Greek Default: Is There a Right Time?

As sovereign debt defaults go, there may be no better time than now for Greece. Global investors are clearly in risk-on mode, with the US stock market off to its best start in 15 years and equities in many emerging markets faring even better. Friday’s job report helped assuage at least one of the primary […]

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Why She Broke Up With Me

Shutterstock “Is she confused about what she really wants in a relationship? Am I the problem?“ This week, Doc Love, author of “The System,” explains how women can lose interest over time. Reader Question Hey Doc, I’m having a confusing and frustrating week due to my breakup with Scarlett. I’m 27 and she’s 21, and […]

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Can Too Much Texting Make Teens Shallow?

Can Too Much Texting Make Teens Shallow? Feb. 3, 2012 — Teens and young adults who text frequently — such as more than 300 text messages a day — may be risking more than sore thumbs, according to a new study. “Heavy texters do seem to be a little more materialistic and less concerned about […]

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Holder Admits ‘National Security Crisis Along Our Southwest Border’

Attorney General Eric Holder announces the formation of the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. President Barack Obama directed Holder to collaborate with several state attorneys general and other federal entities to investigate those responsible for misconduct contributing to the financial crisis […]

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Greek crisis talks for debt deal pushed to Monday

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Crisis talks on a debt deal for Greece among the three leaders of parties supporting the coalition government were suspended and will continue Monday. Greece is racing to finalize austerity reforms needed for a new euro130 billion ($171 billion) bailout without which it would face bankruptcy in late March. But in […]

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Five ways to save money on audiobooks

Audiobooks.com charges a flat monthly rate for unlimited streaming from its audiobook library. (Credit: Audiobooks.com) Audiobooks are a great way to pass the time on long drives. Audiobook prices, on the other hand, are a great way to drain your wallet. For example, want to listen to the Steve Jobs bio? It’ll cost you $29.95 […]

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Purple Potatoes Lower Blood Pressure in Overweight People

Purple Potatoes Lower Blood Pressure in Overweight People Feb. 3, 2012 — Looking for an unusual way to lower your blood pressure? Try an unusually colored potato. When overweight people included two servings of purple potatoes a day in their diet for a month, they not only reduced their blood pressure, they also didn’t gain […]

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Romney Says He’ll Rescind Contraception Mandate Not Just for Religious Institutions, But for Everyone

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at a campaign rally in Eagan, Minn., on Feb. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) (CNSNews.com) – The Republican presidential campaign of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney told CNSNews.com today that if elected Romney will rescind in its entirety a regulation finalized last month by the Obama administration that requires all […]

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One-Night Stand

Shutterstock “Leave it like that. You might run into her a few weeks later and she might be in the mood – and you’ve already planted the seed.“ Have you always wanted to go on a date, sleep with the woman immediately and never see her again? Do you find yourself at the bar on […]

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This Year’s Super Bowl Commercials…Anticlimactic?

Follow Yahoo!’s The Daily Ticker on Facebook here! Everyone knows the best part of the Super Bowl – the commercials. One day a year Americans skip the fast-forward button on their DVRs and direct their gaze on the television, assiduously watching every second of these highly-anticipated commercials. The annual ritual of watching Super Bowl ads […]

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