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  • BOJ minutes: One member said weak yen pushing up prices more than before

    TOKYO (Reuters) - One member of the Bank of Japan policy board said it is possible that the weak yen is having a bigger impact on pushing up consumer prices than previously thought, minutes of the central bank's March 10-11 meeting showed on Friday....
  • Time Warner Cable's Dodgers channel shutout

    Time Warner Cable's Dodgers channel shutout
    Call it a curveball that nobody wants to swing at. After decades of forcing consumers to pay for channels they don't want, the pay-TV industry is strongly resisting Time Warner Cable's efforts to make subscribers of all its rivals pony up $4 to $5 a...
  • Boca startup helps people shop like stars

    Boca startup helps people shop like stars
    You can find out "who" your favorite TV stars are wearing — and where to get that outfit or something similar — on WishClouds, a website and app developed in Boca Raton. Celebrities from Nickelodeon, MTV and other TV networks are fashion...
  • Spirit earns biggest share of airline complaints; United and American follow

    Spirit earns biggest share of airline complaints; United and American follow
    United Airlines and American Airlines, the biggest carriers at Chicago O’Hare airport, are among the most complained about carriers in America over the past five years, with ultra discounter Spirit Airlines garnering by far the most complaints...
  • Automakers upgrade new car technology

    Automakers upgrade new car technology
    When the sleek 2015 Hyundai Genesis goes on sale later this spring, the automaker will put an ambitious new telematics and customer service program on the road with it. The system, which is the second generation of Hyundai's Blue Link connectivity,...
  • Disney Pacts With Spain's Atresmedia Television

    Re-upping on a stable relationship. Disney Spain has inked a multi-year movie volume deal with Atresmedia Television, one of Spain's two biggest broadcast network groups. Titles in the pact are "The Avengers, "The Lone Ranger," "Thor: The Dark World,"...
  • 2013 was 'a good time to fly' according to airline ratings

    2013 was 'a good time to fly' according to airline ratings
    The average air traveler might not have felt it, but the quality of U.S. airlines last year improved to the highest level in the 24-year history of a widely reported ratings system.  "All in all, it's a good time to fly," said Dean Headley, one of the...
  • Car insurance getting more federal scrutiny

    Next up for Dodd-Frank enforcers: the car insurance industry. Having already influenced how banks and credit card companies deal with consumers, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act also gives a new federal insurance office the...
  • Tyson recalls more than 75,000 pounds of chicken nuggets

    Tyson recalls more than 75,000 pounds of chicken nuggets
    Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling more than 75,000 pounds of chicken nuggets believed to be contaminated with plastic shavings. A small number of consumers contacted the Missouri-based company complaining of minor oral injuries associated with the nuggets. ...
  • How to ensure broker's honest

    When New York financier Bernard Madoff was sentenced to life in prison for masterminding one of the biggest investor Ponzi schemes in U.S. history, it was an unnerving reminder that entrusting your money to a professional can be risky. Last week, five...
  • Big credit card issuers defeat collusion lawsuit in U.S.

    Big credit card issuers defeat collusion lawsuit in U.S.
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Consumers suffered a setback on Thursday as three big credit card issuers won the dismissal of U.S. lawsuits accusing them of colluding to require that disputes be settled in arbitration rather than class action lawsuits. U.S....