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Consumer sentiment hits 11-year high

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 10:00am
Consumers kicked off 2015 feeling very upbeat about the economy, with the sentiment index hitting its best level since 2004.
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Dems make first trip to Cuba after policy changes

POLITICO - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:59am
The first congressional delegation will visit Cuba since Obama's December diplomatic shift.
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Sen. John Thune says Air Force has approved a training airspace expansion over Northern Plains

FOX News - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:46am
U.S. Sen. John Thune of South Dakota says the Air Force has approved a proposal to establish an enormous bomber training area over the Northern Plains.
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APNewsBreak: St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese files for bankruptcy in wake of abuse claims

FOX News - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:46am
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed for bankruptcy, saying it's is the best way to fairly get as many resources as possible to victims of alleged clergy sexual abuse.
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Amazon is in trouble over tax…again

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:42am
Amazon's tax arrangement in Luxembourg may have run foul of EU rules, regulators said.
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Top trade for 2015? Maybe inflation

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:32am
Bank of America Merrill Lynch's top 15 trades for 2015 covers currencies, commodities, emerging markets and more.
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White House backs no punishment in CIA-Senate flap

POLITICO - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:30am
Obama said last year it was 'clear' some at spy agency showed 'very poor judgment'
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The credit report errors could cost you

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:30am
When was the last time you looked at your credit report? For one-third of Americans, the answer is "never." But that's an expensive misstep.
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USPS proposes price hikes

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:27am
The U.S. Postal Services is proposing higher prices for mailing letters and postcards starting on April 26.
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Manufacturing output expands modestly

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:18am
Overall industrial production edged down 0.1 percent, its first decline in four months.
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James Taylor to Paris: 'You've got a friend'

POLITICO - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:03am
Video surfaced of the singer singing his hit "You've Got a Friend" to French officials.
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Intel can grow with PCs flat: CEO

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:52am
The chipmaker can maintain mid-single-digit growth despite flat PC sales, Brian Krzanich told CNBC.
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CPI posts biggest drop in 6 years

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:30am
It was the weakest year-on-year reading since October 2009, and followed a 1.3 percent rise in November.
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Nygren sees value in Chesapeake

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:24am
Top fund manager Bill Nygren views the fall in energy stock prices as creating "the area to be opportunistic in."
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Goldman Sachs beats earnings expectations

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:23am
Goldman Sachs topped quarterly results, but an unexpected bout of volatility hit revenue in its business that trades bonds, currencies and commodities.
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Home Depot names Menear chairman

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:15am
Home Depot announced that it has elected CEO and president Craig Menear as chairman, effective February 2, succeeding Frank Blake.
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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

The New York Times - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:05am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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Kerry offers 'big hug' to Paris after attacks

POLITICO - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:00am
He meets with French President Francois Hollande and Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius before visiting the sites of the attacks.
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Alibaba courting Chinese consumers

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 7:48am
Alibaba plans to bring Chinese consumers to U.S. retailers through a major courtship initiative.
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The Chanos cases against Intel, Tesla

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 7:42am
Jim Chanos reveals to CNBC he's been short Intel. He also talks about why Tesla is "not a change-the-world company."
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