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- Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
A Wall Street Journal survey of economists found that many expect the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates near zero until sometime in 2015. The forecasts are generally in line with what members of Read More
Manhattan's median monthly apartment rent fell 2.8% last month, compared to February 2013, to reach $3,100, according to Miller Samuel and Douglas Elliman Real Estate. That was the sixth straight decl Read More
- Financial News Online (U.K.) (subscription required)
The European Securities and Markets Authority says further research into "the potential risks and benefits" of high-frequency trading is needed. A report from ESMA says HFT is "positively correlated t Read More
While many experts say a portion of retirement income should be used to purchase immediate annuities, few retirees follow this advice. But that make be a mistake. "The bottom line is you aren’t like Read More
- Courier (Houma, La.), The
- Greenfield Daily Reporter (Ind.)
The Terrebonne Parish Council in Louisiana gave approval to a contract to start the construction of 4.5 miles of levees along Lake Boudreaux. The levees are designed to prevent lake water from inundat Read More
- CBS News
Dynamics, a developer of next-generation credit cards, is planning a credit card that contains its own keypad, which the company says will help stop fraud. Users must enter a code to make the middle s Read More
Should entities such as the California High-Speed Rail Authority provide stipends to losing bidders for contracts?
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