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  • 'Unpublish': The Continued Internet Controversy Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    Ever heard of the "unpublish"? It's a phenomenon peculiar to Internet journalism. It's basically taking down a story or video you've posted on your Web site.

  • Parents Kinda Stink at Teaching Kids About Money Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    Parents always want their children to succeed, but a survey from T. Rowe Price shows many parents are "unrealistically optimistic" about their children's financial future.

  • The Masters Economy in One Word: Booming Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 7:38 AM ET
    Ian Poulter of England hits an approach shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

    If the Masters golf tournament is any indication of how the U.S. economy is faring, then things seem to be looking up. At least for some.

  • The Euro Zone Crisis Is Back Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 3:15 AM ET

    Europe's finance ministers meeting in Dublin on Friday faced a renewed crisis on multiple fronts, with a backlash against austerity acting as a gloomy backdrop.

  • Nasdaq CEO's Bonus Cut Over Botched Facebook IPO Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 2:21 AM ET

    Nasdaq OMX Group said it slashed the 2012 annual bonus of Chief Executive Robert Greifeld by $542,100 over the botched handling of Facebook's initial public offering last year.

  • Bitcoin Continues Plunge After 'Powerful' Attacks Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:24 AM ET

    The value of Bitcoin continued to plunge as trading resumed at Mt Gox, the world's largest virtual currency exchange.

  • US Problems About More Than 'Moral Values': Poll Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Economic pressures rather than moral values are thought to be the principal US problem, a new NBC/WSJ poll finds.

  • The Heat Is On: All Eyes on Big Bank Earnings Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 7:16 PM ET

    Traders will be watching two consumer reports and earnings from JPMorgan and Wells Fargo Friday morning. Will it be a blowout quarter or a bust?

  • For Some Americans, April 15 Is a Day to Shine Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 5:12 PM ET

    A survey by the Pew Research Center found that more than a third of Americans like or even love doing their taxes.

  • Eli Lilly plans to slash 1,000 sales jobs in a "major restructuring," a source familiar with the plans said.

  • Winklevoss Twins Amass a Huge Bitcoin Stash Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss

    The Winklevoss twins, known as nemeses of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, may have one of the largest bitcoin portfolios.

  • Does the Fed Hate Pimco and Bank of America? Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 2:32 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Why were the world's largest bond fund and the nation's second largest bank left off the email distribution that prematurely sent out Fed minutes this week?

  • 5 Fiscal Secrets Buried In Obama’s Budget Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:27 PM ET

    President Obama submitted a 244-page budget proposal. The Fiscal Times dug through and found five critical—but easily overlooked—takeaways. Here they are.

  • Mark Zuckerberg Gets Political to Fix Immigration Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:11 PM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to build a new kind of economy and he is starting by first tackling immigration reform.

  • Hacker Claims He Can Hijack a Plane With an App Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    On Wednesday at the Hack in the Box security conference in Amsterdam, a security expert demonstrated how hackers can take control of an airplane by using a mobile device and a few other basic tools.

  • Healthier Taco Bell—Just Not Now Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 8:29 AM ET

    Taco Bell wants to fix its high-calorie and high-sodium reputation, so healthier items are on the way—by 2020, that is.

  • Background Checks Deal Boosts Odds for Gun-Control Bill Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    A breakthrough agreement to expand background checks for gun buyers, boosts the prospects the Senate will approve at least some of President Barack Obama's proposed gun restrictions.

  • Americans Worry About Budget Cuts Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Many Americans believe the sequester budget cuts harm the economy, even though most see little impact on their own families, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.

  • These 12 Banks Got the Fed Minutes a Day Early Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 4:46 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    So did at least one law firm, a hedge fund, a private equity fund, trade groups and lobbyists.

  • Finding Your Best Second Career Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    Whether it's inadequate savings or a craving for change, more and more Americans are embarking on second careers. Here's how to find your ideal next act.