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Hertz raises U.S. prices, stock surges

Hertz Global Holdings raised prices for rental cars to be picked up January 1 or later. The stock had its biggest gain of the year, and Avis shares soared, too. ... Read More »

Hertz raises U.S. prices as fleet costs increase

Hertz Global Holdings raised prices for rental cars to be picked up January 1 or later. The stock had its biggest gain of the year, and Avis shares soared, too. ... Read More »

Porsche recalls 918 Spyder to replace faulty chassis parts

Porsche is recalling 205 of the limited-edition 918 Spyder, the German carmaker's most expensive model, to replace defective chassis parts. ... Read More »

Faurecia vows to appeal $2.4M fine for market breaches

French auto parts maker Faurecia said today it would appeal against a 2 million euro ($2.44 million) fine imposed by the country's AMF stock market regulator for alleged selective disclosure of financial information to stock analysts in 2012. ... Read More »

Tax season is here

In the next few months most U.S. households will be filing their tax returns. The holidays are over and it’s worth taking a few minutes now to think ahead to the tax filing season. Think now so you’re ready for filing Start thinking now about how you’ll...

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The holidays give you an opportunity to show your kids how money works

Parents and caregivers are the strongest influence on how children learn and think about money. Money lessons taught early in life can provide a lifetime of benefits. If you’re a parent or caregiver, it doesn’t take a lot of extra work to set your kids on a...

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FTC Charges Data Broker with Facilitating the Theft of Millions of Dollars from Consumers' Accounts

Company Sold Personal Financial Information to Scammers A data broker operation sold the sensitive personal information of hundreds of thousands of consumers – including Social Security and bank account numbers – to scammers who allegedly debited millions...

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FTC Requests Public Comment on Merck & Co., Inc.’s Application to Approve Sale of Facilities for Manufacturing Heartgard and Heartgard Plus Heartworm Treatments for Dogs

The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Merck & Co., Inc. to sell assets and properties in Puerto Rico it uses to manufacture Heartgard and Heartgard Plus to  Merial Barceloneta LLC, a subsidiary of Merial...

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Marketers Settle FTC Charges That They Used Deceptive Ads In Promoting Products for Mole and Wart Removal, Anti-Aging and Weight Loss

Companies Must Stop Making Deceptive Claims Two companies that market skin care and weight-loss products must stop making false or unsubstantiated deceptive claims about their products, under settlements resolving charges in two separate cases brought by the Federal...

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FTC Requests Public Comment on Merck & Co., Inc.’s Application to Approve Sale of Facilities for Manufacturing Heartgard and Heartgard Plus Heartworm Treatments for Dogs

The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Merck & Co., Inc. to sell assets and properties in Puerto Rico it uses to manufacture Heartgard and Heartgard Plus to  Merial Barceloneta LLC, a subsidiary of Merial...

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