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Digital currency getting use in more respectable places

Digital currency getting use in more respectable places

By Laura Edghill
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Money | The largest private university on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus said last week it will start accepting the digital currency bitcoin as an alternative way…

Dollars and Sense: Desperate retailers and consumers

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | When Black Friday comes. Though we’ve been seeing Christmas ads since before Halloween, today is officially the first day of the holiday shopping season. Is…

Dollars and Sense: As economy soars, Fed pulls back support

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Market history. The stock markets made history this week when the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed over the 16,000 mark for the first time ever Monday…

Dollars and Sense: Was this week the calm before a storm?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | No fireworks. Last week I told you it was going to be fairly quiet this week. The economy was mostly as good as my word. We saw no major fireworks on the…

Bursting bubbles

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Housing prices rise, but talk of bubbles may be inflated

Dollars and Sense: Revenues low, but stocks keep climbing

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Earnings post-mortem. We’ve been talking about earnings season for a couple of weeks. It’s finally time to do a post-mortem on the third quarter, and the…

Dollars and Sense: Are we headed for a stock slide?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Earnings season. For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been talking about earnings season. It’s now winding down. How did we do? If your standard is…

The new abnormal

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Does anyone still care about earnings?

Dollars and Sense: Markets rise despite mediocre earnings and weak jobs outlook

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Up and upper. It was another pretty good week for the stock market. In fact, it’s been a good week, month, and year. The S&P 500 is up 22 percent this…

Why banks see pastors as bad credit risks

Why banks see pastors as bad credit risks

By Bill Newton
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Money | “Never loan money to poets, painters, and pastors.” the banker told me. He called it the “Three 'P' Rule.” The first two on the list I understood, but…

Dollars and Sense: Crisis averted, on to earnings season

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Crisis averted. “Our long national nightmare for the markets is over.” Those were the famous words Gerald Ford used at the end of the Watergate scandal,

Yellow brick road

Yellow brick road

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Bubbles and crises bring new momentum to calls for a gold standard

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