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BofA Continues to Prune Branches

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 4:19pm
Bank of American said Wednesday that it closed 267 branches (and added 33) over the past year, mirroring a national trend of shuttering small offices.









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California Drought is Worst In Over a Century

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 3:14pm
A CNBC analysis of a recognized index indicates that the current four-year drought gripping California is the worst in over a century.









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On Sale! Amazon Says Prime Day Will Be an Annual Event

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 3:08pm
Missed out on some great — and not-so-great — deals on Amazon Prime Day? Don't worry, there's always next year.









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Robot at the Wheel? Drivers Aren't Ready Just Yet

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 1:53pm
According to the results, 43.8 percent of respondents have no interest in self-driving cars.









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It Doesn't Always Pay to Avoid Credit Card Fees

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 12:57pm
Hunting for a credit card with as few fees as possible isn't necessarily the right approach. More critical, experts say: the types of fees charged.









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Social Security Tips: Maximize Survivor Benefits

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 10:54am
Maximizing Social Security survivor benefits is crucial for couples in their golden years. TODAY financial editor Jean Chatzky explains why.









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Social Security Safety Net Frays for Gen X Women

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 10:24am
Young women may not benefit from spousal Social Security benefits to the same degree as their grandmothers did, new research shows.









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United Airlines Awards Hackers Millions of Miles

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 9:59am
United Airlines has awarded millions of miles to hackers who have uncovered gaps in the carrier's web security, in a first for the airline industry.









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Swatch Set to Launch Its First Smartwatch in the U.S.

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 9:57am
Swiss watchmaker Swatch will launch its first smartwatch in the U.S., China and Switzerland this summer, its chief executive said Thursday.









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New Jobless Claims Down More Than Expected

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 9:44am
The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a solid labor market.









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Amazon Prime Day Boosts Sales, Irks Some Buyers

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 9:26am
Merchants participating in Amazon.com's Prime Day sale saw an 80 percent rise in U.S. sales from a year earlier, but some buyers were disappointed.









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Take a Tour of Japan's Robot Hotel

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 9:24am
The newly opened Henn na Hotel (translating as Weird Hotel) in southern Japan is full of technological innovations. Robot staff run the establishment, with a little bit of human help.









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Moms Get Pumped About Target's Breastfeeding Policy

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 8:30am
Attention, retailers: Breastfeeding moms wield some serious influence on the ol' Internet.









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Netflix Tops 65M Subscribers Around the World

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 5:53pm
Can't get enough of "Orange is the New Black"? You're hardly alone, judging by Netflix's latest subscriber numbers.









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These Are the Best and Worst Cities for Driving

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 4:28pm
The Big Apple is rotten when it comes getting behind the wheel, while Southern, Western cities vie for best driving city in new ranking.









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Google Makes It Easier for You to Shop on Your Phone

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 2:02pm
Google's latest feature cuts out the middle man, letting you to buy things from various retailers using the card and address from your Google account.









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Dutch Firm Plans Lego-Like Plastic Roads

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 1:51pm
That plastic soft drink bottle you've stuck into your car's cupholder as you race down the road could see new life as part of the road itself.









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Fed Chief Resists Calls for More Oversight

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 1:14pm
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen in testimony Wednesday resisted calls for more congressional oversight and intervention into the U.S. central bank.









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Prime Day: Nine Crazy Things You Can Buy on Amazon

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 1:02pm
Let the irrational buying begin.









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The Best Amazon Prime Day and Wal-Mart Deals

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 12:13pm
Which Amazon 'Prime Day' deals are worth the click?









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