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Insider trading suspect bolts—barefoot

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 2:42pm
A man accused of insider trading bolted when he spotted cameras outside the courthouse.
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Conrad: Obama 'more detached'

POLITICO - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 2:30pm
"I do think he really needs to engage," the former North Dakota senator says.
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Analysts warn of major correction

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 2:22pm
The Fed's low interest rates could bring a 50-60 percent market correction, technical analyst Abigail Doolittle tells CNBC.
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Plan to slow 'Flash Boys' draws critics

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 2:17pm
A program to change the way small-company stocks are traded has drawn worry that the initial steps are too tepid.
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JPMorgan's long-term bet on US recovery

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 2:15pm
Cyclical stocks have the best potential for upside amid a U.S. recovery, Kate Moore says.
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Appeals court rules on FedEx labor case

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 2:12pm
A US federal appeals court on Wednesday concluded that FedEx Ground drivers in California and Oregon are employees and not independent contractors.
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General Forced to Retire Over Sex Assault Case

The New York Times - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 2:11pm
An investigation had concluded that Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison, the top Army commander in Japan, did not properly investigate accusations against a colonel.

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Companies say goodbye to their COOs

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:59pm
The percentage of big companies with a COO dropped to 35 percent in 2013 from roughly 48 percent in 2000. USA Today reports.
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Ex-official convicted in child porn case

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:47pm
A former acting director of cybersecurity at HHS has been convicted of child pornography counts.
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McNamee questions sky-high valuations

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:42pm
The sky-high valuations of some tech start-ups have yet to be justified, says investor Roger McNamee.
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LendingClub IPO to reward tech approach

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:31pm
LendingClub, the largest U.S. provider of peer-to-peer loans announced plans Tuesday to raise $500 million in an IPO.
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Russia launches new offensive: Ukraine

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:19pm
The Russian attack in an unbreached part of eastern Ukraine is causing panic and retreat. The NYT reports.
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Companies to loosen purse strings on pay

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:16pm
Salaries are on the rise, and the money being allocated to bonus pools will hit record levels this year, according to Aon Hewitt.
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Your brain on heroin

CNN - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:58pm
Sanjay Gupta explains what happens to your brain on opiates, the key ingredient in heroin and other powerful narcotics.
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A Clinton-Pelosi fundraiser in S.F.

POLITICO - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:47pm
The high-dollar fundraiser in October is being called "the ultimate women's power lunch."
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Ebola a 'blip' for Africa investors

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:45pm
American investors aren't panicked about the re-emergence of Ebola in Africa, at least in the long term.
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Issa invites Sebelius, Solis to testify

POLITICO - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:40pm
Darrell Issa's campaign against the White House's political affairs is escalating.
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Two big problems in the job market

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:38pm
The economy's improving so what's not to like? In a nutshell, there are two big problems with the job market, says Michael Farr.
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Amazon’s big content push

CNBC - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:35pm
Amazon launching its third wave of original pilots: three half-hour comedies and two hour-long dramas with big names attached.
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Fighter jet crashes in Virginia

POLITICO - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:23pm
The crash shook the ground and frightened residents, and the pilot's fate is unknown.
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