NEW YORK (CNNMoney) --Attention Wal-Mart shoppers: Smartphone prices are coming down.
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FORT WORTH, Texas - RadioShack Corp. plans to close up to 1,100 of its under-performing stores in the U.S. and reported a wider loss for its fourth quarter as traffic slowed during the critical holiday season.
With more winter weather socking a large part of the U.S., it's tempting to think about a getaway to someplace warm. Get tips for saving for a dream vacation.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield businessman Johnny Morris collects more attention, as one of the richest men in the world.
CNN -- As free checking disappears from the nation's biggest banks, the accounts remain alive and well at credit unions.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- If you're having a conversation with a business person, you're going to want to know this term: one-mc.
CNN -- Sturm Ruger gun sales surged last year, but are coming down to more "realistic" levels in 2014, the company's chief executive said Wednesday.
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Wednesday, February 26, 2014....
CBSNews -- The Tesla (TSLA) Model S and Ram 1500 scored top grades in the annual Consumer Reports new-car rankings released today. The Tesla electric car took the "best overall" vehicle honor, while the Ram topped the competitive pickup class.
After scaling back in the wake of the recession, it appears Americans are back to their old ways. Consumer debt is climbing and for many households, debt outweighs savings. An annual campaign encourages Americans to put more in the bank.
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Tuesday, February 25, 2014....
A new survey shows Americans aren't saving as much money as they should.
CNN -- McDonald's and Taco Bell are cracking some eye-opening changes in the drive-thru lane.
NEW YORK -- Security experts say Apple has patched a hole that could have exposed sensitive information to hackers.
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CNN -- The maker of Candy Crush Saga and other wildly popular free video games filed for an initial public offering early Tuesday.
CBSNews -- The number of Americans who can afford to pay off their credit cards continues to drop, according to a new survey.
Tax season is already in full swing, with the I-R-S reporting a busy start to the 20-14 filing season. Unfortunately, scammers will be just as active as taxpayers.
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Tuesday, February 18, 2014....
CBSNews -- The big winter storms we've seen lately are causing some big deals on car lots and a new study says there's a connection between money and love.
(CBS News)--NEW YORK - Writer Jen Singer, the mother of two teenage boys, wrestles with her grocery list every week to keep the household budget from getting away from her.
(CNN) -- Kickstarter, a popular crowd-funding site, urged users to change their passwords Saturday after announcing that it had been hacked.
(CNN)-- Sales of guns and ammo are losing steam after a frenzied run-up sparked by fears of greater restrictions in the wake of the Newtown shooting and other massacres.
CBSNews -- If you're having trouble finding true love, maybe you should be looking at work. A new survey finds that quite a few people find their spouses on the job
CBSNews -- Valentine's Day is about three things: Love, chocolate and money.
NEW YORK -- Jos. A. Bank, the men's clothing retailer that has been fighting off a hostile takeover attempt from larger rival Men's Wearhouse, announced Friday it has reached a deal to buy the Eddie Bauer clothing brand for $825 million.
ST.LOUIS, Mo. -- The newest virtual currency, Bitcoins, are heating up in Missouri. Bitcoin is a currency that can be used across the globe universally. While it may be getting more and more popular, one economist says questions are rising from the uncertainties.
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CNN -- General Motors announced a recall of about 780,000 vehicles in North America due to faulty ignition switches that can cause the engine to shut off unexpectedly.
NEW YORK -- Comcast said Thursday it had agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion in a deal that would combine the two biggest cable companies in the United States.
NEW YORK -- The surging stock market helped boost average 401(k) balances to yet another record high in 2013. But many young and low-income workers are not doing such a great job of keeping that cash in their accounts.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Its being called another step into the virtual world and a way to connect countries using one global currency.
CNN -- Toyota is recalling 2.1 million of its Prius, RAV4, Tacoma and Lexus vehicles globally because of a software problem that could cause cars to stop suddenly.
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Wednesday, February 12, 2014....
CBSNews -- While U.S. auto sales were good last year, they might have been even better if it weren't for car-sharing services, which have cost automakers about 500,000 new car sales in the past decade, according to a new study. The report by AlixPartners says this number will increase as more people take advantage of these services and give up owning cars.
CBSNews -- What are we to do about the billions of plastic shopping bags that Americans use – and often throw away – each year?
NEW YORK -- The Federal Reserve's leadership may have changed, but the message remains the same: The central bank plans to continue reducing its stimulus policy as the economy gradually improves.
OZARK, Mo. - A manufacturer of aluminum and stainless steel tanks plans to add about 30 new jobs at its plant in Ozark, part of a planned $200,000 expansion announced Tuesday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- It may be winter, but it feels like spring in Pigmint Flower Shop, and they're getting ready for a busy Valentine's Day.
