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Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace

Titan makes high-altitude, solar-powered drones that Google hopes to use to help deliver Internet service.  More

Beef prices hit record high

Beef prices are at a record high, and the cost of other staples, such as milk, butter, eggs, fruit and vegetables are climbing thanks to a severe drought in California.  More

Deficit now expected to be even lower

CBO revises its forecast down in part because of lower cost of Obamacare subsidies.  More

IRS: File your taxes now, ignore Heartbleed bug

The privacy-killing Heartbleed bug couldn't have come at a worse time. It's tax season, and sensitive information is flowing all over the Internet.  More

Pot taxes won't be as high as hoped

Fewer users of medical marijuana are switching to recreational use than Colorado expected, lower anticipated tax revenue.  More

7 businesses Amazon wants to shake up

From industrial supplies to educational software, Amazon is about more than just retail and books.  More

Russian ruble rattled by renewed Ukraine unrest

International markets were roiled Monday and the Russian currency hit a three-week low as traders and investors worry about renewed tensions between Russia and Ukraine.  More

Invest in next Facebook...for a few bucks

Soon any mom or pop can invest in startups alongside venture capitalists. The SEC is expected to approve equity crowdfunding sites by the end of the year.  More

Investors dip a toe back in emerging markets

Investors rushed out of emerging markets earlier this year, but money has started to flow back despite China, Ukraine and other concerns  More

Lawmakers release 250,000 GM recall documents

Paper trail shows internal communication at GM about ignition switch and other investigations.  More

Stocks: Fear, uncertainty and earnings

Investors will open the new week with a fresh set of bank earnings and the possibility of more market volatility.  More

12 top-paid CEOs

Ford's Alan Mulally earned some $23.2 million last year. But that's only about a third of the $78.4 million Oracle's Larry Ellison made. What other CEOs took home big bucks?  More

How Mark Zuckerberg courts companies

In just three and a half days, Facebook and virtual reality firm Oculus worked out a $2 billion deal.  More

Obamas' income drops 21% to $481,098

Like a lot of high-income Americans, the Obamas were subject to an additional Medicare tax to help pay for the president's signature health reform law.  More

Spirit Airlines tops complaint list

Passengers flying on Spirit Airlines were three times as likely to lodge a complaint with the Department of Transportation than those flying any other major U.S. airline.  More

Herbalife shares plunge on news of FBI probe

Herbalife shares fell hard Friday afternoon following Financial Times report that FBI and Department of Justice had launched criminal probe.  More

Heartbleed bug affects gadgets everywhere

The Heartbleed Internet bug affects a lot of the gear we all use at work. Fixing it all will be a herculean task.  More

Putin squares off against Europe over gas

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that gas supplies to Europe could take a hit in the coming months as a standoff with Ukraine intensifies.  More

Amazon offers employees $5,000 to quit

Amazon CEO Bezos says his $5,000 pay-to-quit program helps to insure that workers at Amazon really want to be there.  More

Ed. Secretary: Time to rethink NCAA pay

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says the issue of student athletes getting paid is 'very, very personal...We need to really challenge the universities and the NCAA to think differently.'  Play

Samsung Galaxy S5: Just a slight upgrade

Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone is improved over its predecessor, but only in subtle ways.  More

How Washington spends your taxes

Nearly half of your federal income taxes is devoted to military and health spending, close to 14% goes to interest on the debt, while less than 2% is spent on science and transportation.  More

Rising gas prices hurting Ukrainians

As Russia removes gas subsidies from Ukraine, higher prices are hitting consumers, businesses and households.  Play

Medicare doctors: Who gets the big bucks & for what

Some Medicare doctors are reaping in big bucks. CNNMoney looks at who is making money and for what services.  More

Colbert a safe choice to replace Letterman

Despite calls for a female late night host, Comedian Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman. But don't be surprised to see more women hosting late night soon.  Play

The real story behind the $3 tax checkoff box

Fewer people are checking off the $3 contribution box on their tax returns to steer money into campaign financing.  More

JPMorgan profits sink, but Dimon confident

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon sounded bullish about the economy. Too bad the bank's earnings tell a different story. The stock sank as results disappointed Wall Street.  More

Tech stock rout continues in Asia

Asian tech and telecom stocks plunged Friday as investors sold off their holdings, alarmed by yet another slide in U.S. technology stocks yesterday.  More

GM finds new ignition flaw, will replace second part

General Motors has found another flaw in the ignitions of the 2.6 million vehicles it's already recalled, and will replace an additional part to remedy the problem.  More

Minnesota to increase minimum wage

Minimum wage will be higher for workers at larger businesses.  More

IRS chasing 300 new identity thieves

The IRS has launched dozens of investigations into tax-related identity theft and fraudulent refund claims so far this filing season.  More

Amazon buys digital comics app comiXology

Amazon is targeting a new corner of the media world.  More

SAC Capital $1.8 billion penalty approved

Hedge fund operator's settlement of insider trading charges is approved by a federal judge in New York.  More

CNN announces new prime time lineup

CNN said it is introducing several new personalities to its taped offerings and renewing Anthony Bourdain through 2016.  More

Jobless claims at lowest since 2007, but...

