Cuba-U.S. Thaw Could Heat Up Cigar, Rum Sales Fights

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If the Obama administration’s move to normalize ties with Cuba does lead to an end to the U.S. embargo, it could reignite battles over the U.S. rights to sell two of the island’s most prized exports: cigars and rum.

Electric Utilities Brace for New EPA Rules

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The Environmental Protection Agency’s regulations, due Friday, are aimed at the storage of millions of tons of waste ash produced by coal-fired power plants around the country.

Oil Plunge Brings Jitters to Texas City

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Corpus Christi has ridden a rocket of a rebirth in recent years, propelled by a more than 30-fold increase in oil production at the nearby Eagle Ford Shale. But lower oil prices are taking a toll.

RadioShack Marketing Chief Leaves Company

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RadioShack said its head of marketing is leaving the company, the second top level executive departure in the middle of its all-important holiday sales drive, as the electronics chain tries to stave off bankruptcy.

MSG to Consider Further Breakup

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Madison Square Garden, which said in October that it would explore separating its entertainment businesses from its media and sports operations, added Thursday that it would consider breaking up further.

Mexican Drug Cartels Will Challenge Energy Investors

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As Mexico opens its energy sector to private investors, the vicious drug cartels that control parts of northern Mexico pose a hurdle.

Falling Oil Prices Don't Give Clean-Energy Stocks the All-Clear

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These are dark days for investors in Big Oil. That doesn’t mean clear skies for investors in clean energy.

The IRA Advantage of a Low Tax Bracket

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In years when your income is low, consider a Roth conversion, writes Jonathan Clements.

What to Know Before Donating Art

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Sure, it’s nice to get your name on a plaque on the wall. But the price may be much higher than you think.

Donating or Selling a Collection? How About Both?

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Art collectors looking to dispose of a pricey collection can sell it, often in pieces, donate it—or find a museum that will take the whole thing but pay only part of its value, with the rest becoming a tax-deductible donation.

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