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U.S. oil futures turned positive after an update on operations of a key pipeline spurred demand for crude contracts.
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With prices at the pump falling steadily for the past week, many stations may cut their prices on the weekend to stay competitive.
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CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports for many middle-class Americans the only retirement plan available to them is to work until they drop.
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A panel of personal finance experts, bankers and professional traders on how the debt ceiling crisis could affect personal investments.
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More Americans believe they're on track for retirement now than last year. But just because they believe it doesn't make it true.
Are you a college student? Do you have a credit or debit card that you use on campus? If so, we want to hear from you.
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