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Watch the Fight That Halted Trading on Wall Street

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:05pm
It takes a lot to stop trading on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. On Tuesday, there wan't much action for about 23 minutes as traders were glued to their TV monitors.The cause of the inaction? A heated CNBC TV debate, pitting IEX's Brad Katsuyama vs.
    





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Samsung: Apple's Patent Claims Are 'Gross Exaggeration'

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:49pm

The two companies resume their long-running court battle over claims that Samsung copied the iPhone.


    





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Stocks Post 3-Day Win Streak, S&P 500 Sets New High

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:34pm
Stocks kicked off the second quarter with solid gains Tuesday, with the S&P 500 setting a fresh intraday record following a batch of economic reports.Major averages logged a three-day win streak for the first time since February.
    





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Women Work Harder, Earn More, Than Their Moms

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:18pm
Women today are working harder and earning more money than their mothers at the same age, and that’s helped some of the nation’s poorest families move up the economic ladder.
    





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Starbucks Food Menu: Out With the New, In With the Old

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:18pm
The customer is always right!Starbucks' plan to boost food sales with a new menu of cakes and doughnuts may have been a little half-baked. The coffee-chain found that a majority of its customers liked the food better before, prompting a retooling of its offerings.
    





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'Deeply Sorry' GM Chief Barra Answers Lawmakers on Car Recall

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:03pm
The head of General Motors said on Tuesday she was "deeply sorry" about the recall of millions of her company's cars for a defect blamed for at least 13 deaths and that she was disturbed by past GM comments that the cost of replacing defective switches in some cars was too high.
    





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Why We're Not Satisfied with Social Media Sites

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:03pm
How much time will you spend online today — to shop, bank, stay connected with friends, get the latest news or plan a trip?More importantly, how much of that time will be pleasurable and how much will be aggravating and unproductive?
    





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Watch the Fight That Halted Trading on Wall Street

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:03pm

It was the fight that stopped trading on the New York Stock Exchange—IEX's Brad Katsuyama vs. BATS Global Markets president William O'Brien.


    





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GM Hires Disaster Expert to Manage Recall Response

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:47pm
General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced in testimony on Tuesday that the automaker has brought on attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who administrated the government’s victim compensation fund after 9/11, to deal with the company’s response to its ongoing recall.
    





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Congressman Calls GM CEO's Answer 'Gobbledygook'

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:47pm

Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, criticizes an answer given by GM CEO Mary Barra at a House hearing on the company’s ignition switch recall.


    
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GM Hires Disaster Expert to Manage Recall Response

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:01pm
General Motors CEO Mary Bara announced in testimony on Tuesday that the automaker has hired attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who administrated the government’s victim compensation fund after 9/11, to deal with the company’s response to its ongoing recall.
    





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Californians in the Quake Zone Mostly Uninsured

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:45pm
As residents in La Habra, Brea and Fullerton pick up the pieces — literally — from Friday night's 5.1 earthquake in Southern California, most will have to pay for the damage themselves.That's even if they have earthquake insurance. And, as it turns out, most of them do not.
    





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GM CEO: 'I Am Deeply Sorry'

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:45pm

GM CEO Mary Barra speaks on Capitol Hill during a House hearing on the company's ignition switch recall.


    





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Watch Live: Lawmakers Hold Hearing on GM Auto Recall

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 1:59pm

House Energy and Commerce Committee holds a hearing on the General Motors Auto Recall called "The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Why Did It Take So Long?"


    





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All Wrapped Up: Travelers Pay to Protect Luggage With Plastic

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 12:27pm
Some air travelers might be more determined to fly only with carry-ons or add extra security to checked baggage after recent news of an alleged theft ring by workers at Los Angeles International Airport.Others, however, may rely on plastic.
    





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GM Delays Sales Figures Before CEO Testifies on Huge Car Recall

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 11:25am
U.S. auto sales leader General Motors, whose CEO was testifying to Congress later on the recall of millions of cars, delayed announcing its sales figures for March by several hours on Tuesday.The company cited computer glitches for the delay.
    





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Secrets of Saving at the Supermarket Revealed

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:55am

Five tips for avoiding supermarket traps that your wallet will thank you for.


    





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Manufacturing Growth Sped Up Last Month, Industry Report Says

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:39am
U.S. manufacturing growth accelerated for a second straight month in March, an industry report showed on Tuesday, as production recovered though employment growth slowed.The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said its index of national factory activity rose to 53.
    





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GM Did Not Report Majority of Safety Issues, House Democrats Say

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:39am
General Motors has not yet reported to federal regulators the "vast majority" of 133 cases of safety concerns about ignition switches, House of Representatives Democrats said on Tuesday.
    





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'Innocent Victims': Families Want Answers From GM

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:39am
Family members of crash victims gathered in front of the Capitol on Tuesday, hours before the chief executive of General Motors was set to appear before a House subcommittee to address the recall of vehicles connected to at least 13 fatalities.
    





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