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  • The 19 best Black Friday ads so far

    As we inch closer to Thanksgiving, retailers aggressively market their best Black Friday deals. Sam's Club stunned buyers with the cheapest iPhone 6 deal while Target and Walmart lead the way with astonishing, hard-to-beat TV deals. 

  • Walmart will match competitors' Black Friday prices starting today (+video)

    Walmart announced today that it will match the prices of various items found in competitor ads. For this pre-Black Friday sale, Walmart is competing with Target's doorbuster TV deal, offering 40" LCD HDTV for $115. 

  • Snapchat rolls out 'Snapcash' peer-to-peer payment app

    Snapchat jumped into the mobile payments market this week, joining increasingly popular apps like Paypal, Venmo and Squarecash. Snapchat now lets you send money to friends with 'Snapcash,' a feature that works through the ephemeral photo-sharing app’s chat function.

November 22, 2014

Photos of the weekend

A Bahraini woman flashes a victory sign on a street where clashes occurred between police and anti-government protesters on a parliamentary election day in the Shiite neighborhood of Daih, Bahrain, Saturday.

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  • Black Friday home ads: where to find the best appliance deals (+video)

    Black Friday is known for TV and electronic deals, but retailers are cooking up some seriously great home deals this year. Read on for the best Black Friday bargains on appliances, gadgets, kitchenware, and more. 

  • Five costs you didn't know you could negotiate

    It's common knowledge that salaries and the prices of houses and cars are negotiable. But with a little effort and the right strategy, you can also negotiate expensive cable TV packages, sky-high medical bills or the interest costs on your credit card.

  • Black Friday at Walmart: the best TV deals yet and a super-cheap Dyson

    Black Friday at Walmart is broken into 'events,' with the best deals divided among specific chunks of time. The best Walmart Black Friday deals include the cheapest 65" TV deal yet and an unprecedented bargain on a Dyson vacuum cleaner. 

  • Wal-Mart will offer Black Friday price-matching. Who else?

    Wal-Mart is one of many retailers to offer some form of price-matching during  Black Friday sales. Here's a guide to understanding price matching, including some breakdowns of the Black Friday price matching policies for Wal-Mart, Target, and other retailers.

  • Prepaid debit cards may get new rules. How they could affect you.

    Prepaid debut cards may soon come under new rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which is expected to release a proposal Nov. 13. Regulations may affect overdrafts and require clearer disclosures from card issuers regarding what it costs you to use their products

  • Best tablets for Black Friday are at Kmart. Really, Kmart.

    The best tablets are just part of Kmart's Black Friday assault this year. In addition to some of the best tablets, Black Friday at Kmart boasts the earliest opening time and more great bargains on electronics. 

  • Black Friday ad at Target has some of the best TV deals ever

    Black Friday proved a nightmare for Target last year, so the retailer is hoping to lure shoppers back with a strong selection of deals. Among Target's best Black Friday deals are record breaking deals on TVs and a never-before-seen sale on gift cards. 

  • Veterans Day 2014: an exhaustive list of freebies and discounts

    In honor of Veterans Day, many businesses offer free meals, deals and discounts to veterans, active service members, reservists and retired military. We've compiled a list of this year's best Veterans Day freebies.

  • Santa Claus rally? Don't take stock in it.

    The 'Santa Claus rally' – a run-up in markets spurred by holiday spending and hiring – is a long-held stock market myth. There are countless theories about how holiday sales correlate to the economy and stock market, but the average investor shouldn’t make any major shifts in their investment plan based on them. 

  • Black Friday early sales? Shoppers, beware. (+video)

    Black Friday ads have expanded to include sales that sprout up throughout November. These sales may look and feel like Black Friday deals, but consumers should be wary.