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Trump super PAC splurges on ads during Democratic convention

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's supporters have stepped up their advertising efforts this week, working to counterbalance the fanfare of the Democratic National Convention.

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Alabama is so broke it may start a state lottery

The governor of cash-strapped Alabama wants to implement a state lottery to keep the lights on.

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Fed isn't raising rates this summer

The Federal Reserve isn't raising rates this summer.

Fed leaders decided not to increase rates on Wednesday after uncertainty following the U.K. vote to leave the European Union, also known as Brexit, and a shockingly weak May jobs report.

However, th...

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Beaten-down Apple stock has best day in 2 years

Apple doesn't have to do much to wow Wall Street these days.

The iPhone maker provided another sober reminder of how its days of hyper growth are long gone. Apple posted its second-straight quarter of shrinking sales, led by another drop in smartphone...

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Trump says he'd support $10 minimum wage

Donald Trump said Tuesday he would support raising the federal minimum wage to $10 an hour, a departure from his previous assertion that wages are "too high."

The Republican presidential nominee was pressed to provide a specific number by Fox News anc...

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Top-paid CEOs aren't very good at their jobs

Investors should be wary of CEOs that take home excessive paychecks and bonuses.

A new report from MSCI has found that better paid CEOs tend to run worse performing companies, while their underpaid peers achieve significantly better results.

The author...

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Female students expect 14% less

It seems the gender pay gap starts before students even get into the workforce.

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Nintendo delays release of Pokemon Go Plus

Nintendo's bad week just got worse.

The Japanese video game developer said Wednesday it's delaying the release of Pokemon Go Plus, an accessory for the wildly popular smartphone game. It also posted a net loss of $233 million for the latest quarter.

On...

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The world's 'riskiest bank' is in trouble

What is going on with Deutsche Bank?

Germany's biggest lender was dubbed the world's riskiest bank by the International Monetary Fund last month, just as one of its U.S. businesses failed a Federal Reserve stress test.

Its shares are down 45% this year...

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Xiaomi's new 'Notebook Air' looks an awful lot like a MacBook

Chinese gadget maker Xiaomi has unveiled its first-ever laptop -- a sleek machine with solid performance specs and an attractive price.

One problem: The new computer looks an awful lot like Apple's MacBook Air. It's even called the "Mi Notebook Air."

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