News tagged with cash

The cash register rings its last sale

(AP)—Ka-ching! The cash register may be on its final sale. Stores across the U.S. are ditching the old-fashioned, clunky machines and having salespeople—and even shoppers themselves—ring up sales on ...

Mar 22, 2013
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Need an expert? Try the crowd

In 1714, the British government held a contest. They offered a large cash prize to anyone who could solve the vexing "longitude problem" — how to determine a ship's east/west position on the open ocean ...

Aug 14, 2012
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Apple to pay dividend, start stock buybacks

Thirty-six years after its founding, Apple Inc. is finally loosening up its purse strings to reward shareholders directly, by instituting a dividend and share buyback program.

Mar 19, 2012
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