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GM cuts 2016 Volt plug-in hybrid car price by almost $1,200

General Motors is knocking nearly $1,200 off the price of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid car.

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AAA Michigan: Gas prices go up 7 cents

AAA Michigan reports gas prices statewide have gone up by about 7 cents in the past week, increasing for the third week in a row.

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Can these guys find the next Waze?

Israel is known for its robust startup scene. But it's hard for U.S. investors to sift through all of them -- especially when many don't have a U.S. presence.

So a new Manhattan firm is plucking hot new Israeli startups and bringing them to New York…

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' hauls in 2nd biggest box...

Disney and Marvel Studios' "Avengers: Age of Ultron" smashed the box office this weekend, but missed breaking the record for largest box office opening.

The comic book film's opening weekend pulled in an estimated $187.7 million, the second biggest…

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Meet the other Oracle of Omaha

Wally Weitz would probably be the most famous investing guru in the state of Nebraska -- if not for that other guy who calls Omaha his home.

But Weitz, who runs an investment firm with more than $5 billion in assets, holds no grudge towards Warren…

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America's capsizing economy: Can it right the ship?

America has had the wind knocked out of its sails this year.

Volatile stock markets, weak economic growth and a hiring slowdown have created a perfect storm for nearly flat growth. The question is whether the U.S. economy and markets can right the…

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Microsoft's risky bet on HoloLens

A roomful of reporters chase invisible balls around a cold San Francisco hotel conference room. Some are crawling on their knees, others shouting "Reset balls!" and wiggling their fingers at no one in particular.

It's not a mass hallucination but…

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'Avengers' sequel opens internationally, flying towards...

Avengers assemble!

That's the rallying cry that movie theaters are hearing around the world this week as the highly anticipated "Avengers: Age of Ultron" debuts in many markets internationally.

On Wednesday, the Disney/Marvel Studios film opened as…

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' makes $84.5 million on opening...

Fans across the country assembled as soon as the doors opened for "Avengers: Age of Ultron," but the turnout fell short of breaking the opening day box office record.

The Disney and Marvel Studios film took in $84.5 million on its opening day in the…

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Personal Finance

Top ways to spend your tax refund

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Are you looking for ways to spend your tax refund this year? Consider these ideas.

3 steps to build a better nest egg

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Get tips on how to save more money for retirement.

Control work email to regain control of your life

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Are you feeling the stress of work, even when you're at home? Find out how reading work emails at home has consequences for your health.

5 financial mistakes people make

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Why are some people in such bad financial shape? Here are five stupid money mistakes that people make in today's society.

Which house fixes are worth it to lure buyers?

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Before you invest a lot of money in updating your home, find out which fixes are worth it to lure in potential buyers.

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