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Millions of Americans have mistakes on their credit reports, some of which are serious enough to lower credit scores and result in worse credit offers, a new government study finds. More from ... more

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WASHINGTON — By mid-February or early March, the United States could face an unprecedented default unless it raises its debt ceiling,... more

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The feverish demand for military-style rifles and high-capacity ammunition magazines is outstripping supply, ahead of legislative efforts to ban them in the wake of mass shootings. More from ... more

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FORTUNE -- Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management announced early this morning that it plans to sell Freedom Group, a firearms conglomerate that produced the .223 Bushmaster rifle used in last week's elementary school massacre.... more

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Consumers are getting some relief at the gas pump, particularly in the middle of the country, as prices could soon fall to levels not achieved since early 2011. More from ... more

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The nation's roads are up for sale. But who should have control over them? Read more on CNNMoney.com... more

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The piece by piece implementation of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 is bringing a few more changes to your health care in 2013. Watch this video on ... more

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Conventional wisdom holds that job searching during the holidays is a huge waste of time. Employers simply don't hire this time of year, the thinking goes, so those in the job market often take December off, resolving to start fresh... more

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(Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday took the unprecedented step of saying it would keep interest rates near zero until the jobless rate falls to 6.5 percent, well below its current level, and it promised to pump more money into... more

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(Reuters) - House Speaker John Boehner said on Wednesday "serious differences" remain with President Barack Obama in talks to avert the "fiscal cliff" of steep tax... more

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Respondents to a new Gallup Poll were asked to rate 22 professions on a five-point honesty and ethics scale ranging from “very high” to “very low.” Members of Congress were at the bottom, with a whopping 54 percent of respondents... more

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Sales of adult beverages in the U.S. increased in 2011 and will continue to rise, according to a study by restaurant research firm Technomic. Technomic's 2012 BarTAB (Trends in Adult Beverage) report showed that sales of beer, wine and... more

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Congress will consider overhauling debt collection in the $100 billion-a-year U.S. student loan program, replacing it with automatic withdrawals from borrowers’ paychecks tied to their income -- a system used in the U.K. Read more... more

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(Reuters) - Auto sales in November raced to a five-year high for that month on a rebound from storm-ravaged October and the need to replace aging vehicles, leaving industry executives optimistic about 2013. Read more on ... more

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A New York Times investigation has examined and tallied thousands of local incentives granted nationwide and has found that states, counties and cities are giving up more than $80 billion each year to companies. The beneficiaries come... more

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A 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster sold for $11.7 million at Gooding & Co's auction in Pebble Beach. Watch a video... more

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(Reuters) - Manufacturing this month expanded at its slowest pace since late 2010. Read more on Reuters.com... more

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Which is worse: Republicans' threat to not raise the debt ceiling without more spending cuts? Or Democrats' threat to go off the fiscal cliff unless taxes go up on the rich?It's a perverse question.The... more

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(Reuters) - Groundbreaking on new homes rose in June to its fastest pace in over three years, lending a helping hand to an economy that has shown worrisome signs of cooling.More from ... more

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The International Monetary Fund urged euro area policy makers Wednesday to address the worsening crisis in the currency zone.More from ... more

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