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Ford promises bounce back year

Ford Motor reported a sharp drop in profits at the end of last year but predicted better times are ahead in 2015.

Its operating income tumbled 20% in the final quarter of 2014 and 30% for the full year, although that result was better than expected.

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WHO: Ebola cases drop to lowest level since June

The number of new Ebola cases reported in the three worst-hit countries fell to its lowest level since late June, the World Health Organization said Thursday.

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Samsung needs to reinvent itself (again)

Another quarter, another set of disappointing results for Samsung. This time, net profit fell 27% from the previous year as intense competition continued to eat away at the company's smartphone business.

The fourth quarter results are troubling, but n...

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Millions to owe Affordable Care Act tax penalty

Some 3 million to 6 million Americans will have to pay an Affordable Care Act tax penalty for not having health insurance last year, Treasury officials said Wednesday.

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Fed stays 'patient,' but rate hikes are coming

The Federal Reserve said it will remain "patient" and not rush to boost interest rates. But the writing is on the wall. Rate hikes are coming sooner rather than later.

The central bank sounds very upbeat about the U.S. economy. It cited evidence that ...

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How much did the Northeast snowstorm cost?

The economic hit taken by the Northeast this week is kind of like the storm itself: not as bad as it could have been.

Estimates from experts vary between $500 million and a little over $1 billion.

Analyst Evan Gold of Planalytics echoed the sentiment...

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IRS to tax cheats: Stop hiding your money offshore

The IRS has been cracking down on tax cheats trying to hide money in offshore accounts. But it's still one of the top tax scams out there.

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Dems: Koch's $889 million pledge helps Dems

The Koch brothers -- longtime Republican funders and Democratic boogeymen -- reportedly told donors at their annual retreat on Monday that they plan to spend $889 million during the 2016 election cycle.

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LA police chief claims Google's traffic app endangers cops

The Los Angeles police chief is asking Google to eliminate a cop-spotting feature from its Waze traffic app.

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Kelley Blue Book lists best resale values

Depreciation: It's the biggest cost of owning an automobile. Some vehicles just hold their value better than others when you sell or trade them in. Those that don't just plain cost you more.

So, each year, analysts at Kelley Blue Book tally up the car...

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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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