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SEC Considering Action Against S&P Over Ratings

S&P says regulators considering action against it over mortgage securities ratings in 2011

FDA Approves New Painkiller From OxyContin Maker

FDA approves new combination painkiller from Purdue Pharma designed to discourage abuse

Watch: Puma Biotechnology Soars on Breast Cancer Drug Results

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

Soybeans Bounce off Lowest Prices Since 2010

Expectations of drier weather help pull prices for soybeans up; Corn and wheat rise

How the Dow Jones Industrial Average Did Wednesday

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Wednesday

FDA Warns of Compounded Drug Recall by Texas Firm

FDA warns that recalled drugs from Texas specialty pharmacy may be contaminated

Delta and Apple Are Big Market Movers

Delta, Apple, GlaxoSmithKline, Biogen, and Puma Biotechnology are big market movers

Details of 6 GM Recalls Announced Wednesday

Details and models affected by 6 General Motors recalls announced Wednesday

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.

US Stocks Drift Higher Following Mixed Earnings

Stocks drift mostly higher as US corporate earnings come in mixed; Boeing falls

Figures on Government Spending and Debt

Figures on government spending and debt

5 Tips for Selling Your Home for the Best Price

Determining right asking price, enlisting knowledgeable agent among keys to getting home sold

Watch: Never Have a Really Bad Haircut Again to 6 Food Myths Debunked

Rebecca Jarvis has the news that matters to you this week on Real Biz 7.22.2014

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.

Watch: Never Have a Really Bad Haircut Again

Startup StyleSeat allows you to browse Stylists work before booking your appointment.

Watch: 500: Dick's Sporting Goods Drops In-Store PGA Pros

Golf's downturn in popularity continues in US.

Photos: Leona Helmsley's Greenwich Home Listed

Hotelier Leona Helmsley's Greenwich home listed for $65 million.

Why Tim Cook is 'Incredibly Excited' About Apple

Despite sinking iPad sales, Apple CEO Tim Cook said he is "incredibly excited."

Watch: Billionaire's Bet Against Herbalife Backfires

Stock soars day after Bill Ackman calls company a "fraud," bets $1 billion that company's share price will drop.

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...

Everything Apple Won’t Talk About During Today's Earnings Call

When Apple reports its third-quarter earnings today, investors will be interested in production numbers and sales forecasts. Customers, on the other hand, are interested in juicy details that only appear in the dreams of Apple fans.

Watch: Orange is the New Green

What's next for Netflix, after 50 million subscribers?

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...

Watch: Toy Company Hasbro Takes a Hit

Although boys' toy sales are up 32%, Hasbro failed to meet revenue expectations.

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.

Photos: Bid of $10,755 Wins 'Snow White' Billboard

For the man or woman who has everything.

Photos: Luxury Desert Homes For Sale

You can live in one of these luxe desert oases.

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.

Could an Adopt-a-Loan Program Take a Bite Out of Student Debt?

The private sector adopts all sorts of things -- highways, parks, medians, pets, pet projects -- so why not student loans? With the right tax incentives, an Adopt-a-Student Loan program could help ease the current financial quagmire of $1.3 trillion in student loan debt.

5 Budget Killers You Can Avoid

Creating a budget is the first step to taking control of your finances. Sticking to your budget is another challenge altogether.

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