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Why restaurant recession fears are on the rise

Americans eat out when they're feeling good about things. That's why a recent slowdown in restaurant sales is alarming some.

In the past few weeks, McDonald's, Taco Bell owner Yum! Brands and Starbucks have all described a new wave of caution that ha...

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Amazon posts its fifth straight quarter of profits

Amazon learns to stop worrying and love the profits.

Amazon posted a record profit in the quarter ending in June, marking its fifth consecutive profitable quarter. That's Amazon's longest period of profitability in four years, according to FactSet.

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IBT Media's fired workers say company has no 'human decency'

Fired IBT Media workers are rallying against the company, saying recent layoffs came without notice and many fired employees received no severance.

The media company -- which operates International Business Times and took over Newsweek in 2013 -- is t...

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How Amazon may solve the glaring weakness of noise-canceling headphones

Headphone wearers may one day have the best of both worlds.

Anyone seeking to tune out the world around them already has access to high-tech headphones capable of muffling the sounds. Noise-canceling headphones cost several hundred dollars, but are a ...

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How Uber punishes drivers who refuse to use UberPool

Uber has adopted a tactic with its drivers that parents use on misbehaving children: timeouts.

Uber drivers who turn down ride requests risk having their workday paused as Uber locks them out of its system for up to 15 minutes. Some drivers wait patie...

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Ford's darkest day in 5 years

Ford just waved a caution flag on American car sales. The No. 2 U.S. auto maker warned on Thursday of a growing list of global risks and suggested the previously-roaring American market may have peaked.

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A third of this city's inhabitants are millionaires

Want to hang out with millionaires? Move to Monaco.

Almost a third of the city state's population now classify as millionaires, up 6% compared to two years ago, according to a new survey.

Swiss banking cities Zurich and Geneva trail behind the princip...

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Home prices have finally recovered from the housing crash

It's taken 11 years, but home prices have finally climbed back to pre-crash levels.

The median home price in the U.S. was $231,000 last month, according to a report from ATTOM Data Solutions (formerly RealtyTrac). That's 9% higher than a year ago and...

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Sedalia softball league treasurer accused of stealing thousands

Police arrested the treasurer of a youth softball league for stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the group.

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Whole Foods struggles to get back on its feet

Whole Foods still can't catch a break.

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