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Stocks get a boost from earnings, China

There's a distinctly upbeat mood in the markets Wednesday morning.

Milwaukee Fast food strike

CNN

Oklahoma bans local minimum wage hikes

Oklahoma cities and towns are banned from raising the local minimum wage under a new state law.

GM, General Motors

GM will ask court to halt recall lawsuits

General Motors wants a bankruptcy court to protect it from the growing number of lawsuits stemming from the company's botched ignition switch recall.

Public Market Shoppers Have 15 Choices Under One Roof

The weekend soft opening was a preview, and Monday the crowds came in to the new Santa Barbara Public Market on the corner of Victoria and Chapala Streets.

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Housing, food costs on the rise

If you feel like things are starting to cost a bit more, you're right.

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Stocks finish higher on turnaround Tuesday

Investors seemed to have trouble making up their minds Tuesday. Stocks rallied out of the gate, then languished for most of the day before sprinting into the close.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq all ended the day higher...

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Facebook to require Messenger app

Mobile users who have gotten used to chatting with their friends via Facebook will soon have to make sure they've downloaded the social-media giant's app designed specifically for that.

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Detroit cuts deal with retired police, firefighters

Detroit's emergency manager and retired police and firefighters hammered out a deal Tuesday that marks a big step forward in the city's efforts to exit bankruptcy.

If approved, the deal would significantly limit proposed cuts in pension benefits for ...

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Tax poll: Is the middle class paying too much?

Just under half of all Americans (49 percent) believe the middle class pays too much in taxes, according to a new Gallup survey released Tuesday, the deadline for income earners to file their tax returns.

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Ukraine hikes rates in bid to defend economy

Ukraine's central bank has hiked its benchmark lending rate for the first time in eight months amid an escalating confrontation with pro-Russian activists.

The central bank raised the discount rate from 6.5% to 9.5% late Monday, a move that should hel...

GM, General Motors

Lawmakers release 250,000 GM recall documents

The House committee investigating GM's botched recall publicly released 250,000 pages of related documents Friday, including internal emails discussing investigations of the Cobalt, Ion and other recalled vehicles.

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Your taxes are due!

Tax Day is officially here.

Personal Finance

Wes Fusco

'My girlfriend is a tax break'

If you're in a relationship with someone who is dependent on you financially, you…

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Get married, save on car insurance

Did you know that taking 15 minutes to get married could save you at least 15% on…

Taxes, 1040EZ

4 ways scammers can steal your tax refund

Identity thieves love tax season.

"A thief who has your personal information can…

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Can workers talk about pay?

Salary is often the elephant in the room.

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Taxpayers vulnerable to unregulated tax preparers

Nearly 80 million taxpayers use paid tax preparers. But 60% of those preparers are…

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Should people without kids pay higher taxes?

The chat-o-sphere has been abuzz lately about a proposal by Slate columnist Reihan…

Money Interactives

Taxes 101: tips and resources

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April 15 is approaching. You may know how to fill out a basic tax return (or hand…

The life of Steve Jobs

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Technology pioneer Steve Jobs was one of the most recognizable CEOs in the world and…

Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday: Which is best for you?

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a favorite among bargain hunters on the prowl for…

How much do winter sports cost?

Skiing ski resort slopes

Snow and sub-freezing temperatures are no reason to hibernate. Adopt a new winter…

Notable moments in debt ceiling history

Capital - Debt Ceiling

The U.S. debt ceiling has a complicated an interesting history. Since 1917, the U.S.…

Employment News

Milwaukee Fast food strike

Oklahoma bans local minimum wage hikes

Oklahoma cities and towns are banned from raising the local minimum wage under a new…

World's toughest job

World's toughest job ad ends with smiles

The job ad listed the many unusual requirements for director of operations -- and…

Unemployment benefits

Jobless claims at lowest since 2007, but...

Americans are desperate for good news about jobs. Some thought they found it this…

National Recalls

GM, General Motors

GM will ask court to halt recall lawsuits

General Motors wants a bankruptcy court to protect it from the growing number of…

Toyota

Toyota recalls 6.4 million cars worldwide

Toyota announced five recalls on Wednesday, affecting a total of 6.39 million…

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Ford recalls 435,000 vehicles

Ford Motor Co. has announced two recalls, affecting about 435,000 vehicles.

Stock Market

New York Stock Exchange floor

Stocks get a boost from earnings, China

There's a distinctly upbeat mood in the markets Wednesday morning.

New York Stock Exchange trading

Stocks finish higher on turnaround Tuesday

Investors seemed to have trouble making up their minds Tuesday. Stocks rallied out…

NY stock exchange

Stocks bounce back...somewhat

The stock market today felt a bit like a game of musical chairs with no one quite…

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Watch out for tax surprises

As you finish up your taxes, watch out for a few items you may not know you need to…

Tax time

Haven't filed your taxes? Consider an extension

It's tax season again. Accountants like John Rodriguez say people who owe money to…

Money

Get ready for Tax Day freebies

Celebrate the end of tax season with Tax Day freebies and discounts.

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