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Oil back above $50 a barrel

So much for even cheaper gas!

World oil prices have charged higher this week, breaking back above the psychological barrier of $50 a barrel for the first time since July.

U.S. crude futures were trading two percent higher at $50.50 early on Friday.…

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Angry fan sues DraftKings, FanDuel over allegations

A fantasy sports player has sued DraftKings and FanDuel, claiming that he and other players were hurt because employees of the two companies used inside information to gain an edge over other players.


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Truck drivers wanted. Pay: $73,000

America needs a lot more truck drivers.


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Clinton rolls out plan to take on Wall Street

Hillary Clinton rolled out her long-awaited plan to reform Wall Street on Thursday, announcing in a Bloomberg op-ed that she wants to crack down on abuses and tax certain kinds of "high-frequency" trading.

Liberal Democrats have long waited to hear…

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DraftKings, FanDuel ads seem to be everywhere because...

Even if you don't play fantasy sports, there is a good chance you were familiar with DraftKings and FanDuel before they were embroiled in allegations of insider betting.


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For $150K, you can ride choppers with Keanu

For a mere $150,000, you and a companion can join actor Keanu Reeves in California for a two-day motorcycle ride along the Pacific Coast and through the Santa Monica Mountains.



Carson defends Murdoch over 'real black president' tweet

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson defended Rupert Murdoch on Thursday over an inflammatory tweet suggesting that Carson would be a "real black president."


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VW HQ raided by German police

German police raided the headquarters of Volkswagen on Thursday as part of an investigation into the automaker's diesel emissions scandal.

State prosecutors and police searched Volkswagen's offices in Wolfsburg in a bid to secure documents and…


Webcast: Fiat Chrysler workers could strike

The webcast included insight from Local 4 reporter Rod Meloni and an interview with Arthur Schwartz.


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How much do you need to retire?


For workers both young and old, one pressing question can be: how much money do I need to save for retirement? Get tips here.

Tips for mortgage borrowers


If you’re thinking about buying a house in the near future take a look at these tips on taking out a mortgage:

Is tracking your money online too risky?

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Software can help you keep your finances straight and even set a budget. Are free sites online just as good as something on your computer?

Buying in bulk can save big money

From the single shopper to the family of seven, buying certain items bulk can save time and money.

5 ways to cut your energy bills

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There are some really, really easy things you can do today to trim that electric and/or gas bill that haunts your mailbox month in, month out.

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