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Durable Goods Orders Soar, Business Spending Gauge Surges

Charlie Riedel/AP By Lucia MutikaniWASHINGTON -- A gauge of U.S. business investment plans surged in October, the latest suggestion that the worst of the drag from a strong dollar and deep spending cuts by energy firms was over.The Commerce...Show More Summary

Market Wrap: Wall Street Falls; Pfizer, Allergan Drag

Spencer Platt/Getty Images By Sinead CarewNEW YORK -- U.S. stock indexes closed slightly lower in quiet trading Monday on Wall Street after last week's strong gains, while a big health care deal failed to impress investors.Pfizer's (PFE)...Show More Summary

7 Ways to Save Money and Stay Sane on Turkey Day

Getty Images By Lou CarlozoFor most of us, entertaining on Turkey Day means one (difficult) thing: juggling. Trying to balance the wave of relatives and friends, all while keeping a budget and loading up the sleeping bag for the Black Friday campout, is a tricky endeavor. Show More Summary

Everyone Loves Same-Day Delivery, Until They Have to Pay

Ted. S. Warren/APA forklift operator moves a pallet of goods at an fulfillment center in DuPont, Wash. By MAE ANDERSONNEW YORK -- Everyone likes the idea of same-day delivery. But who wants to pay for it?That\'s the problem merchants face as the busy holiday shopping season approaches. Show More Summary

Existing Home Sales Fall More Than Expected in October

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Lucia MutikaniWASHINGTON -- U.S. home resales fell more than expected in October, with large declines in regions which have experienced the biggest price gains, but the underlying trend suggested...Show More Summary

Ford Recalls 450,000 Midsize Cars for Possible Fuel Leak

David Zalubowski/AP DETROIT -- Ford is recalling nearly 452,000 midsize cars because the gas tanks potentially can leak fuel. The recall covers certain 2010 to 2011 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan sedans built in Mexico from July 21, 2008...Show More Summary

Charities Push Giving Tuesday: Here's How to Give Smartly

Darryl Bush, Modesto Bee/ By Brian O'Connell Jim Wang and his family like to carve off some of the family holiday season budget for a great cause -- giving to the needy. So far, his creative way of doing so has helped...Show More Summary

Wireless Bills Falling, but You Still Pay More for This

Alamy By Karla Bowsher Your wireless bill may have fallen in recent years, but costs are increasing in one area. The taxes and fees tacked onto wireless bills have increased in all but one state this year -- and increased to a record...Show More Summary

Thanksgiving: The Cost of Cooking vs. Takeout vs. Dining Out

Getty Images By Emily Lugg Thanksgiving is a time for friends and families to share a festive meal and reflect on their blessings. Along with that comes the expectation of a full-on turkey dinner, not to mention the stress associated with planning, spending, and cooking. Show More Summary

Is Relocating for Cheaper Rent Worth It?

ShutterstockBefore uprooting your life, consider if the money gained is worth the perks you'll lose. By Nicole Schreck If there's one thing all renters worry about, it's how much they're paying for rent. While most financial expertsShow More Summary

10 Money Steps to Take Before Your 70th Birthday

Alamy"Everyone faces financial challenges at different points in life. The older you get, the less wiggle room you have..." By Kimberly Palmer Our money needs -- and demands -- are constantly shifting as we age. By the time we reachShow More Summary

Wall Street This Week: Disney Rewinds, TiVo Looks Ahead

Barry King/Getty ImagesDisney's latest animated feature, "The Good Dinosaur," hits movie theaters Wednesday. From Pixar doing something that it has never done before to the creator of the DVR announcing quarterly results, here are some...Show More Summary

Steps You Must Take Before the Next Financial Crash

Getty Images You've probably been seeing headlines about yet another financial crash on the horizon. It's true, the International Monetary Fund has released grim projections for the immediate future of world finance. Why? Well, it's complicated. Show More Summary

Hyundai Recalls Nearly 305,000 Cars for Brake Light Problem

Jae C. Hong/AP2011 Hyundai Sonata DETROIT -- Hyundai is recalling nearly 305,000 Sonata midsize cars because the brake lights can stay on when the driver isn't stopping. The recall covers cars from the 2011 and 2012 model years. The company says the stopper pad between the brake pedal and the plunger that turns the lights on can deteriorate. Show More Summary

Market Wrap: Stocks Slip; Health Care Sinks, Intel Climbs

Getty ImagesJack Dorsey, CEO of Square Inc., stands outside the New York Stock Exchange. Shares of Square jumped more than 60 percent Thursday - the stock's first day of trading. By Noel Randewich NEW YORK -- Wall Street ended a little...Show More Summary

From Big Dreams to Owning a Small Business

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Fed Officials Again Flag December; See Smooth Rates Liftoff

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen By Jonathan Spicer and Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK -- Federal Reserve officials continued Wednesday to flag December as a possible time to raise interest rates after...Show More Summary

Is It Safe to Travel to Paris?

Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images By Eric Reed What should travelers expect in the wake of terrorist attacks such as those that shocked Paris last week? Time will make the scars easier to bear, but the mood in Paris and the logistics for travelers heading there will change for the foreseeable future. Show More Summary

American Airlines Revamps Its Frequent Flier Program

Lynne Sladky/AP By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ NEW YORK -- American Airlines (AAL) is changing its frequent flier program, becoming the latest carrier to have passengers earn miles based on how much they spend rather than how far they fly. TheShow More Summary

Should You Use a Third Party to Negotiate Your Cable Bill?

Getty ImagesIf listening to hold music and quibbling over your account details isn't your idea of fun, maybe you should hire someone to negotiate your cable or Internet bill. By Susan Johnston Taylor Despite many consumers' interest in streaming content online, TV subscription prices continue to rise. Show More Summary

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