The Mercury : Your Money http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury en MS-31697 Should 4/20 Be a National Holiday? http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/should-420-be-national-holiday/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Nobody knows exactly where it started (High Times has the earliest recorded explanation, crediting the Waldos, a group of high school… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:33:34 EDT MS-31696 Easter Sales Expected to Be Soft Boiled http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/easter-sales-expected-be-soft-boiled-0/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The Easter eggs are still colorful, but there may be fewer of them in the basket this year. The average American… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:21:11 EDT MS-31694 Prepare to Pay More For Gas As Summer Approaches http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/prepare-pay-more-gas-summer-approaches-0/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Gasoline prices have experienced an uptick recently but will continue to edge up slightly as summer approaches, industry experts said. Prices at… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:29:50 EDT urn:article:12670148 Here's the Truth Behind the Recent Market Rally http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/heres-the-truth-behind-the-recent-market-rally/12670148 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Market rallies can cause as much consternation as corrections and pullbacks. Every time there is a significant rally I'm often asked… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:04:00 EDT urn:article:12669148 Mortgage Rates Remain a Gift to Homebuyers http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/mortgage-rates-remain-a-gift-to-homebuyers/12669148 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- As the spring home buying season kicks into higher gear, mortgage interest rates seem to be co-operating with eager buyers. The… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:00:00 EDT urn:article:12667821 These Are Your Last-Minute, Tax Day IRA Options http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/these-are-your-last-minute-tax-day-ira-options/12667821 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It happens to the best of us: April 15 creeps up for months and sprints to the finish, leaving so little… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:00:00 EDT urn:article:12667819 Finance Industry Study Argues to Let It Keep Giving Advice As Is http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/finance-industry-study-argues-to-let-it-keep-giving-advice-as-is/12667819 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- A proposed rule change by the U.S. Department of Labor could cut Americans' retirement savings by up to $32 billion, according… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:00:00 EDT urn:article:12631780 Baseball Is Still a Big League Bargain http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/baseball-is-still-a-big-league-bargain/12631780 PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- Its average television audience for the World Series qualifies for AARP benefits. High-definition television hasn't made its games of three hours… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:30:00 EDT urn:article:12669088 #DigitalSkeptic: Social Media Enters Pay-for-Play Era http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/digitalskeptic-social-media-enters-pay-for-play-era/12669088 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Social media is entering its AM radio phase: If marketers want to get that post or tweet into heavy rotation, Twitter,… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:00:00 EDT urn:article:12668049 The Best Tax Day Freebies and Meal Deals http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/the-best-tax-day-freebies-and-meal-deals/12668049 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Be honest. Unless your birthday falls on April 15, you don't look forward to Tax Day. But, if you're always looking… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:53:00 EDT