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  1. Mylan’s Sneaky EpiPen Maneuvers

    Drugmaker Mylan has become a target of criticism in response to claims that it’s ...
  2. What Foreign Buyers of U.S. Real Estate Need ...

    Rising home prices and a strong dollar are making it tough for foreign buyers of ...
  3. Chevron's Rainforest Controversy Continues (CVX)

    A mediagenic conflict between Ecuadorian activists on the one hand and the oil giant ...
  4. Should the Retirement Age Be Increased to 70?

    The general consensus is that Social Security faces a crisis of solvency. How to ...
  5. Life Insurance Replacement: Rules, Laws & Regulations

    When replacing a life insurance policy, a lot can go wrong for the consumer. Find ...
  6. Wells Fargo Draws $185M Fine for Fake Accounts ...

    Wells Fargo to pay $185 million federal penalty after its employees created fake ...
  1. Mylan’s Sneaky EpiPen Maneuvers

    Drugmaker Mylan has become a target of criticism in response to claims that it’s ...
  2. Chevron's Rainforest Controversy Continues (CVX)

    A mediagenic conflict between Ecuadorian activists on the one hand and the oil giant ...
  3. Wells Fargo Draws $185M Fine for Fake Accounts ...

    Wells Fargo to pay $185 million federal penalty after its employees created fake ...
  4. Why Wall Street Won't Give Money to Trump's Campaign

    Due to SEC rules, asset managers can't give to a presidential ticket that includes ...
  5. Taser International Stock: 4 Things to Watch ...

    Analysts must keep an eye on these four catalysts that could affect the TASER International ...
  6. J.P. Morgan Sued over BlackBerry's Purchase of ...

    Shareholders of Good Technology claim conflicts on the part of advising banker J.P. ...
  1. Who regulates mortgage lenders?

    The Federal Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) dictate most of the regulations mortgage ...
  2. What exactly is insider trading?

    An "insider" is any person who possesses at least one of the following: 1) access to valuable non-public information about ...
  3. What is the Writ of Mandamus?

    Learn how the powerful, but rarely used, court-ordered writs of mandamus can end an injustice and force someone, or a public ...
  4. Are UTMA accounts escheatable?

    Find out whether your UTMA account can be escheated, the basics of escheatment and who is responsible for maintaining account ...
  1. 5 Jobs That Aren't Legal In All States

    If you like a little controversy with your career, check out these jobs.
  2. SEC Filings: Forms You Need to Know

    The forms companies are required to file provide a clear view of their histories ...
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