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On Facebook, Monopoly Fans Vote to Add Cat, Toss Iron Tokens

Scottie dog has a new nemesis in Monopoly after fans voted in an online contest to add a cat token to the property trading game, replacing the iron, toy maker Hasbro announced. The vote on Facebook marked the first time that fans have had a say on which of the eight tokens to add and which one to toss.

Inflation Warning: Should the Fed Raise Interest Rates?

It's no surprise that consumer prices are rising -- the prices of commodities from cotton to copper are near record levels, thanks to shrinking supplies and rising demand worldwide. The question is whether the Fed will raise rates to combat this price inflation -- and whether it should.

Six Stocks to Buy for Real Revenue Growth in 2011

The path to profits for most of Corporate America lately has been cutting costs rather than raising revenue. But a careful look reveals a few companies that are poised to deliver real revenue growth. We've found six with a plus: Their stocks look like bargains.

BHP, Rio Scrap Plans to Form World's Biggest Iron Ore Exporter

BHP Billiton (BHP) and Rio Tinto (RIO) gave up on plans to form the world%u2019s biggest iron-ore exporter, citing regulatory requirements. Regulators in Asia and Europe wanted the companies to implement changes, including asset sales, that the companies could not accept, Bloomberg News said. The regulators were worried that the deal would limit competition.

China to Benefit from Afghan Mineral Riches

The conflict in Afghanistan has cost the U.S. more than $940 billion, but recently, Americans have discovered that nation is sitting on upwards of $1 trillion in untapped mineral deposits. But the resources we've found are are likely to end up getting mined by Russian and Chinese firms.

2009 comebacks: Ironing

In a trying time, try harder.

As families become strapped for disposable income and spend more of their resources utilizing the currency of "time"...