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CNN

Tech stocks cause market bounce

Tech investors finally got some good news after several weeks of a beating.

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Piketty

How'd this book top Amazon's best-seller list?

One would think the secret to selling books would be to mimic the sorcery of "Harry Potter," or to capitalize on the teen vampire allure of "Twilight." Astoundingly, the No. 1 best-seller on Amazon is currently a nearly 700-pager about economic theory authored by a Frenchman: "Capital in the Twenty-First Century." Amazon cannot keep it in stock.

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CNN

Stocks: Buoyed by Apple, Facebook

Tech investors rejoice!

Both Apple and Facebook reported strong quarterly earnings late Wednesday, boosting market sentiment and pushing U.S. stock futures higher Thursday.

Apple shares rallied after the company said it was expanding its stock buyback ...

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GM

GM's $1.3 billion recall cost wipes out profit

General Motors' recall crisis virtually wiped out its profit for the first three months of the year, as it said Thursday that the cost of repairing millions of vehicles would come to $1.3 billion.

The cost of the recall and some other accounting char...

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Apple shares soar on increased buyback

Shares of Apple soared more than 7% in premarket trading Thursday, one day after the company upped its share buyback and dividend. Apple also handily beat Wall Street's profit and sales estimates for the past quarter.

Apple said it will increase its s...

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Many low-wage workers not protected by minimum wage

President Barack Obama's push to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, coupled with recent state-level increases, is welcome news for many people getting by on small paychecks. But not every low-wage worker has to be paid the minimum wage.

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800,000 baby monitor batteries recalled

About 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in the Summer Infant infant video monitors are being recalled because of burn hazards, according to the U.S. government.

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CNN

Stocks: The win streak is over

Wall Street failed to extend its win streak to seven days on Wednesday as investors took their feet off the gas.

The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 posted minor losses while the Nasdaq landed solidly in the red (down 0.83%) amid more biotech...

AIG

John R. Coughlin/CNNMoney

AIG cyber insurance covers bodily harm

Who says the digital world and the physical one are separate?

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Travelers set to splurge in 2014

If you're looking to splurge on travel this year, you're not alone.

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Sara Bonisteel/CNN

Starbucks may buy a stake in SodaStream

Investors guzzled down shares of SodaStream International on Wednesday amid speculation the Israeli company could sell a stake to coffee giant Starbucks.

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Postal workers to protest at Staples

Staples shoppers could face a postal workers' picket line on Thursday.

Personal Finance

College, university students

Grads hit with defaults when co-signers die

Student loan borrowers are suddenly being thrown into default when the co-signer on…

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Americans still don't trust the stock market

More than five years after the financial crisis, the average American is still wary…

Wes Fusco

'My girlfriend is a tax break'

If you're in a relationship with someone who is dependent on you financially, you…

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Get married, save on car insurance

Did you know that taking 15 minutes to get married could save you at least 15% on…

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4 ways scammers can steal your tax refund

Identity thieves love tax season.

"A thief who has your personal information can…

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Can workers talk about pay?

Salary is often the elephant in the room.

Money Interactives

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…

How much do winter sports cost?

Skiing ski resort slopes

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

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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A survival guide for taking your kids to work

It was one of those mom moments, one of those "no matter how much you try to plan…

waitress serving food at restaurant

Many low-wage workers not protected by minimum wage

President Barack Obama's push to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour,…

Obama Biden jobs near Pittsburgh

Obama, Biden announce millions for job training

Hoping to help close the gap between workers' skills and the needs of businesses,…

National Recalls

Summer Infant video baby monitor

800,000 baby monitor batteries recalled

About 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in the Summer Infant infant video monitors…

GM

Second General Motors recall delayed by years

General Motors and government safety regulators now have a second recall to answer…

Kraft recalls hot dogs

Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of hot dogs

Kraft is recalling 96,000 pounds of hot dogs because packaging labels were incorrect…

Stock Market

New York Stock Exchange logo

Tech stocks cause market bounce

Tech investors finally got some good news after several weeks of a beating.

New York Stock Exchange logo

Stocks: Buoyed by Apple, Facebook

Tech investors rejoice!

Both Apple and Facebook reported strong quarterly earnings…

New York Stock Exchange floor

Stocks: The win streak is over

Wall Street failed to extend its win streak to seven days on Wednesday as investors…

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Warren Buffett talks minimum wage increase

What stumps billionaire Warren Buffett? The minimum wage debate.

Wedding costs

Being a wedding guest can be costly

It's not cheap to throw a wedding. But it's becoming more costly to be a guest, too.

Student loans

Grads face default over loan co-signers

Students who rely on their parents or others to co-sign their student loans can get…

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