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Ikea accused of dodging $1.1 billion in taxes

Ikea has been accused of dodging up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in taxes between 2009 and 2014, according to a report by the Green party in the European Parliament..

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'Deadpool,' Marvel's profane superhero, has record box office opening

He may be an unlikely hero, but Deadpool saved the day at the box office this weekend.

Pollution like this in China concerns business executives

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Pollution scaring away top recruits for global companies

Is the water contaminated? Is the air toxic? If the answer is yes, corporate executives are saying "no thanks."

Edward Monser, the president of Emerson, said that top recruits are increasingly unlikely to accept postings in polluted cities.

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Bookstores record first rise in sales since 2007

In the book publishing world, what's old is new again.

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Victoria's Secret CEO resigning after 16 years

The CEO of Victoria's Secret is leaving the angels behind.

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Santa Maria Hosts Resource Fair For Farmworkers

El Dorado Berry Farms in Santa Barbara County recently closed down its operations in Santa Maria and Los Alamos laying off more than 650 farm workers.

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Dow is now down 1,451 points this year

You might want to sit down before checking on your investment portfolio.

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Busy Valentine's Day Weekend for Santa Maria Businesses

Sold out hotel rooms, packed flower and gift shops this long weekend is shaping up to be a busy weekend for Santa Maria businesses.

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Do the Grammys also have a race problem?

In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor.

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Crazily volatile oil spikes 12% in biggest gain since 2009

Don't blink --- you might miss a ridiculous swing in oil prices.

The latest move was to the upside. Big time.

Crude oil prices spiked 12.3% on Friday to $29.44 a barrel. It was the biggest one-day percentage gain since February 2009.

The surge comes ju...

Japan stock market

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Japan stocks fall; global rout continues

The global stock rout rolled across Asia on Friday.

Major Asian stock markets sank as investors continued to dump riskier assets. Japan's Nikkei tumbled 4.8%, bringing its losses for the week to more than 11%. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong slipped 1.2% a...

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Lawmaker loses war against small airline seats

A congressional soldier fighting a war against shrinking airline seats lost a battle in the U.S. House Thursday.

In a 26-33 vote, a House committee defeated legislation that would have mandated size standards for airline passenger seats. "I am disapp...

Personal Finance

Paycheck, check, payroll

Why do we get paid every two weeks instead of daily?

Imagine getting a daily paycheck -- or cashing out whatever money you've already…

Couple pays off $100,000 in debt

Extreme savers pay off $100K in debt in 4 years

A Tennessee couple pays off $100,000 in debt in just four years.

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What does estate planning cost?

If you haven't started estate planning yet, it's not too late, and it doesn't have…

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Avoid these 8 mistakes during estate planning

Drafting an estate plan is an important step for every adult, but there are several…

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6 tips to handling debt in the new year

What can you do with residual debt from the "down times" of the last five years?…

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How to protect your estate from greedy family members

Brother against brother, father against son — are we talking about the Civil War? No…

Money Interactives

How much do winter sports cost?

Skiing ski resort slopes

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

The history of gas prices

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As gas prices continue to drop, take a look back at what we have paid for a gallon…

Gas savings tips: Fact or fiction

Pumping gas

Summer means road trips, and it seems everyone has a tip on how to save fuel. But…

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…

Employment News

Pollution like this in China concerns business executives

Pollution scaring away top recruits for global companies

Is the water contaminated? Is the air toxic? If the answer is yes, corporate…

Donald Trump in Iowa, January 2016

Why it would be tough for Trump to bring jobs back from China

It's one of Donald Trump's favorite campaign promises.

January 2016 jobs report

Why doesn't 4.9% unemployment feel great?

The U.S. unemployment rate just fell below 5 percent for the first time since 2008.…

National Recalls

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Subaru recalls 77,000 Tribecas

Subaru is recalling 77,000 Tribeca SUVs due to a defective hood latch that can open…

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Daimler recalls 840,000 cars with Takata airbags

Daimler is recalling 840,000 cars and vans to replace Takata airbags that may be…

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World's airbag crisis is getting worse

The crisis of malfunctioning airbags is getting worse, putting millions more…

Stock Market

Wall Street sign

Dow is now down 1,451 points this year

You might want to sit down before checking on your investment portfolio.

Japan stock market

Japan stocks fall; global rout continues

The global stock rout rolled across Asia on Friday.

Major Asian stock markets sank as…

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Janet Yellen: Negative rates possible in U.S.

Negative interest rates could be coming to America.

"We're taking a look at them ...…

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Are Super Bowl commercials worth the money?

Many companies are willing to spend big money for Super Bowl commercials. But are…

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The super budget behind Super Bowl 50

CNN breaks down the super budget of Super Bowl 50.

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Huge container ship highlights global trade

On the day of the Iowa caucuses, one of the issues presidential candidates have…

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