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Q&A: What a Stock Market 'Correction' Means to You

Aug 26
The stock market's steep decline this month has pushed the Dow Jones industrial average, the Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Nasdaq composite into what is known as "correction" territory.

Why Stocks are Tumbling 6 Years into the Bull Market

By Bernard Condon, Ken Sweet | Aug 25
For years, investors in U.S. stocks shrugged off threats - a government shutdown, fear of a euro collapse, a near U.S. debt default - and just kept on buying.

Twitter's Stock Falls Below IPO Price on User Growth Worries

Aug 21
Twitter's battered shares dipped below their IPO price on Thursday as investors worry about the company's ability to grow its user base.

IRS: Computer Breach Bigger Than First Thought; 334K Victims

By Stephen Ohlemacher | Aug 18
A computer breach at the IRS in which thieves stole tax information from thousands of taxpayers is much bigger than the agency originally disclosed. An additional 220,000 potential victims had information stolen from an IRS website.

College Student Uses Solar Power to Save on Housing Expenses

Aug 18
A college student in Vermont is living in a 96-square-foot house he built to reduce his carbon footprint - and save money.

How Will China's Currency Swoon Impact U.S. Economy?

Aug 13
China devalued its currency for the second straight day in an attempt to make its products cheaper and boost exports.

Stocks in Turmoil as China Devalues Currency

Aug 12
American companies are feeling the impact of China's move to weaken its currency.

Hacking Ring Accused of Making $100M on Stolen News Releases

By David Porter | Aug 12
An international web of hackers and traders made $100 million on Wall Street by stealing a look at corporate press releases before they went out and then trading on that information ahead of the pack, federal authorities charged.

Steady US Job Gains Likely Foretell a New Era: Higher Rates

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Aug 11
A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government - maybe even a bit more return for savers - is about to arrive.

Zero-Percent Financing May Not be Best Deal

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 11
When a car dealer offers to loan you the money to buy a car at zero interest, it gets your attention. Yet that cheap money might not be the best deal you can get.

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