Contrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession
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Consumers are padding their checking accounts
With wounds from the Great Recession still fresh, chastened Americans are hoarding more cash in their checking accounts than at any time in the last 25 years.
Coke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke flags
Coca-Cola Co. reported quarterly sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as demand weakened for Diet Coke in North America.
To encourage saving, some states turn to prizes
Nearly a dozen states believe they’ve found a way to encourage people to save more money — and have fun doing it. And the idea costs not a dime in state funds.
Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says
Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.
Newell Rubbermaid to buy water bottle maker
Newell Rubbermaid said Monday that it plans to buy a maker of reusable water bottles and travel mugs for about $308 million as it seeks to expand into different product categories.
Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism
In "Jaws," the fictional mayor tried to protect the summer tourism season by keeping a lid on reports of the man-eater lurking offshore.
Base-model VW Golf disappoints, but diesel and GTI versions get a boost
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