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Housing recovery rolls on

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:34am
U.S. housing starts and permits rose in September, a signal the market's recovery is supporting signs of growing strength in the broader economy.
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First Draft: 2 Candidates Turn Off the TV. Why? All Those Negative Ads.

The New York Times - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:30am
The big news to come out of the Thursday night debate for the open Senate seat in Iowa was certainly not expected: There’s no TV allowed in either the Ernst or Braley households.

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Crucial ruling due on Taj casino's future

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:20am
A bankruptcy court judge will issue what the owners of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort consider a life-or-death decision for the casino.
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The cheapest and costliest universities

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:14am
Being free doesn't necessarily make a university more popular – as the latest rankings show.
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First Draft: Gas Prices Plunge, but the Candidates Don’t Seem to Care

The New York Times - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:11am
Gas prices are plunging, but the candidates aren’t talking about it.

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Amazon to deliver groceries in NYC

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:07am
Amazon’s grocery delivery business is launching in New York City on Friday, the company said.
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Paul makes big vow on black vote

POLITICO - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:06am
The Kentucky Republican says his party's 2016 nominee should focus on criminal justice reform.
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Motherlode Blog: Your Child Has Lice? Spread the Word.

The New York Times - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:04am
If we want to have any chance at defeating, or better yet avoiding, lice, we’re going to have to be willing to talk about them.
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Lower oil prices = relief for Main St.

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:00am
With oil around $83 a barrel, businesses say lower energy costs will help boost business activity—just in time for the holidays.
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Former Walgreen CFO sues company

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:59am
Walgreen's former CFO sued the drugstore operator, alleging executives defamed him in news reports that blamed him for errors in its forecast.
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Dozens hurt on fall foliage train ride

CNN - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:43am
A scenic fall tour turned into a nightmare ride for passengers in northwest Arkansas on Thursday after a freight train and a passenger train collision left dozens injured.
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Morgan Stanley profit jumps 87 percent

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:39am
Morgan Stanley reported an 87 percent rise earnings as its trading and wealth management businesses benefited from increased client activity.
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Don't expect more QE: Fed's Rosengren

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:35am
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren told CNBC policymakers need time to process what's causing widespread turmoil in the markets.
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Einhorn's Greenlight looks to raise cash

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:23am
Billionaire David Einhorn's hedge fund Greenlight Capital plans to raise money for the first time in two years.
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What the Fed should do now

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:00am
QE4 isn't the answer, says Ron Insana. Here are some unconventional monetary policies he thinks the Fed should pursue instead.
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GE beat, helped by aviation, oil & gas

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:50am
GE posted higher quarterly net income on Friday, helped by sales of its jet engines and oil and gas equipment.
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The week in 30 photos

CNN - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:38am
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SIM: Apple's ‘knockout’ feature

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:37am
Amid the hype of the launch of the latest iPad models, there was one new member of Apple's ecosystem that wasn't mentioned: Apple SIM.
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Video shows Nina Pham in hospital room

CNN - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:23am
Video released by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital shows Nina Pham prior to flying to the NIH's Clinical Center.
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Short sellers are moving in...and cleaning up

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:10am
The turmoil in global equity markets this week might have left traders moving to safe havens, but some savvy investors have been loading up on the short side of the trade.
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