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Harvard business grad accused of defrauding investors in $40M mutual fund

Daniel Thibeault of Massachusetts was a manager of a mutual fund that claimed to invest in consumer loans to people with graduate degrees, but he spent the money on himself. 


T-Mobile offers new phone deals to people with bad credit

The nation's No. 4 wireless carrier said Thursday that such deals were previously only available to people with good credit.

GM's Mary Barra

Barra: 1st year as General Motors CEO was marked by disappointment, progress

Barra says GM wiould support a national database so automakers can quickly find owners of recalled cars.

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Wall Street's slide continues as Russia's currency goes into meltdown

The falling price of oil, which is the chief source of Russian exports and tax revenue, has weighed heavily on the country's economy.

consumer spending

Survey: Consumers continue to feel better about spending

Consumers say they're more likely to spend on big-ticket items such as appliances and autos than at any time since the recession began.

Trump Casi

Papers filed to close Trump's Taj Mahal casino and resort

It's the fifth of Atlantic City's 12 casinos to shut down this year.

college costs

Cost of going to college continues to climb

During tough economic times, college costs tend to go up because public institutions receive less in state dollars and private colleges see a decrease in endowments.

Seiyu store

Wal-Mart's Japan unit will close 30 underperforming stores

Wal-Mart has nearly 400 retail stores and other locations in Japan.

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