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  • Dave's Hot 'N Juicy: Wendy's unveils its new burger

    Dave's Hot 'N Juicy: Wendy's unveils its new burger

    Dave's Hot 'N Juicy, the new hamburger from Wendy's, is available today. But will the Dave's Hot 'N Juicy boost the restaurant's lagging sales figures?

  • Stocks plunge as worries about Europe intensify

    Stocks plunge as worries about Europe intensify

    The Dow fell 303.68 points to close at 10,992.13. The S&P lost 31.67 points to 1,154.23, and the Nasdaq dropped 61.15 points to end the day at 2,467.99.

  • Opinion Payday lenders prey on the poor, costing Americans billions. Will Washington act?

    The minimally regulated, fast growing payday lending industry strips Americans of billions annually. It's time for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to implement regulations to curb predatory lending so that a $400 loan doesn't put a borrower thousands of dollars in debt.

  • Dow skids 600, worst day since credit crisis

    Dow skids 600, worst day since credit crisis

    The Dow closed down 634 points, the S&P 500 lost 79 points, and the Nasdaq ended 174 points lower. For every stock that rose at the New York Stock Exchange, more than 69 fell.

  • Happy Meal change: Apple slices in every Happy Meal

    Happy Meal change: Apple slices in every Happy Meal

    Happy Meal change: McDonald's on Tuesday said that it would add apple slices and reduce the portion of French fries in its children's meal boxes this fall, effectively taking away consumers' current choice between either having apples with caramel dip or fries as a Happy Meal side.

  • McDonald's bucks sluggish economy with strong earnings

    McDonald's bucks sluggish economy with strong earnings

    McDonald's net income rises 15 percent with strong growth overseas. But even in US, McDonalds sees revenues growing.

  • Stocks to open down over debt impasse

    Stocks to open down over debt impasse

    Stocks weighed down by Washington debt-limit talks, mixed corporate earnings. Stocks in Europe lifted by second Greek bailout.

  • Five alternatives to Netflix

    Five alternatives to Netflix

    If angry messages on Twitter are any guide – and, honestly, when aren't they? – Netflix customers are acutely cheesed off at the company's decision to split its DVD and instant-streaming services. Up until now, you could have unlimited streaming plus one DVD out at a time for $10 a month. Under the new plan, the same package will cost you $16 a month. All said, it's still a pretty good deal. Remember what you used to pay for rentals at the video store? And if you're the type who only streams videos on Netflix, you can now get it for two bucks less. But let's suppose that Netflix has pushed you too far this time, driving you into the arms of a competitor. Which one should you choose? Here are five options.

  • 'BarackObama assassinated': False tweet shows dark side of social media

    'BarackObama assassinated': False tweet shows dark side of social media

    Hackers allegedly took control of Fox News' Twitter account and posted false messages that President Obama had been assassinated. It's a cautionary tale about social media.

  • Barcode? Passé. Here comes the QR.

    Barcode? Passé. Here comes the QR.

    Barcode for the digital age: Quick Response codes are designed for smart phones. And they convey far more data than a barcode.