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Double Your Money Selling Old Pennies by the Pound

Filed under: Currency, CommoditiesBenjamin Franklin once said that a penny saved is a penny earned. Save the right penny, though, and it’s worth more.

Take a look on eBay (EBAY) and you’ll find hundreds of listings for auctions selling pennies. Yet de…

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Treasury Sells Big Chunk of AIG Stock at a Profit

Filed under: American International Group, Market News
By Lauren Tara LaCapra and Olivia Oran

Sept 10 (Reuters) – The U.S. government cut its stake in American International Group Inc (AIG) to about 21.5 percent on Monday, making a profit of $12.4 bil…

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Uncle Sam’s Big Bailout Win: A $25 Billion Profit for Taxpayers

Filed under: Taxes, BankingWhen Congress announced in 2008 that it would be lending $700 billion in taxpayer money to bail out some of America’s biggest (and most careless) banks, a lot of people thought this was a really bad idea.

But whether or not…

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Despite ‘Panda’ Power, DreamWorks Animation Misses ‘Shrek’

Filed under: Earnings, Media, Netflix, Walt Disney, Entertainment It takes a lot of green to overcome the absence of Shrek.

DreamWorks Animation (DWA) is now more than a year removed from the fourth — and supposedly final — installment in the green …

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Why to Be Glad America Isn’t Making TVs Anymore

Filed under: Technology, Google , Sony, Apple”The Japanese consumer electronics industry is one of the most prominent industries in the world and is the world’s largest electronics manufacturer …” So begins the Wikipedia entry on the “electronics ind…

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