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FiveThirtyEight Breaks Down the New Hampshire Democratic Debate's First Act
Nate Silver and team react after the first break in the debate between Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley.
Rising Interest Rates May Harm Economy
Morning Business Memo… Businesses, local governments, and home buyers may all feel the pinch of higher interest rates. With the recent rise of long-term bond yields, some economists worry about the negative impact on the US economy. Rates on 30-year fixed mortgages have gone up...
Tesla Revs Up Charging Network
Morning Business Memo… Tesla Motors is taking on one of the main criticisms of its luxury electric cars: you can’t take them on long distance cross-country trips. Tesla plans to expand its network of charging stations in much of the US and Canada, promising to...
Consumers Finally Rid of Wireless 'Bill Shock'
The FCC does not want to be responsible for Americans having heart attacks over their (exorbitant) wireless phone bills. And that is why in October 2011–not long before an unfortunate U.S. airman stationed in Guam amassed $16,000 in charges–the FCC enacted “Wireless Consumer Usage Notification...
Rajaratnam found guilty in hedge fund case
A former hedge fund titan who became the poster child for the government's crackdown on Wall Street white-collar crime was convicted of insider trading Wednesday, giving the prosecution a high-profile win in its biggest insider case in a generation. The conviction of billionaire Raj Rajaratnam, 53,
Hedge fund manager Rajaratnam guilty in insider trading trial
A former hedge fund titan that became the poster child for the government's aggressive crackdown on Wall Street white-collar crime was convicted of insider trading Wednesday, giving the prosecution a high-profile win in its biggest insider case in a generation. The conviction of billionaire Raj
Review: Verizon HTC 4G ThunderBolt is wicked fast
When Verizon Wireless launched its superswift fourth-generation, or 4G, mobile data network late last year, a crucial piece of the puzzle was missing: a smartphone that could exploit the faster network. That all changed on St. Patrick's Day with the arrival of the HTC ThunderBolt I've been testing,
Sprint, with no iPhone, faces big rivals
Wall Street hammered Sprint Nextel shares Monday on concerns about the wireless carrier's smaller stature in the market should AT&T's $39 billion bid to acquire T-Mobile go through. Wall Street hammered Sprint Nextel shares Monday on concerns about the wireless carrier's smaller stature in the
New Sheriff in Town
The indictment of a New York billionaire for allegedly operating the largest ever insider trading scheme involving a hedge fund last week, is a signal that regulators are taking a more aggressive tack in hunting down illegal activity on Wall Street, former SEC officials say. Raj Rajaratnam , head
On new cellphones, QWERTY eases out 1-2-3
Goodbye, numeric cellphone keypads. You're going the way of the rotary dial. Touch screens and QWERTY keyboards will take over from here, thank you. At North America's largest cellphone trade show, running this week in Las Vegas, there were few new phones for the U.S. market that had a numerical