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Suze Orman: Here’s how much money you should be saving for retirement

Online calculators can be "very scary to use," says Orman, so here's something else to try.

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Attorney behind a huge talc verdict: J&J’s stock drop ‘serves my purposes’ in seeking a settlement

Attorney Mark Lanier, who won a nearly $4.7 billion J&J talc verdict, says the recent stock plunge plays into his hands in seeking a settlement.

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US Surgeon General Jerome Adams declares youth e-cigarette use an ‘epidemic’

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams declared e-cigarette use among kids an "epidemic" in the U.S. on Tuesday, pointing to companies like Juul as problematic.

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Here’s how to choose between the Amazon Echo, Google Home and Apple HomePod

Here are pros and cons to smart speakers including the Amazon Echo, Google Home and Apple HomePod.

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She was denied public service loan forgiveness, so she filed a lawsuit

Denied public service loan forgiveness, some borrowers want their day in court.

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Cannabis company Tilray shares jump 11% after announcing deal with Swiss drugmaker Novartis

The marijuana company would work with Novartis' generic drug business Sandoz, and supply non-smokable and non-combustible medical cannabis products where it is legally allowed.

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Watch SpaceX launch first Air Force mission for a new network of GPS satellites

SpaceX is ready to launch its first mission for the U.S. Air Force on Tuesday from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

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SpaceX raising $500 million, pushing valuation to $30.5 billion: Report

SpaceX is raising a $500 million round of fundraising, according to the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.

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Amazon’s vision for the future of health care is becoming clear

Amazon has big plans in the health care sector, and here's where it could go next.

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Charter customers are getting millions in payments in New York’s internet speed fraud case

Charter Communications was accused of failing to deliver on its claims of speedy internet service.

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Saudi Arabia’s new budget will boost spending and continue royal handouts — even as oil prices drop

Riyadh is set to increase spending and even as it tries to close its budget deficit in a bid to boost slow growth and shore up popular support after months of controversy, analysts believe.

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Tony Robbins: Robots will take millions of jobs and free cash handouts may be the answer

Technology, he predicts, will "disrupt more jobs" than "the world economic crisis."

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Here’s exactly what to write in your resignation letter

Quitting rates are on the rise, but it's important to resign gracefully.

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Alfonso Ribeiro reportedly suing Fortnite makers over ‘The Carlton’ dance

Alfonso Ribeiro, known for his role as Carlton in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, is suing videogame producers Epic Games and Take-Two Interactive.

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Say goodbye to these tax deductions

These popular tax breaks were cut or capped as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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Watch Blue Origin launch experiments for NASA as Jeff Bezos’ space company nears first human flights

Blue Origin will attempt the 10th launch of its New Shepard rocket on Tuesday, in a mission which will send nine NASA research and development experiments into space.

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US home construction rose in November, led by apartments

U.S. developers broke ground on more homes last month, but the increase occurred entirely in apartments. The construction of new single-family houses fell.

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Investors rush into bonds in record numbers as global economic outlook falls to worst in 10 years

Investors are fleeing stocks and buying bonds in record numbers, according to a December survey of fund managers released on Tuesday.

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Cisco to buy semiconductor company Luxtera in a $660 million deal

The companies expect to close the acquisition in the third quarter of Cisco's fiscal year 2019.

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Democrats are going to attack the GOP tax law from several angles

After flipping 40 House seats in November's midterm elections, Democrats have key parts of the signature legislative achievement of President Donald Trump's administration in their cross-hairs.

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Look at all the 2018 tech IPOs that are underwater

Next year is supposed to be a blockbuster year for tech IPOs, but investors have reason to be concerned given how 2018's debuts are trading.

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Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg says the company needs to do more to protect civil rights of users

Sandberg's comments come on the same day the NAACP is launching a boycott of the service, and amid growing calls to clean up the platform.

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Danger ahead: Investor Paul Meeks warns the bottom isn’t in for tech stocks

2019 will be a time to get back into tech "in a big way," according to long-time investor Paul Meeks

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: DRI, FDS, NAV, ORCL, JNJ & more

Names on the move ahead of the open.

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Pay off that debt before you retire

To keep debt from derailing retirement plans, it helps to have a payoff plan while you're still working. Here's what to consider.

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Olive Garden owner’s earnings top estimates, but revenue falls short

Olive Garden parent Darden Restaurants reported mixed financial results on Tuesday before the bell.

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Chance of recession rises to the highest level of the Trump presidency: CNBC Fed Survey

Respondents boosted the chance of recession, reduced their support for the president's handling of the economy and lowered their outlook for economic growth and Fed rate hikes.

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As Goldman’s 1MDB mess deepens, insiders doubt the firm’s rogue banker defense

In 1MDB, Goldman is undergoing its worst scandal in a decade. Unlike previous controversies that stemmed from trading, the current issue comes from the advisory side, which gave rise to current CEO David Solomon and most of his managers.

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson faces advertiser backlash over immigration comments

Some companies are pulling their ads from Fox News' primetime show "Tucker Carlson Tonight," after the host disagreed with "a moral obligation" to let poor people into the U.S., "even if it makes our own country poorer and dirtier and more divided."

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