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Five ways grocery stores rip you off

five ways grocery stores rip you offFor most of us, going to the grocery store is unavoidable. And if you're not careful, leaving too much money in stores' hands will be unavoidable,...

Extras now cost extra at Starbucks

The warning came in April 2009, a Starbucks representative tells me: during the analyst call to review the second fiscal quarter results for 2009....

Starbucks asks tea drinkers to pay up

Tea has long been considered both a drink imparting many health benefits and -- even better -- a relative bargain. Due to a new move from Starbucks,...

Energy Pushes Producer Prices Higher in November

The PPI surged a surprising 1.8 percent. Excluding the often-volatile food and energy component, "core" producer prices rose 0.5 percent. Both measures exceeded expectations of 1 percent and 0.2 percent, respectively. The New York State manufacturing index also surprised by dropping sharply.

Gaming gets cheaper with $199 Wii

If you love to play video games but you haven't already purchased a Nintendo Wii then you better wait a few more days.

Nintendo announced today that...

Target pushes aggressive price cuts

Target wants to be sure it gets your holiday business this year. The retail giant has seen its profits take a nosedive this year, as shoppers cut...

Milk prices provide some relief

I've been actively looking for some good economic news, so I could write about something pleasant for a change, and I found something intriguing, in...