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Pantera, Fortress create a bitcoin fund

Fortress Investment Group LLC suffered a loss on bitcoin last year. Now the hedge fund firm is diving in even deeper.<p>In a fresh sign of the interest …

Retirement: 36% have saved $1,000 or less - Encore - MarketWatch

The widely watched annual Retirement Confidence Survey was released yesterday, and one particularly confidence-eroding number has been capturing a …

Report: Google's Mobile Ad Prices Now On A Steep Rise

One of the only serious concerns about Google in the past year or so has been falling prices for search ads, mostly from the lower prices commanded by the ads when they’re run on mobile devices. But that concern may be fading as marketers increasingly flock to reach people on smartphones and …

SecondMarket aim to open Bitcoin fund to investors

SecondMarket Inc. is racing to open up a private bitcoin investment fund to ordinary investors as soon as the fourth quarter, potentially beating a …

Starbucks doesn't dominate as much as you'd think; Dunkin' Donuts retains New England foothold - Behind the Storefront - MarketWatch

You might assume Starbucks<p>/quotes/zigman/20720/delayed /quotes/nls/sbux SBUX , with its global brand and its more than 11,000 company-owned and …

Pentagon’s Wish List Is All About Buildings, Training, and Aircraft

Pentagon of­fi­cials have said time and time again that they are play­ing by the rules this year, sub­mit­ting a budget re­quest that is in line with …

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Banks Must Recreate The Customer Experience

Banks are facing an identity crisis. For the last century, traditional financial services institutions—banks, credit unions, savings and loans—were largely the only game in town for consumers. Individuals often formed lifelong relationships with a single institution and accepted that the bank was …