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Even as markets shake, investors seek the riskiest corners

Even as markets shake, investors seek the riskiest corners


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Thomas Nguyen

Tradeoff: No cash but faster lines as restaurants forgo cash


Review: Amazon brings fitting room home with Prime Wardrobe

Edmunds: How straight talk can land you a good deal

7 ways to save on your next national park trip

Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk-Internet Sales Tax story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story April 11 about internet sales tax, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the online retailer Rocker Rags gets a small percentage of its sales from out of state. It actually gets a majority of its sales from out of state.


A smoother ride for investors in shaky times, but with risks

NEW YORK (AP) — While the stock market was busy heaving up and down in recent months, some funds were offering a steadier, slightly less-nauseating ride.


Steps for small businesses worried by Facebook scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners who use Facebook to promote their services and reach customers may now be wondering how to reassure people and protect themselves amid the social network's most serious privacy scandal.


Insurers look to pass drug price breaks straight to consumer

Some major health insurers plan to take a little sting out of prescription drug prices by giving customers rebates at the pharmacy counter.


Edmunds: 7 things you may not know about new car warranties

Most of us know the new-car basic warranty, often referred to as the "bumper-to-bumper warranty," is designed to protect the owner against any factory defects during the first few years of ownership. But did you know this coverage doesn't actually apply to the bumpers? The vehicle's bumpers are considered body panels and so aren't covered.


Assessing the true value of tax-loss harvesting

Leading automated financial advisers — often called "robo-advisers" — such as Wealthfront and Betterment tout daily tax-loss harvesting as a way to significantly increase your returns. But independent research suggests the technique has less effect than claimed and may be more a gimmick than a true advantage for investors.


Out of flowers? Flour? Businesses contend with supply crises

NEW YORK (AP) — When heavy rain pelted Central America, Shane Pliska couldn't get shipments of taupe-colored roses he needed for clients' weddings.


On the Money: Glut of used cars gives buyers more options

DETROIT (AP) — Bargain prices on 2- and 3-year-old vehicles fueled record sales of used cars, trucks and SUVs last year, a trend that is expected to continue because people can save thousands of dollars over buying new.


Edmunds: Advanced driver aids aren't just for luxury cars

Automakers have come a long way from safety features such as seat belts and air bags that are meant to prevent injuries in a crash. Today, manufacturers are adding advanced driver aids that can fend off an accident in the first place. And there's a good chance that your next new car will have them.


Data breach at Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and Saks Off Fifth chains

A data breach at department store chains Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor has compromised the personal information of customers who shopped at the stores.


Hawaiian Air CEO talks about service, reaching investors

From its perch in the Pacific, Hawaiian Airlines has recovered from bankruptcy filings in the 1990s and 2000s to carve out a profitable niche flying vacationers from the West Coast and Asia to the 50th state.


1Q Fund Review: Pain makes a comeback

NEW YORK (AP) — Brace yourself before checking how your funds performed in the first quarter, which officially ends Saturday. Many likely lost money.


1Q Fund Review: Pain makes a comeback

NEW YORK (AP) — Brace yourself before checking how your funds performed in the first quarter, which officially ends Saturday. Many likely lost money.


On the Money: Robots predict how you'll spend your points

NEW YORK (AP) — You're going to use those credit card points on that trip to Tahiti this year; you just don't know it yet.


Small business dilemma: Raise prices or absorb inflation?

NEW YORK (AP) — Higher energy prices and borrowing costs make it more expensive than last year for Bill Savickas to operate his wholesale produce business — especially since it's hard to pass the increases on to his customers.


Edmunds: Why luxury automakers are embracing hybrids

Ten years ago, you could count on one hand the number of hybrid models available from luxury automakers. Today, there are 24 and more on the way. It turns out there's a good reason for the popularity of hybrid powertrains in luxury cars, and it's not just fuel economy. Hybrids are quiet, improve mileage range and can deliver strong acceleration, especially from a stop. Many luxury automakers have seized on those attributes and have made hybrid versions of premium models. But each automaker takes a different approach.


Get Started: IRS warns against phone and phishing scams

PHONE AND PHISHING SCAMS


Maligned stock pickers catch up to index funds. Can it last?

NEW YORK (AP) — Last year was a terrific one for nearly every stock investor as markets kept soaring higher. It was even better for one group that's among the most maligned on Wall Street.


4 tips to navigating store liquidation sales

NEW YORK (AP) — The liquidation of Toys R Us is adding to the clutter of "Store Closing" signs as department stores, mall chains and other retailers close poorly performing locations.


Magic, expertise and service help independent toy retailers

NEW YORK (AP) — When a young customer returned to Mary Arnold Toys a few days after an Easter egg decorating event, store owner Judy Ishayik asked the child, "How is your egg?"


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Ride along: Police crack down on distracted driving

Ride along: Police crack down on distracted driving

Incident in Schenectady rushes one to hospital

Incident in Schenectady rushes one to hospital

Spokesman: George HW Bush hospitalized with blood infection

In this Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, former President George H.W. Bush arrives on the field for a coin toss before the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots in Houston.

Attorney: California police shot unarmed black man 10 times

Lee Merritt

Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

Community comes together after fire at police chief's home

Community comes together after fire at police chief's home

Dust devils stir up trouble

Dust devils stir up trouble

How farmers are dealing with low milk prices in NY

How farmers are dealing with low milk prices in NY

Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

Bail hearing moved for actress tied-up in NXIVM investigation

Bail hearing moved for actress tied-up in NXIVM investigation

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