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Trading the blockbuster halo effect

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:51am
Box office success leads to higher traffic in malls connected to cinemas, which leads to higher rents malls can charge.
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NLRB boosts unions' organizing leverage

POLITICO - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:45am
A new rule deprives management of a stall tactic that unions widely claim benefits the employer.
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Finding the largest T-Rex

CNN - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:36am
Scientists discover the most intact T-Rex skeleton in 1990. CNN Films' "Dinosaur 13" airs Thursday, Dec. 11 at 9p ET.
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Chrysler to expand air bag recall

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:13am
Chrysler said that it is expanding ongoing regional field action with a recall in an estimated 208,783 vehicles.
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Wal-Mart slashes iPhone prices...but

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:12am
Wal-Mart has cut the price of the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus by $70. But there's a catch, of course.
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'Like lightning' hitting black community

CNN - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:07am
Michael Jordan once summed up his social and political activism in four simple words: "Republicans buy sneakers, too."
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Powerful Storm Pushes Into Southern California

The New York Times - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:01am
The storm is blamed for two deaths in Oregon, thousands of power failures along the West Coast as well as flooded roadways and mudslides.
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Where rich place 2015 stock bets

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:00am
Rich Americans have a moderately bullish outlook on the stock market for 2015 and favor a few key stocks and sectors.
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Put insurance on annual to-do list

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:00am
All too often, the safety net of insurance protection gets short shrift in annual financial planning reviews.
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Furor over Dodd-Frank rollback

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:40am
The move to roll back Dodd-Frank regulations of big banks has drawn the wrath of Democrats ... and even Republicans.
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Oil pressure may sock it to stocks

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:35am
Oil has spooked investors, a pro said: "With everything in energy and the oil price collapsing as it is, who is going to step in and be a buyer now?"
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High heels DO have power over men

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:26am
Heels have also been a controversial symbol in the battleground of sexual politics. Now a scientific study in France has measured their power.
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Actor accused of killing, skinning and eating ex-girlfriend's pet rabbit

CNN - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:20am
TV actor Dimitri Diatchenko is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend's pet rabbit -- and then eating half of it.
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Fallout spreads from insider trading ruling

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:14am
U.S. prosecutors faced widening fallout from the insider trading decision as some existing cases threatened to unravel.
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First Draft: Today in Politics

The New York Times - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:13am
The near-death experience of a bipartisan, governmentwide funding bill on Thursday highlighted a fundamental problem with Congress at the moment: the lost art of compromise.

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5 things for investors to brace for

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:48am
While stocks might not chalk up another year of double-digit percentage gains next year, investors will be glad they stayed in the market.
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The week in 33 photos

CNN - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:43am
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'Pineapple Express' slams West Coast

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:08am
The worst storm to hit California in years was due to leave Los Angeles and San Diego wind-whipped and drenched on Friday.
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Commerzbank settlement may exceed $1B: Source

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:01am
Commerzbank's expected settlement with authorities is likely to exceed $1 billion in penalties, according to a source.
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2014's biggest story: CFOs weigh in

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:00am
The biggest business story of the year? No contest. It's falling oil prices, according to the CNBC Global CFO Council.
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