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Shake Shack Sizzles With IPO As McDonald’s Fizzles

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Shares of the burger chain shot up Friday, its first trading day. Shake Shack and other fast-casual joints are taking a bite out of McDonald’s, which can’t recast itself to fit the current trend.

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Shake Shack Sizzles With IPO As McDonald’s Fizzles

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Shares of the burger chain shot up Friday, its first trading day. Shake Shack and other fast-casual joints are taking a bite out of McDonald’s, which can’t recast itself to fit the current trend.

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Russia’s Economic State Is A Reversal Of Fortune For Putin

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Renee Montagne discusses the state of Russia’s economy with Sergei Guriev, a former economic adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Guriev is now living in exile in Paris.

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Some Businesses Say Immigrant Workers Are Harder To Find

Friday, January 30th, 2015

The president’s recent executive actions will allow millions of immigrants to stay in the U.S. But many businesses say those changes aren’t enough to help them find and keep all the workers they need.

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Why Don’t More People Short Stocks? It’s A Great Way To Lose Big Bucks

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

If you own a stock, you’re betting that the company will be worth more in the future. But there is another kind of bet you can place: A bet that will make you money if things go bad.

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