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Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream’ Smashes World Record By Selling for $119 Million

A pastel version of Edvard Munch’s masterpiece ‘The Scream’ sold for $119.9 million at Sotheby’s in New York on Wednesday night, setting a new world record for an auctioned work of art.

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How Were Six $1 Million Lottery Tickets Sold at One Arizona Store? [VIDEO]

Not one, not two, but six $1 million Powerball tickets were sold at the same QuikTrip gas station located in Glendale, Arizona.

Only one person has come forward thus far to claim their ticket and therein lies the source of a difference of opinion between lottery officials and the owner of the establishment that sold the tickets.

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Woman Defies the Odds and Wins $1 Million Lottery Twice — On the Same Day [VIDEO]

The odds of picking winning lottery numbers are remarkably slim — let alone doing it twice with the exact same numbers. Yet that’s what happened to a Virginia woman who won a $1 million Powerball lottery twice on the same day.

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Would Single People Rather Be Rich or Have Love? — Dollars and Sense

According to a new survey from dating site Chemistry.com, love truly does conquer all — even money. But once singles are in a relationship, how do they handle the financial aspect of things?

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Rare 1792 Penny Sells for Staggering $1.15 Million at Auction

Canada recently announced it would be phasing out its version of the penny, and since producing a US penny actually costs more than one is worth, some have called for similar action stateside. But one particular penny has far exceeded its face value, selling for over $1 million at auction.

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Some Companies Are Actually Letting Co-Workers Determine Employee Bonuses

The company bonus might be a novel way to motivate employees and reward good work throughout the year, but it’s sometimes hard to gauge at bigger companies.

That may be why some firms are trying a novel way to award bonuses.

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Where Do People Stash Money at Home?

If you have a pile of cash and want to stow it away for safekeeping in your home, where are you most likely to do it?

A new poll shows the term “frozen assets” may be more literal than you think.

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The Cashless Society And The Dangers Of Plastic

Gene also believes that America is inching it's way toward becoming a cashless society. Before you scoff at that, consider this: The Seattle Times reported in 2010 that debit card use had surpassed credit card use, mainly because of fears over debt in the depressed economy. I took my own informal poll among a group of people I had lunch with a couple of months ago. Out of seven of us, only two had any cash at all;

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