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Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the cream-filled treats is closing.

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Bank of America nears record settlement

Bank of America is on the verge of finalizing a deal with the government to pay more than $16.5 billion in what would be the biggest mortgage securities fraud settlement.

The agreement, to be announced as soon as Thursday, would settle a probe by the ...

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Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled

The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The company was made aware of the risk after routin...

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Income is on the rise ... finally!

The typical American is finally bringing home a bigger paycheck.

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Macy's to pay $650,000 for racial profiling

Macy's must pay a $650,000 fine to settle complaints that it's staffers wrongfully accused minority shoppers of stealing.

New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman started to investigate Macy's, which has 42 stores in New York State, in February 2...

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The babysitter costs HOW much?

It seems like a parental dream: A college-educated babysitter shows up, leads your kids through homework, dinnertime and a masterpiece art project, cleans the house and then gives you a report card of how the evening went. This dream can be a reality thanks to high-end babysitting services in New York City, but it comes at a price -- up to $33 an hour.

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Ballmer cuts ties with Microsoft, but still owns 333 million shares

Steve Ballmer quit being Microsoft CEO last year, and now he's stepping down from the company's board of directors.

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Microsoft considers new name for Internet Explorer

Microsoft is thinking about changing the name of Internet Explorer.

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McDonald's coffee coming to supermarkets

Soon you'll be able to wake up to a McDonald's coffee without going to McDonald's.

Uber

From Uber

Uber launches drug store delivery service

Uber wants to be more than just a taxi service. Now it's trying to be your drug store, too.

Google

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Bakery to Google: Take 's---' out of our logo!

Greggs, the largest bakery chain in the United Kingdom, woke up to an unfortunate Google problem Tuesday.

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'Is it safe to hire?' Business owners don't trust recovery

The economic recovery may be continuing, but small business owners aren't ready to put the rose-colored glasses back on.

Personal Finance

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Income is on the rise ... finally!

The typical American is finally bringing home a bigger paycheck.

Retirement planning

Workers spend more time planning vacation than retirement

Without a doubt, figuring out how to invest the money in your nest egg can be…

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Would you trade pay for a higher 401(k) match?

As millions of Americans struggle to save enough for retirement, many workers say…

Retirement

31% of Americans have no retirement savings

It's no secret that many Americans aren't saving enough for retirement, but a big…

Retirement

5 big retirement mistakes

Dutifully socking away a chunk of your salary each month may seem like a surefire…

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Shoppers beware: Retail credit card APRs average 23%

Before you take the bait from the cashier and sign up for a new store credit card,…

Money Interactives

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…

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…

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

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'Is it safe to hire?' Business owners don't trust recovery

The economic recovery may be continuing, but small business owners aren't ready to…

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More teens are hearing 'You're hired!'

Taylor Goodjoin didn't get a new job this summer, but she was glad to still have one.

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Unemployment rate rises to 6.2%

After gangbusters jobs growth in June, hiring slowed to a less impressive pace in…

National Recalls

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Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled

The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc.…

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Heinz recalls lead-laced baby food in China

H.J. Heinz is recalling a batch of lead-laced baby food in China.

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Slaughterhouse staff charged over bad meat

Former workers at a California slaughterhouse involved in one of the largest meat…

Stock Market

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Stocks: 3 things to know before the open

The global stock market rally seems to be gaining steam Tuesday.

Here are the three…

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Stock market surges, sending Dow up 1%

Forget Christmas in July. For the stock market, it's looking like the holidays came…

Stock market traders

Can the stock market rally keep going?

Are the good times rolling or is Armageddon near in the stock market? Even in…

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Sprint beefs up its data plans

Is a price war about to break out in the wireless industry? Sprint may have taken…

All female Legos

Meet Lego's first professional girls

Lego unveils its first set of all female characters in response to complaints from a…

Ferguson businesses take hit

Ferguson businesses taking big hit

As protests continue in Ferguson, Missouri, businesses say unrest is taking an…

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