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Retirement's coming. Are you ready yet?

CNBC - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:00am
As retirement nears, 40- and 50-somethings should address risk mitigation, estate plans, investment strategy and financial plans.
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Banks are lending, but to rich people

CNBC - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:00am
An uptick in borrowing has come from high net-worth clients in brokerages, not from the consumer banks.
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Brace yourself for tax-break smackdowns

CNBC - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:00am
There are fewer tax-code changes for 2014, but the expiration of some tax breaks might leave students, retirees and others cold.
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Yahoo to outline cost-cutting efforts

CNBC - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:57am
Yahoo is expected on Tuesday to outline cost-cutting efforts and give details of how it is evaluating possible acquisitions, the WSJ reported.
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IBM to pay $1.5B to offload chip arm

CNBC - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:37am
IBM is selling its loss-making semiconductor unit to contract-chipmaker Globalfoundries, the companies announced on Monday.
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Pay raises rarer despite strong US hiring

CNBC - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:08am
U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy.
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Meet Wall Street's robot bond trader

CNBC - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:03am
The face of automation on Wall Street is a computer hooked up to nine blinking screens that goes by the name Quantitative Market Maker, or Q.M.M.
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Presidential Referendum: The Bright Side on Jobs, and Why It Might Not Matter for the Midterms

The New York Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:00am
Many people still feel a lack of opportunity as wage growth remains stagnant.






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Microsoft's Nadella addresses inequality in the workplace

CNBC - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:00am
CNBC's Jon Fortt talks with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella about equality for women in the workplace.
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Oil price fall more than a coincidence?

CNBC - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:35am
The recent drop in oil prices could be due to more than just lower demand, according to some analysts, who suggest the U.S. could be deliberately manipulating the market.
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The passion of the 'kissing congressman'

POLITICO - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:04am
Vance McAllister's district seems to be largely looking past his role in a salacious scandal.
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POLITICO poll: Alarm, anxiety as election looms

POLITICO - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:03am
Two-thirds of likely voters say they feel that the U.S. has lost control of its major challenges.
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Lots of 'scaremongering' over Ebola: ex-UN chief

CNBC - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:50am
Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, says people should not panic over Ebola.
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IBM to pay $1.5B to offload chip arm: WSJ

CNBC - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:32am
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Urban Renewal: Where Young College Graduates Are Choosing to Live

The New York Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:30am
More young people are moving to the very heart of cities, even in economically troubled places like Buffalo and Cleveland.






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Losing the War on Coal: One Virginia town's painful decline

FOX News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:00am
Roger Whited doesn’t have to think back too far to remember when Main Street was alive with bustling shops and offices, teeming sidewalks and even traffic jams, all thanks to the industry that was the lifeblood of this tiny mountain town and countless others like it.
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Apple's big Pay day bets on mobile

CNBC - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:00am
Are consumers ready to cast off their credit cards in favor of a smartphone application?
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Volatility Unlikely to Alter Fed’s Policy Course

The New York Times - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:10pm
The Federal Reserve still plans to wrap up its bond-buying campaign at the end of October and remains likely to raise interest rates in mid-2015, although it now seems less likely to act sooner, analysts say.






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How many banks will fail ECB tests?

CNBC - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:57pm
Results of the European Central Bank's Asset Quality Review (AQR) are due on October 26. Vote in our new poll and tell us what you're expecting.
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A Comet’s Brush With Mars

The New York Times - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:41pm
A comet the size of a small mountain whizzed past Mars on Sunday, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter.






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