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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...

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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 ...

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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.

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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...

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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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 ...

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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...

Mattel

Mattel

Barbie-maker Mattel CEO out as sales falter

There's trouble in Barbie land.

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Sit smarter with yoga

You've probably heard that "sitting is the new smoking." Not only does it lead to aches and pains, edema, varicose veins, sciatica and more -- according to a new study, too much sitting can actually kill you.

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Try tofu item, get free Chipotle

In a likely attempt to get vegetarians in the door, Chipotle is offering a free entree to patrons who purchase a tofu-made Sofritas on Monday.

Stocks tank Jan 5

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Look out: Big week ahead for stock market

Buckle up for a big week in the stock market. Investors get to check Corporate America's pulse as over 140 S&P 500 companies report earnings this week and the Federal Reserve meets for the first time in 2015.

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