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January 21, 2020 - 8:14 am
(NEW YORK) -- Anthony and Jhanilka Hartzog paid off a debt of $114,151 in two years. When the couple realized they were in over their heads with their finances, they set a goal at the start of 2017 to pay off their debt by Jhanilka Hartzog's 30th birthday. They got to work by first calculating all...
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January 21, 2020 - 6:49 am
(DAVOS, Switzerland) -- The world's political and economic elite are descending on the small Swiss Alps town of Davos this week for the annual World Economic Forum meeting where they hope to set this year's "global, regional and industry agendas." Approximately 3,000 people will be attending this...
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January 21, 2020 - 6:44 am
(NEW YORK) -- Tesla is disputing claims that all three models of its electric vehicles could unexpectedly accelerate without the driver taking action. The car company issued a statement on Monday afternoon, saying a stock short-seller was behind the claims, which resulted in a National Highway...
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January 20, 2020 - 5:57 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Twitter adversaries President Donald Trump and teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg may come face-to-face at the annual World Economic Forum meeting this week, and all eyes are on their potential showdown at Davos. Trump, 73, is slated to give a special address at the...
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January 20, 2020 - 1:22 pm
(DAVOS, Switzerland) -- The world's political and economic elite are descending on the small Swiss Alps town of Davos this week for the annual World Economic Forum meeting where they hope to set this year's "global, regional and industry agendas." Approximately 3,000 people will be attending this...
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January 20, 2020 - 11:36 am
(NEW YORK) -- Snickers raised its own bar with a whopping world record and a big promise for the brand's Super Bowl commercial. Mars Wrigley, the company behind the candy bar, created a version of its confection that weighed in over two metric tons and set a new Guinness World Record for the...
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January 20, 2020 - 6:52 am
(NEW YORK) -- Stitch Fix founder and CEO Katrina Lake made history in 2017 when she became the youngest female founder to take a company public at just 34. Founded in 2011, the online personal styling service became profitable within three years and now serves more than three million clients,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2020, file photo trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 17 (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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January 17, 2020 - 4:11 pm
Solid gains in technology and communications stocks pushed major U.S. indexes to more record highs on Wall Street Friday. Chipmaker Qualcomm jumped 4.5% and Google parent company Alphabet rose 2%. Banks also did well, driven by strong results from State Street and Citizens Financial. That came a...
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January 17, 2020 - 4:04 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Boeing potentially faces more delays for the return of its 737 Max jets after another software issue surfaced during an audit meeting with regulators last weekend, sources tell ABC News. The 737 Max has been grounded for almost 10 months after it was connected to two crashes that...
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January 17, 2020 - 1:13 pm
(PHOENIX) -- A $4 fee for hailing an Uber or Lyft to or from the airport in Phoenix has garnered a firestorm of reaction from residents and ride-share companies, and now Arizona's attorney general says he believes it's likely unconstitutional. The fee tacked onto any ride to or from the Sky Harbor...
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