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Should You Consider a 50 Year Mortgage?

The local newspaper produces a weekly periodical which is given to everyone for free, and it’s filled with all sorts of advertisements. I read it because there are usually grocery coupons in it and I can save a couple of bucks every week. I saw an advertisement for a local mortgage company who was now […]
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Can You Recover from Bad Credit?

If you find yourself turned down for a loan or a credit card, it’s likely that it’s because your credit rating is bad, or at the very least, not as good as it could be. Although it might seem devastating at first, all is not lost. You can recover from bad credit, but just like […]
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Why The World Won’t Let Greece Fail

The world market has seen some incredibly turbulent times in the last few years. AS things have started to level out the countries begin to pick up the pieces of a shattered market, some road bumps have proven to risk throwing everything back into a downward spiral. Spain and Greece’s economic woes have risked throwing […]
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Steve Jobs’ Appearance At WWDC Fails To Rally Apple Stock (NSDA: AAPL)

Shares of Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) tumbled on Tuesday as CEO Steve Jobs appearance at the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference failed to rally the stock. Tuesday’s decline continued a late sell-off that began yesterday during the midst of the conference, shares finished lower $6 or 1.8 percent to $132.08. Jobs took a leave from his current […]
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General Motors (NYSE: GM), Ford (NYSE: F) May Auto Sales Hold Up Better Than Foreign Competitors

The major automakers released U.S auto sales results for the month of May on Wednesday.  As expected, they all posted a decline as widespread parts shortages due to the Japanese earthquake on Mar 11 caused inventory shortages for dealers. However, General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Ford (NYSE: F) held up much better than their foreign […]
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Apple (AAPL) Sets Guinness Records

The 2011 Guinness Book of World Records Gaming Edition has confirmed what most gamers already know- Apple is a serious contender in the world of gaming. As stated recently on Apple Insider, “Apple’s success with the iPhone 4 and the App Store has earned the company several impressive records in the 2011 Gamer’s Edition of […]
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Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) Sets World Records

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has made the news yet again. To the delight of Apple fans around the world the company is receiving lots of recognition for making it into the Guinness Book of World Records. Fans should be excited to know that they didn’t receive just one recognition, but several. Rewards went out for the […]
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New Movies Coming To Netflix (NFLX)

A new multi-year agreement with Miramax will increase the number of movies in the Watch Instantly category by several hundred titles. According to the press release, this is the first time a digital subscription service will have access to Miramax titles. For U.S. Netflix subscribers, this will add to the number of movies which can […]
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YouTube (NASDAQ: GOOG) Competes with Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX)

Google’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) YouTube is attempting to take on Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) by streaming full-length movies through collaborations with Hollywood movie studios like Sony Corp., Warner Brothers, Universal Pictures and Lionsgate. About 3,000 movies will be offered on Youtube, available for rent by United States viewers, at about $3.99 each. YouTube is most known for […]
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Facebook Revealed as Instigator of Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) PR Attack

A publicity stunt had been revealed that outs Facebook as the chief instigator in a campaign to smear Google (NASDAQ: GOOG). USA Today reported that Sheryl Sandberg, a veteran executive hired from Google and now COO of Facebook gave the green light to launch an ad campaign against Google. The Daily Beast broke the story […]
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Apple Involved in Yet Another Location-Information Legal Battle

The United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico is the latest to file a lawsuit against the technology company, Apple (NASDAQ: APPL). The lawsuit alleges that Apple transmitted phone users locations to third-party advertisers which constituted fraud and unfair trade practices. This lawsuit also names The Weather Channel and Pandora Media as […]
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Lawsuit Filed Against Apple(NASDAQ: AAPL) Google, Adobe, Intel, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Intuit

A former employee of Lucasfilm claims executives from top performing technology companies like Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Adobe, Intel, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Intuit agreed not to hire employees from one another’s businesses; and to put a limit on the salaries of individuals working for them. The lawsuit is seeking class action status, filed […]
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Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) Sues College Bookstores in Response to Complaint that Amazon Textbook Ads are Misleading

