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How to shop for the best mortgage rate

CNBC - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:00am
Mortgage rates are expected to move higher soon, and that makes shopping for the right rate critical. Here are some tips.
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A bigger ed bubble than student loans

CNBC - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:00am
Student loans have surpassed credit card debt in the U.S. but there's an even bigger ed bubble coming: collapse of the schools.
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Foreclosure activity picks up in August

CNBC - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:49am
U.S. foreclosure activity jumped in August for the second consecutive month as banks started the process on more properties.
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Why stocks could get slammed

CNBC - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:33am
Stocks could stumble, and immediately lose several percent, if the Fed sounds more hawkish next week.
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Pulse of the People: When Election Polls Don’t Tell the Whole Story

The New York Times - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:28am
Although polls are certainly important, they don’t tell the whole story. Here’s why not.

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Pistorius cleared of premeditated murder

CNBC - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:28am
A South African Judge said on Thursday the state had failed to prove that Oscar Pistorius was guilty of premeditated murder.
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Cruz booed, walks off stage

POLITICO - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:15am
The Texas Republican offers a strong defense of Israel at an event in Washington.
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Campaigns are losing the mobile war

POLITICO - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 5:00am
Analysis shows missed opportunities with volunteers, voters and donors.
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Tax rules see expats ditch US passports

CNBC - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 4:34am
Expatriate Americans are renouncing their citizenship in record volumes because of increasingly onerous tax-filing requirements.
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Oil demand growth slips to 2½-year low

CNBC - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 3:57am
Demand growth in the oil markets will be more subdued than previously expected, according to the International Energy Agency.
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Jobs dilemma? Blame it on tech

CNBC - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 3:18am
Technology is drastically narrowing the global labor market, the World Bank's chief economist told CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin.
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Soros wades in to Scotland debate

CNBC - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:57am
One of the world’s best-known billionaires got involved in the Scottish independence debate, as the small state shifts to the top of the agenda.
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US, EU ready new sanctions against Russia

CNBC - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:41am
The US and EU plan to stop billions of dollars in oil exploration in Russia by energy companies including Exxon Mobil and BP.
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Burger King unveils 'black burger'

CNBC - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:32am
Travelers journeying to Tokyo this September might be a little shocked to find out what is on offer.
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Pistorius murder trial verdict due

CNBC - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 1:51am
The judge in Oscar Pistorius' trial on murder and firearms charges pronounces her verdict on Thursday, the NYT reports.
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A speech Obama didn't want to give

POLITICO - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:56am
This was the speech President Barack Obama never thought he'd have to give.
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Big changes in a cutthroat industry

POLITICO - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:33am
Consultants are the biggest winners in an election cycle that's seeing record spending.
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Blumenthal sees end for Goodell

POLITICO - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:17am
At issue is whether the NFL was aware of the video.
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Corporate world won't miss Levin

POLITICO - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:01am
The retiring senator from Michigan has been a relentless investigator.
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White House Invites Congress to Approve ISIS Strikes, but Says It Isn’t Necessary

The New York Times - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:53pm
The Obama administration says the campaign is covered by the existing authorization to use military force against the perpetrators of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks — that is, Al Qaeda.

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