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Could Snapchat really be worth $10 billion?

"Dumb move." "Zero sense." "Remarkably stupid."

That's just a sample of the reaction last year to news that disappearing-message app Snapchat had turned down a whopping $3 billion buyout offer from Facebook. But with news from Bloomberg this week tha...

Stocks NYSE generic man in headset

Brendan McDermid / Reuters

Small stocks sink -- bad sign for economy?

Bigger is better in the stock market this year.

The Russell 2000, an index of smaller stocks, is down 4% this year and is trailing the other major market indexes.

It's a surprising turnaround, considering that the Russell 2000 was one the best perform...

Reputable Brands - Procter and Gamble

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Procter & Gamble dumping 90 brands

Procter & Gamble is cleaning house.

The nation's largest consumer product company, will be dumping about 90 of its smaller, less popular brands. The move, announced Friday as executives discussed earnings with investors, will still leave the company w...

Flash drives

REUTERS/Rick Wilking

USB Flash drives have a fatal, universal flaw

It's time to start thinking of smartphones and USB Flash drives like toothbrushes or razors -- for personal use only.

German security researchers have discovered that USB-connected devices have a fatal flaw. Anything that connects via USB can be repro...

Warren Buffett

CNN

Buffett sees $2 billion increase in profits

Warren Buffett's billions keep billowing.

His company, Berkshire Hathaway, said Friday that its profit grew by nearly $2 billion in the second quarter.

The company, a broad-based investment conglomerate that includes diverse names like Geico Auto Insu...

Job fair

CNN

Unemployment rate rises to 6.2%

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

Stock Exchange floor 10_19_12

Brendan McDermid / Reuters

Stocks finish tough week with more losses

Investors can't seem to get relief from the summer heat. The Dow fell 70 points Friday on what turned out to be a volatile day of trading.

Gas prices

Carlos Barria/Reuters

Lowest August gas prices in four years

Drivers, rejoice! Gas prices are the lowest they've been at the start of August in four years.

eBay

CNN

EBay reveals lackluster diversity report

In case you missed it, tech has a diversity problem. EBay is the latest tech company to publish an employee diversity report, revealing it hires mostly white and male workers.

GM

GM

GM is still selling lots of cars

General Motors can't seem to stop ordering recalls. But car buyers haven't stopped buying its cars.

The No. 1 U.S. automaker posted a 9% jump in sales, boosted in large part by bulk orders from car rental companies and corporate buyers.

GM rivals Ford...

Joe Frazer, Muhammad Ali 1971 fight poster

Boxing Illustrated

Ali's gloves fetch nearly $400K at auction

A pair of sweat-stained boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali during his "Fight of the Century" with Joe Frazier more than 40 years ago were sold at auction Thursday for nearly $400,000.

Middle wage jobs on the rise

CNNMoney

Middle-class jobs are finally coming back

Hiring in low-wage jobs like retail and fast food have been plentiful in recent years, but that's changing now. Middle-class employment is on the upswing, thanks to the strengthening economy.

Personal Finance

Millennials, office

Budgeting app adds up Millennials' bad habits

It's not all kale and Pilates. Millennials are spending big money on guilty…

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Students, parents borrowing less to pay for college

While college costs and student loan bills have soared over the past decade, some…

1 in 3 Americans have 'debt in collections'

1 in 3 US adults have 'debt in collections'

Americans have a debt problem.

Health insurance file

Medicare's outlook improves as health spending slows

The long-term prognosis for Medicare has improved thanks to slower health spending,…

Money, bills, dollars in wallet

Millennials love cash

Forget stocks. Millennials want their money in cold, hard cash.

Retirement planning

Is this retirement move right for you?

Retirement savers transfer billions of dollars each year into Individual Retirement…

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

tax forms with pen, calculator, taxes

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?

Guy with shopping bags

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a favorite among bargain hunters on the prowl for…

How much do winter sports cost?

Skiing ski resort slopes

Snow and sub-freezing temperatures are no reason to hibernate. Adopt a new winter…

Employment News

Job fair

Unemployment rate rises to 6.2%

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

Middle wage jobs on the rise

Middle-class jobs are finally coming back

Hiring in low-wage jobs like retail and fast food have been plentiful in recent…

Family vacation roadtrip

Start-ups can sometimes spur employee perks

How does this sound? On top of your regular two weeks of paid vacation plus…

National Recalls

KFC Kentucky Fried Chicken

Another food scandal? KFC just cannot win

KFC is scrambling to limit the fallout of a second food scandal to hit its business…

Family cars - 2011 Hyundai Sonata 1

Hyundai recalls 883,000 Sonatas

Hyundai is recalling 883,000 Sonata sedans, one of its most popular models, for a…

Chevy Silverado

GM's most popular pickups recalled 6 times this year

For owners of GM's most popular pickups, recalls have been almost a monthly…

Stock Market

Snapchat on phone

Could Snapchat really be worth $10 billion?

"Dumb move." "Zero sense." "Remarkably stupid."

That's just a sample of the…

Stocks NYSE generic man in headset

Small stocks sink -- bad sign for economy?

Bigger is better in the stock market this year.

The Russell 2000, an index of…

Stock Exchange floor 10_19_12

Stocks finish tough week with more losses

Investors can't seem to get relief from the summer heat. The Dow fell 70 points…

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Middle class jobs recovery August

Jobs recovery marches on

The jobs recovery marches on, but at slower pace.

Kim Kardashian, 2011 SAG Awards

Kim Kardashian game makes $700K a day

Kim Kardashian's new video game is raking in $700,000 a day.

GDP economy second quarter

U.S. economy bounces back sharply

The U.S. economy has turned around what was a weak winter, posting solid growth…

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