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Homebuilders are upgraded at Credit Suisse, and Herbalife is initiated with an 'overweight.'
Wells Fargo is introducing a checking account fee in more states, and you can expect similar behavior from other big banks.
Premiums are shooting up, and insurers are dropping some types of coverage that once were standard.
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Don't send off your forms before double-checking to make sure you've completed all the necessary steps, from signing in the right place to sending your check to the correct address.
Plans to suppress public spending on pensions are questionable on their merits and, from a fiscal discipline point of view, are just so much wishful thinking.
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