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Stocks Fall as Consumer Spending Fails to Impress

Stocks gave ground Thursday as investors were underwhelmed by news of higher consumer spending. By late morning, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 92 points to 13,015. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell 10 to 1,400. The Nasdaq slipped 28 to 3,053.

5 Ways to Keep Hurricane Isaac from Blowing Your Gas Bill Higher

As Hurricane Isaac heads for the Gulf Coast, several oil refineries might have to temporarily shut down, which could drive up gas prices. To help you avoid that extra pain at the pump, we're revisiting some of our best advice on how to keep gas bills under control.