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  • How restaurants get you to spend more money using psychology on menus

    NEW YORK — You may think you're immune to transparent sales pitches like "Do you want fries with that?" But the tactics restaurants use to nudge you i ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • Farm equipment maker Deere & Co. foresees sharp sales drop

    MOLINE (AP) — The chairman and CEO of Deere & Co. says the agricultural equipment maker is preparing for the largest single-year sales drop in its 178 ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Dave Says: Gold may not hold value if everything goes downhill

    Dear Dave,I’m retired, and I have about five percent of my retirement savings in gold and silver I’v ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Caterpillar staying put in Peoria, expanding Illinois headquarters

    PEORIA — Caterpillar Inc. announced Friday that it is keeping its global headquarters in Peoria and expanding and overhauling its corporate campus in ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Deere profit drops, but tops Wall Street 1Q forecasts

    MOLINE — Deere's first-quarter profit declined, reflecting softer demand for agricultural machinery. Its performance topped analysts' expectations, bu ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 9:37 am
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