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US economy chugging along at 3.5% growth

The American economy had a smooth summer.

Gross domestic product increased 3.5% between July and September, according to the U.S. Commerce Department. It exceeded analysts' expectations and offered more proof of an economy gaining momentum.

"This is ...

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Tim Cook comes out: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out Thursday, acknowledging publicly for the first time that he is gay.

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Regulator calls out student loan industry

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau put student loan servicers on notice this week with a report detailing industry practices it found suspect.

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Costco isn't the only store closed on Thanksgiving day

Once upon a time, you could eat Thanksgiving dinner without worrying whether you might miss a doorbuster deal.

Verizon Wireless

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Verizon ad tech raises privacy concerns

Attention Verizon Wireless customers: you may be getting tracked online.

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Apple Pay rival CurrentC just got hacked

Apple Pay rival CurrentC has been hacked.

Federal Reserve

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Fed ends 6-year effort to stimulate economy

The Federal Reserve announced the end of its bond-buying program Wednesday, marking the close of a six-year effort to stimulate the economy.

The decision reflects how much the economy has improved since the recession. It's akin to taking the training...

Money

Billionaires double since financial crisis

The number of billionaires has more than doubled to 1,645 since the financial crisis.

But as the ranks of those with 10-figure fortunes swelled, the gap between the rich and poor has widened rapidly, a new Oxfam report on inequality finds.

The growin...

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Game 7 standing room only tickets: $800

People are paying about $1,000 to see Kansas City play San Francisco in Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night. Even standing room only tickets are going for as much as $800 on StubHub.

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Fraudsters use paycheck selfies to steal bank details

A word of advice to Instagram users: don't post selfies with your paychecks.

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Chipotle workers say they work extra hours for no pay

Chipotle workers are suing the burrito chain for making them work extra hours without pay.

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Ferrari to split with parent company, Fiat Chrysler

Ferrari will split with its parent company, Fiat Chrysler, and investors will soon be able to buy shares in the iconic sports car maker.

Fiat Chrysler announced the news Wednesday, saying Ferrari will be listed in the U.S. and possibly on a European e...

Personal Finance

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You can put up to $18,000 in your 401(k) next year

Super savers and rich people will be able to put even more money in their 401(k)s…

Weath to household income ratio

Wealth is outpacing income -- and that's a scary sign

More household wealth in America sounds like good news, but it could also mean…

401k investment portfolio, financial statement

Baby Boomers are overexposed to stocks in this rocky market

Even though they've seen their fair share of stock market crashes, many Baby…

senior citizens

Seniors lose average of $30K to financial scammers

Senior victims of financial abuse report losing big money to scammers, caregivers…

Business woman

Why women are losing the retirement savings game

When it comes to putting money away for retirement, women outmatch men: They are…

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The myth of the 78 cent wage gap

Women make 78 cents for every dollar made by men. But the wage gap isn't that…

Money Interactives

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…

The life of Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs with Apple logo

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…

Employment News

Chipotle

Chipotle workers say they work extra hours for no pay

Chipotle workers are suing the burrito chain for making them work extra hours…

Sick, ill

I caught a plane by accident: Inventive sick day excuses

The challenge for playing hooky is always coming up with a credible excuse. But…

Chris Christie

Labor chief: Christie's 'head in the sand'

Labor Secretary Tom Perez on Thursday panned New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's…

National Recalls

Baby wipes

Baby wipes recalled due to bacteria presence

Nutek Disposables of Pennsylvania has issued a voluntary recall for its baby wipes…

GM dealership

GM ignition switch death toll climbs to 29

Claims of deaths and injuries tied to General Motors' faulty ignition switch…

Honda

Stepped-up effort to replace exploding airbags

Federal safety regulators and Toyota Motor are stepping up efforts to get car owners…

Stock Market

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Toyota cuts stake in Tesla

Toyota has sold some of its stake in Tesla, joining Daimler in unloading shares of…

Federal Reserve

Fed set to finally get out of the market

Even in this bull market, all good things must come to an end. The Federal Reserve…

Mark Zuckerberg

Can Facebook live up to the hype?

Speaking solely in Mandarin in front of a Chinese audience was probably really hard…

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William 'Refrigerator' Perry may lose his home

William "Refrigerator" Perry used to be a household name, but these days he's…

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Tips On To Save Energy In Your Home

Are you are spending less time at home but paying more on your energy bill? It’s…

Pumping gas

Gas prices near lowest level in 4 years

The recent drop in crude oil prices means big savings for many Americans at the gas…

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