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GoPro's CEO Nick Woodman holds a GoPro camera in his mouth as he celebrates his company's IPO at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, Thursday, June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

GoPro goes public: Camera maker up 30 percent

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is feeling adventurous. Investors sent shares of GoPro Inc. up 30 percent in their stock market debut Thursday, following an initial public offering that valued the sports camera maker [...]

06/26/2014

The New York Stock Exchange in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Stocks edge higher; CBS gains on US court ruling

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher after investors set aside a pair of weak reports on the economy. The government reported that the U.S. economy shrank at annual rate of 2.9 percent [...]

06/25/2014

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Car news on today’s Money 101: The hottest deals on wheels

Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it’s time to spend it, how to get the [...]

06/25/2014

A sign for Wall Street is shown near the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Late slide erases an early gain in US stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing lower after an afternoon slide erased early gains in major U.S. indexes. The market was slightly higher in the morning Tuesday following encouraging news on new home sales [...]

06/24/2014

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Fight back against abusive debt collectors

Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it’s time to spend it, how to get the [...]

06/24/2014

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Today on Money 101: How to deal with the boss from hell

Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it’s time to spend it, how to get the [...]

06/23/2014

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2013 file photo Texas Gov. Rick Perry gives the keynote speech at the California Republican Party convention in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

Perry says ‘stepped right in it’ with gay remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry said it was a mistake for him to use a story about alcoholism to explain his views on homosexuality. Perry said Thursday at a forum hosted by The Christian [...]

06/20/2014

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California unemployment rate drops to 7.6 percent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s unemployment rate hit 7.6 percent in May, maintaining its steady decline past pre-recession levels, the state Employment Development Department reported on Friday. The jobless rate hit a key threshold in April, falling to [...]

06/20/2014

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10 things home inspectors won’t tell you

Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it’s time to spend it, how to get the [...]

06/20/2014

An entrance to a Wall Street subway station in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Late recovery gives S&P 500 another record close

Investors remained in a record-setting mood Thursday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at an all-time high for the second time in two days and notched its fifth gain in five days. The Dow [...]

06/19/2014

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Today’s show: Costs of nursing homes, emergency care and your personal finances

Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it’s time to spend it, how to get the [...]

06/19/2014

A television monitor at a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks close higher for 4th straight day

The Federal Reserve’s latest economic update reversed a listless slide for stocks Wednesday, propelling the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to another record-high close. The central bank’s statement reassure investors on two fronts: The Fed [...]

06/18/2014