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Is Sears Playing Markdown Games With Me?

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The washing machine Laurie Beane just bought from Sears is suddenly on sale. Why does the company want to return it in order to honor the new price? Question: I’ve been without a washing machine for a few years and have been waiting for the best deal that I could afford. I recently ordered a […]

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What Do The TSA's New Scanner Rules Mean For Your Next Flight?

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The Transportation Security Administration’s new rules for screening passengers with its controversial full-body scanners — which were quietly changed just before the busy holiday travel season — represent a significant policy reversal that could affect your next flight. Getting checked by the TSA’s advanced-imaging technology used to be entirely optional, allowing those who refused a […]

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Chris Brown Speaks Out After Assault Allegations

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Chris Brown has broken his silence about the assault allegations that surfaced over the weekend. A woman accused the R&B artist of stealing her phone and hitting her after she tried to take a photograph with him. The alleged incident took place during a private afterparty early Saturday morning at the Palms Casino Resort in […]

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Is Your Life Insurance Dying?

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There may be a cancer eating away at your life insurance policy – causing it to die before you do! If you have a “universal life” policy – one with flexible premiums and/or investment choices within the policy, the insurance industry is taking a bigger bite out of the cash build-up that was forecast to […]

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USD/JPY Forecast Jan. 4-8

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USD/JPY had an uneventful week to sign off 2015, as the pair closed the week almost unchanged, at 120.22. The upcoming week has six events. Here is an outlook on the major events moving the yen and an updated technical analysis for USD/JPY. US indicators were by no means impressive last week, as unemployment claims […]

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The 9 worst logo changes of 2015

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When changing an established corporate logo, there’s a fine line between success and disaster. This year, several major companies changed their logos, and some simply fell flat. To identify the worst revamps, Business Insider looked through graphic-design publisher UnderConsideration‘s Brand New blog archives and picked out our least favorites. We only considered large, non-athletic-team or […]

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Kim Kardashian Gives Us The First Glimpse Of Saint West

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We’ve been #blessed. Kim Kardashian shared the first photo of her new baby boy, Saint West, with fans on her personal website Saturday. The photo, titled “BFF,” features the almost 1-month-old baby holding the finger of his 2-year-old sister, North West. “She said, ‘He’s my best friend,’” the reality TV star captioned the photo of […]

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The 21 most anticipated movies of 2016

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2015 was an exciting and storied year in film, from the release of critically-acclaimed movies like AI-exploration thriller “Ex Machina” to “Spotlight,” the ensemble drama chronicling The Boston Globe’s Pulitzer-prize winning coverage of the Catholic Church, to “Star Wars: The Force Awakens’” record-breaking box-office debut. But this year’s poised to be even better with a […]

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USD/CAD Forecast Jan. 4-8

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The Canadian dollar was uneventful in the final week of 2015, as USD/CAD was unchanged. The pair closed at 1.3830. There are seven events this week. Here is an outlook on the major market-movers and an updated technical analysis for USD/CAD. US numbers were not impressive last week, as unemployment claims and housing reports were […]

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The 24 most valuable fintech startups in the world

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Financial technology, or fintech, is a boom industry right now, with investment flooding into companies reinventing the way we do payments, lending, investing, and more. Valuations in the sector are also sky-rocketing as more money floods in. Many companies are now reaching the fabled “unicorn” status — the term in the tech industry for companies […]