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The World Still Needs Goldman Sachs, Even If Warren Buffett Doesn't

Warren Buffett, until last year a devoted shareholder of big US banks, has moved on to their challengers. Does that spell the end of his faith in the traditional financial sector? This week, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

The UFO Report Won’t Change Minds. But Maybe It Should.

Those of us who’ve dreamed of extraterrestrial life since sci-fi-drenched childhoods are awaiting the federal government’s forthcoming report on UFOs.

Rising Wages Herald a New Era of Jobless Growth

Current labor shortages might be temporary as workers re-enter the labor force over the next several months, but the higher pay they're earning won't be, given the tendency for wages to be sticky.