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Kraft Foods names new CEO

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:41am
Kraft Foods announced on Thursday that its board of directors has named John Cahill to the position of Chairman and CEO of the company.
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Jeb Bush quitting Barclays

POLITICO - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:38am
The report comes amid increasing signs that he intends to run for president.
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Early Movers: H, GLW, HTZ & more

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:34am
Headlines before the bell Thursday.
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Jobless claims point to firmer labor mkt

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:30am
Jobless claims fell unexpectedly last week, suggesting the labor market continues to strengthen.
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Dunkin warns on 2015 sales

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:12am
Dunkin' Brands cut its 2015 forecast for sales growth in the U.S. and operating income growth, citing slowing sales of coffee in its restaurants.
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Watch thieves steal Barbie's Corvette

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:09am
Police bust shoplifting "heart attack" scam. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on some heart-stopping shopping.
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Girl's last words: I know I'm going to die

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:07am
An 11-year-old girl died from an allergic reaction on a family trip to Hawaii. CNN affiliate KTXL reports.
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Drunk on liquid alternatives?

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:00am
When it comes to liquid alternatives, research, moderation and patience are the keys to success with this asset class.
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'Dark web' market for guns and drugs

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:00am
It's referred to as the "Wild West" of the Internet: Underground websites that sell illegal drugs and guns.
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Sausage dog becomes Slim Jim

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:59am
A 77-pound dachshund slims down, becomes a calendar boy! CNN's Jeanne Moos has a winner of a wiener dog.
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Why Fed thinks economy still needs help

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:56am
The Fed made clear that it's eyeing the economy recovery with caution, and isn't yet convinced it can start to pull its stimulus of record-low rates.
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Google-EU Android battle heats up

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:56am
Amid increased pressure from the EU, Google is asking a U.S. judge to dismiss an antitrust suit over Android.
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11 trillion gallons of rain still needed to end California drought

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:49am
About 11 trillion gallons of rain, or nearly 17 million Olympic swimming pools full.
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Summers on oil-stock drop link

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:48am
Larry Summers tells CNBC he's been taken aback by the perceived connection between oil price weakness and stock drops.
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Stock rally depends on oil pressure

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:38am
The Fed may have helped prime the stock market for a Santa rally, if oil remains calm and there are no new flare-ups overseas.
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Avon Products settles bribery charges

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:33am
Avon will pay $135 million to settle charges after its China unit pleaded guilty to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act with bribes.
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Are these ETFs cutting-edge or crazy?

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:30am
Top analysts give their picks on the hottest ETF niches in 2015: cybersecurity, self-driving cars and China bonds.
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How to grow Hudson's Bay: New CEO

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:27am
Hudson's Bay is well-positioned to capitalize on the three dominant themes in retail, incoming CEO Gerald Storch says.
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Big 3 dominance slips amid competition

CNBC - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:10am
The sales lead of the Big 3 automakers—especially GM and Ford—is a far cry from what it was in 2000.
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How the Poll Was Conducted

The New York Times - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:00am
The latest New York Times/CBS News Poll is based on telephone interviews conducted Dec. 4 through 7 with 1,006 adults throughout the United States.
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