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Stocks tank Jan 5

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Dow falls 291 points, but it could have been worse

Forget the snow. Investors are getting a blizzard of earnings this week, and so far it's a gray mess -- the Dow shed 291 points Tuesday.

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State legislators schedule meeting about gas pipeline

An informational meeting on the proposed 100-mile-long  pipeline that would run through Northampton County has been scheduled for next week in Bath.

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From Apple

Apple just posted the best quarter in corporate history

Apple posted the biggest profit in corporate history last quarter after selling a record number of iPhones.

Apple sold 74.4 million iPhones in the last three months. That helped Apple's profit soar more than 37% to $18 billion. That's larger than Gazp...

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Natural gas prices bounce as blizzard blows

Prices for natural gas are bouncing this morning in New York as a blizzard blasts through the northeastern United States.

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IRS warns of shady tax preparers stealing refunds and identities

Tax preparers are supposed to help you navigate the complex world of tax returns and tax laws, not steal your money.

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From Apple

Can Apple live up to the iNormous hype?

Apple's earnings for the latest quarter are expected to be ridiculously good thanks to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

The popular tech company reports its results after the closing bell Tuesday. But will they be strong enough to satisfy fickle Wall S...

Blizzard fliers

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Blizzard costs fliers big bucks

Blizzards cost airlines a ton of money -- but they actually hit passengers harder.

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Boomerang home buyers are coming back

Millions of Americans who lost their homes during the foreclosure crisis are now poised to become homeowners again.

That's according to a new report from RealtyTrac, which estimates that 7.3 million so-called "boomerang buyers" will return to the U.S...

Microsoft

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Microsoft sales soar for all its non-Windows products

Microsoft sales are growing for just about every product it makes ... except for Windows.

A couple years ago, that would have caused a panic -- Windows has been Microsoft's cash cow since 1985. In 2015, Microsoft isn't sweating it too much. Microsoft ...

Congressional Budget Office

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US deficit to 'hold steady' until 2018

Solid economic growth over the next few years should help keep the annual federal deficit at a very modest level until 2018. But after that, the deficit will start growing again.

Storm shoppers

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How to skip the pre-blizzard frenzy in stores

With a powerful blizzard expected to hit New York, stores are packed with consumers clamoring for storm supplies.

But the savviest New Yorkers are skipping the lines all together. They're making messengers do the dirty work for them.

On-demand delive...

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Is your target-date fund ripping you off?

Target-date funds have become a wildly popular option among those seeking a hands-off approach to retirement investing. But not all of these funds are created equal.

Based on the year you expect to retire, target-date funds are supposed to invest in ...

Boise Uber

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Uber to limit price surges during blizzard

Uber is putting a lid on fares as the blizzard.

The taxi app normally lets prices surge when demand is heavy -- like when public transportation grinds to a halt and driving is hazardous because of a storm.

During this storm, Uber will instead aim to k...

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