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  • Former boxer Tyson poses at the premiere of "Draft Day" in Los Angeles

    Mike Tyson Takes a Bite at the Bitcoin Market

    By Everett Rosenfeld, CNBC

    Mike Tyson is getting into the bitcoin market, apparently sponsoring an ATM that allows users to convert real-world cash into the digital currency. Tyson, who was the former heavyweight boxing...

  • A man walks past a screen displaying a logo of Volkswagen at an event in New Delhi, India, June 23, 2015.  REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

    The Car World Has a New No. 1

    By Andreas Cremer and Minami Funakoshi, Reuters

    Volkswagen overtook Toyota as the world's largest carmaker by sales in the first half year, achieving its long-held ambition three years ahead of target. But staying on top will be a challenge for...

  • Puerto Rico and U.S. flags flutter on a building that once belonged to a restaurant in San Juan

    How Hedge Funds Are Profiting from Puerto Rico’s Pain

    By Marc Joffe, The Fiscal Times

    Puerto Rico is in the throes of a fiscal crisis and Congress appears unwilling to help. House and Senate legislation that would extend Chapter 9 protection to municipalities in Puerto Rico is opposed...

  • The Politics of Economics and ‘Very Serious People’

    The latest debate in the economics blogosphere is about the true meaning of the term “Very Serious People,” a term of derision initially used to describe some supporters of the Iraq war. It was later...

  • More over-the-counter sleep aids are bought than any other OTC drug, and 25 percent of us take a sleep med every year. Popular brands include Nytol, Benadryl, Sominex, Tylenol PM, Advil PM and Nyquil. In 2010 alone, more than 1 in 20 adults took prescribe

    The Teva-Allergan Deal: Will Your Generic Drugs Get More Expensive?

    In a deal that could push up prices for generic drugs, Israel’s Teva Pharmaceuticals announced plans this morning to purchase Allergan Generics for $40.5 billion. The announcement is the latest in a...

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