Why Taylor Swift and One Direction Play for Peanuts

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The iHeartRadio Music Festival is expected to draw some 20,000 fans to Las Vegas this weekend—but it won't be much of a payday for the headlining acts, including Taylor Swift and One Direction.

Alibaba Debut Makes a Splash

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Alibaba shares surged 38% to $93.89 in their market debut, making the Chinese e-commerce giant one of the most valuable companies in the U.S.

U.S. Incomes Rise for First Time Since 2007

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Net worth is also rising, while poverty rate is falling.

Your Annual Gift-Tax Exclusions

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You may give $14,000 tax free to as many recipients as you like.

The New World of Property Investing

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Weekend Investor: There's a growing array of ways to profit from renting out single-family homes.

Energy Future Opens Oncor Bidding

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Energy Future Holdings opened the bidding to the firm's rights to Oncor, a Texas transmission business, after filing proposed rules Friday with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court overseeing its Chapter 11 case.

Glaxo Guilty of Bribery in China

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GlaxoSmithKline said a Chinese court found its subsidiary guilty of bribery, and fined the company nearly $500 million, in what Chinese state media said was the largest ever corporate fine.

NFL Seeks to Redo Conduct Policies

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell proposed a new conduct committee and seemed open to relinquishing some disciplinary power in response to a domestic-violence scandal that has swirled around his league for two weeks.

The Rise of Ultracheap Financial Advisers

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In a world in which the expected long-term return on stocks after taxes and inflation is 3% to 4% a year at best, financial advisers still typically charge 1% a year for their services. Why, when you take all the risk, does your adviser take up to one-third of the reward?

Alibaba IPO Leaves Investors Wanting More

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Despite the big pop enjoyed by participants in Alibaba Group Holding's initial public offering, investors were still hungry after company made its trading debut at $92.70.

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