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Consumer spending rose 0.4 percent in November

WASHINGTON — Consumers spent and earned more in November, reflecting a rebound from the disruptions caused by Superstorm Sandy. The Commerce Department says consumer spending rose 0.4 percent compared with October. Personal income jumped 0.6 percent, the biggest gain in ...

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Gadget makers gear up for the holidays

NEW YORK — Makers of consumer electronics have been refreshing their products for the holiday shopping season. Apple unveiled a new iPhone, while Amazon started selling new tablet computers and e-readers. Nintendo offered details for the first major game console ...

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