Life Time Fitness in Talks With Two Private-Equity Groups

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Gym chain Life Time Fitness Inc. is in advanced talks with private-equity bidders, according to people familiar with the matter.

Google Snubs Robotics Rivals

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Google is the hottest company in the robotics business, but it wants no part of a Pentagon-backed robot-building contest. Its decision to drop out of the competition has irked some robotics experts.

Harris Originally Proposed $22 a Share All-Cash Offer for Exelis

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Harris Corp. first proposed offering $22 a share in cash for Exelis Inc. before twice raising its proposal to the $23.75 accepted last month by its smaller defense-industry rival, according to a regulatory filing.

How Should Capital Gains Be Taxed?

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Are capital gains so different from earned income that they should be taxed at a different rate?

'Feeling Certain' and Other Mistakes That Trip Up Investors

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A surging stock market makes investors feel smart. With the S&P 500 near an all-time high, pay heed to the many ways you can go wrong.

Protect Yourself From Tax Identity Theft

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Hackers are using stolen identities to commit tax refund fraud. Here are moves to limit the risk—and steps to take if you’re a victim.

Berkley California has approved a tax on sugared soft drinks. Is this a good idea?
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