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Cash is king — again

The numbers are rolling in, and by all accounts, Americans have finally bucked up and told their credit cards, "It's not me, it's you." While...

Paper, Not Plastic: Credit Cards Boost Unhealthy Eating

Dieters looking for a little extra willpower to avoid putting junk food in their grocery carts might want to leave their credit cards at home. New research shows that buying groceries with plastic instead of good old-fashioned folding money makes people more likely to buy unhealthy foods.

'Ace' Greenberg on Bailouts, Banks and Books

The former chief executive of Bear Stearns recently had a chance to share his thoughts on the federal government's bailout of Wall Street, banking reform and the controversial books about the downfall of his old firm.

This Analyst Says Sell Stocks and Hoard Cash

Sell stocks and go to cash, an analyst at BMO Capital Markets urged clients Tuesday. With no end in sight for the European debt crisis, the global credit environment is worsening, wrote Mark Steele in a morning report, and that spells bad things for the stock market.

Don't throw money out a car window

It may seem like a logical move, but a man in Taiwan didn't understand it: Don't throw money out of a moving car. It could create a mob scene.A...

Are 'safe' assets really safe?

When the markets tanked, there was a flee to safety. Investors abandoned stocks and bought "risk free" assets in droves. Now that the market is...

2009 comebacks: Cash is king

For awhile, cash looked doomed. Some businesses, like A&TT Wireless Store, have been known to tack on an extra charge when their customers pay...