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The religion of millionaires

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:58am
A study found over two-thirds of millionaires are affiliated with a religion, with over half identified as Christians.
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Oil, dollar dictate earnings play

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:53am
The plunge in oil and the strong dollar are the lead factors in deciding the winners and losers this earnings season.
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Motherlode Blog: Students Eat More Healthy Foods When Recess Is Held Before Lunch

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:51am
In studies, giving students recess immediately before lunch rather than immediately after was correlated with a decrease in food waste and an increase in the amount of fruits and vegetables eaten at lunch. But many schools still resist the change.

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What doesn't work in a zero-rate world

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:51am
This tried and true strategy just doesn't work in a zero interest-rate environment, says hedge-fund manager Michael Elfers.
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Ikea recalls crib mattresses over hazard

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:44am
Ikea is recalling about 169,000 crib mattresses because babies can become trapped in a gap between the mattress and the crib.
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Business inventories gain in November

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:43am
U.S. business inventories rose in November as sales fell for a second straight month, the Commerce Department said.
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Why raising rates is like wearing shorts

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:37am
It sounds like a joke: Why is raising rates like wearing shorts in Minnesota? But for the Minneapolis Fed's Kocherlakota, the risks are dead serious.
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Sullivan: NYT should've shown cartoon

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:36am
New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan has come off the sidelines: The New York Times should have published an image of the new Charlie Hebdo cover, even if the cartoon of the Islamic prohpet Mohammed risked offending readers.
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Increase taxes to stop defense cuts?

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:34am
"I'm pretty much open to any solution that would fix sequestration," Rep. Mac Thornberry says.
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Jodi Arias admits to killing boyfriend after sex

FOX News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:29am
Once the public and press were out of the room, convicted murderer Jodi Arias took only seconds to admit that she killed her boyfriend, Travis Alexander, in a frenzied attack after a day of rough sex in June 2008, secret court transcripts revealed for the first time Tuesday.
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Cramer: Markets in ‘weird place’

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:21am
CNBC's Jim Cramer says the markets are in a "weird place" as weak data hit them hard.
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No delay in Tsarnaev's trial

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:19am
A federal judge on Wednesday denied a request to push back the trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who'd requested a delay after last week's terrorist attacks in France.
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Apple's in trouble again with Ericsson

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:18am
Ericsson has launched a countersuit against Apple, only days after Apple filed a lawsuit against them.
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Boston Marathon Bombing Trial to Proceed as Scheduled

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:09am
A federal judge denied a defense appeal to delay the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev over comparisons to the recent attack in Paris.

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Netflix a buy even if it drops: Analyst

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:01am
A Wall Street analyst made a curious call, saying Netflix shares could drop 15% after earnings, but it's a buy anyway.
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To save, refinance your mortgage now

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:00am
Now's the time to refinance. More than 7.4 million homeowners stand to benefit from slipping mortgage rates.
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Holiday sales up 4 percent: NRF

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:58am
Holiday sales grew 4 percent in 2014, slightly below NRF'ss forecast for 4.1 percent growth, the trade group said.
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Apple, Google to end poaching suit

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:53am
Four Silicon Valley companies have agreed to a new settlement that would resolve a class action lawsuit by tech workers.
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House Republicans face tricky balance in Wednesday's immigration vote

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:49am
Republican leadership will face the complicated calculus of trying to keep DHS open while registering the GOP's broad disapproval of Obama's unilateral moves on immigration.
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Titanic survivor's letter: 'Disgraceful' treatment

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:46am
In the months after the ship sinking, Titanic survivor Lady Lucy Duff-Gordon's correspondence to her friend in New York starts, as one might expect, with an appropriate amount of thanks for her concern.
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