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Junk Haulers Find ’70s Bonds Worth Thousands in Cast-Off Hope Chest

Reported by ABC News’ Joshua Gardner: When Marie Veloso called the junk collectors to have her late mother’s old hope chest hauled away, she was certain it contained nothing of value. “I just wanted them to take it away. I didn’t have the key, anyway,”...
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The Sunny Side of Junk Bonds

Business & Finance : DealBook (5 years ago)

Junk bonds are exposing the excesses of the credit boom - or so it seems. What creditors actually recover after company defaults is heading below 20 percent of face value. At half the accepted norm, that sounds frightening. But in f... Read Post

The Gap taps Postagram to give away postcards on Facebook

Business & Finance : Venture Beat (last year)

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Junk Hauler Finds $114,0000 In Savings Bonds While Smashing Up Hope Chest

Lifestyle / Shopping : The Consumerist (2 years ago)

Viewers of clutter-gore programs like A&E’s “Hoarders” know that junk haulers are some of our society’s unsung heroes. Emptying homes of crap no one wants is an important job. What people don’t realize, though, is that junk haulers ... Read Post


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