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Land Rover's new $200,000 SUV is most expensive ever

The most expensive SUV just got even pricier.

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This man bet $100K that there's a startup bubble

One man is betting $100,000 that there is -- in fact -- a tech bubble. But he's hardly an adamant bubble theorist.

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Bush missed red flags in business scandal

There were plenty of red flags surrounding the company Jeb Bush was planning to join: lawsuits, bad headlines, even previously convicted drug dealers in top positions.

But somehow Bush seemed to miss them all in 2007 as he prepared to join InnoVida…

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Half of Americans are saving next to nothing

When it comes to saving, we aren't doing enough of it.

Roughly half of Americans are saving 5 percent or less of their incomes, including 18 percent that are not saving anything, according to a survey from Bankrate. Only about a quarter of people…

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Apple's Tim Cook: Anti-gay laws are 'dangerous'

Apple CEO Tim Cook has spoken out against anti-LGBT legislation in the U.S., saying the new laws are "very dangerous" and contrary to America's founding principles.

Cook, who came out as gay last year, said laws enacted in Arkansas and Indiana are…

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Indiana backlash: Opposition to anti-gay law grows

Add Angie's List to the roster of companies and business interests taking a stand against Indiana's new anti-gay law.

CEO Bill Oesterle announced Saturday that the company had put its proposed campus expansion project in Indianapolis "on hold"…

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US economy showing cracks

America's economy is starting to see cracks after closing out 2014 with Superman strength.

The U.S. job market had its best year of gains last year since 1999, and economic activity hit a whopping 5 percent in the third quarter -- the best quarter…

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Pebble Time Kickstarter project raised $20.3 million

During its monthlong crowdfunding campaign, which ended 10 p.m. ET Friday, Pebble Time shattered two Kickstarter records -- fastest project to raise $1 million (49 minutes) and most raised ($20.3 million).

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The activist nun reforming profit-prisons

Some of America's most controversial companies -- for profit prisons -- have unlikely owners: nuns.

Mercy Investment Services Inc. is the investment fund for the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, an international religious order.

The…

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Personal Finance

Going green can save you money

Some people want to make a difference, but don't want to pay more. Sometimes, though, Earth-friendly can also be wallet-friendly.

What does it mean to file a tax extension?

Find out more about what it means to file an extension on your taxes.

Using tax-deferred investments to save money

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Tax season is in full swing, and many people are being reminded of the tax burden their investment returns carry.

This year, make a goal to contribute more to your 401(k)

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Find out why you should be contributing more money to your 401(k) this year.

Weatherizing your home can save you money

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Find out how taking precautions to properly weatherize your home can save you money.

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