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Sunday, January 25, 2015

New York Times Business

Your Money: A Gay Couple Awaits the Justices’ Decision

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Couples have had to navigate byzantine laws as same-sex marriage rights have progressed state by state. A Supreme Court ruling may change everything. by By RON LIEBER

Snapchat Plans to Offer Original Media Content

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The photo messaging start-up is joining with a group of media companies to offer users original editorial content for the first time. by By MIKE ISAAC

Home Sales Increase, but First-Time Buyers Remain Few

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Sales of existing homes increased 2.4 percent to an annual rate of 5.04 million units in December, the National Association of Realtors said. by By REUTERS

DealBook: U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara to Challenge Insider Trading Ruling

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The United States attorney’s office in Manhattan is expected on Friday to challenge an appellate court ruling that overturned the convictions of two hedge fund managers and rewrote the government’s insider trading playbook, according to a spokesman for the office. by By MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN and BEN PROTESS

Modern Farmer’s Future in Doubt

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The remaining paid editorial staff members of the 100,000-circulation quarterly and website have resigned. by By KIM SEVERSON

Allergy Trigger Found in Many Personal Care Items Comes Under Greater Scrutiny

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While some consumer products companies are removing the chemical, methylisothiazolinone, others are adding it to offerings including mouthwash. by By RACHEL ABRAMS

Your Money Adviser: 700,000 Homeowners Could Still Benefit From U.S. HARP Refinancing Program

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People with little or no equity in their homes could be helped by the Home Affordable Refinance Program, which is scheduled to end this year. by By ANN CARRNS

By Compromise and Persuasion, Draghi Won Grudging Support for Bond Buying

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There was predictable criticism from German economists, but for the most part Mario Draghi was able to win support from Europe’s leaders for his stimulus plan. by By JACK EWING

DealBook: Goldman Sachs Executive Says Falling Oil Prices Will Help Consumers, and Firm’s Business

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Goldman Sachs has calculated that falling oil prices will push well over a trillion dollars into other industries around the world, said Gary Cohn, the investment bank’s president and chief operating officer. by By DAVID GELLES

As Its Economy Grows, Charleston Is Torn Over Its Architectural Future

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The South Carolina city is struggling with its identity as a bastion of architectural beauty and the need for new buildings that satisfy traditionalists and modernists. by By RICHARD FAUSSET

DealBook: Privilege Is a Privilege, and a Responsibility

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Tony Schwartz, in the Life@Work column, asks the wealthiest: Are you comfortable having more than you will ever spend, while those around you barely earn what they need to survive? by By TONY SCHWARTZ

SkyMall’s Parent Files for Bankruptcy Protection

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The in-flight catalog’s parent, Xhibit, attributed some of its troubles to changes in in-flight entertainment and retail competition. by By HIROKO TABUCHI

Your Money Adviser: 700,000 Howeowners Could Still Benefit From U.S. HARP Refinancing Program

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People with little or no equity in their homes could be helped by the Home Affordable Refinance Program, which is scheduled to end this year. by By ANN CARRNS

Retiring: Getting the Band Back Together, for the Golden Years

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Baby boomers are often picking up an instrument they put down decades ago, and some are starting a new career as their main one is coming to an end. by By ROBERT STRAUSS

Shortcuts: Death Doulas Help the Terminally Ill, and Their Families, Cope

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Services vary from volunteers who simply make visits, to those who charge for helping with arrangements like caregivers or organizing papers. by By ALINA TUGEND

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