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Stocks: Caution returns as tech stumbles

Following three days of stock market gains, investors are feeling cautious again after Google and IBM posted earnings that disappointed Wall Street.

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Nearly 2M homeowners no longer 'seriously' underwater

Surging home prices have helped nearly two million homeowners get back above water on their mortgages over the past year.

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Obama, Biden announce millions for job training

Hoping to help close the gap between workers' skills and the needs of businesses, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced he's putting hundreds of millions toward job training programs that produce highly skilled workers.

Money in wallet

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5 people you might not tip (but should)

Here are a few people who may not first come to mind when considering gratuity.

Detroit

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Detroit reaches deal limiting pension cuts

Detroit's emergency manager and pension funds for 23,000 workers and retirees hammered out tentative deals on Tuesday, marking a major step forward in the city's efforts to exit bankruptcy.

If approved, the deals would significantly limit proposed cu...

Pamela Knighton

Courtesy Pamela Knighton

'A scammer stole my tax refund'

Pamela Knighton, a 51-year-old social worker from Cuthbert, Ga. who earns less than $25,000 a year, had been really looking forward to her $4,300 tax refund last year.

But when she filed her taxes last February, her return was rejected. An IRS agent ...

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KFC brings back its fabled Double Down

KFC is bringing back the Double Down, a bacon and cheese sandwich that uses two fried chicken filets as a bun. But like a spring chicken, it won't be around for long.

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GM will ask court to halt recall lawsuits

General Motors wants a bankruptcy court to protect it from the growing number of lawsuits stemming from the company's botched ignition switch recall.

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Oklahoma bans local minimum wage hikes

Oklahoma cities and towns are banned from raising the local minimum wage under a new state law.

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Want to make money as a landlord? Try Detroit

Want to make money as a landlord? Consider Detroit ... seriously.

Public Market Shoppers Have 15 Choices Under One Roof

The weekend soft opening was a preview, and Monday the crowds came in to the new Santa Barbara Public Market on the corner of Victoria and Chapala Streets.

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Housing, food costs on the rise

If you feel like things are starting to cost a bit more, you're right.

Personal Finance

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.

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Taxpayers vulnerable to unregulated tax preparers

Nearly 80 million taxpayers use paid tax preparers. But 60% of those preparers are…

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Should people without kids pay higher taxes?

The chat-o-sphere has been abuzz lately about a proposal by Slate columnist Reihan…

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

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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…

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

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,…

World's toughest job

World's toughest job ad ends with smiles

The job ad listed the many unusual requirements for director of operations -- and…

Milwaukee Fast food strike

Oklahoma bans local minimum wage hikes

Oklahoma cities and towns are banned from raising the local minimum wage under a new…

National Recalls

GM, General Motors

GM will ask court to halt recall lawsuits

General Motors wants a bankruptcy court to protect it from the growing number of…

Toyota

Toyota recalls 6.4 million cars worldwide

Toyota announced five recalls on Wednesday, affecting a total of 6.39 million…

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Ford recalls 435,000 vehicles

Ford Motor Co. has announced two recalls, affecting about 435,000 vehicles.

Stock Market

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Stocks: Caution returns as tech stumbles

Following three days of stock market gains, investors are feeling cautious again…

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Feel good Wednesday: Markets up 1%

Investors did a happy dance on Wednesday as earnings, economic data and Janet…

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Stocks finish higher on turnaround Tuesday

Investors seemed to have trouble making up their minds Tuesday. Stocks rallied out…

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Gas prices soar above $4 a gallon in Calif.

Even in California, where drivers are used to high gas prices, the latest jump above…

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Watch out for tax surprises

As you finish up your taxes, watch out for a few items you may not know you need to…

Tax time

Haven't filed your taxes? Consider an extension

It's tax season again. Accountants like John Rodriguez say people who owe money to…

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