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With steroids gone, fewer stock market records to celebrate

During baseball's steroids era, it seemed like home run records were broken all the time. That's what the bull market in stocks has felt like the past few years.

The S&P 500 celebrated an incredible 98 record closing highs during 2013 and 2014, accord...

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Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech resigns

The chairman of Volkswagen, Ferdinand Piech, has resigned.

The German car maker said Saturday that Piech had resigned because an environment of trust "no longer exists" within the company's board.

Volkswagen has been dealing with a period of turmoil i...

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Starbucks free drinks over: Computer glitch fixed

Starbucks stores across the U.S. and Canada were back up and running after being hit by a computer glitch Friday.

Some stores had responded by giving away free drinks until the system was fixed.

"The point of sale register outage has been resolved," St...

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GM's Mary Barra makes way more than last guy in the job

GM is turning gender pay inequality on its head.

Mary Barra, first female CEO of GM, got paid $16.2 million for 2014, which is 78% more than her male predecessor Dan Akerson.

Akerson's pay had been limited by the fact that GM executive pay was subject...

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'Avengers' sequel opens internationally, flying towards record U.S. debut

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.

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Airlines saved $3.4 billion. You saved 66 cents

Low fuel costs has been a windfall for the nation's airlines. But their passengers got virtually none of the savings.

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Comcast says it's over: It won't try to merge with Time Warner Cable

It's over. Comcast formally withdrew from its pending $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable on Friday morning -- after the companies failed to convince regulators the deal would be good for consumers.

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Amazon lifts curtain on secretive $5 billion cloud business

Amazon is back to its big spending, big revenue, money losing ways.

The online retail giant reported a loss Thursday for the first three months of the year, after briefly jumping into the black during the holiday shopping season. Yet sales soared from...

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Microsoft: The post-Windows company?

Who cares about Windows 10? Microsoft might not even need it.

That's an exaggeration, but Microsoft keeps finding new ways to prove that it is built to survive the "post-PC" world.

Sales of Windows tanked last quarter, falling 19% for business customer...

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Tesla's Elon Musk didn't take a salary in 2014

Billionaire Elon Musk is working for free. Sort of.

The Tesla chief executive's total compensation package in 2014 was $35,360, according to a regulatory filing. That would only get you half way to buying a Tesla Model S.

But the founder of the electr...

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It's expensive to be poor

Low-income Americans are spending far more than they earn, forcing many to dip into savings, lean on family or go into debt.

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Walmart holding job fair on Friday in Easton

The company will hold a job fair Friday from 9-11:30 a.m. in the morning at ProJeCt Fowler Literacy Center in Easton.

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Quicken sued by feds over home loans

The U.S. government sued Quicken Loans Thursday alleging the company violated federal rules when it made loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration.

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