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Touchless screens? Apple wins big new patent

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 10:18am
Apple files a patent allowing computer commands with a wave of the hand.
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Political Memo: Recent History Hints at the Discovery of Common Ground in Washington

The New York Times - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 10:16am
After midterm elections in 1986 and 2006, the White House and Congress cooperated on bills to expand Medicare and the minimum wage. Now the parties in power are reversed.






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Investors go long gold, short copper

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 10:13am
Gold has extended gains to climb to its highest level since last October as copper has fallen further below $6,000, beyond five-year lows.
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Family-owned businesses upbeat

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 10:13am
Family-owned businesses are the original mom-and-pops of Main Street, and they're feeling optimistic in the new year, according to new data.
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'They were beating us ... I couldn't understand'

CNN - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 10:08am
A look back in history when thousands marched 54 miles from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in protest of voting rights discrimination.
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Apple to return $200 billion?

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:53am
Apple may announce a $200 billion share buyback and dividend raise, an analyst said.
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Toast? Top food trends to watch

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:52am
Toast, seaweed, incredibly dark chocolate—these are the flavors to watch this year in the grocery store aisle. USA Today reports.
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Russia’s econ solution: More meetings

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:42am
The Russian economy is facing a crisis, and leaders will apparently respond by holding meetings, The Fiscal Times reports.
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S&P, Justice Dept. near settlement

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:40am
S&P is close to reaching a settlement with the U.S. Justice Dept. in its inflated ratings case, The New York Times reports.
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Did ex-NFLer swim 9 miles?

CNN - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:38am
A former Miami Dolphins player may be living up to his team's aquatic name.
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Small business optimism at 8-year high

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:29am
Small business optimism jumped to its highest level in more than eight years, underscoring the economy's fundamentals despite slowing global growth.
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Norquist pushes immigration reform to Hill GOP

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:24am
The key conservative voice is hosting a briefing for lawmakers and aides on how Republicans can tackle reform.
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Obama to Announce New Cyberattack Protections

The New York Times - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:21am
Among the proposals to protect businesses and the government is a call for increased prosecution of crimes conducted through computer networks.






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Jamba settles proxy fight, agrees to add 2 new members to its board of directors

FOX News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:18am
Fruit smoothie maker Jamba has settled a proxy fight, adding two new members to its board of directors.
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Amazon signs Woody Allen

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:17am
Amazon Studios says it has signed Woody Allen to write and direct his first television series ever.
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Obama to push cybercrime law on Tuesday

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:16am
The administration thinks public fears about hackers can build momentum for reforms stalled in Congress.
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Biggest wealth transfer in history on its way

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:00am
As the world's richest retire, the next three decades will see the biggest wealth transfer in history.
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Oil falls as OPEC plays hardball

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:00am
Oil prices continued their dramatic slump as an oil minister from OPEC reiterated that the group would not be changing its production strategy.
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What shoppers want vs. what they do

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:00am
According to IBM, there's a widening gap between how consumers say they prefer to shop and how they actually do.
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Citigroup slims consumer banking

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:58am
Citigroup went from targeting 120 cities around the world to eyeing 100 cities with the greatest scale and potential.
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