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Dollars and Sense: Fed stays the course but market uncertainty continues

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Fed stays the course. The Federal Reserve met last week and decided to leave interest rates unchanged—at near zero percent. That decision wasn’t a…

Notable Books

By Warren Cole Smith
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Books | Recent business books reviewed

Office Depot offers muddy apology for refusal to print pro-life flier

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | Office Depot has apologized to a Chicago woman who claims the company refused to print a flier for her last month due to its religious content. But last…

Christian ethics 101

Christian ethics 101

By Bill Newton
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Business | Today, I begin a series of columns on Christian ethics in the business world. But before we can legitimately think through and discuss the issues believers…

Dollars and Sense: Is the Wall Street roller coaster over?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Volatility high. Last week was a roller coaster on Wall Street. The CBOE Volatility Index, a measure of the premium traders are willing to pay for protection…

Denver discriminates against Chick-fil-A over CEO’s marriage beliefs

Denver discriminates against Chick-fil-A over CEO’s marriage beliefs

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | DENVER—Several Denver City Council members want to stop Chick-fil-A from opening at Denver International Airport (DIA), claiming the fast food chain CEO’s…

Dollars and Sense: The long-predicted stock market correction is here

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Buckle up. Unless you’ve been on a desert island, you know last week was rough in the markets. Monday was a fair day, but Tuesday and Wednesday were down…

Dollars and Sense: Trouble in China drives down U.S. markets, moods

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | The Chinese currency. The Chinese government devalued its currency, the yuan, twice last week, and that had a major negative impact on U.S. markets. Lots of…

The mattress man stands before kings

The mattress man stands before kings

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I needed a mattress and box springs for the spare room and Barbara had a pick-up truck and knew the best place—small, no-frills, and nothing but beds lined…

Target degendering campaign is a throwback to the 1970s

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | Target is removing gender-based signage in its toy and children’s bedding sections, according to an announcement on the company’s website late last week.

Creditors approve plan to keep Family Christian Stores open

By Lynde Langdon
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Business | Creditors for the bankrupt Family Christian Stores voted to allow the chain to reorganize and remain open, according to court documents filed today. Family…

Dollars and Sense: Markets drop on spotty economic news

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Markets continue downward. The markets dropped all last week. In fact, Friday was the seventh straight day of declines for the Dow, down nearly 1,000 points…

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