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CBSNews -- If you live in a state hit by this winter's extreme weather, you already know how miserable it is to drive on snow and ice. But to makes things worse, the cold weather is likely cutting your car's gas mileage and boosting your bill for gasoline.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Several KOLR 10 viewers said they were wary about mass text messages sent out overnight.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Two outstanding women business owners were honored today at the 6th Annual Women in Entrepreneurship Symposium. The winners were announced at the conference’s closing luncheon.
CNN -- Guns with slim profiles, pink stocks and glittery grips are aimed at one of the industry's fastest-growing clientele: women.
CNN -- After a chilly month for job growth in December, hiring warmed up a bit in January. But not by much.
The U.S. economy added 113,000 jobs last month, according to the government. That's an improvement from December, but was far weaker than hoped.
One of the sponsors of the U.S. Olympic team can't get their product to Sochi for the winter games because of an ongoing trade dispute between Russia and the U.S.
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CBSNews -- Move over, K-Cup. It's time for … the Coke-Cup?
CNN -- Maybe the days of rock-bottom mortgage interest rates aren't numbered, after all. Once again, rates are creeping down towards 4%.
NEW YORK -- A staggering number of American households are relying on low-wage jobs as their leading or sole source of income.
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CHICAGO - The National Weather Service calls this a winter to remember – but the memory of the cost will not be a fond one.
CBSNews -- When Mary Barra was tapped as the first female chief executive officer of General Motors (GM), the appointment was hailed as an achievement for women’s equality in the executive suite.
WASHINGTON, DC -- A new report out by the Congressional Budget Office predicts many Americans will decide to quit their jobs, cut their hours or change careers, thanks to the president's new healthcare law.
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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Microsoft has named Satya Nadella as its new CEO and announced that founder Bill Gates will step down as chairman of the company's board.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Stocks have had a year to forget so far but U.S. markets may be due a bounce Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Executives with Target and Neiman Marcus head to Capitol Hill this morning to testify about recent security breaches at their stores. Thieves stole credit and debit card information from tens of millions of customers.
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NEW YORK -- AT&T has launched a new volley in the battle between mobile phone providers.
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(CNN)--Forecasts of warmer weather in the Northeast on Super Bowl Sunday helped to re-ignite resale prices for tickets to the big game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos.
(CNN)--The startup will make Super Bowl history this Sunday by becoming the first small business to have a commercial air on TV during the most-watched event of the year.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A report released Thursday by Arkansas Advocates for Families and Children finds the current state minimum wage inadequate.
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The U.S. economy ended the year with solid growth, driven by stronger consumer spending and exports.
NEW YORK --- Stolen vendor credentials were used in the giant breach of Target's systems late last year, the retailer said announced.
DENVER, CO -- Grocery shopping... from the couch! It could soon be a reality, courtesy of the world's largest retailer. Bentonville-based Walmart is currently testing out a new feature. It's called Walmart To Go.
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NORTHWEST ARKANSAS - Employment numbers released Tuesday show the Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest growing job markets in the country.
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CNN -- Home prices are showing signs of topping out: The S&P/Case-Shiller index posted its first month-over-month decline in 10 months on Tuesday.
It's not only a big day in the sports world: Retailers and restaurants will get a multibillion dollar boost as Americans stock up and head out to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday. A look at where the spending is happening...
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CBSNews -- A new study suggests that many people go bankrupt less because of how much money they owe than for another reason: fighting lawsuits to collect that debt.
CBSNews -- Wondering if your credit card number could be in the hands of a crook? Look for a charge for $9.84.
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(CBS News)-- It happened this week: the release of the annual list of WORST computer passwords, compiled by the online security firm Splashdata – worst, in this case, meaning the passwords in most common use and therefore most easily guessed by a hacker.
(CNN)-- The country's largest crafts chain may be the latest retailer hit by a security breach.
(CNN)--If you have letters or bills to mail, you might want to rush. Saturday is the last day when it will cost you 46 cents. Starting Sunday, you'll pay more -- 49 cents.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A study by a group led by a Harvard economist says Missourians have, on average, about a one-in-ten chance of moving from the bottom fifth of the income level to the top fifth.
JOPLIN, Mo.--- A new housing report is out and it's good news for Joplin. Foreclosure rates are down in the Joplin area and they are continuing to drop.
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SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- Cargil has agreed to pay more than 2.2 million dollars to settle charges of hiring discrimination brought by the U.S. Labor Department.
CNN -- The richest people in the world are very, very rich.
Some people filing their 2013 tax returns are probably in for a nasty surprise.
The match-up is set. The Seattle Seahawks are going up against the Denver Broncos in this year's Super Bowl. But be careful which team you root for because it could affect your stock portfolio.
