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Boardroom Politics: Shareholders Suing to Learn Truth About Corporate Donations

Filed under: Elections, Scandals and Lawsuits, InvestingThe Supreme Court’s “Citizens United” decision in 2010 frustrated many who sought more transparency regarding political donations. It was a sharply divided 5-to-4 ruling, but in the end it gave co…

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The 6 Biggest Busted Bets of 2012

Filed under: People, Features, Money and PoliticsGallery: The Six Biggest Surprises of 2012

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Election 2012, As Seen From a Poll Worker’s Seat

Filed under: Election 2012Election day has barely begun, yet both parties are already laying the groundwork to challenge the outcome. From the Democratic side, analysts have already raised questions about voter intimidation and the degree to which voti…

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London Bank That Hid Iran Dealings Is Fed Up With ‘F—ing Americans’

Filed under: Banking, International
From 2001 to 2010, the management at British bank Standard Chartered (STAN) “schemed with the government of Iran and hid from regulators roughly 60,000 secret transactions, involving at least $250 billion,” earning “…

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Where Do the Most Spoiled Children in the U.S. Live?

Filed under: Family Money It’s no surprise that children aren’t cheap, but their full price is a bit daunting. According to the USDA, the average cost of raising a child to adulthood is a stunning $226,920 — and, as Bundle.com recently noted, the actu…

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