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Warren endorses, raises money for Kamala Harris

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:27pm
Warren also said she was repaying the California candidate for supporting her 2012 Senate bid.
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Poll: Obama approval rating ticks upward

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:21pm
The president's job approval jumps five points to 47 percent since December.
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$5 million bet against the S&P 500

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:16pm
One trader is staking big money on a significant decline for stocks over the next seven sessions.
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The battle in the market right now

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:51pm
Here's what the big battle in the market will be in 2015, says Westwood Capital's Dan Alpert.
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Brent prices up sharply, rallying $2

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:34pm
U.S. crude oil surged on Wednesday, posting its biggest one-day percentage gain since June 2012.
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The real reason for the market selloff

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:33pm
Investors are getting hit from all sides — Europe, earnings, and the list goes on — but here's the real reason for the market selloff, says floor trader Kenny Polcari.
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FBI raids 'Wolf of Wall Street' firm

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:19pm
FBI agents raided the offices of a medical supply company whose vice president helped inspire "The Wolf of Wall Street."
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Commodities fall on growth worries

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:13pm
A World Bank downgrade of global growth spurred a new round of selling for several commodities.
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Copper collapses on growth concerns

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:06pm
Why copper is hitting five-and-a-half-year lows.
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Expect heightened security checks at U.S. airports

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:02pm
The Department of Homeland Security is increasing security checks at American airports because of concerns over new bomb-making instructions released by al Qaeda in Yemen (AQAP), the terrorist group which U.S. intelligence agencies believe may have been behind the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris, U.S. officials tell CNN.
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Falling oil threatens growth: Fed

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:01pm
The economic review reflected hopes for better growth but noted several problem areas related to falling oil prices.
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Yahoo shareholders spooked by long wait

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:53pm
Yahoo's stock price has suffered as shareholders get nervous about the company's next strategic move.
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Bitcoin keeps falling Wednesday

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:38pm
The cryptocurrency—which saw levels above $400 in November—briefly fell as low as $170 in Wednesday morning trading.
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IRS service degraded, taxpayers to pay price

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:25pm
The annual report describes a rapidly deteriorating agency.
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Kids die as mom gets hair done

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:16pm
Two children, left alone in their Louisiana home, were killed in a house fire while their mother was out getting her hair styled at a salon, authorities said.
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Facebook testing out 'work' app

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:08pm
Facebook has a reputation as a procrastination tool; now we'll see if it can develop one for productivity.
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Intel reports earnings after huge year

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:03pm
Financial analysts expect a positive earnings report from Intel on Thursday.
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Oil misery gets company in copper

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:03pm
A plunge in copper to a five-year low pushed the metal to the top of a growing list of worries for stock market bulls.
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Poll: 4 in 10 want to see woman president

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:39pm
More Democrats than Republicans saying they want a woman in the Oval Office
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Jeb heading to D.C. next week

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:36pm
He is slated to meet with lobbyists and association CEOs at two meetings.
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