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Stocks hold at record levels on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market held at record levels Thursday as investors became harder to please. Continue reading

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Stocks pull back from record levels on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market pulled back from record levels Thursday as investors became harder to please. Continue reading

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Whooping cough may be becoming resistant to vaccines

A study suggests the whooping cough virus may be mutating, making it harder to combat. Continue reading

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‘Magic coin’ debt ceiling solution not worth much

With the debt ceiling debacle looming, there’s a move afoot to urge the Treasury to use its power to create a single, $1 trillion platinum coin. But this magic would be a lot harder to pull off than its proponents would have you believe. Continue reading

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40-year-old interns kick-starting their careers

Getting full-time work is even harder when you’ve got a resume gap, as many moms find out when they try to re-enter the workforce after taking a few years off to raise the kids. Continue reading

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Gold and Silver Stumble After FOMC Minutes

On Thursday, gold (NYSEARCA:GLD) futures for February delivery, the most active contract, fell $14.20 to settle at $1,674.60 per ounce, while silver (NYSEARCA:SLV) futures for March dropped 29 cents higher to close at $30.72.Both precious metals took a pause after strong gains to start the year, but declined even harder as the Federal Reserve tries to keep the market guessing on its massive bond purchasing programs.The newly released Federal Open Market Committee minutes show that policymakers are dividend about expanding the Fed’s balance sheet beyond 2013. Continue reading

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Pakistan militants kill 41 in mass execution, attack on Shi’ites

PESHWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistani militants, who have escalated attacks in recent weeks, killed at least 41 people in two separate incidents, officials said on Sunday, challenging assertions that military offensives have broken the back of hardline Islamist groups. The United States has long pressured nuclear-armed ally Pakistan to crack down harder on both homegrown militants groups such as the Taliban and others which are based on its soil and attack Western forces in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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The ‘skills gap’ may be your fault, employers

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, try harder. Continue reading

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It’s not that hard for authorities to get to your email

Paula Broadwell is a trained intelligence officer who’d spent years working with some of the most secretive agencies in the world, according to her biography from her book publisher, Penguin . How were FBI agents able to hunt her through cyberspace with just a handful of anonymous emails to begin Continue reading

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Women earn more when salaries are ‘negotiable’

Why do women earn less than men? There are many theories out there, but one thing is for sure: The lower your salary when you begin your career, the harder it is to catch up Continue reading

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