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Dollars and Sense: The long-predicted stock market correction is here

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by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 8/24/15, 11:08 am

Buckle up. Unless you’ve been on a desert island, you know last week was rough in the markets. Monday was a fair day, but Tuesday and Wednesday were down days. On Thursday, the Dow fell more than 350 points. And just when you thought that might be the worst of it, it fell another 500 points on Friday. That’s what you call a bad week. The sell-off continued this morning, with the Dow dropping 1,000 points in early trading.

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Will Uber go under?

Money | A lawsuit may harm one company, but the ride-sharing concept isn’t going away
by David Skeel
Posted 8/21/15, 01:00 am

If you own a smartphone, you probably know that Uber, like its competitor Lyft, is a ride-hailing company that has upended the taxi industry. Consumers love Uber; interest groups don’t: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently threatened to crack down on Uber, and the French taxi industry protested Uber by shutting down Paris with a massive strike. Uber now faces multiple lawsuits in the United States.

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Dollars and Sense: Trouble in China drives down U.S. markets, moods

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by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 8/17/15, 12:48 pm

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