New claims for unemployment benefits suddenly plummeted last week. As much as we all want a miracle, this is probably just a statistical anomaly  More

Change these passwords right now

Worried about the Heartbleed bug? Here are the passwords to change immediately.  More

GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave

CEO Mary Barra says action follows briefing from investigator into ignition switch recall.  More

'GMA' adds another man: ESPN's Tony Reali

ESPN's Tony Reali is expected to appear on 'GMA' two or three days a week as a part of the show's social media segments.  More

Ally Financial: From bailout shame to lame IPO

Ally Financial falls after IPO. The U.S. Treasury is trimming its stake after bailing the company out  More

Code red: Stocks tank on Wall Street

Investors go back to selling mode after two-day rally. Nasdaq down over 3%  More

It pays to work at Ferrari

Ferrari employees raked in record bonuses as the luxury automaker renewed its pledge to produce fewer than 7,000 cars per year.  More

Greek bonds fly off the shelves

Greece has issued new bonds to international investors for the first time since its economy collapsed four years ago, threatening to bring the euro down with it.  More

Make 30% in Africa's largest economy

Nigeria is now Africa's largest economy thanks to a long overdue 'rebasing' of GDP. Founder of Zenith Bank Group Jim Ovia discusses the risks and rewards of investing in the country.  Play

Icahn settles with eBay over PayPal

Carl Icahn has dropped a shareholder proposal to split off part of PayPal.  More

Trade China stocks from Hong Kong

China has taken another step to open up its financial markets to the world by allowing investors in Hong Kong to trade shares on the Shanghai stock exchange.  More

College savings gap widens among rich and poor

A growing divide is forming among college savers. While many middle and upper-class families are saving more for college, lower income families are still struggling to save anything at all.  More

Big bank earnings likely in doghouse

Shares of the big banks soared late last year as investors cheered a recovering economy. But the excitement seems to have faded as JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo get set to report earnings.  More

Mexican limes: Hot demand, rising prices

Prices for this popular fruit are shooting up, adding costs to restaurants and offering a big pay day for those growers not hit by shortages.  Play

Meet Silicon Valley's 28-year old whiz kid

Sam Altman sold his company Loopt for $43 million in 2012. Now he's in charge of Y Combinator, one of Silicon Valley's most influential nurturers of startups.  More

Judge set to decide SAC Capital's penalty

Federal judge to decide whether to accept a guilty plea from the hedge fund firm formerly known as SAC Capital Advisors, as well as the proposed $1.2 billion in penalties.  More

Data brokers settle charges over background checks

Two data brokers have agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that they sold consumer background checks to prospective employers and landlords without ensuring that the information was accurate or properly used.  More

Michael Lewis: Trading 'should be cheaper'

While technology has made stock trading cheaper and more frictionless, author Michael Lewis says firms are charging 'unnecessary rents' and acting as unneeded middlemen.  Play

Comcast grilled in Senate over merger plans

Executives from Comcast and Time Warner Cable appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday to make the case for their merger.  More

Airlines drop limes as prices skyrocket

United and Alaska Airlines cut limes from their menus due to a big price spike.  More

Volkswagen flags fire risk in popular models

Volkswagen has asked dealers to temporarily stop selling several of its popular models because a fire risk.  More

BofA to pay customers $727 million over credit card practices

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has ordered Bank of America to pay out $727 million to customers due to illegal credit card practices.  More

Has the prom spending bubble burst?

Fueled by everything from designer gowns to oversized limos, prom spending had been on the rise for several years. But a new survey suggests prom goers will be reining it in this year.  More

Warren Buffett endorses Airbnb

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has reached out to Airbnb to give shareholders cheaper lodging alternatives for next month's annual meeting in Omaha.  More

Alaska newspaper sold to online rival

The Anchorage Daily News is being sold to an online media company. Observers said they could think of no other similarly-sized newspaper that had been swallowed up by a web rival.  More

Doctors collect $77 billion from Medicare

Medicare paid doctors and other providers $77 billion in 2012.  More

EU takes aim at CEO paychecks

Europe wants to give shareholders the power to limit top executive pay by forcing companies to hold binding votes and to say how it compares with what employees make.  More

Assault weapon sales boom cools off

The market for modern sporting rifles returns to Earth, as fears of a gun ban recede.  More

18 million callers can't reach IRS for tax help

Callers seeking IRS tax help are waiting between 15 to 25 minutes, and as many as four out of 10 callers won't get through.  More

Toyota recalls 6.4 million cars worldwide

Toyota announced five recalls on Wednesday, affecting a total of 6.39 million vehicles globally.  More

China's economy losing steam

China's economy is slowing and growth in 2014 could fall short of the government's official target, according to a CNNMoney survey of economists.  More

Jobs recovery killing entrepreneurial spirit

As economy improves and people find jobs, fewer are opening a new business out of necessity, according to a new Kauffman report.  More

Can workers talk about pay?

Under Obama's executive order, employees can talk about salary without fear of retaliation from their bosses.  More

GM to invest in Detroit auto plant

The auto maker says it will invest $384 million to upgrade a plant making Chevrolet Volt.  More
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