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  • Little-known scores rank consumers' value based on data from Web, apps, loyalty cards

    WASHINGTON If you've bought a house or car lately, chances are you know your credit score, or at least whether it's good or bad. But what about your customer loyalty score? Or your identity score? Or your health score? Most people have no idea that...
  • Spooked by defaults, China banks begin retreat from risk

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Some of China's struggling firms are finally getting the reception that regulators have been hoping for - a cold shoulder from banks in the form of smaller and costlier loans. Reuters has contacted over 80 companies with elevated debt...
  • Unfair to Obamacare: Another ill-advised legal challenge

    Opponents of the Affordable Care Act have mounted the most far-reaching legal challenge to the law since the (unsuccessful) attempt to have its insurance mandate declared unconstitutional. At issue is whether the subsidies the law provides to help lower-...
  • Debt Adviser: How to handle a charge-off on an SBA loan

    QUESTION: My business went bankrupt in 2008, resulting in a charge-off on a Small Business Administration loan. Since the SBA loan is also in my personal name, that charge-off is on my credit report. I am now trying to get a mortgage to purchase a...
  • Cash king for now at toll plazas in Maryland [Editorial]

    Your money is no good here, long an expression associated with hospitality spoken by gracious benefactors doing the buying at a bar or restaurant, increasingly has a new meaning in the United States. Though each banknote bears the familiar sentence,...
  • Talking Shop: Sales help fight Chinese gendercide

    Talking Shop: Sales help fight Chinese gendercide
    In 1989, Ling Chai joined friends and fellow students at Tiananmen Square for what she believed would be a peaceful protest. They gathered at the Beijing site to rally for political and social reform, better career prospects and a free media. But in...
  • Sweepstakes scam is one of many consumer frauds out to get you

    When he opened the letter, retiree James Thomas certainly wanted it to be true. In black and white, the congratulatory letter stated that he was one of "five lucky" winners in a Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes Association lottery drawing. His...
  • Euro zone business recovery stays strong as firms slash prices

    LONDON (Reuters) - The pace of growth among euro zone private businesses has barely slowed from February's 2-1/2 year high this month, but firms were forced to slash prices again to maintain the momentum, surveys showed on Monday. With a solid...
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel in salesman mode at SXSW

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel in salesman mode at SXSW
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cultural Affairs Commissioner Michelle Boone double-teamed the city of Austin on Tuesday in what was essentially a daylong info-mercial for Chicago as a musical and cultural force. There was an agenda, of course: Cater to the...
  • Marijuana industry finds unlikely new allies in conservatives

    WASHINGTON — Hoping to get pot legalized in Nevada, an investment firm specializing in the fast-growing marijuana industry invited the ballot initiative's backers to pitch 150 financiers at a Las Vegas symposium. Within 10 minutes, they raised...
  • Why Africa is the next frontier for fund investors

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - It only took a look at the financial statements of the world's largest maker of spirits to convince Larry Seruma that Africa was the place to go. Seruma was then running a long-short hedge fund and had a position in Diageo Plc, the...