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  • For the best retirement, don’t move to Florida (+video)

    Florida doesn’t even crack the top 20 of a new survey ranking the best states for retirement. Instead, head west for the most retirement-friendly states, including Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming. Which state topped the list?

  • US retail sales fall 0.6 percent as winter worries linger (+video)

    Retail sales fell unexpectedly for the third straight month in February, according to the Commerce Department. February brought plunging temperatures and record snowfall to much of the US, and such conditions can be a particular drag on big-ticket retail purchases like cars and furniture.

  • US economy added 295,000 jobs in February. What winter? (+video)

    The US economy added 295,000 jobs in February, ticking unemployment down to 5.5 percent, according to the Labor Department. Many expected a harsh winter to to have more of an effect on employment, but the jobless rate is now at its lowest level in seven years. 

  • Corporate tax reform will hurt small business, unless ... (+video)

    Corporate tax reform will pose a big problem for America's small businesses unless Congress tackles the 'pass-through' problem. By letting firms deduct dividends distributions, lawmakers could erase many of the tax complications business owners currently face.   

April 17, 2015

Photos of the Day 04/17

A competitor is applied with fake tan before competing in the Mr. Thailand 2015 bodybuilding competition in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday. The three-day competition attracts more than 400 bodybuilding enthusiasts across the country.

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