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Report: GE to spin off consumer finance business

08/30/2013 9:31am
General Electric Co. plans to spin off the U.S. consumer lending business of its finance arm with an initial public offering of stock that could come early next year, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Tooth Fairy inflation: Price of a tooth nears $4

08/30/2013 11:08am
Days of finding a quarter under your pillow are long gone. The Tooth Fairy no longer leaves loose change

Oil drops below $108 as US weighs Syria options

08/30/2013 1:41pm
The price of oil fell below $108 a barrel Friday as an imminent U.S. attack on Syria appeared less likely.

News Summary: US consumer spending weak in July

08/30/2013 1:44pm
WEAK SPENDING: U.S. consumers barely increased their spending in July. Purchases rose just 0.1 percent, down from a 0.6 percent gain in June.

Why gold is making a comeback

08/30/2013 3:52pm
Gold is having a summer revival.