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  • Divorced Couples Who Worked Together Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 2:57 PM ET
    When a couple divorces, it’s rarely as simple as one person packing a suitcase and sleeping on a friend’s couch. Lawyers are hired, assets are divided and child custody is negotiated. A painful process, to be sure, but those enduring it can sometimes escape at work, an oasis of distraction where personal problems can be ignored for eight hours a day.This is not an option when a divorced couple works together. As stressful as this situation likely is, some divorced couples roll up their sleeves,

    Divorced couples sometimes have to see each other at work. Some share ownership of a business but communicate only through lawyers and underlings. Others go on 300-day international stadium tours together.

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    The euro slips on credit warnings, and Metallica rocks currencies — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Selection to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame can be a boon for a musician’s career. But the lobbying for votes can become intense, the New York Times reports.

  • Spotify Wants to be The Platform for All Things Music Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 2:52 PM ET
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    The service wants to be the destination for all things music, pitting it against Apple's iTunes, Google's new music store and Amazon's MP3 store.

  • Thanksgiving Weekend Bountiful for Auto Sales Friday, 25 Nov 2011 | 10:31 AM ET

    What happens when you combine mild weather with pent up auto demand and a decent inventory of 2011 models? A strong weekend for auto sales.

  • J-Lo's Fiat Flap Much Ado About Nothing Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 10:22 AM ET
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    In the world of car ads, the latest hub bub over the Fiat ads featuring J-Lo is perhaps the biggest non-story getting lots of attention.

  • May-December Celebrity Divorces Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 4:12 PM ET
    On Nov. 17, 2011, after six years of marriage, celebrity couple Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher . The pair had made headlines when they first emerged as a couple, and very few of those headlines ran without pointing out the 16-year age difference between the two of them.The age gap between Moore and Kutcher made their union a classic May-December romance, and the list of celebrities who have engaged in such unions is long. Almost as long, however, is the list of such couples who couldn’t keep thei

    Divorce lawyers have full coffers thanks to the dissolution of celebrity unions. What are some notable May-December celebrity divorces?

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    On Wednesday afternoon Google will finally launch its long-awaited music store at an event in Los Angeles.

  • The Top 10 Smooth Jams of Silvio Berlusconi Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 3:48 PM ET
    Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi

    Don't worry about Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi — if this whole politics thing doesn't work out, he's always got a career as a singer to fall back on!

  • "Even though MTV made many strategic mistakes during the book’s span, from its 1981 launch through its first decade, they were still, at every turn, smarter than the record labels, whose relationship with MTV passed through four distinct phases, all of them unwise," writes the co-author of the new book, "I Want My MTV."

  • 10 Unforgettable MTV Moments Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 12:25 PM ET
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    As the new book, "I Want My MTV The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution" by Craig Marks and Rob Tannenbaum hits stores, I thought I would share my 10 favorite MTV moments.

  • Hip-Hop's 50 Cent on Music Ventures   Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 1:27 PM ET
    Hip-Hop's 50 Cent on Music Ventures

    Hip-Hop impresario Curtis Jackson, better known as 50 Cent, is one of the best-selling recording artists in music history. He discusses his latest ventures, a new book and a new energy drink.

  • Most Extravagant Funerals Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 1:09 PM ET
    The average funeral in the U.S. costs about . Educated consumers can comparison shop and find a coffin at Wal-Mart for less than , but typically those grieving for loved ones simply reply on local funeral homes and accept their price points.While the cost associated with the average funeral service is burdensome for most, there are those for whom no average funeral will do. Many actors, musicians and politicians have been sent off in grand fashion, with extravagant final services featuring dizzy

    Who has had some of the most extravagant funerals of all time? Check out our list.

  • Inventions That Killed Businesses Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 4:35 PM ET
    The forward march of technology is both unforgiving and unstoppable. As it mercilessly weeds out the old in favor of the new, once beloved products and services become less favored by consumers, while others simply become obsolete.It’s always been this way. The horse and buggy was once the dominant means of travel for Americans, but once the automobile was invented formerly solvent buggy makers found themselves out of a job.This dynamic repeats itself whenever a new invention comes along that si

    What follows is a list of products and services that became so indispensable to consumers that they instantly lost interest in their previous favorites.

  • Occupy Wall Street protests

    Not everyone camping out is thrilled with celebrities making an appearance with Occupy Wall Street.

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    Today, the fundamentals of the concert experience – hearing about a show, rallying your friends to buy tickets, going to the show, and recounting the experience to everyone you know – are the same, but the means are greatly modernized through mobile technology.

  • Kelli McGarraugh - President, MD Records Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 11:48 AM ET
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    "Sometimes we go out looking for our life’s work, and sometimes it finds us. Getting into the music business was not something I had dreamed about, or even considered when planning my life and career," says Kelli McGarraugh, President, MD Records.

  • Sony Secures Abu Dhabi Funds for EMI Bid Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 12:02 AM ET
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    Sony has secured financing from Abu Dhabi’s investment fund for EMI as second-round bids for the UK music company came in before a deadline last night, people close to Citibank’s $3.5bn-$4bn auction said. The FT reports.

  • Want Radiohead Tickets? Get Ready to Barter Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 11:27 AM ET
    Radiohead at Roseland

    A robust — and unique — black market has sprung up for what is one of the most coveted concert tickets of the year for thousands of New Yorkers: Radiohead’s two shows at the Roseland Ballroom in Midtown Manhattan.

  • Chubby Checker's 'Twist' on the Fed   Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 5:54 PM ET
    Chubby Checker's 'Twist' on the Fed

    Will "The Twist" get the U.S. economy on its feet again? Chubby Checker, singer-songwriter and the Fast Money traders weigh in.