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Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech resigns

The chairman of Volkswagen, Ferdinand Piech, has resigned.

The German car maker said Saturday that Piech had resigned because an environment of trust "no longer exists" within the company's board.

Volkswagen has been dealing with a period of turmoil i...

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Starbucks free drinks over: Computer glitch fixed

Starbucks stores across the U.S. and Canada were back up and running after being hit by a computer glitch Friday.

Some stores had responded by giving away free drinks until the system was fixed.

"The point of sale register outage has been resolved," St...

American dream out of reach for due to lack of supply

Home Prices And Rents Out Of Reach For Many

The dream of owning a home in California may be fading faster than you think.

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GM's Mary Barra makes way more than last guy in the job

GM is turning gender pay inequality on its head.

Mary Barra, first female CEO of GM, got paid $16.2 million for 2014, which is 78% more than her male predecessor Dan Akerson.

Akerson's pay had been limited by the fact that GM executive pay was subject...

"Avengers" actors take over Times Square on Good Morning America, April 24, 2015

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'Avengers' sequel opens internationally, flying towards record U.S. debut

Avengers assemble! That's the rallying cry that movie theaters are hearing around the world this week as the highly anticipated "Avengers: Age of Ultron" debuts in many markets internationally.

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Airlines saved $3.4 billion. You saved 66 cents

Low fuel costs has been a windfall for the nation's airlines. But their passengers got virtually none of the savings.

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Comcast says it's over: It won't try to merge with Time Warner Cable

It's over. Comcast formally withdrew from its pending $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable on Friday morning -- after the companies failed to convince regulators the deal would be good for consumers.

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Amazon lifts curtain on secretive $5 billion cloud business

Amazon is back to its big spending, big revenue, money losing ways.

The online retail giant reported a loss Thursday for the first three months of the year, after briefly jumping into the black during the holiday shopping season. Yet sales soared from...

Microsoft Windows 10

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Microsoft: The post-Windows company?

Who cares about Windows 10? Microsoft might not even need it.

That's an exaggeration, but Microsoft keeps finding new ways to prove that it is built to survive the "post-PC" world.

Sales of Windows tanked last quarter, falling 19% for business customer...

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Tesla's Elon Musk didn't take a salary in 2014

Billionaire Elon Musk is working for free. Sort of.

The Tesla chief executive's total compensation package in 2014 was $35,360, according to a regulatory filing. That would only get you half way to buying a Tesla Model S.

But the founder of the electr...

Nasdaq hits high

Reaction To Nasdaq Record Mixed

The Nasdaq composite closed at a record high of 5,056.  It the first time the index has closed above 5,000 since for the dot-com bubble of 2000.

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It's expensive to be poor

Low-income Americans are spending far more than they earn, forcing many to dip into savings, lean on family or go into debt.

Personal Finance

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You're $475,000 short on your retirement savings

How much do you think you'll need to quit your day job?

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When one partner makes more than the other

It's a common scenario: One person in a couple brings home a higher salary than the…

Taxes, tax refund

Put your tax refund to work: How to invest $1,000

So your tax refund arrived (or is on its way). How will you spend it?

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Fed rate hike: Speed and size matter

Experts and the media have obsessed for months about when the Fed will make its…

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What to do if you can't pay what you owe IRS

Finding out that you owe the IRS serious money is enough to ruin your year.

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More Americans drink coffee daily than invest in stocks

More American adults drink coffee daily than have money invested in the stock market.

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…

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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No more credit checks for NYC job seekers

Job seekers in New York City can now rest assured that their credit history won't…

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Google exec bring clarity to job hunting

Google is consistently rated the best place to work. So you need a degree from…

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Oil fallout: U.S. companies kill over 51,000 jobs

Energy workers are drowning in a sea of cheap oil.

National Recalls

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Children's pajamas recalled due to fire risk

About 32,000 pairs of high-end children's pajamas are being recalled due to the risk…

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Trek recalls 1 million bikes, rider paralyzed

Trek Bicycles is recalling nearly 1 million bikes for a safety issue that resulted…

Blue Bell recall empty freezers

Blue Bell: No layoffs

Blue Bell Creameries hasn't laid off anyone in the past 100 years. And it won't…

Stock Market

Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft: The post-Windows company?

Who cares about Windows 10? Microsoft might not even need it.

That's an exaggeration,…

Nasdaq headquarters

Finally! Nasdaq tops its March 2000 record

It took more than 5,500 days and a helluva lot of help from Apple, but the Nasdaq…

Stocks tank Jan 5

UK trader arrested in stock market 'Flash Crash'

Federal law enforcement officials have charged a U.K. man with manipulating the…

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American dream out of reach for due to lack of supply

American dream out of reach for due to lack of supply

Monthly costs of owning may be less than renting if you can find a home to buy

Nasdaq hits high

Nasdaq hits high

it's a reminder of bubble in 2000

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Michigan mechanic refuses gay customers

If you are openly gay, Brian Klawiter, the owner of Dieseltec in Grandville,…

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