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Markets Drift as Wall Street Has Day Off

With Wall Street closed for Labor Day, markets around the world drift

NC Offered $100M for Toyota HQ, Twice Texas Bid

North Carolina offered $100M to lure Toyota headquarters but lost to Texas bid half that size

Watch: Game Over for Some Atlantic City Casinos

Showboat, Revel and Trump Plaza are all shutting their doors during the next two weeks.

Finnish Nuclear Plant Further Delayed Until 2018

Startup of European pressurized nuclear reactor in Finland further delayed until 2018

Statoil Resumes Operations in Algeria After Deaths

Norwegian oil firm Statoil reopens plant in Algeria after 5 workers killed in terror attack

Photos: 'Supernatural' Actor Lists Malibu Estate

The picture-perfect Point Dume estate is on the market for $6.995 million.

Best Ways to Ease Back Into Office After Summer Vacation

What may be worse than a "case of the Mondays?" How about the day after a three-day weekend? Here are some steps to help ease the transition back to work.

Heineken Sells Mexican Packaging Business to Crown

Heineken sells Mexican packaging business to Crown for $1.23 billion

Dubai Mall Developer Emaar to List on Stock Market

Emaar Properties, developer of the Dubai Mall, to list part of its retail unit on stock market

4 Reasons Not to Use Your Debit Card at a Bar

You’ve watched enough Tarantino to know you should only bring a knife to a gunfight if you’re Uma Thurman.

South American Food Chains Use Florida as US Gate

South American fast-food chains use Florida as gateway to the US market

Time to Ditch Rising Stocks, or Stick With Them?

Is the stock rally almost over or does it have legs? The bull and bear cases

Watch: Tesla Charges Into China

Stock hits record high on expansion news.

Photos: Princess Diana and Prince Charles' Rotten Wedding Cake Slice Sold for $1,375

A slice of wedding cake from the royal wedding in 1981 was purchased.

Why Gas Prices Are Low This Labor Day Weekend

Drivers may see $3 gas prices in some parts of the country through the fall.

Watch: The Tastiest Taco's at the U.S. Open to a New Life Saving at Home Colon Cancer Test

Rebecca Jarvis reveals what you need to know this week on Real Biz 8.29.2014.

Watch: New at Home Colon Cancer Test Could Change the Course of History

Exact Sciences innovative FDA approved, Cologuard test helps patients detect cancer early & more easily.

Watch: Mini-Maya's Tacos On the Grill at U.S. Open. Yum!

Chef Richard Sandoval talks U.S. Open & how booming food trucks trend impacts stationary restaurants.

Watch: Timeless Fashion: How To Make Your Old Clothes Look Brand New

Zady launches their own farm-to-fashion timeless clothing line.

Watch: Box Offices Sales Down 15 Percent From Last Year

As blockbuster season winds down, superheroes couldn't save Hollywood from summer slump.

Bud Light Donates $500K to Descend on Town, Council Approves

One small mountain town in Colorado is apparently "up for whatever."

Watch: Brands Going Brandless

Abercrombie & Fitch to stop using logos.

Watch: FBI Investigates JPMorgan Chase Hack

Mega-bank is one of five companies breached by hackers with supposed Russian ties.

US Companies Take Fight Against Counterfeiters in Own Hands

At the International Property Rights Center in Washington D.C., director Lev Kubiak said selling counterfeit items was a “very, very lucrative business.� “I think most Americans have no idea� just how much of what they’re buying is actually fake, Kubiak said. Related: Can you spot...

Watch: Tiffany & Co. Shows Strong Earnings with Colored Diamond Sales

The luxurious jewelry company beat analyst expectations on all counts.

Photos: Homes Under $500,000 in College Towns

Homes Under $500,000 in College Towns

Photos: Katie Holmes Moves Back to LA

Katie Holmes and Suri are leaving New York for the West Coast.

Car Parts Business Disappeared With My Money

ABC News Fixer tries to track down slippery company after reader loses $1,500.

Photos: Pink Diamond May Be Worth $15.4 Million

Sotheby's Hong Kong is presenting an "internally flawless" 8.41-carat fancy vivid purple-pink diamond for sale on Oct. 7, 2014 in Hong Kong.

5 Ways to Save Big on Car Insurance

This list was reverse-engineered by people who know. It comes from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, the umbrella group that includes Consumer Credit Counseling Service, the in-the-trenches non-profit that helps people pick up the pieces when they screw up their finances in colossal fashion.

Will Keeping Your Kids On Your Insurance Hurt Your Credit?

Some parents are now keeping their adult children on their health insurance plans thanks to the Affordable Care Act. That law requires healthcare plans that offer dependent coverage to make the coverage available until a child reaches the age of 26. But just because parents are willing to pay for their kid’s health insurance, it doesn’t mean they want to pay for all their medical expenses. Yet, because the insurance policy is in their name, some parents are getting bills for their kids and are worried that if they don’t take care of them, their credit is at risk.

Completely Chocolate Bathroom Can Be Yours for Just $133,000

... and 9.4 million calories

We Tried to Break This New Android Phone and This Is What Happened

When given the chance to test a smartphone that claims to be built for abuse, I jumped at the opportunity.

Sky-High Price Differences for Passengers on Same Plane

Need another reason to complain about your airline seatmate? He or she may have spent less than half what you did for the ticket.

Why You Should Buy a Winter Coat Right Now

Scoring deals and saving money can be some of the best parts about shopping. Summer is a great time to shop, because retailers know that consumers are using their money for vacations, retreats and weekend activities. Combine that with tons of end-of-season leftovers, and it can really be the perfect time to hit the stores. It doesn’t matter if you are shopping at thrift shops, websites with super deals and free shipping, or just taking advantage of the seasonal sales. If you are looking for deals, you will definitely find them – you just have to know what to shop for.

Forced to Pay for Insurance I Didn’t Want

ABC News Fixer solves a billing mystery, saves a reader hundreds.

What Bugs Consumers the Most? Top 10 Complaints Ranked

Complaints about pesky telemarketers continue to tick off consumers, making it the fastest-growing gripe of 2013, according to consumer protection offices around the country.

When Debt Collector Robocalls Hijack Your Cell Phone

Under federal law, unsolicited automated calls to your cell are illegal.

Woman's Quest to Go Vegan So PETA Will Pay Her Water Bill

As thousands of Detroit residents struggle without water, one woman is reaching out to an unlikely source to pay her overdue bill: PETA.

The Legal Loophole That Could Endanger Your Mortgage Modification

Before you hire a lawyer to help, heed the ABC News Fixer’s warning.

What to Do When the Airline Loses Your Bag

Learn strategies for getting your luggage back with little hassle.

Watch: Secrets to Avoid Getting Stuck on Telephone Hold

ABC News' Matt Gutman has tips on how to make those long minutes a little easier.

How To Make Money Off Illegal Telemarketers

The next time a telemarketer calls you, don’t think of the phone ringing, think of it cha-chinging! What’s that you say? You’re on the National Do-Not-Call list? Me too, but I still get calls. And that’s both obnoxious —and an opportunity!

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