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In case it wasn't clear by now, just because it's not dessert doesn't mean it doesn't have added sugar. California Kitchen's BBQ Chicken microwavable pizza has 7 grams (almost 2 teaspoons) of sugar in a single-serving pie.

(Slideshow) How Much Sugar is in That? 7 Foods With Added Sugar

Health officials say people should eat less sugar. But that's easier said than done.

Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA) conference at the Hyatt Regency Miami.

U.S. Banking in Cuba: Olvidate! Don't Hold Your Breath

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Speakers at a Florida International Bankers conference don't expect big changes in Cuban banking.

Marco Rubio

Rubio Tax Proposal Expands Business Deduction, Child Credit

Businesses could deduct investments immediately and families would have a new $2,500 tax credit per child under a tax proposal by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate.

Shadow Banks Could Take $11B Annual Profit, Goldman Says

The U.S. shadow-banking system could take at least $11 billion of annual profit away from traditional lenders as competition intensifies over the next five years, according to analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Cuba Looks North to US Farmers for Help With Food Crisis

A delegation of about 90 representatives of U.S. agriculture will wrap up three days of meetings with Cuban officials and farmers as part of a lobbying campaign for the elimination of the half-century-old embargo.

Odds of a Bid as E*Trade Digs Itself Out of Mortgage Mess

E*Trade Financial Corp.'s mortgage albatross is loosening to the point that acquirers may start to get comfortable with the idea of a takeover.

Shelby Says He Will Seek Bipartisan Legislation Aimed at Fed

The head of the powerful Senate Banking Committee signaled he wants to work with two Democratic critics of the Federal Reserve to fashion legislation aimed at the Fed after a hearing in which lawmakers of both parties attacked the central bank's record.

Yellen Says Fed Seeks to Avert 'Capture' by Banks It Oversees

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, countering criticism from members of Congress, said the central bank is trying to avoid being too cozy with the Wall Street firms it supervises and wants to ensure that regulators aren't afraid to confront the financial industry.

Senator Elizabeth Warren

Warren Buffett to Elizabeth Warren: Stop Being so Angry

Billionaire Warren Buffett, who has profited from investing in banks while faulting the financial industry's lapses, said Sen. Elizabeth Warren's approach to Wall Street is too confrontational.

Federal Reserve's Yellen Turning From Friend to Foe for Dollar Bulls

The Federal Reserve chairwoman damped speculation last month of an imminent increase to interest rates.

Bar at Il Mulino New York inside the Acqualina

Power Lunch: Il Mulino, a Great Place to Make Multimillion-Dollar Deals

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Il Mulino New York in Sunny Isles Beach serves up a luxurious power lunch scene for real estate brokers trying to close multimillion-dollar deals.

What We Heard, and Didn't, From Yellen's Remarks to Congress

Over two days of testimony to Congress, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen was grilled on everything from the direction of interest rates to the health of the economy to "Audit the Fed" legislation supported by Republicans.