- Some oil producers have a lot to lose from cheap oil. When big debt comes back to bite you. Banks could hold oil producers over a barrel
- Merrill brokers are hitting the bricks, and they say it's because Bank of America is micromanaging the brokerage side of the house. Merrill's loss has been UBS's gain
- Activist investors are taking over, and it's not necessarily a bad thing. Through September of this year activist investors initiated 238 campaigns at companies
- Like almost everything else, tipping gets more expensive every year. Here are some tips to help you out this holiday season. Tip up at restaurants this time of year
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