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Ross Kenneth Urken

Ross Kenneth Urken is editor of MainStreet and personal finance editor at TheStreet. He has published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Tablet, Slate, TENNIS Magazine, The Paris Review, and Forbes. He is a former editor at AOL and focuses on personal finance, cars, digital wallet technology, investing, and life-stage planning. He has also extensively covered culture, nightlife, and the automotive industry and hosts several on-camera webisodes. He is a graduate of Princeton University, where he studied comparative literature.

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Medical Marijuana in Canada Set to Boom

By Ross Kenneth Urken

But cultivators need business expertise to thrive.

05:19PM 03/04/14

Article

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy

By Ross Kenneth Urken

Senator Joe Manchin calls for the digital currency to be banned in the U.S.

05:02PM 02/28/14

Video

Track Stars Have Financial Leg Up on Olympic Bobsled Track

By Ross Kenneth Urken

Lauryn Williams and Lolo Jones, American track stars of the summer Olympics who have made the transition to the bobsled team in Sochi, highlight the disparity in earning potential between athletes in popular sports and those in more obscure terrain.

06:50PM 02/20/14

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VapeXhale Puffs Up Marijuana Vaporization

By Ross Kenneth Urken

Already a $100 million industry, vaporization has exploded in response to chill attitudes toward marijuana legalization. Seibo Shen, CEO and founder of vaporization technology company VapeXhale, seeks to play off the trend toward health.

10:40AM 02/19/14

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Waiting to Xhale: Vaporization Steams Up From Marijuana Legalization

By Ross Kenneth Urken

Already a $100 million industry, vaporization has exploded over the last year in response to chill attitudes toward marijuana legalization.

01:38PM 02/18/14

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BMW Bobsled Clinches Medal, Gets Vindication

By Ross Kenneth Urken

To further assert its motto "Driving Performance," BMW North America used a team of engineers to design the new two-man bobsleds for the U.S. men's and women's Olympic teams. And sweet catharsis arrived with Steve Holcomb.

12:52PM 02/18/14

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BMW Gets Important ROI With Holcomb's Bronze Bobsled Medal

By Ross Kenneth Urken

A historic bronze medal win by Steve Holcomb ended a 62-year medal drought for the American two-man bobsled and vindicated BMW's investment in Team USA.

10:54AM 02/18/14

Video

Marijuana Investing: Terra Tech CEO Tells How to Get a Buzz

By Ross Kenneth Urken

Recently, Terra Tech announced its strategic partnership with nutritional supplement developer Inergetics to create a line of natural cannibidiol-based nutritional supplements.

04:20PM 02/12/14

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Jamie Greubel Uses Agile Finance Regimen on Road to Sochi

By Ross Kenneth Urken

The bobsled pilot kept her body and balance sheet in shape during her quest for Olympic glory.

05:28PM 02/06/14

Video

Olympic Bobsledder Uses Agile Finance Regimen on Road to Sochi

By Ross Kenneth Urken

The road to Sochi for Olympic bobsled pilot Jamie Greubel consists of a rigorous workout routine and a strong fundraising regimen to afford the privilege of going for the gold.

04:28PM 02/06/14

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