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Can the global gloom sink the U.S. economy?

We saw the good, bad and ugly side of fear over the global economy last week.

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China's finance minister defends intervention: 'We must take action'

Expect the Chinese government not to sit still when its financial markets are falling apart.

If there is "systemic risk to the financial system, we must take action," China's Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao told CNN in an exclusive interview Friday...

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How to learn about investing ... by watching Netflix

Too many Americans think of the stock market as the "final frontier" -- something worthy of a "Star Trek" episode.

After the recent wild stock market swings in China, Europe and the United States, it can all feel even more bewildering. But it's easier t...

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Company makes life easier for employees with babies

Consulting firm Accenture said it's expanding parental benefits to help employees ease back into work after having a child.

The company joins a long line of businesses this year that have sought to make their work-life balance proposition much more a...

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CEO of Ashley Madison parent company steps down after hack

The CEO of Ashley Madison's parent company, Avid Life Media Inc., stepped down Friday.

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Businesses outraged by ruling to help fast-food unions

Businesses are outraged by a decision that makes it easier to unionize fast-food workers and other low wage employees that make up a growing part of the U.S. economy.

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Hackers stole $1.2 billion from 7,000 businesses in 2 years

Hackers have funneled $1.2 billion out of companies' accounts since October 2013, the FBI reported.

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HSBC error leaves thousands of Brits without pay

Thousands of Brits were left without pay heading into the holiday weekend after HSBC botched payments for many of its corporate customers.

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U.S. stocks set for bumpy end to a wild week

TGIF! Yes, really.

After some of the wildest days on markets in recent memory, the weekend can't come soon enough for many. Panicked selling Monday and Tuesday gave way to a scramble to buy Wednesday and Thursday.

And there could be a sting in the ta...

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Stocks settle Friday after historic week

After a roller coaster week, the Dow Jones industrial average was down just 12 points at the closing bell.

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