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  • L.A. Times Travel Show: Credit cards for air miles? Be strategic

    L.A. Times Travel Show: Credit cards for air miles? Be strategic
    For the millions of millennials stuck living with their parents or struggling with finances on their own, credit cards promising thousands of frequent flier miles on sign-up seem wonderful to pay for a getaway. But beware, experts said at the "More for...
  • GE earnings rise but shares fall on profit-margin miss

    GE earnings rise but shares fall on profit-margin miss
    General Electric Co. shares fell the most in seven months after Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt failed to deliver on a profit-margin forecast that he had been repeating for more than a year. GE shares dropped 62 cents, or 2.3%, to $26.58 on Friday...
  • Obamacare critics lose major lawsuit

    Obamacare critics lose major lawsuit
    WASHINGTON – A federal judge Wednesday emphatically rejected a last-ditch challenge to President Obama’s healthcare law, ruling that the Affordable Care Act allows low-income Americans to get government subsidies to buy health coverage no...
  • As Square considers IPO, rancor from merchants is a trouble spot

    As Square considers IPO, rancor from merchants is a trouble spot
    SAN FRANCISCO — Square came in handy for Camilla Barry in accepting payments at her bed-and-breakfast in the Northern California town of Rumsey — until a guest disputed a room charge in May. That's when Barry discovered that Square Inc.,...
  • Calculating how much to put into a 401(k)

    Dear Liz: Lately I have been reading a lot about how people aren't saving enough for retirement. Every article I read talks about the need to put enough into employers' 401(k) programs to get the maximum possible company match. What do you do when your...
  • Target account breach one in long string of consumer-data hacks

    Target account breach one in long string of consumer-data hacks
    The announcement by Target on Thursday that 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been breached by cyber-crooks is just one in a string of notable consumer-data breaches in recent years.  The Minneapolis-based retailer said the unauthorized...
  • After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny

    After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny
    Five years after the Obama administration's renewable energy initiative touched off a building boom of large-scale solar power plants across the desert Southwest, the pace of development has slowed to a crawl, with a number of companies going out of...
  • Hollywood seeks to bolster California film and TV tax credit

    Hollywood seeks to bolster California film and TV tax credit
    Hollywood stakeholders are calling on California to bolster its film and TV tax credit to keep its homegrown industry from permanently leaving the state. Film industry and union officials are mobilizing to back legislation this year that would...
  • Runaway production leaves California in the lurch

    Runaway production leaves California in the lurch
    How much longer can Hollywood claim to be the movie capital of the world? Can the California Legislature reverse the slide of film production away from Los Angeles simply by enhancing tax credits for the movie and television industry or, one day, will the...
  • Proposed Satan monument heats up debate in Oklahoma

    Proposed Satan monument heats up debate in Oklahoma
    A religious group believes it has an idea that could "complement and contrast" the Ten Commandments monument located on Oklahoma state Capitol grounds: a 7-foot-tall statue of Satan, depicted as a Baphomet -- a goat-headed figure with wings and horns --...
  • Target says data breach is far larger than first estimated

    Target says data breach is far larger than first estimated
    The data breach at Target Corp. is dramatically larger than first estimated, affecting as many as 110 million consumers and deepening a public relations nightmare for the beleaguered retailer. The Minneapolis company said Friday that the personal...