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Euro's Drop Raises Questions About Its Long-Term Prospects

The Euro fell to a nine-year low against the dollar on Monday as investors worried about Europe's economic doldrums. Linda Wertheimer talks to Callum Williams of The Economist.
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Trend Of Falling Gas Prices Expected To Continue

On New Year's Day, the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline was $2.23. That's the average though, and many stations are selling gas at under $2 a gallon.
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Adequate Housing Hard To Find In Boom Towns For Oil, Gas

When you think of oil and gas towns, most people visualize transient workers and RV parks. But plenty of oilfield workers move to towns with their families. The challenge is finding a place to stay.
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With Downloads In Decline, Can iTunes Adapt?

Digital downloads of iTunes fell sharply in 2014, as consumers abandoned Apple's music store in favor of cheap, easy-to-use subscription services.
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U.S. Credit Cards Tackle Fraud With Embedded Chips, But No PINs

The nation's biggest banks are leaning toward a new credit card security system that will rely on embedded chips and signatures rather than PINs. But critics say the PIN-and-chip system is superior.
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SpaceX Plans A Perfect Landing

The space firm will send a supply capsule into orbit, and then try a new way to recover the part of the rocket that carried it. If it works, the cost of going to space could be reduced dramatically.
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Low Gas Prices Give SUV Sales A Boost, But Automakers Take Long View

U.S. auto manufacturers have learned from the last crash and become more nimble, an industry expert says — so when oil prices rise again, they quickly will return to building more hybrids.
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Self-Tracking Gadgets That Play Doctor Abound At CES

A new wave of self-monitoring devices and apps is hitting the Consumer Electronics Show — ones with explicit medical purposes. They promise to help diagnose everything from ear infections to diseases.
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Crude Oil Dips Under $50 A Barrel, A Price Last Seen In 2009

In the U.S., the average cost of a gallon of regular gasoline has fallen some $1.20 since June, according to AAA. The drop is linked to both OPEC's boosted production and a stronger dollar.
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Report: St. Louis Rams Owner Plans New Stadium In LA

The Los Angeles Times reports Stan Kroenke and the Stockbridge Capital Group plan to build an 80,000-seat NFL stadium — which could see the team return to the city where it spent almost five decades.

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