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IRS: Computer Breach Bigger Than First Thought; 334K Victims

By Stephen Ohlemacher | Aug 18
A computer breach at the IRS in which thieves stole tax information from thousands of taxpayers is much bigger than the agency originally disclosed. An additional 220,000 potential victims had information stolen from an IRS website.

College Student Uses Solar Power to Save on Housing Expenses

Aug 18
A college student in Vermont is living in a 96-square-foot house he built to reduce his carbon footprint - and save money.

How Will China's Currency Swoon Impact U.S. Economy?

Aug 13
China devalued its currency for the second straight day in an attempt to make its products cheaper and boost exports.

Stocks in Turmoil as China Devalues Currency

Aug 12
American companies are feeling the impact of China's move to weaken its currency.

Hacking Ring Accused of Making $100M on Stolen News Releases

By David Porter | Aug 12
An international web of hackers and traders made $100 million on Wall Street by stealing a look at corporate press releases before they went out and then trading on that information ahead of the pack, federal authorities charged.

Steady US Job Gains Likely Foretell a New Era: Higher Rates

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Aug 11
A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government - maybe even a bit more return for savers - is about to arrive.

Zero-Percent Financing May Not be Best Deal

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 11
When a car dealer offers to loan you the money to buy a car at zero interest, it gets your attention. Yet that cheap money might not be the best deal you can get.

Media Stocks Slammed as Pay TV Bundle Starts Unravelling

By Ryan Nakashima | Aug 6
Signs that pay TV's pricy bundles of channels are starting to unravel are starting to take a toll on major media companies.

Thai Currency Falls to 6-Year Low as Foreigners Dump Stocks

Aug 6
Thailand's currency fell to a six-year low against the dollar, as foreign investors continue to dump stocks while waiting for the country's economy to pick up.

US Consumer Spending Edges Up in June

By Martin Crutsinger | Aug 4
Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items.

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