When the National Association of College Stores Inc., a group of over 3,000 college bookstores, complained that Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) was misleading customers with their textbook ads – Amazon responded by filing a federal court lawsuit. In February, NACS wrote to Amazon and explained they were troubled by the lower prices Amazon was advertising on […]
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Customers of JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), Citigroup (NYSE: C), Capital One (NYSE: COF), and US Bancorp (NYSE: USB) May Have E-Mail Addresses Hacked

Customers of some of the nation’s largest companies, including many of the nation’s largest banks, may begin to receive a flood of unwelcome mail due to a security breach at a national third-party email fulfillment company. JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Citigroup Inc. (C), US Bancorp (USB) were among the companies that were reporting that some of […]
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American Tower Down 8.5% On AT&T’s Purchase Of T-Mobile

    Shares of American Tower (NYSE:AMT), along with other U.S. tower building telecom companies, fell on Monday, as AT&T’s $39 billion deal to buy T-Mobile USA raised concerns that telecom consolidation will reduce the demand for infrastructure.In the past, when two U.S. wireless companies merged, there has not been an immediate impact on cell […]
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When Surety Bonds and Banking Intersect

This is a guest post by Kevin Kaiser of SuretyBonds.com, a nationwide surety bond provider. The agency’s Surety Bond Education Program reaches out to professionals in a number of industries who have an invested interest in surety bonds. When it comes to purchasing or investing in some sort of bond, consumers usually begin their search […]
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Mint.com Scam: What Is The Most Reported Mint.com Scam?

With any new business, consumers need to be wary of the business practices of the company and learn as much as they can about the company before doing business with them.  Many companies have complaints leveled against them by disappointed customers and Mint.com is no exception.  The most common Mint.com scam reported is not a […]
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US job market expected to improve slowly but surely

This is a guest post by Neil R. Williams, a financial consultant. He helps and consultants people on financial issues such as their debt problems, credit repair, debt settlement, bankruptcy filing and so. Besides, he writes articles on finance topics and have them published across the web The global financial crisis that the US is […]
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Capture the Digital Consumer in 3 Steps

This is a guest post by Sanat Rao – Global Head of Sales – Finacle, Infosys Technologies Ltd. ‘I tweet, therefore I am.’ This already-done-to-death adage seems to sum up today’s consumer – technophillic, independent, vociferous, participative and a real networker! I remember reading sometime ago that if Facebook were a country, it would be […]
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Ford (NYSE: F) May Cut Product Line to 20 Models

Ford (NYSE: F) CEO Alan Mulally recently said that his company may reduce its total vehicle line-up to as few as 20 different models. When being asked about the Dearborn, MI-based company’s future line-up of models while addressing the Confederation of British Industry in London Monday, he said, “There will be less than 30, on […]
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Ford (NYSE: F) Extends Sync API to Additional Developers

Ford Motor Co (NYSE: F) is releasing its software development kit for its Sync technology to a number of additional companies. To date, two internet radio providers, Pandora and Stitcher, as well as Twitter-application OpenBeak have built applications for Ford’s in-car Sync system and now Ford hopes that additional partners will build applications for its […]
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Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) Sees 27% Sales Increase in Africa and Asia

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced on Monday that it saw a 27% increase in sales in the Asia-Pacific and African regions during the month of September as a result of strong sales in China and India and strong demand for its new Ford Fiesta sub compact vehicle. The Dearborn, MI-based automaker said that it […]
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Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) to Cut 175 Lincoln Dealerships

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced that it would be dropping about 175 Lincoln dealerships primarily in Urban markets as part of an effort to overhaul its brand with a new look and high-end stores. Executives of the Dearborn, MI-based company met with Lincoln dealers at its headquarters on Monday and Tuesday and detailed plans […]
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Ford May Reduce Product Line-Up to 20 Models (NYSE: F)

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) CEO Alan Mulally said on Monday that his company may reduce its line-up to as few as 20 models. When being asked about the Dearborn, MI-based company’s future line-up of models while addressing the Confederation of British Industry in London Monday, he said, “There will be less than 30, on […]
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General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) Announces Partnership for Car Charging Network

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has partnered with Better Place, a Silicon Valley electric car infrastructure company, to develop technology and financing for car batteries, the company announced on Wednesday. G.E., a producer of an electric vehicle charging station known as the WattStation, plans on making its product compatible with Better Place’s service network. Better […]
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