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Consumer Bureau Wants Oversight of Car Loan Companies

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:54pm
The bureau wants authority to regulate 38 non-bank auto lenders that make or refinance at least 10,000 loans or leases per year.






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Money Talks: Will NFL Sponsor Wrath Force League to Change?

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:40pm
The corporate blowback might not dent the league's pocketbook anytime soon but it could be a factor down the road.






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Ka-Ching: Dow Sets Record High

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:05pm
Dow sets a record close, after the Federal Reserve reiterated it would not hike interest rates for a 'considerable' period.






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Whisky Worries: Scotch Industry Frets About Vote

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:00pm
Members of Scotland's best-known industry are watching the vote for independence with serious trepidation.
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Whiskey Worries: Scotch Industry Frets About Vote

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:00pm
Members of Scotland's best-known industry are watching the vote for independence with serious trepidation.






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This App Promises to Keep Your Pictures Safe From Hackers

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:23pm
In the wake of a string of celebrity iPhone hacks, one mobile app company is ramping up its efforts to keep all messages safe from hackers.






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Fed Pledges to Keep Interest Rates Near Zero

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:56pm
The Federal Reserve renewed a pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a "considerable time" and repeated concerns over slack in the labor market.






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Major Sponsors Turn Up Heat on NFL Over Abuse Scandal

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:17pm
Companies have started yanking sponsorship deals over the NFL's handling of the domestic abuse scandal.






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Dropped: Nike Suspends Contract With Adrian Peterson

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:40pm
Nike "in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any kind and has shared our concerns with the NFL."






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Buy This, Not That at the Dollar Stores

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:46am
Sometimes with the dollar stores cheap is thrifty, and sometimes you get what you pay for.






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Travel Industry Battles Minimum Wage Hike

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:11am
Travel industry paints a rosy picture of the hotel business even as it is battling labor gourps trying to raise the minimum wage for tourism workers.






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Kohl's, FedEx, UPS Boost Holiday Season Hiring

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:40am
Stores and package delivery companies are already stepping up hiring for what they expect will be a big holiday season.
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Apple Watch Declared a Highway Safety Threat in U.K.

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:33am
Safety experts in the U.K. are questioning whether the new wearable device will be just as much of a driver distraction as handheld cellphones.
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Apple Watch Declared a Highway Safety Threat in UK

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:33am
Safety experts in the UK are questioning whether the new wearable device will be just as much of a driver distraction as handheld cellphones.
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Apple Watch Declared a Highway Safety Threat in UK

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:33am
Safety experts in the UK are questioning whether the new wearable device will be just as much of a driver distraction as handheld cellphones.
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For Sale: Tropical Paradise, Only $14 Million

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:51am
For that massive price tag you can get lush vegetation, white powdery sand and sparkling blue waters.






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Consumer Price Drop First in Almost 18 Months

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:30am
Consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 18 months in August, driven by a sharp plunge in gasoline, which offset food and rental prices.






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Social Media Campaign Shames Bad Airline Passengers

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:48am







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Wealth Chasm: Number of Billionaires Hits Record High

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:29am
A new survey shows that 155 billionaires were minted this year.






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California Permits Punch the Gas on Self-Driving Cars

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:06pm
Testing of self-driving cars has been going on in a number of states for a while, but regulations are starting to catch up to the nascent industry.






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