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Sweden flirts with six-hour work day

The world has come to love Swedish massage, Swedish meatballs, even IKEA. The world may love the next big thing coming out of Sweden -- the six-hour work day.

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Cash is king. It's better than stocks or bonds in 2015

The smartest investors this year have been in cash.

For the first time since 1990, cash is outperforming stocks and even most bond funds, according to Bank of American Merrill Lynch.

"Cash is king," declared Bank of America in a recent research note.


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Dow tumbles 313 points as biotech gets crushed

The skittish stock market took another tumble -- and plunging biotech stocks led the way lower.

The Dow slid 313 points and the S&P 500 lost 2.6% on Monday. The Nasdaq experienced steeper losses, shedding 3%. It was the Nasdaq's worst one-day decline...

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Fed Chair Yellen is 'fine' after brief health scare

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen "felt fine" after a brief health scare Thursday evening.

"Yellen felt dehydrated at the end of a long speech under bright lights," a Fed spokesperson said. "As a precaution, she was seen by EMT staff on-site at U-Mas...

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BMW shares plunge on report it broke pollution limit

Another German automaker was dragged into the scandal over harmful emissions from diesel engines Thursday -- at least on the stock market.

Shares in BMW slumped 8% to their lowest level in two years after a German magazine reported that at least one ...

Heated debate over approval of new Taco Bell in Watsonville

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Watsonville city leaders reject new Taco Bell

After hours of deliberation, Watsonville city council members voted unanimously turned down the plan for a new Taco Bell on Main Street.

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Hillary Clinton tweet crushes biotech stocks

Wall Street is already betting that a President Hillary Clinton may not be good for the red-hot biotech industry.

Biotech stocks tumbled on Monday after Clinton fired off a tweet about "price gouging" in biotech drugs.

Prices had skyrocketed overnight ...

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