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Virgin America Files Plans for IPO

Virgin America files for initial public offering, size and timing still to be determined

Lloyds Bank Settles With US, UK Over Market Fixing

Lloyds bank to pay $369 million to settle with US, British regulators over market rigging

Photos: Heiress Lists Spelling Mansion for $150M

The Formula One heiress is selling the home bought from Candy Spelling in 2011.

Grain Mixed, Livestock Higher

Grain mixed the CBOT, cattle and pork higher on the CME

US Stocks Head Lower; European Markets Sink

US stocks head lower to start the week; European markets sink lower

Contracts to Buy US Homes Slip in June

Pending sales of US homes fell 1.1 percent in June; pace remains slower than in 2013

Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

Dollar Tree buying peer Family Dollar Stores for approximately $8.5 billion

US Stocks Open Mixed on Wall Street

US stock market opens mixed on Wall Street; Family Dollar and Trulia jump on merger news

RPM Intl Agrees to $797.5M Deal on Asbestos Claims

RPM International agrees to pay $797.5M to trust for asbestos claims from subsidiary business

Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar

The boards of both companies have unanimously approved the deal.

Tyson to Sell Mexico, Brazil Poultry Operations

Tyson to sell Mexico, Brazil poultry operations for $575 million in cash

Photos: Vacation-Ready Lakefront Homes For Sale

These beautiful homes in the country are on the market and ready for the summer.

6 Easy Ways to Keep Your Credit Card Safe

Credit card security has been in the news a lot lately, with high-profile data breaches at several major retailers. To be clear, there is nothing that credit card users could have done to prevent the loss of their credit card data after they used it to make a purchase. Nevertheless, there are several steps that cardholders can take to ensure the security of their credit cards while in their possession.

The Drought Is So Bad in Calif. That People Are Painting Lawns Green

At least one gym in California is doing its part in trying to conserve water with a technology appropriate for its setting in Silicon Valley.

Watch: $126 Million: Amazon's Net Loss Last Quarter

Stock slumps on report.

Photos: Elvis Presley's White Rolls-Royce Can Be Yours

The King of Rock 'n' Roll's touring limo may be worth $300,000.

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.

Why This Investment Is a Salesperson's Best Friend

In these days of low bond yields, many people are looking for easy, set-it-and-forget-it investments to generate income. Stepping aggressively into this itchy market are insurance companies and their salesmen, extolling the supposed benefits of the variable annuities (VAs) they offer.

Watch: Designer Celebrity Jewels You Can Afford and the Vatican’s Secret Wine Selection

Rebecca Jarvis has the inside scoop on how to dress and drink like a king for less than $60. 7.24.2014.

Watch: Sparkle Like the Hollywood Stars For Less Than $60

BaubleBar designs celebrity jewelry you can afford.

Watch: Wine Fit for the Pope for Less Than $20

Cristina Mariani-May, co-CEO of Banfi Vintners, one of the Vatican’s favorite winemakers, gives tips on how to buy cheap wine that tastes good.

Watch: Got Goat Milk? Mom of 8 Makes Soap From Goats

Family's thriving business 'Goat Milk Stuff' makes soap, lip balms, lotions and more.

Watch: Mobile Ads Account for 62% of Facebook Ad Revenue

FB continues its social media dominance.

Town Battles High Gas Prices With Public Fuel Center

City officials in Somerset, Kentucky, about 70 miles south of Lexington, say they have responded to 'big business' by opening a taxpayer-supported gas station for the public with the purpose of driving down pump prices.

Watch: Puma Biotechnology Soars on Breast Cancer Drug Results

Clinical trial of experimental drug blocked the return of breast cancer in women.

Watch: The Facts About Your Favorite Food: 6 Myths Debunked

From seafood during pregnancy to the real deal with beer bellies dietitian Bonnie Taub-Dix tells the truth about nutrition.

Watch: Kentucky Town Battles High Gas Prices with Fuel Center

British Airways took child development experts and kids on a flight to find out which low-tech toys kept kids occupied longest.

Watch: The Importance of Dad

Fodada clothing line teaches fathers the benefit of spending time with their children.

Insurance Won't Cover Therapy to Save Girl's Eyesight

Dear ABC News Fixer: My daughter was diagnosed at age 3 with eso strabismus, or "inward-pointing eye� and was given a prescription for glasses...

What Should I Do With a Credit Card I Never Use?

They are the knickknacks of your personal financial lives: those old credit cards you seldom use.

5 Ways to Spot a Home Flip Money Pit

Just a few weeks after Eric Mann bought a Brooklyn brownstone for $1.2 million in February — and painted the walls, sanded the floors and added a $300 chandelier — he sold it for $2.1 million. “I was extremely lucky,� said Mann, who said he’d...

Credit Card Thieves Use 'Skimmers' at Gas Pumps and ATMs

More cases of credit card thieves are using “skimming� devices to steal unsuspecting customers’ credit card information are cropping up across the country, not just at gas stations, but ATMs and, in at least one case, at a fast food chain’s drive-thru window.

Pizza Hut Delivered a Dent in My Car, Then I Fought the Franchise

The ABC News Fixer helps woman whose car was damaged during pizza delivery.

Suit: Companies Duped Victims Struggling With Student Loan Debt

Prosecutors say companies charged cash-strapped students for free services.

Don't Ditch Your Broken Smartphone, Fix It: 'Real Money' Tells You How

From spills to cracked screens, damage to a cellphone can be costly. ABC News recently put a few popular cellphone cases to the test but what do you do when your cell phone case fails? Related: How good is your cellphone case? Related: How to...

The Fridge That Won’t Stop Spitting Ice

ABC News Fixer helps with busted fridge, has tips for next appliance purchase.

Terminal Truths About Long-Term Care Costs

You have planned for a comfortable retirement: where you want to live, how much you want to travel, how you would like to spend your days – and how you’re going to pay for it all. One thing that could derail this plan financially is your health. The related financial problem doesn’t stem from becoming sick and dying, but from becoming sick and living – and needing long-term care.

5 Tips for Booking Last-Minute Summer Getaways

ravel hacker Bryce Conway is a professional when it comes to booking travel last minute and scoring deals for next to nothing.

Why You Need to Know This Dashboard Symbol

Did you know that since model year 2008, all cars have been required to have a light on the dash that tells you if your tires are under-inflated? According to Schrader, a company that makes sensors and valves, nearly half of consumers are in the dark about this little light.

How to Make or Break a Great Vacation

Here are some simple ways to turn an OK vacation into a great one.

4 Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget

While less healthful food often seems like the cheaper or easier option, it’s a good idea to factor in the value of your health when deciding what to eat.

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