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U.S. stocks set for bumpy end to a wild week

TGIF! Yes, really.

After some of the wildest days on markets in recent memory, the weekend can't come soon enough for many. Panicked selling Monday and Tuesday gave way to a scramble to buy Wednesday and Thursday.

And there could be a sting in the ta...

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Facebook hits 1 billion users in a single day

Facebook hit an unprecedented benchmark: 1 billion users in a single day.

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Dow bounces back with best 2-day gain ever

After several volatile days with huge swings in both directions, the Dow finished Thursday up 369 points. Combined with Wednesday's 619-point rally, it's the best two-day point in Dow history.

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Ukraine dodges default with $3.6 billion debt deal

Western investors have thrown Ukraine a financial lifeline worth $3.6 billion by agreeing to write off some debt and delay bond repayments.

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Bread recalled in 11 states due to broken light bulb

A broken light bulb is causing a recall of bread in 11 states due to the possibility of broken glass fragments in the bread.

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Global markets rebound as panic eases

Global markets traded higher on Thursday as investors cheered a rebound on Wall Street and supportive comments from central bankers.

China's benchmark Shanghai Composite closed with a 5.3% gain, while the smaller Shenzhen Composite added 3.3%, ending...

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U.S. stocks set for gains after global rebound

Investors may be suffering from whiplash but they should get some more pain relief Thursday.

U.S. stock futures were pushing higher, and global markets were bouncing as panic over China's stock market crash eased.

Here are the five things you need to...

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CNN

Asia's richest man buys World Triathlon for $650 million

The "Ironman" brand has a new owner.

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin has agreed to pay $650 million for World Triathlon Corporation, in the latest expansion of his growing sports empire. World Triathlon organizes Ironman events and controls the bran...

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Company makes life easier for employees with babies

Consulting firm Accenture said it's expanding parental benefits to help employees ease back into work after having a child.

The company joins a long line of businesses this year that have sought to make their work-life balance proposition much more a...

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From Radio Shack via CNN

RadioShack agrees to refund gift cards for cash

There are about $46 million worth of unredeemed RadioShack gift cards out there -- and the bankrupt company may have to swap all of them for cash, the New York state attorney general said Wednesday.

The defunct electronics store began selling itself o...

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Dow jumps 619 points, 3rd biggest gain ever

Greed made a comeback on Wall Street. The Dow raced 619 points higher on Wednesday, its most emphatic point gain since the 2008 financial crisis.

The huge rally represents a rebound following six days of dramatic selling that was driven by serious con...

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Walmart to stop selling AR-15s and similar guns

Walmart said Wednesday that it will stop selling military-style semiautomatic rifles, including AR-15s.

Walmart spokesman Kory Lundberg said the move is in response to slumping demand.

Generally speaking, gun sales have been strong this summer. The Fe...

Personal Finance

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?

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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…

The life of Steve Jobs

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

Employment News

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Chipotle looking to hire 4,000 new workers in one day

Chipotle is going on a hiring spree: It wants to bring on 4,000 new employees in…

But young workers may not make more over lifetime

Summer jobs help keep kids alive and out of prison

Having a summer job may not give kids much of a financial leg up for the future,…

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Ford shifts truck production from Mexico to Ohio

Ford's heavy duty pickup trucks which used to be built in Mexico started rolling off…

National Recalls

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General Mills recalls frozen green beans

General Mills is recalling a "limited quantity" of frozen green beans after a…

Turkey bacon recalled

Kraft Heinz recalls 2M pounds of Oscar Mayer turkey bacon

Some 2 million pounds of Oscar Mayer turkey bacon has been recalled after people…

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Cilantro may be source of cyclosporiasis outbreak

According to the CDC, there have been 384 cases of cyclosporiasis in 26 states this…

Stock Market

NYSE file

U.S. stocks set for bumpy end to a wild week

TGIF! Yes, really.

After some of the wildest days on markets in recent memory, the…

Wall Street fluctuations

Dow bounces back with best 2-day gain ever

After several volatile days with huge swings in both directions, the Dow finished…

Ford factory workers

Good news: U.S. economy grew faster than expected

Finally, some good news this week. the U.S. economy was in even better shape than…

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Town manager makes fun of man; he complains, is fired

A former Chadbourn, North Carolina town employee says he was fired because he…

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