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Posted on 22 Nov 2011 | 2,500 views
The Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Inflation

The retail cost of menu items for a classic Thanksgiving Dinner including turkey, stuffing, cranberries, pumpkin pie and all the basic trimmings increased about 13 percent this year, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

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Posted on 4 Oct 2011 | 3,504 views
October 2011 S&P 500 Edges Towards Bear Market Territory

If we get through the dreaded month of October 2011 without a Black Monday or Black Friday market crash, then we’ll have plenty to be thankful for come November 2011.

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Posted on 17 Sep 2011 | 4,480 views
Netflix Stock NFLX Crashes 48% Over the Past 2 Months

In July 2011, Netflix (Stock Symbol: NFLX) raised its prices, saying its business model had changed considerably from its early days of sending DVDs back and forth to customers by post in ubiquitous red-and-white envelopes.

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Posted on 15 Sep 2011 | 4,399 views
Rogue Trader Causes $2 billion Loss at UBS Bank

Swiss banking giant UBS said Thursday September 15, 2011 that a rogue trader has caused it an estimated loss of ($2 billion), stunning a beleaguered banking industry that has proven vulnerable to unauthorized trades.

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Posted on 28 Aug 2011 | 5,171 views
Gold Bubble 2011 now Bursting and Crashing

Gold has been plunging in New York on speculation that financial markets may be stabilizing, eroding the appeal of the precious metal as a safe haven.