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Argentina defaults for second time

3 hours 44 min ago
Argentina failed to strike a deal to avert its default after talks with holdout creditors ended without a settlement.
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Did market punish the wrong stock?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 6:31pm
After earnings Panera marched higher while Buffalo Wild Wings tanked by 15 percent.
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Cramer: 5 factions wreaking market havoc

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 6:09pm
Are you finding it next to impossible to anticipate this market? There’s a reason.
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Weight Watchers shares rise

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:32pm
Weight Watchers International reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue. Shares rose sharply.
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After-hours buzz: WFM, YELP, WTW & more

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:23pm
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: Whole Foods, Yelp, Weight Watchers & more.
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PayPal ramps up credit business

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:07pm
PayPal is expanding its small-business and consumer lending programs outside the U.S.
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S&P cuts Argentina's credit rating

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:05pm
Standard & Poor's cut its credit rating on Argentina's foreign-currency sovereign debt.
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Income to drive returns: Pimco's Gross

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:41pm
Bill Gross, manager of the world's largest bond fund at Pimco, said that income, not capital gains, would drive future returns.
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Ebola spurs Peace Corps withdrawal

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:29pm
The US Peace Corps said it was withdrawing 340 volunteers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea due to the spreading Ebola virus across West Africa.
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Apple TV delayed until next year: Report

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:17pm
Apple TV will not launch until next year in part because cable companies are "dragging their heels," The Information reports.
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Lax planning stymied Obamacare site: GAO

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:04pm
Lax contract oversight, a rushed schedule and changing requirements all led to the debacle of's launch last fall, a GAO report says.
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Whole Foods shares drop on weak guidance

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:03pm
Whole Foods Market reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday, but revenue trailed.
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The top 10 consumer complaints

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 3:57pm
Once again, problems with auto dealers, mechanics and home improvement contractors top the annual list of consumer complaints.
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Markets could begin to ignore Fed

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 3:56pm
The Fed delivered a mixed message Wednesday, and the markets may increasingly start to ignore it, analysts say.
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Lower taxes won't stop inversions: Levin

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 3:31pm
Corporate tax reform still won't stop companies from seeking inversion deals, Rep. Levin said
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Fed tapers another $10 billion

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:41pm
A second-quarter economic rebound did nothing to change the Fed, which stayed the course Wednesday with ultra-easy monetary policy.
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McDonald's ruling—good news for labor?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:34pm
Fears that workers will become more unionized after a ruling by the NLRB against McDonald's may be real, said an expert.
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G-7 leaders: Russia must 'de-escalate'

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:31pm
The US and European leaders say they're prepared to intensify sanctions against Russia unless it moves to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
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Kid going to college? Have the 'money talk'

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:24pm
If you have a kid headed to college, here are some talking points for the "money talk" to help make them more financially savvy.
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What changed in new Fed statement

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:03pm
This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on June 18.
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