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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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Dollars and Sense: Markets drop on spotty economic news

Money
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 8/10/15, 09:50 am

Markets continue downward. The markets dropped all last week. In fact, Friday was the seventh straight day of declines for the Dow, down nearly 1,000 points from its high in mid-May. It’s also down for the year. We’re not officially into correction territory, but we’re getting close.

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