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Mobile shopping surged on Black Friday

Black Friday sales soared on portable devices.

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Lawsuit questions Viacom billionaire Redstone's competency

Sumner Redstone, the aging media mogul who controls Viacom and CBS Corporation, is a "living ghost" who is practically unable to make decisions for himself, according to allegations leveled in legal filings.

A court hearing is scheduled for Monday in ...

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Gold price plummets to almost 6-year low

Here's what people aren't buying right now: Gold.

The yellow metal traded as low as $1,051.60 an ounce on Friday, the cheapest price in nearly 6 years.

Gold prices haven't been this depressed since February 2010 -- before the popular show "Downton Abb...

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Shoppers descend on Black Friday deals

Cue the bargain hunters: The Black Friday shopping marathon has begun.

Millions of people are participating in retail's annual event, which began again this year on Thanksgiving. And, of course, most markdowns are available online.

A sales report from ...

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China stocks tumble as government probes more big brokers

Markets in China tumbled on Friday as a government crackdown on the country's largest brokerages widened.

The Shanghai Composite plunged by 5.5%, the worst slide in months, while the main index in Shenzhen fell 6%. Stocks in Hong Kong slumped 2%.


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Judy Asman

Americans will spend over $130 on 'self-gifting'

Forget naughty or nice.

Americans no longer wait for Santa to bring presents. Instead, they are buying their own presents.

Yes, more and more people are treating themselves when they are out shopping for others.

Nearly 60% of people are now "self-gif...

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World's largest consumer brand plans expansion

Every day, around 2 billion people worldwide buy a Unilever product. The company is the largest manufacturer of consumer goods in the world, and has been successful in penetrating low income markets in Sub-Saharan Africa with simple innovations, such...

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4 reasons Russia, Turkey can't afford a trade war

A war of words has erupted after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on Tuesday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin called the downing of the jet a "stab in the back by the terrorists' accomplices." His Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused M...

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Toys 'R' Us shoppers throng for flagship's final Black Friday

Crowds of shoppers packed into the Toys 'R' Us in Times Square for one last Black Friday, as the flagship store prepares to close its doors.

"It is certainly bittersweet," said CEO Dave Brandon, in an interview with CNNMoney.

Toys 'R' Us has been in Ti...

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Murdoch tweets that LA Times about to be bought

Newspaper owner and noted Twitter user Rupert Murdoch is hearing that the Los Angeles Times newspaper is about to change hands.

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'Concussion' ads start to air during NFL games

At the end of the first quarter of the Thanksgiving Day Eagles-Lions football game, there was a startling commercial for "Concussion."

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Black Friday: The ultimate holiday shopping guide

Stores have publicized the pre-sales, promotions and teaser ads all month ahead of the biggest shopping weekend of the year.

The good news for retailers is that shoppers are ready to spend 25 percent more this year than last year -- or an average of $369 eac...

Personal Finance

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Americans are saving more than spending

Americans are saving faster than they are spending.

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Janet Yellen: The U.S. economy is 'performing well'

Watch out savers, home buyers and investors: America's interest rates could finally…

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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?…

Money Interactives

How much do winter sports cost?

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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

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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

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UAW ratifies contract with Ford

Nearly 150,000 autoworkers are getting a raise.

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UAW approves GM contract

The United Auto Workers union has given the final OK to a new four-year contract…

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Smarter robots put 50% of jobs at risk

Love your job? Enjoy it while it lasts. There's a 50% chance you're going to be…

National Recalls


E. coli linked to Costco chicken salad

Health investigators confirm a handful of cases of E. coli have been linked back to…

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Ford recalls half a million vehicles over fuel tank issue

Ford is recalling nearly half a million vehicles over a potential fuel tank…

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Hyundai recalls Sonatas over brake light issue

More than 300,000 Hyundai Sonata cars have been recalled because of a brake light…

Stock Market

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China stocks tumble as government probes more big brokers

Markets in China tumbled on Friday as a government crackdown on the country's…

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U.S. economy grew at a better pace than expected

The U.S. economy got some good news Tuesday.

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Black Friday: Will Santa help stocks rally?

Stocks haven't caught much of a break lately. The S&P 500 is up only 0.7% this…

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Is Black Friday losing its luster?

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Black Friday shopping is underway

Black Friday shopping, which has become a holiday tradition for customers to get…

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Black Friday gets blowback in Europe

Black Friday is not just an American event any more. It's spreading to Europe as…

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