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  • As prices in Rio de Janeiro soar, locals turn to 'surreal' currency

    As prices in Rio de Janeiro soar, locals turn to 'surreal' currency
    RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's currency is called the real, which in Portuguese means both "royal" and, simply, "real." But with prices skyrocketing ahead of the World Cup finals this summer, some locals in this famed beach city have created a mock...
  • Housing prices surpass bubble peak in some Southland ZIP Codes

    Housing prices surpass bubble peak in some Southland ZIP Codes
    In some corners of the Southland, it's as if the housing crash never happened. Home prices in a dozen Southern California ZIP Codes have passed their peaks during the housing bubble, according to research firm DataQuick. Most are either in the San...
  • A spacious retreat in the woods

    A spacious retreat in the woods
    A children's bunk room that sleeps 12, maids quarters and a guesthouse mean there's plenty of room for the ski crowd at this three-story retreat on a wooded lot in the San Bernardino Mountains. The lodge-like living room, with soaring ceilings and...
  • Supreme Court, don't tread on small investors

    Supreme Court, don't tread on small investors
    For more than a quarter of a century, investors have been able to bring class-action lawsuits against companies that have fraudulently inflated their stock prices without having to prove that each buyer of the stock had been individually duped. Now,...
  • Pre-Owned vehicles put aspirational luxury cars within reach

    Pre-Owned vehicles put aspirational luxury cars within reach
    Looking for an upwardly mobile set of wheels that won’t drain your bank account? A certified pre-owned vehicle might be the answer. CPO programs make aspirational autos attainable while still offering you a ride that’s near-new both...
  • Kayak's vacation package search now offers more cost comparisons

    Kayak's vacation package search now offers more cost comparisons
    If you're a Kayak user like me, you're always looking for new ways to use the travel search engine to find good deals. Kayak this week revamped a tool that makes it easier to compare the price of airfare-hotel vacation packages from a variety of...
  • Gilead Sciences' $84,000 price for hepatitis drug is scrutinized

    Gilead Sciences' $84,000 price for hepatitis drug is scrutinized
    U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers. In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company, Rep. Henry A....
  • Despite big jump in food prices, inflation remained tame last month

    Despite big jump in food prices, inflation remained tame last month
    WASHINGTON -- Despite a sharp jump in food costs, consumer prices increased just 0.1% last month in an indication inflation remains in check, the Labor Department said Tuesday. Over the previous year, the consumer price index has risen 1.1%. The...
  • O.C., L.A. and Inland Empire homes are overpriced, Trulia says

    O.C., L.A. and Inland Empire homes are overpriced, Trulia says
    Southern California is home to some of the most overpriced housing markets in the country. And that's taking the wind out of the recovery. Three Southland regions ranked among the five most overvalued markets in the U.S. in a new report by real estate...
  • Gift tax return should be filed when parents give house to child

    Gift tax return should be filed when parents give house to child
    Dear Liz: In 2007, my parents signed over their house deed to my name. Does this trigger the gift tax? They never filled out a gift tax form. Is it too late? Dad has passed on but Mom is still with us. She has Alzheimer's disease, and I have her power...
  • China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost

    China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost
    FALLON, Nev. — The dairy plant with its tangle of stainless steel pipes rises out of the parched landscape here like a beckoning oasis. Perched on the outskirts of this desert town dotted with small churches and roadside casinos, the factory...