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The States People Are Fleeing

More people are moving out of New Jersey than are moving in. The same is true for New York and Illinois. Those three states top the “outbound” list compiled by United Van Lines, the big St. Louis-based moving company that has put together an annual survey of where Americans are moving for the last …

Demographics

U.S. Lawyers Increase Pressure On Petrobras As Oil Major Becomes Brazilian Embarrassment

If the Petrobras story sweeping Brazil today was a sporting event, it would be the infamous Brazil vs Germany game from the 2014 FIFA World Cup. And Brazilians would be forced to watch it over and over and over again.<p>Petrobras, once the pride of Brazil, is now an embarrassment. Investors want to …

Police stop pursuing nearly 79,000 fugitives

Escaping across state lines<p>Police won't chase 330,000 accused felons<p>YUCAIPA, Calif. – For a time, the intruder charged with pressing a revolver to Armando Botello's forehead truly was a wanted man. When he disappeared, the police promised to pursue him anywhere in the United States.<p>No longer. Last …

How To Go Completely Invisible On Facebook

Some people don't like getting random friend requests or awkward messages from long-forgotten friends. Some people just want to use Facebook to keep up with others but don't want others to be able to keep up with them.<p>Want to stay hidden on Facebook? We can help you out.<p>When you're finished with …

DEUTSCHE BANK: We're About To Witness The 'Second Gold Rush' In Global Solar

That's where massive European spending on renewable energy subsidies most intensively took hold. But the broader continental boom produced worldwide ripple effect, creating a supply glut in China that helped send solar panel prices worldwide to unseen lows.<p>But, for manufacturers at least, the boom …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

7 Exercises For Stronger Abs With No Back Pain

If traditional ab exercises such as sit-ups and crunches have little to no effect on the strength and development of your midsection (affectionately …

5 Stocks Under $10 Set to Soar

DELAFIELD, Wis. ( Stockpickr) -- There isn't a day that goes by on Wall Street when certain stocks trading for $10 a share or less don't experience …

3 Things You Should Never Say When Negotiating Salary

Here are the three kisses of death and why they will doom you to less pay than you're worth, courtesy of Colette Ellis of InStep Consulting and CBS News. Pretend saying these phrases will elicit the same effect as, say, repeating "Bloody Mary" in the mirror or saying "Beetlejuice" three times. …

Employment

The Six Rules of Intelligent Investing

What does it take to manage money? How do you know which assets to buy and sell? How do you know which stocks to buy and sell? What should you do in a market correction? When you should adjust your portfolio? How can you avoid costly mistakes?<p>Should you pay someone to manage your money for you?<p>The …

Yeezus, Take the Wheel

Kanye West's new album is the hedonistic unraveling of a man on the precipice of the only thing scarier than fame: fatherhood<p>Whatever else is said …

Rap & Hip-Hop

ANALYST: Now That The Cheap Money Is Coming To An End, We Can See The Bubble To End All Bubbles

There's a Warren Buffett quote that's something akin to: When the tide goes out, you can see who's been swimming naked.<p>That's the theme of a note this morning from SocGen analyst Kit Juckes, who says that as rates are rising, and tapering talk picks up, it's beginning to be clear where the …

A Riveting Interview With Edward Snowden's Conflicted Father

In a Fox News appearance, he advised his son to avoid committing treason and come home.<p>Watch below as he describes the 29-year-old NSA whistleblower as a sensitive, caring, deep-thinking man of conscience who must have seen something very alarming to give up all he did and challenge the government.

Startling As It May Sound, Citigroup Is Desperately Trying To Find Ways To Pay More US Taxes

The third-largest U.S. bank tried to buy the foundering Wachovia Corp in the fall of 2008 in part because the deal would have brought it more taxable domestic income, a person familiar with the matter said.<p>In February this year, it agreed to buy a portfolio of about $7 billion in credit card loans …

Why Are People So Distrustful of Big Government?

The NSA revelations don't come in a vacuum: There's a long history of abuses carried out in the name of national security.<p>Reuters<p>NSA surveillance poses a particularly thorny challenge to conservative War on Terror hawks, who are forced to confront the tension between two things they believe: 1) The …

Bank of America whistle-blower’s bombshell: “We were told to lie”

Bombshell: Bank of America whistle-blowers detail horrid schemes to fleece borrowers, reward foreclosures (UPDATED)<p>Bank of America’s mortgage servicing unit systematically lied to homeowners, fraudulently denied loan modifications, and paid their staff bonuses for deliberately pushing people into …

Lindsey Graham, the 'death spiral' and the Republican Party

Immigration reform is proving another awkward moment for Sen. Marco Rubio.<p>Immigration reform sure has Republicans in a bind. After all, Sen. Lindsey …

When Rape Is a Fantasy

Is it possible to reconcile sexual fantasy and sexual violence?<p><i>My Secret Garden</i> by Nancy Friday turns 40 this year. Though it was a best-seller in its day, it's not especially well known now, perhaps in part because age hasn't made it any easier to deal with. Part sociological study, part feminist …

Doc Rivers-centered talks continue

The Celtics and Clippers have relaunched discussions on a new trade framework that could bring a resolution to the complicated talks regarding coach …

It's not personal, it's just business

<i>Sun Sentinel</i> -- Sales of mega yachts are turning the corner in the improving economy, according to some South Florida-based yacht sellers and …