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FTC Scam Alerts - March 2, 2015: The Grate Pretenders

The Grate Pretenders by Carol Kando-Pineda Counsel, FTC's Division of Consumer & Business Education We’re done with the Golden Globes and the Oscars but an entirely different kind of actor is still lurking around: scammers who pretend to be someone they’re not. Sometimes it seems we’re afloat in a sea of imposters who are trying to cheat you by pretending to be from legitimate organizations. Imposter scams play on your emotions. The scammers work hard to make you believe that you’ve won something or you have an unexpected problem. They say that, for a small fee, they’ll send you lots of money or make your troubles disappear. They might encourage you to pay them with a reloadable card or they may ask for your personal information. Here are the top ten imposter scams you told us about last year. Read more >

RT | Keiser Report - : Inflation = War (E725). Originally Published on February 28, 2015

Keiser Report: Inflation = War (E725)   RT Published on Feb 28, 2015 In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss bankrupting nations through inflation and/or war. They look at the new bond coin in Zimbabwe where the US dollar is preferred and then to central banks where gold is preferred over the US dollar. So many fools, not enough currencies. In the second half, Max continues his interview with Liam Halligan, editor-at-large at BNE.eu and columnist at the Telegraph, about the latest on the unpayable debt crisis in Greece and about which nation will be the first to exit the euro.

Times Video - March 2, 2015: Times Video: Hawk Cam Captures the Hunt

Monday, March 2, 2015 Science - ScienceTake ScienceTake | Hawk Cam Captures the Hunt Thanks to a helmet camera, researchers discovered that a goshawk mixes its methods of chasing its prey. Watch » Op-Docs - Op-Docs: Season 4 Kaboom! This short documentary profiles a couple who spend their lives pursuing their passion for blowing things up. Watch » U.S. & Politics The Two Americas of Health Care How King v. Burwell, the latest Supreme Court challenge to the Affordable Care Act, could create two American health care systems divided by access to care. Watch »

WP Evening Edition - March 2, 2015: Netanyahu: Speech not intended as a show of disrespect to Obama.

The most important stories of the day   •  Mon., Mar. 2, 2015 Netanyahu: Speech not intended as a show of disrespect to Obama Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that his planned speech to Congress is not meant to signal any disrespect for President Obama, nor to insert political partisanship into the U.S.-Israel relationship.   Read full article » Mikulski, a role model for generations of women in politics, to retire in 2016 Sen. Barbara Mikulski, the Maryland Democrat who is the longest-serving woman in congressional history, announced Monday that she will leave the Senate next year at the end of her fifth term.Mikulski, 78 and in good health, departs the way she came in — with a sharp tongue, an unabashed liberalism, and a reputation for straight talk. She won all ten of her elections to the House and then the Senate with support from more than 60 percent of voters.   Read full article » Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the basketball icon, reinvented as cultur

WSJ | Most Actives Closing on March 2, 2015.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Most Actives Closing Most Active Stocks by Volume 4:48 pm ET 03/02/2015 NYSE ISSUE VOLUME PRICE CHG % CHG Bank of America (BAC) 70,626,463 $16.01 0.20 1.27 Petroleo Brasileiro ADS (PBR) 33,935,218 6.37 -0.26 -3.92 J.C. Penney (JCP) 30,426,265 7.85 -0.65 -7.65 General Electric (GE) 30,380,784 26.11 0.12 0.46 Vale ADS (VALE) 28,955,919 7.21 -0.21 -2.83 Chesapeake Energy (CHK) 27,620,210 16.60 -0.08 -0.48 Ford Motor (F) 25,936,450 16.57 0.23 1.41 Laredo Petroleum (LPI) 25,479,447 11.22 -0.71 -5.95 Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL) 24,174,845 38.83 -13.03 -25.13 Freescale Semiconductor (FSL) 23,059,460 40.36 4.25 11.77 Genworth Financial Cl A (GNW) 21,254,377 7.33 -0.42 -5.42 AT&T (T) 21,092,590 34.64 0.08 0.23 Pfizer (PFE) 20,800,347 34.77 0.45 1.31 Alcoa (AA) 19,175,295 14.95 0.16 1.08 Citigroup (C) 19,151,770 53.49 1.07 2.04 National Bank of Greece ADS (NBG) 19,007,590 1.47 -0.10 -6.37 SandRidge Energy (SD) 18,542,126 1.82 0.05

WSJ | Biggest Decliners Closing on March 2, 2015.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Biggest Decliners Closing Biggest Decliners 4:48 pm ET 03/02/2015 NYSE ISSUE VOLUME PRICE CHG % CHG Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL) 24,174,845 $38.83 -13.03 -25.13 Higher One Holdings (ONE) 326,847 2.88 -0.42 -12.73 Goodrich Petroleum (GDP) 8,775,913 3.96 -0.52 -11.61 Kosmos Energy (KOS) 5,040,442 7.97 -1.01 -11.25 Seventy Seven Energy (SSE) 2,028,508 4.34 -0.46 -9.58 Sanchez Energy (SN) 4,896,409 12.30 -1.10 -8.21 Tetra Technologies (TTI) 1,709,257 5.49 -0.48 -8.04 Paragon Offshore (PGN) 3,224,607 1.90 -0.16 -7.77 J.C. Penney (JCP) 30,426,265 7.85 -0.65 -7.65 Eldorado Gold (EGO) 8,997,399 5.37 -0.43 -7.41 EP Energy (EPE) 2,829,460 10.47 -0.78 -6.93 Summit Midstream Partners (SMLP) 195,146 33.62 -2.45 -6.79 Gold Fields ADS (GFI) 5,580,281 4.34 -0.31 -6.67 HollyFrontier (HFC) 6,005,415 41.14 -2.85 -6.48 AU Optronics ADS (AUO) 3,666,635 4.91 -0.32 -6.12 Laredo Petroleum (LPI) 25,479,447 11.22 -0.71 -5.95 Ecopetrol ADS (EC) 1,062,4