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Con artists reach out through Facebook

We've come across two sneaky scams that started on Facebook.

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Facebook hits 1 billion users in a single day

Facebook hit an unprecedented benchmark: 1 billion users in a single day.

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Dow bounces back with best 2-day gain ever

After several volatile days with huge swings in both directions, the Dow finished Thursday up 369 points. Combined with Wednesday's 619-point rally, it's the best two-day point in Dow history.

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Judge reverses manslaughter conviction due to GM ignition

A Pennsylvania judge has reversed the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a woman after determining a faulty General Motors ignition switch...

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Ukraine dodges default with $3.6 billion debt deal

Western investors have thrown Ukraine a financial lifeline worth $3.6 billion by agreeing to write off some debt and delay bond repayments.

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Bread recalled in 11 states due to broken light bulb

A broken light bulb is causing a recall of bread in 11 states due to the possibility of broken glass fragments in the bread.

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Global markets rebound as panic eases

Global markets traded higher on Thursday as investors cheered a rebound on Wall Street and supportive comments from central bankers.

China's benchmark Shanghai Composite closed with a 5.3% gain, while the smaller Shenzhen Composite added 3.3%,…

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CNN

U.S. stocks set for gains after global rebound

Investors may be suffering from whiplash but they should get some more pain relief Thursday.

U.S. stock futures were pushing higher, and global markets were bouncing as panic over China's stock market crash eased.

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Asia's richest man buys World Triathlon for $650 million

The "Ironman" brand has a new owner.

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin has agreed to pay $650 million for World Triathlon Corporation, in the latest expansion of his growing sports empire. World Triathlon organizes Ironman events and controls the…

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Personal Finance

When to use your credit card

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Credit is not the enemy, debt is, financial advisers warn. That said, are there times that I should actually be using my credit card?

Don't pay bills where you eat

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Keeping your life under control can be as simple as finding a home for all your stuff.

Money-saving tips for 20-somethings

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Financial independence is a big milestone for 20-somethings. However, mounting debts and entry-level jobs can often make that independence difficult.

Tips for saving money on food shopping

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These helpful tips will help reduce your grocery bill.

5 ways to save money in college

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Having extra money in college is hard, here are 5 tips that can help you achieve that.

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