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Marchionne out as CEO, but Fiat Chrysler is well positioned for what comes next


With CEO Sergio Marchionne out at Fiat Chrysler, what comes next for the automaker? The boards of FCA, Ferrari and CNH — the three Fiat Group companies Marchionne leads — huddled Saturday in the company’s traditional home of Turin, Italy,…

Asset allocation: 3 retirement planning tips for 2018 -- and beyond


These are three of the most important parts of your retirement planning journey -- here's how to get them right.


The 45 best deals from the 2018 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale


Fashion's Black Friday is here—and things are selling out already

These are the best Amazon deals this weekend


Shop these sales from your bed.


Cross items off your back-to-school list with these tips


Once upon a time, kids went to school with a backpack, a lunch pail and a pencil. Now, school supply lists seem a mile long. Before you start back-to-school shopping, find ways to cut down on the number of supplies you have to buy. Here’s…


Think you'll live until age 95? You'd better save $100,000 extra for retirement


It's hard to know how long you'll live -- although your family history could help provide a guide -- but it's best to err on the side of caution and assume longevity when planning for retirement and particularly when deciding how much to…

Back to school: 5 tips if you're packing a credit card for college


College students are seeing a variety of offers for credit cards. Some introductory rates of 0% zoom up to 25% in a few short months.


Mobile apps: America's favorite fast-food apps for Android: A Foolish Take


Starbucks, McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts, and Domino's lead the digitization of fast food ordering and delivery.

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat lights fuse in brand's first behind-the-scenes holiday video


Dodge shows fans how one of its holiday short films was made, releasing a two-minute behind-the-scenes video on Friday.


Warning signs rise for an end to stock market's potential record-setting bull run


The current bull market in stocks is a month or so away from becoming the longest in history. If it happens, then what? Several warning signals for the market are flashing yellow. Here's a look at some of them.


Facebook suspends firm over concerns it inappropriately shared user data with U.S. government


Facebook has suspended a data analysis company over whether its contracts with the U.S. government violated the polices about how publicly available data about its users is collected and shared.

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LinkedIn survey says Americans don't know how to vacation


According to a recent LinkedIn survey, even when American workers take a vacation, they don't really unplug from their workplace.


Pizza giant Papa John's suffers from a 'toxic' work environment, Forbes magazine says


Investigation at the business publication finds inappropriate conduct at Papa John's pizza chain: John 'Schnatter’s alleged behavior ranges from spying on his workers to sexually inappropriate conduct.'


AT&T adds Charlotte, Raleigh and Oklahoma City to mobile 5G service plan


As part of a plan to bring 5G service to a dozen cities this year, AT&T announced Friday it is adding Charlotte, Raleigh and Oklahoma City.

Paramount TV chief Amy Powell fired


After allegations of insensitive remarks.


Demand for flights to Mexico beaches falling amid security concerns


Delta and United airlines have reported reduced demand for Mexico flights, which comes amid headlines of travel security concerns.

Beyonce, Katy Perry and 7 other celebs join Oprah in food industry investments


Oprah is one of many celebrities who have invested in the food and drink biz in recent years. Both stars and companies benefit from the venture.

Everyone bought this kitchen gadget on Amazon Prime Day


It sold out in 19 hours. But now it's back in stock!

Are you among 70% of households missing out on this important tax break?


This tax break could be worth thousands -- and taking advantage of it could help you have a more secure retirement.


This fantastic OLED TV is down to its lowest price—for now


Watching movies at home will never be the same.

US probes complaints that some Ford Escapes overheat, stall


Federal safety investigators are looking into complaints that engines on some Ford Escape vehicles can overheat and suddenly stall while being driven.

Bayer to stop sales of Essure implanted birth control device tied to injuries


The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports from women and repeated safety restrictions by regulators says it will stop selling the device in the U.S.

Contamination problem: McDonald's tainted salads have now sickened 163 people in 10 states


The number of people sickened by tainted McDonald's salads has jumped to 163 in 10 states, and three of the victims have been hospitalized. The fast-food chain said it has removed the lettuce blend from Fresh Express’ Streamwood, Illinois,…


Review: Ford's F-150 King Ranch is best diesel vehicle on market


2018 Ford F-150 diesel pickup combines strong towing performance with good fuel economy

Pentagon delays release of report that ranks bases by risk of sexual assault

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The Pentagon is refusing to release a report by the nonpartisan RAND Corp. that rates the risk of sexual assault for troops by installation.


Here are the 5 best deals on Amazon right now


Snag these sales before the weekend!

Beyond Meat goes beyond burgers with scientifically engineered plant-based sausage product


Sausage has joined hamburgers as products being made by Beyond Meat, one of the companies at the forefront of scientifically engineering plant-based foods to bring them closer to the taste, aroma and texture of real meat than was possible…

New Zealand firm tries 4-day work week, finds resounding success

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Perpetual Guardian finds that a 4-day work week improved work-life balance for employees with little to no impact on overall productivity

Van Gogh 'Starry Night' house here to stay after Florida couple wins legal battle


A year-long legal dispute over a house covered in a mural of Vincent Van Gogh's "The Starry Night" ended in a settlement without changes to the house.

Walmart, H-E-B, Food Lion Swiss rolls recalled over salmonella concerns


Flowers Foods is voluntarily recalling Captain John Derst's Old Fashioned Bread, too.