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  • Walgreen confirms Boots takeover in non-inversion deal Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:21 AM ET
    A Walgreens store on June 19, 2012 in San Francisco, California.

    U.S. giant Walgreen announced a near-£6 billion ($10.1 billion) deal to buy the remaining stake in U.K. drugstore chain Alliance Boots.

  • The R&D elite: The CNBC RQ 50 Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    The CNBC RQ 50 identifies companies that don't just spend big on R&D, but spend right, creating return on innovation.

  • Groupon plunges after cutting outlook Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    Groupon Inc slashed its full-year profit outlook on Tuesday, citing the need to spend abundantly on marketing.

  • Refinances drive meager mortgage volume Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A sign offering mortgage help at a Bank of America branch, New York City.

    With mortgage rates wavering in a tight range, mortgage application volume rose 1.6 percent; however, it was all on refinances.

  • Can Toyota remain on top of its game? Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 1:32 AM ET

    As Toyota hits a speed bump in high-growth emerging markets, does the world's largest automaker have what it takes to hold on to its crown?

  • Hotel apologizes after 3,000 bad reviews Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    A New York hotel was suffering a backlash to its posted policy of charging $500 extra if guests posted bad reviews online.

  • What to do when parents can't manage money Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 2:28 PM ET

    As parents age, there comes a point where managing money is too hard. Here's how to offer help that will be welcomed.

  • Death gets more expensive in big cities Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 2:25 PM ET
    Cemetery in Queens, New York

    Burial (and even urn-storing) services in cities like New York are skyrocketing as they run out of space, according to Bloomberg.

  • Buying new? The difference $1,000 makes Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:52 AM ET

    The real cost of owning a new home could come down to about the same amount as the cost of a new washing machine.

  • American scraps some first-class meals Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    American Airlines is dropping meals for premium passengers on some short flights.

  • America's top restaurants...of 2020 Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A U.S. flag flies in front of McDonald's Corp. signage in front of a restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Expect a shakeup in the restaurant rankings if Janney's predictions for America's top 10 restaurant chains in 2020 are correct.

  • Retail giant's woes may signal trouble Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    Are Target's troubles anomalies, or symptomatic of the economy's problems, despite strong earnings reports?

  • Why did 'Flappy Bird' return on Amazon? Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 1:16 PM ET
    Flappy Bird app game.

    Back by unpopular demand, it’s Flappy Bird. Re/Code reports.

  • S&P: What's slowing US economic growth Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 7:45 AM ET
    Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act, July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.

    Analysis by Standard & Poor's shows the widening wealth gap between Americans has slowed the 5-year-old recovery from the recession.

  • Grandma's cooking? Not so much anymore... Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    Retirees are eating out more, but to make it work with their budgets they are forced to be frugal. The USAToday reports.

  • New dollar store bid may be coming Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    Dollar General is mulling a bid for Family Dollar, which would challenge Dollar Tree's $8.5 billion takeover, Bloomberg reported.

  • Grandparents don't talk money with kids Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 9:55 AM ET
    Nora Dacus, 78, helps grandson Ethan, 6, a first-grader, with his homework at their Bourbon, Mo., home. Cross-generational conversations present opportunities to discuss finances.

    Only 8% of grandparents are likely to start a conversation about money and saving for college, a study found. USA Today reports.

  • The rich not my concern: Neel Kashkari Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 12:38 PM ET
    Neel Kashkari

    Neel Kashkari—GOP candidate for governor of California—delivered a scathing critique of President Barack Obama.

  • NYC real estate bubble ready to POP! Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 10:59 AM ET
    Manhattan apartment buildings

    The New York real estate market is hot, hot, hot but get ready — it could pop at any minute, says hedge-fund manager Todd Schoenberger.

  • Why financial education adds up Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:17 AM ET

    Financial education is finding its way into schools as young people get increasingly stressed about their financial prospects.


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