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Surge in labor costs signal wage growth

CNBC - 9 hours 10 min ago
U.S. labor costs rose more than 5-1/2 years in the second quarter, a sign that a long-awaited acceleration in wage growth was imminent.
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Wis. court upholds 2011 union law

POLITICO - 9 hours 16 min ago
The 2011 law effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers.
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Bank of NY to bondholders: Argentina defaulted

CNBC - 9 hours 25 min ago
Bank of New York Mellon, a key trustee of Argentine bonds, on Thursday notified bondholders that a payment deadline has elapsed.
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Jobless claims rise amid recovery hopes

CNBC - 9 hours 28 min ago
Jobless claims rose slightly last week, keeping hopes alive for the U.S. recovery.
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How to have 'the talk' about old age

CNBC - 9 hours 58 min ago
Having a family talk about parents' goals for old age is never easy, but experts say it needs to happen more often.
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We're borrowing less for college: Report

CNBC - 10 hours 1 min ago
The average spent for college last year was $20,882, after reaching a peak of $24,097 in 2010. according to a Sallie Mae study.
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Ohio: Clinton dodges Obama drag

POLITICO - 10 hours 16 min ago
She leads all potential GOP challengers despite his sagging approval numbers in the swing state.
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US job cuts soar in July: Challenger

CNBC - 10 hours 28 min ago
Employers planned to cut nearly 50,000 positions in July, according to a survey, 50 percent higher than in June.
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Apple to cut about 200 jobs at Beats

CNBC - 10 hours 29 min ago
Apple will lay off about 200 people at Beats Electronics, Bloomberg reports.
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Carney: Media 'posing, histrionics'

POLITICO - 10 hours 35 min ago
The former White House press secretary says the camera adds dramatics from press.
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House agrees for once—on veterans bill

CNBC - 10 hours 42 min ago
Action moves to the Senate after the perennially divided House approved a $16 billion bill for veterans health care.
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Scarborough turns on Israel

POLITICO - 10 hours 54 min ago
The conservative host says Israel has been engaging in "indiscriminate" killing.
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How Paul Ryan plans to tackle poverty

CNBC - 10 hours 57 min ago
Rep. Paul Ryan's new strategy for federal anti-poverty efforts does not aim to cut spending. Instead, it seeks to consolidate an array of programs.
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Brands find new ways to tap your data

CNBC - 10 hours 58 min ago
From your social media posts to your locale, retailers are using data to target consumers. But at what point does it get creepy?
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How millennials will shape retail

CNBC - 10 hours 58 min ago
Experts predict millennials will continue to be driven by deals, and that will shape who wins in the retail industry.
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Here's how you'll shop 25 years from now

CNBC - 10 hours 58 min ago
Bricks-and-mortar locations need to undergo a complete makeover to stay relevant 25 years down the line, experts said.
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7 things I don't miss about Wall Street

CNBC - 10 hours 58 min ago
While traders slog through yet another earnings season, former trader Raj Mahal muses about what he DOESN'T miss about life on the Street.
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Met Opera lockout looms in labor dispute

CNBC - 11 hours 12 min ago
The Metropolitan Opera plays hardball with unions, vowing a lockout without union concessions before a midnight Thursday deadline.
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In hedge fund, Argentina finds foe

CNBC - 11 hours 14 min ago
Billionaire Paul Singer's tiny hedge fund has managed to force Argentina to contemplate a humbling surrender. The NYT reports.
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Hannity on Russell Brand: 'Dumb'

POLITICO - 11 hours 27 min ago
He calls him a "D-List" performer after the actor blasted the Fox News host.
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