Macy’s plans to shut stores, layoffs and marketing revamp

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Macy’s plans to restructure its merchandising and marketing and lay off of thousands of workers…

Strong dollar makes world travel cheaper for Americans

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Trips in Europe or Asia should be cheaper for Americans this year. Thank a stronger dollar…

US stocks plunge as oil pricess continue to drop

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Another plunge in the price of oil is driving stocks sharply lower…

Bargain hunting shoopers day after Christmas

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Retailers are offering bigger disconts to shoppers for after-Christmas sales…

Avon Products settles bribery charges for $135M

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Avon settles charges of China bribery for $135 million…

Wealth gap widens between whites and minorities

The economic recovery has not been equal among the races, according to a Pew Research Center study…

House approves $1.1T bill financing government

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Swapping crisis for compromise, the House narrowly approved $1.1 trillion in government-wide spending Thursday night…

McDonald’s to trim menu and examine ingredients

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McDonald’s is planning to trim its menu, review its cooking methods and maybe even get rid of some of the ingredients…

Chinese leaders affirm commitment to slower growth

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Chinese leaders on Thursday affirmed their commitment to a “new normal” of slower economic growth next year…

Gas prices drop sharply in Bay Area and nationwide

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Average gas prices fell 24 cents in California last month and further in the Bay Area, continuing a downward trend seen across the country…