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Target Lowers Online Free-Shipping Eligibility To $25

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Undated) -- Target is making it a lot cheaper to shop online. The company announced on Monday that it's cutting the eligibility for free shipping of online orders in half, to 25 dollars, as it tries compete better against Walmart and Amazon. Target says the move comes after a great response to its free-shipping offer…

Big Banks Investigated For Precious-Metal Price Fixing

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Undated) -- About ten major banks are being investigated for allegedly rigging precious-metal markets. The "Wall Street Journal" says prosecutors from the Department of Justice are scrutinizing the price-setting process for gold, silver, platinum and palladium used by the banks. The report also says the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has opened a civil investigation into…

Stacey Dash “Appalled” By Patricia Arquette’s Oscar Acceptance Speech

Posted On February 23, 2015

(Undated) -- Actress Stacey Dash is sounding off on Patricia Arquette for bringing up the issue of equal pay for women in her Oscar acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actress Sunday. On "Fox & Friends" Monday morning, Dash said she was "appalled" at Arquette's call for wage equality. She also called on the "Boyhood" actress…

Report: Google And Apple Car Apps Coming

Posted On February 23, 2015

(San Francisco, CA) -- Google and Apple could soon be taking over the dashboard in cars. The "New York Times" says dealerships around the country will begin selling vehicles capable of running Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The systems will let a smartphone power a car's center screen and provide icons for phone calls, music,…

Obama Unveils New Exec Action On Retirement Savings Accounts

Posted On February 23, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is ordering new executive action to protect retirement savings. Obama says the order aims to reduce hidden fees on IRA and 401K retirement funds by putting stricter regulations on financial advisers. He stressed that the action also goes after "backdoor payments" to advisers, which may not be in the best…