Soldiers, believed to be Russian, ride on military armored personnel carriers on a road near the Crimean port city of Sevastopol on March 10, 2014.
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Business latest: ‘No contest’ if fighting starts


RUSSIA VS UKRAINE: ‘NO CONTEST’ IF FIGHTING STARTS : We speak with an expert from Jane’s Defence who says that, if it becomes a military conflict, Ukraine will in all likelihood be totally overwhelmed. Read more

DETROIT BANKRUPTCY: THE FALLOUT: Detroit has set forth its plan to exit bankruptcy, and bond analysts are calling it “precedent setting.” Among the parts with the most impact are that bondholders are going to take a huge hit, and municipal borrowing expenses could go up broadly as investors demand better yields for supposedly low-risk instruments that just got a lot riskier. Read More

CONFUSED ABOUT TAXES? ANSWERS TO COMMON QUESTIONS: Doing your tax return by yourself—even if you use tax preparation software—can still be a challenge. We all know the tax code is complex and constantly changing. And that creates a great deal of anxiety and apprehension for some filers. Here are some of answers to relieve some of that stress. Read more

 US stocks decline along with commodities as China weighs: Read more


Business latest: 'No contest' if fighting starts