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  • The government shutdown's toll by the numbers

    The government shutdown's toll by the numbers
    The first government shutdown in nearly 20 years ended late Wednesday after Congress agreed on a deal to fund the government through Jan. 15. and raise the nation's debt limit through Feb. 7. The 16-day ordeal took a toll on the national economy,...
  • Coinfloor says it is committed to fighting money laundering

    Coinfloor says it is committed to fighting money laundering
    British bitcoin exchange Coinfloor opened its virtual doors to customers this week with a stated commitment to meeting government regulations and keeping money launderers out. The London-based exchange will officially open to trading Tuesday, but it...
  • Men's Wearhouse rejects takeover bid from Jos. A. Bank

    Men’s Wearhouse Inc. has a suitor who wants to pay $2.3 billion to take over the retailer, but the menswear company is having none of it. Saying that the bid from Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. “significantly undervalues” the chain, Men&...
  • FTC urged to investigate multilevel marketing firms such as Herbalife

    FTC urged to investigate multilevel marketing firms such as Herbalife
    Dozens of people have called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate multilevel marketing, a controversial industry that includes companies such as Herbalife Ltd., Amway, Avon and others. In a letter delivered to the FTC's Washington offices...
  • Shutdown halts do-not-call list. Can you sue a telemarketer?

    Shutdown halts do-not-call list. Can you sue a telemarketer?
    The government shutdown has caught the Federal Trade Commission in its cold embrace, and that means the do-not-call list is on the fritz. Telemarketers have free rein to call people. Robin thus asks a timely question: Can you sue a telemarketer? And...
  • Unwanted catalogs: Getting off all those mailing lists

    Tammie, like many people, receives catalogs she doesn't want. Lots of them. She wants to know: How did these guys find her? And what can she do to get rid of them? Finding people is the easy part. Marketers routinely buy and sell mailing lists....
  • Knight Capital's massive trading error results in $12-million SEC fine

    Knight Capital's massive trading error results in $12-million SEC fine
    Knight Capital Group's successor has agreed to pay $12 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission allegations that it failed to have safeguards in place that could have prevented mistaken trades that caused more than $460 million in losses...
  • How to get off all those mailing lists

    How to get off all those mailing lists
    Dottie works hard to protect her privacy. Yet she finds she's constantly being put on different marketers' mailing lists? She'd like to know: How does this happen and what can she do about it? How it happens is that any time we do business with a...
  • Suspicious package briefly closes Union Square in San Francisco

    Suspicious package briefly closes Union Square in San Francisco
    A suspicious device found at at Geary and Stockton streets that briefly shut down Union Square in San Francisco on Thursday was cleared and determined to be a false alarm, police said. Authorities received a call from near Market and Powell Streets, a...
  • Many Americans are confused by 401(k) retirement plans

    Many Americans are confused by 401(k) retirement plans
    Americans rely heavily on 401(k)s to fund their hoped-for retirements, but many people find the plans bewildering and aren’t sure they’re making the right investment choices. That’s the upshot of a new survey by Charles Schwab Corp.,...
  • California unveils ad campaign for new health insurance market

    California unveils ad campaign for new health insurance market
    California lifted the curtain Thursday on its advertising for a new health insurance marketplace opening this fall as part of the federal health law. Covered California, the state agency implementing the Affordable Care Act, said these initial TV ads...