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Automakers report gains in wake of Hurricane Harvey

Car makers reported record sales across the board as hundreds of thousands of flooded cars needed to be replaced. (LilaMax Media)

Internet giant Yahoo's massive 2013 security breach has dealt the company yet another blow. Yahoo says further investigation produced new evidence. The company says it now believes all 3 billion accounts were hacked, which means all people who have Yahoo emails and all people who had registered for any other Yahoo service like Flickr or fantasy sports.

Shoppers are expected to spend more this holiday season but will also be looking for bargains. The National Retail Federation says spending will rise about 4 percent due to increased consumer confidence and an extra weekend to shop because Christmas is on a Monday. One of the big questions that may at least start to be answered this year is, is Black Friday dead?

Hurricane Harvey was good for the car companies. They reported record sales across the board as hundreds of thousands of flooded cars needed to be replaced.

It's a fiesta for taco lovers with many national taco chains marking National Taco Day with free tacos and specials. Taco Bell has deals Wednesday as do Applebee's, Del Taco and other regional chains. According to the website nationaltacoday.com, Americans ate more than 4.5 billion tacos last year.

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