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Toyota Recalls More Than 6 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:47am
TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp will recall 6.58 million vehicles globally to fix faults in the steering and seats, a company draft statement showed on Wednesday, in one of the largest recalls to date in the global auto industry.






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Dealers Still Waiting on Parts for GM Recall Fix

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 8:21pm
General Motors is running behind on Chief Executive Mary Barra's plan to begin shipping replacement ignition switches in its massive recall, dealerships and the company said Tuesday.The automaker, which recalled 2.






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Matzo Maker Manischewitz Sold to Investment Firm

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 7:35pm
Matzo and kosher wine maker Manischewitz has been sold, just in time for the Passover Seder meal.Sankaty Advisors, an arm of private equity firm Bain Capital, bought the company from a group including investment firm Harbinger. The price was not disclosed.






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Two GM Midsize SUVs Top Tough Crash Tests

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 7:35pm
Most of the midsize SUVs did not fare well in a new small overlap front-crash test conducted by an influential U.S. safety group, in yet another jolt to the industry already shaken by safety concerns.See the full list here.






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U.S. Says GM Violated Order to Answer Recall Questions

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:17pm
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tuesday it was fining General Motors $7,000 a day for missing an April 3 deadline to respond to the U.S. agency's request for information about the automaker's recall of 2.6 million cars for defective ignition switches.






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Tesla 'a Dictator' That Bypasses State Lemon Laws, Attorney Says

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 5:30pm
Electric carmaker Tesla has had its fair share of legal troubles in recent months as it battles New Jersey and other states intent on blocking its plans to set up a network of company-owned stores rather than going with the traditional franchise system.






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Gas Prices to Edge Down for Summer Vacation

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 5:30pm
Expect to pay less for gasoline this summer than you did a year ago – but just barely, says the Department of Energy.The Energy Information Administration predicts the typical American motorist will shell out $3.
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Retirees Keep One Foot in the Workforce

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 5:30pm
Seniors today may well enjoy rounds of golf and water aerobics when they retire. But chances are, they fit it in when they're off the clock.






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Stocks Rise Moderately Before Corporate Earnings Season Begins

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:44pm
Stocks climbed moderately on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq bouncing back from its worst three-day hit since 2011, as investors sought recently hammered social media and Internet shares and braced for quarterly earnings.






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Many GM Cars Unlikely to Get Faults Fixed, Despite Major Recall

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:13pm
After weeks of headlines and heartbreaking stories of those who died in accidents involving defective General Motors cars, it seems hard to believe an owner of one of the automaker's recalled models would not get the car fixed.That is the fear.Sadly, it is also the expectation.






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Honey, It's Only Pure if There's No Added Sugar or Corn Syrup

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 2:55pm
Honey mixed with sugar might be sweet, but it is not "honey."Food companies and other producers who add sweeteners to honey have to alert consumers by labeling their products as a "blend," the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday.






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Biggest Billionaire Losers of the Market's Slide

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 2:55pm
Mark Zuckerberg is offering the world a lesson in the new volatility of tech wealth.The billionaire Facebook chief saw his wealth soar to just under $20 billion after Facebook's IPO. When the stock fell in 2012, his paper net worth fell by more than $9 billion.






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'Why Do I ALWAYS Put Off My Taxes?': Dawdlers Can Blame Their DNA

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 2:39pm
If you’re bustling to beat the April 15 tax deadline –- as you did last year, and the year before that –- take solace in the notion that your annual, 11th-hour, coffee-binging paper chase isn’t necessarily a character flaw but an inherited trait, a new study claims.






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Pent-Up Demand Expected to Boost Business Travel Spending

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 2:39pm
An already optimistic outlook for 2014 U.S.






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Protect Yourself From Shady Tax Shops

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 1:21pm
Every year unregulated tax preparers pop up in abandoned storefronts like weeds in a cracked sidewalk. Sprouting in low-income neighborhoods, they promise fat refund checks fast. But even without upfront charges, they can have hidden costs for the unwary.






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Flying on a Reward Ticket? You May Have to Pay to Check That Bag

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 1:21pm
DALLAS — If you use miles to get a free ticket on American Airlines, you may have to pay to check that suitcase.American and US Airways announced changes Tuesday to their policies on checked-bag fees and redeeming miles for free flights.






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More Credit Cards Nix Foreign Transaction Fees

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:50pm
Pay with your credit card when you travel abroad and you may find an unwelcome souvenir from the trip when you open your statement: a foreign transaction fee.






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What Is a Stock's 'Dead Cat Bounce'?

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:19pm

NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari explains a technical stock term known as the 'dead cat bounce.'








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The New Stay-At-Home Mom Surge: It's Not Who You Think

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:48am

More moms are staying at home, and they tend to be younger, less educated and more likely to be poor than women who work outside the home.








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Stay-at-home Moms Younger, Less Educated Than Working Mothers

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:17am

More moms are staying at home, and they tend to be younger, less educated and more likely to be poor than women who work outside the home.








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