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If you've ever seen one of those new "minicars" whizzing by and wondered how they might stand up to an accident, you're not alone. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently ran a series of crash tests on these sub-compacts, and the results are far from good.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney)-- Are you one of the roughly 70 million people who got an email from Target last week about the store's mega security breach? If so, be careful.
Amazon.com has filed for a patent for a shipping system that would anticipate what customers buy to decrease shipping time.
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CBSNews -- Michelle Reis feeds her family of five on just $150 a month. The full time working mom said she spends her hour-plus daily train commute clipping coupons and looking for deals.
Chipmaker Intel plans to reduce its global workforce by more than 5,000 people over the next year.
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CBSNews -- Detroit faces another setback and a professional sports team is now accepting bitcoins.
CBSNews -- Wal-Mart is facing charges and cheese prices are on the rise.
CBSNews -- With Americans ending their decades-long love affair with soda, a new bottled beverage is gaining favor: water.
CBSNews -- More banks are reporting earnings and one company is replacing millions of credit and debit cards
CBSNews -- Subscribers of the largest satellite TV provider lost access to the popular cable channel shortly after midnight on Tuesday because of a dispute over retransmission fees.
CBSNews -- The December jobs report was a downer for the U.S. economy and for anyone looking for work. Government statistics reported Friday showed only 74,000 jobs were created that month, well below expectations. Although the unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent, from 7 percent, that was largely due to people dropping out of the work force.
CBSNews -- SeaWorld is reporting record attendance and Pizza Hut is now offering pizza by the slice.
CBSNews -- Although the U.S. economy is growing and hiring has picked up, wages haven't kept pace. Since most Americans depend on their pay to survive, the "recovery" that followed the Great Recession has felt like a treadmill.
CBSNews -- Neiman Marcus is the latest retailer to have fallen victim to hackers -- and according to Reuters, three other stores had their networks breached over the holiday shopping season last year, according to sources familiar with the attacks.
CBSNews -- Workers are staying at their jobs longer and a number of economic reports are expected this week.
(CNN) -- Neiman Marcus says it may be the latest retailer to be struck by hackers.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- There's a delay in filing federal income taxes this year and it's all because of that government shutdown back in fall.
CNN -- The unemployment rate fell to 6.7% in December -- the first time it's been below 7% in five years. But the drop was for all the wrong reasons.
CNN -- If you've given Target your name, email, phone number or address -- keep reading.
NEW YORK -- The data breach at Target was significantly broader than originally reported: The company said Friday that 70 million customers had information such as their name, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses hacked in the breach.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. economy added just 74,000 jobs in December, the Labor Department announced Friday morning.
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NEW YORK -- A growing number of mortgage borrowers are keeping their heads above water, according to a report from RealtyTrac.
NEW YORK --The axe is falling at Macy's. The department store operator said Wednesday that it was laying off 2,500 workers and closing five stores, including one in Florissant, Missouri and another in Overland Park, Kansas.
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CNN -- The storm and cold weather of the last week will cost the nation's airlines as much as $100 million in lost revenue and increased costs, according to an estimate from a leading airline analyst.
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LAS VEGAS -- The year's biggest tech event kicks off Tuesday in Las Vegas. Here's a preview of some of the gadgets that could soon become the next 'must-have' times.
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CBSNews -- The New Year's period is about rebirth or, in the case of the drowsy U.S. economy, renewal. Since the Great Recession ended in 2009 the buds of recovery have appeared sporadically, only to ice over as the country's long winter of discontent continues.
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo -- Missouri loses out on a contract to build the Boeing 777x, when machinists ratify a new contract to keep the project in Seattle.
CNN -- The war for mobile customers is heating up with AT&T making this pitch directly to T-Mobile customers: Switch to us and get $450.
CBSNews -- As Americans get heavier, the impact is spilling over into the funeral industry, with families needing to spend thousands more on extra-large caskets.
CBSNews -- In the battle over America’s widening income gap, nothing may be more hotly contested than the effects of raising the minimum wage.
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Attorney General’s Office is “aggressively” seeking information from Target concerning how information on credit and debit cards used at its stores was obtained in a data breach.
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Many people make a New Year's resolution to handle their money better, but don't know where to start.
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NEW YORK -- The bulls are ready to celebrate! Wall Street closed out a banner year Tuesday with more record closing highs.
A research group is out with new numbers on a key element of the economic recovery: They show that the value of your home is going up.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – In less than 24 hours, almost a hundred thousand employees will see a little bit more on their pay checks. Starting Wednesday, minimum wage will increase for the second year in a row.
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CBSNews -- A record number of Americans – 54 percent -- are ringing in 2014 with financial resolutions, according to a survey from Fidelity Investments. Survey respondents with financial plans said their top three financial resolutions are: saving more (54 percent), paying off debt (24 percent), and spending less (19 percent).
CBSNews -- Target says pin numbers were stolen in the data breach and Twitter stock fell.