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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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Swiss shock no 'game changer' for gold?

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 7:36am
Gold traded near its highest level in four months and close to logging its best week of trade in ten months.
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7 habits of do-it-yourself investors

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 7:30am
Think you have what it takes to be a do-it-yourself investor? Here are 7 essential traits needed to be successful.
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Chanos: Drilling for cheap oil over

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 7:20am
Jim Chanos told CNBC he's been short major oil firms because the shale explosion has been "uneconomical for drillers."
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Davos: More women in 2015–but don’t get excited

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 7:02am
There will be more women at this year’s meeting of the global business elite in Davos, after a controversial fall in female attendance in 2014.
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The Great Wall of Saudi Arabia?

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 7:00am
Saudi Arabia has been constructing a 600-mile barrier on its border with Iraq since September, with the aim of keeping out ISIS militants.
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Fixing the US STEM problem: Bill Nye

CNBC - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 7:00am
Bill Nye, "The Science Guy" weighs in on how to fix the US's problem of not being able to fill millions of STEM jobs.
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