the painful truths behind some of Wisconsin’s controversial news stories. From exposing fraud in the state’s child-care subsidy system to alerting readers why shoddy fuel was making its way past inspections and into their vehicles, Rutledge understands how to pull together stories that take […]