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Bank of Japan Sets Negative Interest Rate

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:08am
The Bank of Japan on Friday adopted negative interest rates for the first time ever in a bid to revive growth in the world's third-largest economy.









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$2M House Demolished After Sliding 14 Inches in a Week

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 6:53am
A San Francisco home with sweeping ocean views that sold about two months ago for $2 million was demolished Thursday.









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Billionaire Paul Allen's Mega-Yacht Damages Reef: Report

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 6:20am
Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is working with officials in the Cayman Islands after reports his luxury yacht damaged coral reef.









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Barbie Gets Petite, Tall and Curvy Body Makeovers

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 4:37am
Toymaker Mattel has released three new Barbie body types that the company says was "a better reflection" of the shapes and sizes of real women.









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GM Forms Team for Self-Driving and Electric Cars

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 7:41pm
Earlier this month, GM said it planned to work with Lyft to develop an on-demand network of driverless cars.









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Airlines Offer Refunds, Rebooking After Zika Alert

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 6:58pm
Airlines and cruise lines are offering free refunds and rebooking for pregnant women and their companions amid growing concern about the Zika virus.









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Airlines Offer Refunds, Rebooking After Zika Alert

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 6:58pm
Airlines and cruise lines are offering free refunds and rebooking for pregnant women and their companions amid growing concern about the Zika virus.









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Amazon's Shares Plunge on Lackluster Earnings Report

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 6:00pm
The Internet giant reported fourth-quarter net income of $1 per share on $35.75 billion in sales. Revenue rose 22 percent from $29.3 billion a year earlier.









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Tiny Coffee Maker Gets a Shot With Super Bowl Ad

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 4:44pm
A coffee with an edgy name and made by a small business is getting a commercial in Super Bowl 50.









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U.S. Schools Lag in Teaching Financial Literacy

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 4:03pm
The number of states that require high school students to complete an economics course is dwindling, a new survey shows.









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Takata CEO Said to Offer to Resign

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 3:01pm
Takata Corp. will tell Japanese carmakers on Friday that its CEO is willing to resign to take responsibility for the auto industry's biggest recall.









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Where Are the Big Pre-Super Bowl HDTV Sales?

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 1:58pm
If you heeded the advice of experts who said the best deals on new high-definition TVs would be right before the Super Bowl, you missed out.









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Apple to Voluntarily Recall Some AC Wall Plug Adapters

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 1:50pm
The affected two-prong adapters could, in very rare cases, break and create the risk of an electrical shock if touched, the company said in a post.









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Weekly Jobless Benefits Claims Decline

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:58am
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign that employers aren't cutting jobs in response to global economic weakness.









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Hot Concert Tickets a 'Fixed Game,' Report Says

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:11am
Ticketing for hot concerts is a "fixed game," says a report by New York's attorney general that brings out glaring irregularities in the industry.









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VIDEO: Walmart Closures Rock Small-Town America

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 4:39am
The world's largest retailer is shutting many of its stores this week, leaving many to wonder what life after Walmart will be like.









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Franchises Fight On Against $15 Minimum Wage

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 6:19pm
The International Franchise Association wants the Supreme Court to take up its challenge to portions of Seattle's $15 minimum wage law.









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Here's What PETA Wants to Do With 'Silence of the Lambs' Home

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 5:35pm
PETA has a plan for the sinister home where Buffalo Bill skinned his victims in "Silence of the Lambs" — turn it into an animal house.









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How Millionaires Get Obamacare Subsidies

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 4:35pm
Millionaires are getting federal financial subsidies under Obamacare to significantly reduce their monthly insurance premiums. Here's how it works.









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Fed Holds the Line on Interest Rate Hikes

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 3:33pm
The Federal Reserve opted not to raise interest rates Wednesday and gave no indication that it was changing course on its rate-hiking path ahead.









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