For the first time in nearly a decade, fashionistas and investors seem to agree that the retailer has found the right blend of style and business strategy.
Mitt Romney is sharpening his attack on Obama’s handling of energy and environmental policy. But he is finding it’s not so easy to capitalize on skyrocketing gasoline prices as Obama claims credit for increased domestic oil production.
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Gingrich’s biggest benefactor, billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson, says Gingrich is “at the end of his line.”
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Declaring other insurance sections of health care reform law void because the individual mandate is unconstitutional would plunge the Supreme Court into a difficult process of determining which provisions are economically critical to its functioning.
For every argument that the bulls make to support their belief that the market's runup is for real, a counter-argument is readily presented by skeptics.
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US markets were able to rally hard and largely trim the day's losses. Meanwhile, a bounce in crude oil could be in the offing.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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