Cheaper Super Bowl Spread? Don't Bet on It

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Recent drops in commodity prices aren’t likely to lower grocery bills for Sunday’s spreads. Guests driving to the parties, though, will get a break on gas.

Russia Cuts Interest Rates

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Russia’s central bank surprised financial markets with a two percentage point cut in its key interest rate, sending the ruble lower even as the bank said the currency was showing signs of stabilization.

States Dash to Regulate E-Cigarettes

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As the Food and Drug Administration continues to figure out how to regulate the rapidly accelerating use of electronic cigarettes, states are taking matters into their own hands.

Why 'Free File' for Taxes Isn't So Popular

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Here is how taxpayers can navigate the maze of offerings and avoid unnecessary charges.

Pom's Ads Were Deceptive, Court Says

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A federal appeals court upheld Federal Trade Commission findings that pomegranate-juice maker Pom Wonderful made false and misleading claims its products were effective in fighting heart disease and prostate cancer.

A Super-Bowl Ad Is Just Half the Battle

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For marketers, Super Bowl commercials are just part of the blitz for the big game. Ad executives say it is equally important to make a splash with eye-catching displays at retail stores to reinforce a brand’s message.

Mattel's New CEO Vows Urgency

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Toy maker Mattel confirmed a decline in sales and profit during the crucial holiday-shopping quarter, and said it would act with urgency to improve results.

Cigarette Volume Declines Ease at Altria

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Cigarette volume declines at Altria eased in the fourth quarter, suggesting the Marlboro maker is getting a lift from the rebounding U.S. economy.

Shire Drug Cleared to Treat Binge-Eating Disorder

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Shire’s drug Vyvanse became the first drug approved for sale in the U.S. to treat the estimated 2.8 million adults who have a binge-eating disorder.

Brazil's Vale Plans to Cut Dividends

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Brazilian mining giant Vale SA plans to slash dividends to the lowest level in eight years in a bid to shore up cash amid spiraling commodities prices.

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