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Why the U.S. is Not Winning the Global Currency War

February 24, 2015 | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | Comments

The world is at war — a currency war — and the U.S. is suffering loses. As countries around the world take efforts to weaken their currencies the strength of the U.S. dollar is rising. While, this may seem positive at face value a strong U.S. dollar can have some unfortunate consequences.

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Will Japanese Whiskey Become the New Scotch?

March 27, 2015 12:30 pm | by Wall Street Journal

Takeshi Niinami, Suntory Holdings CEO, sits down with Charles Passy to talk about the Japanese whiskey market, its acquisition of Jim Beam and its U.S. marketing efforts. 

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Behind the Historic U.S. Oil Supply Glut

March 27, 2015 12:16 pm | by Bloomberg Business

Societe Generale Global Head of Oil Research Michael Wittner discusses rising U.S. oil stockpiles.

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Ford Unveils the Focus RS Ahead of the NY Auto Show

March 26, 2015 2:05 pm | by The Street

Ford is unveiling the first-ever global RS model ahead of the start of the New York Auto Show. 

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Blue Bell Recalls More Ice Cream Over Listeria

March 26, 2015 1:35 pm | by USA Today

For the second time in a month, Texas-based Blue Bell Ice Cream has recalled products over concerns of listeria contamination.

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Flashback to 1988: Flying Car Test Flight

March 25, 2015 3:23 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor

With recent news of the Slovakian company AeroMobil announcing plans to begin selling a flying car in 2017, it seems humanity’s dream of a flying car will finally come true. But we almost had our flying cars decades ago.

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The Cars That Could Save Aston Martin

March 24, 2015 3:58 pm | by CNNMoney

Aston Martin unveiled two future cars at the Geneva Auto Show. CEO Andy Palmer hopes they are the key to expanding the brand without losing its heritage.

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$20 Oil Could Be a Reality If This Happens

March 24, 2015 3:36 pm | by Bloomberg Business

What happens if we run out of storage for surplus American oil?

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For Millions, 401(k) Plans Have Fallen Short

March 24, 2015 3:26 pm | by Kelley Holland, CNBC

In a special report for CNBC, Kelley Holland warns that 401(k) plans may be failing millions of Americans.

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Invisible Solar Cells That Could Power Skyscrapers

March 23, 2015 3:26 pm | by Bloomberg Business

Silicon Valley startup Ubiquitous Energy is making the world’s first transparent solar cells, a technology that could greatly expand the reach of solar power.

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BMW i3 Review: Quirky, Efficient and Not Too Pretty

March 23, 2015 3:21 pm | by Bloomberg Business

BMW has released a series of electric cars called the "i series." Bloomberg's Hannah Elliott reviews the i3, a small, moderately priced all-electric vehicle. It's perfect for anyone who prizes efficiency over style.

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Lawsuit Claims High Levels of Arsenic in Top-Selling Wines

March 20, 2015 1:13 pm | by CBS News

A proposed class action lawsuit was filed Thursday in California that claims some of the country's top selling wines have high levels of arsenic. 

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A Drone Like No Other

March 19, 2015 2:54 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor

This drone has capabilities unlike any other, this drone shoots fire and sprays graffiti. 

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Test Ride: Mercedes Self-Driving Luxury Car

March 19, 2015 2:09 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor

Brian Cooley takes a ride inside Mercedes' F 015 self-driving vehicle and explains why it could be the future of mobility.

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Midsize Truck Myth: Why Chevy's New Urban Pickup is Huge

March 18, 2015 3:07 pm

Since the Chevrolet Colorado went on sale last year it's been flying off dealership lots. The truck is important, because it fills a segment that Detroit had been ignoring for years: midsize trucks. 

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Whiskey Sales Soar, Lead Spirits Industry

March 18, 2015 3:02 pm | by Bloomberg Business

The founder and CEO of 2 Gingers, Kieran Folliard, discusses rising U.S. whiskey sales.

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Flying Cars Will Be Available in 2017

March 17, 2015 2:31 pm | by CNNMoney

Slovakian company AeroMobil will begin selling a flying car in 2017.

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Tiny Blue Bubbles Designed to Help Save the Planet

March 17, 2015 2:19 pm | by Bloomberg Business

A team of engineers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory may have found a way to capture CO2 from power plants, using tiny blue capsules that look like fish eggs.

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Deadly Bacteria Outbreak Prompts Ice Cream Recall

March 16, 2015 2:32 pm | by CBS News

Health officials say three people have died after eating ice cream tainted with Listeria. Mark Albert explains the victims all ate the ice cream while they were patients at a Kansas hospital.

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Ford F-150 Still Sees Strong Demand

March 16, 2015 2:13 pm | by Bloomberg Business

Joe Hinrichs, president of the Americas at Ford Motor Co., talks about production and demand for the new F-150 series, the addition of 900 workers at Ford's Kansas City plant, and the impact of a stronger dollar on Ford.

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It Will Take Decades to Close Gender Wage Gap, Study Says

March 13, 2015 2:47 pm | by CBS This Morning

A new report from the Institute for Women's Policy Research forecasts the national gender wage gap will close in the year 2058. That means women will not receive equal pay for the next 43 years.

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