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The Rating Game: As Economy Strengthens, Obama’s Popularity Is Likely to Rise

The New York Times - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:08am
History suggests that President Obama will get credit if growth continues, but public opinion tends to lag objective measures.






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Missouri shooting sets off new clashes

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:02am
A police office fatally shot a teenager at a gas station overnight, just miles from Ferguson, Missouri.
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Mortgage apps rise after strong data

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:00am
Mortgage applications rose 0.9 percent, with refinancing activity taking up a greater share of the volume.
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Is this the world’s easiest trade?

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:00am
Stocks have tended to do remarkably well over the year's last five trading sessions.
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10 rookie ETFs that raked in the 2014 cash

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:00am
These ETFs hit the market in 2014 and hit it big with investors. What did they get right?
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UPS, FedEx cap air express deliveries

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 6:45am
UPS and FedEx started limiting air express deliveries after an increase in packages caused some retailers to exceed agreed-upon limits.
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Four killed as twisters tear up South

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 6:10am
An already hectic holiday travel week took a tragic turn Tuesday as at least four people were killed by tornadoes that swept through the south.
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Experts expecting more pain for ruble

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:34am
Currency strategists are pondering whether there is more volatility in store for the ruble.
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Takata president stepping down

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:29am
Takata Corp, the air bag maker embroiled in millions of recalls worldwide, said its president Stefan Stocker would step down.
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US minimum wage hikes to impact Walmart

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:21am
Minimum wage hikes across the US will prompt Wal-Mart Stores to adjust salaries at 1,434 stores.
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Korean Air 'nut case' exec may be detained

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:09am
South Korean prosecutors sought a detention warrant for a Korean Air ex-executive who delayed a flight over how her nuts were served.
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Disney: Why fairy tales have to grow up

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:51am
Audiences seem to be falling out of love with traditional fairy tales and their ‘happy endings’.
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Santa Claus to fund managers: Work harder!

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:45am
Tim Connaghan, author of "Behind the Red Suit," says fund managers need to work harder in 2015 in order to deliver alpha.
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North Korea may get pushier next year

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:42am
Claims that North Korea has engaged in recent cyber-attacks could see the rogue nation ramp up military aggression next year, Nomura said.
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Elder Former President Bush Is Hospitalized

The New York Times - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:17am
Former President George H.W. Bush, 90, experienced shortness of breath and would be held overnight as a precaution, a spokesman said.






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2015: The year of ‘retro-tech’?

CNBC - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:41pm
Dig out your flip phones, dust off your vinyls and plug in your desktop computers because retro-tech is en vogue.
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Korea prosecutors indict Uber unit: report

CNBC - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:31pm
South Korean prosecutors indicted Uber's local unit for violating a law governing public transport, Yonhap reported.
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DealBook: F.B.I. Searches Doral Financial’s Offices in Puerto Rico

The New York Times - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 10:35pm
The offices of Doral Financial in San Juan, Puerto Rico, were raided as part of an investigation into the struggling bank.






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Still in the hospital, George H.W. Bush improving

POLITICO - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 10:32pm
"President Bush had another terrific day and is in great spirits."
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Former President George H.W. Bush taken to hospital

CNBC - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 10:11pm
Former President George H.W. Bush, age 90, was taken to a hospital after experiencing shortness of breath, his office said in a statement.
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