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Canadian flagsThe middle class is secure and prosperous north of the border.

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We talk to Robert Bryce, author of Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper about how innovation could solve our energy and environmental dilemmas.

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Much of the commentary about gold’s price action focuses on macro developments like central bank policies. Dr. Mark Bristow, CEO of Randgold Resources, says investors should focus more attention on the source of gold, i.e. the miners.

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Retail sales slowed in April, raising just 0.1% after growing 1.5% in March. Consumers account for 70% of the economy and slowing growth may suggest that economic recovery isn’t as robust as some analysts say.

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We talk to legendary investor Jim Rogers about why he likes Russian and Chinese stocks right now.

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Gringotts bank lobbyHarry Potter fans will have another reason to visit Orlando this summer: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley opens four years after Universal unveiled its Hogsmeade attraction to the public in June 2010.

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We talk to Breakout Host Jeff Macke about his new book written with Josh Brown, Clash of the Financial Pundits.

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Banks operating inside 40% of Walmart stores collect more money in fees than in loan income, which is unusual, but is Walmart to blame? The Daily Ticker’s Aaron Task discusses the situation with Yahoo Finance senior columnist Mike Santoli.

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As you ready your trades today two international stories could have some sort of impact on markets here at home — Ukraine and China.

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A new book explores the legal battles and competitive maneuvering behind the Wright Brothers’ invention of the airplane.

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The Daily Ticker talks to Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am about headphone maker Beats, the company Apple is said to be in talks to acquire. Will.i.am was an early consultant to Beats and an equity shareholder.

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Welcome to another edition of The Excess Files, where every week we bring you the latest news about the lives of the rich…and the super-rich.

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Big pay day for Dr. Dre?it feels like 40-something white guys just can’t fathom why Apple might want to pay $3.2 billion for Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s Beats business. They’re probably missing the big picture, or at least that’s what my two teenagers and a tween told me at breakfast.

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“Everyone” agrees Fannie and Freddie need to be wound down or dramatically restructured, but getting there remains elusive.

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The steel industry has a strong lobby in Washington, they fight for manufacturing, trade and tax policy. Lately, however they’ve been focusing on what’s in the American pantry (or, as they’d like us to put it, “cantry”).

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