The job market improved last year, but pink slips kept coming at major names like HP, Pepsi and Citigroup. One common thread was troubled CEOs.
The fiscal deal sparks construction and defense stocks for now. Alcoa and Constellation Brands will report earnings.
This week's agreement settled a number of tax issues. But Congress still has to make hard decisions about spending cuts, the debt limit and the national debt.
Some communities will make it worth your while to relocate by paying toward your student loans or covering other expenses.
Make less than $400,000? New limits on deductions could raise taxes for anyone making more than $250,000, twice the number affected by the new rates for top earners.
Stocks are higher with the Dow narrowly underperforming the Nasdaq and S&P after Wednesday's big run-up.
While the price of food and other essentials continues to climb, some costs are bucking the trend.
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