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Mar 2, 2015

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

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



Keiser Report: Inflation = War (E725)


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

The Times Video
Monday, March 2, 2015

Science - ScienceTake

Thanks to a helmet camera, researchers discovered that a goshawk mixes its methods of chasing its prey.
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Op-Docs - Op-Docs: Season 4

This short documentary profiles a couple who spend their lives pursuing their passion for blowing things up.
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U.S. & Politics

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

WSJ | Most Actives Closing on March 2, 2015.

Most Actives Closing
Most Active Stocks by Volume
4:48 pm ET 03/02/2015
NYSE
ISSUEVOLUMEPRICECHG% CHG
Bank of America (BAC)70,626,463$16.010.201.27
Petroleo Brasileiro ADS (PBR)33,935,2186.37-0.26-3.92
J.C. Penney (JCP)30,426,2657.85-0.65-7.65
General Electric (GE)30,380,78426.110.120.46
Vale ADS (VALE)28,955,9197.21-0.21-2.83
Chesapeake Energy (CHK)27,620,21016.60-0.08-0.48
Ford Motor (F)25,936,45016.570.231.41
Laredo Petroleum (LPI)25,479,44711.22-0.71-5.95
Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL)24,174,84538.83-13.03-25.13
Freescale Semiconductor (FSL)23,059,46040.364.2511.77
Genworth Financial Cl A (GNW)21,254,3777.33-0.42-5.42
AT&T (T)21,092,59034.640.080.23
Pfizer (PFE)20,800,34734.770.451.31
Alcoa (AA)19,175,29514.950.161.08
Citigroup (C)19,151,77053.491.072.04
National Bank of Greece ADS (NBG)19,007,5901.47-0.10-6.37
SandRidge Energy (SD)18,542,1261.820.052.82
EMC (EMC)16,964,08728.88-0.06-0.21
Barrick Gold (ABX)16,932,43512.76-0.26-2.00
Sprint (S)16,375,8155.09-0.03-0.59
SeaDrill (SDRL)16,059,04010.99-0.54-4.68
Boston Scientific (BSX)15,912,27417.060.160.95
Petroleo Brasileiro ADS A (PBRA)15,542,6366.50-0.21-3.13
Hewlett-Packard (HPQ)15,487,55134.920.080.23
Freeport-McMoRan (FCX)14,959,47321.13-0.50-2.31
 
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WSJ | Biggest Decliners Closing on March 2, 2015.

Biggest Decliners Closing
Biggest Decliners
4:48 pm ET 03/02/2015
NYSE
ISSUEVOLUMEPRICECHG% CHG
Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL)24,174,845$38.83-13.03-25.13
Higher One Holdings (ONE)326,8472.88-0.42-12.73
Goodrich Petroleum (GDP)8,775,9133.96-0.52-11.61
Kosmos Energy (KOS)5,040,4427.97-1.01-11.25
Seventy Seven Energy (SSE)2,028,5084.34-0.46-9.58
Sanchez Energy (SN)4,896,40912.30-1.10-8.21
Tetra Technologies (TTI)1,709,2575.49-0.48-8.04
Paragon Offshore (PGN)3,224,6071.90-0.16-7.77
J.C. Penney (JCP)30,426,2657.85-0.65-7.65
Eldorado Gold (EGO)8,997,3995.37-0.43-7.41
EP Energy (EPE)2,829,46010.47-0.78-6.93
Summit Midstream Partners (SMLP)195,14633.62-2.45-6.79
Gold Fields ADS (GFI)5,580,2814.34-0.31-6.67
HollyFrontier (HFC)6,005,41541.14-2.85-6.48
AU Optronics ADS (AUO)3,666,6354.91-0.32-6.12
Laredo Petroleum (LPI)25,479,44711.22-0.71-5.95
Ecopetrol ADS (EC)1,062,44415.74-0.98-5.86
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes ADS (GOL)2,741,1033.26-0.20-5.78
SouFun Holdings (SFUN)11,141,5316.45-0.39-5.70
NeuStar Cl A (NSR)921,06625.07-1.45-5.47
Banco Bradesco ADS (BBDO)3,48512.67-0.73-5.45
Oasis Petroleum (OAS)9,621,94113.55-0.78-5.44
Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais-Cemig ADS (CIG)2,268,0204.35-0.25-5.43
Genworth Financial Cl A (GNW)21,254,3777.33-0.42-5.42
Harsco (HSC)1,090,22215.60-0.89-5.40
 
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