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Updated: 10 hours 54 min ago

Yup! The rich will get richer

14 hours 21 min ago
French economist Thomas Piketty says wealth gap will continue to widen over time.
Categories: US News

Want to be a better worker? Get a hobby

14 hours 23 min ago
Employees who do something creative after work are more likely to be helpful and creative problem solvers on the job.
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Citi got mixed signals on 'stress test'

14 hours 28 min ago
The Fed indicated to Citi that it would get more time to fix "stress test" planning problems before rejecting its capital plan.
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The inside scoop on 529 savings plans

14 hours 47 min ago
Many parents may be overwhelmed by the cost of college. Here are some tips on how to pay for it all.
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US claims rise modestly amid recovery

14 hours 50 min ago
The jobless queue lengthened marginally last week, raising hopes for the recovery.
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Goldman Sachs profit falls 11%

14 hours 51 min ago
Goldman Sachs reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations on Thursday.
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Hedge funds in bad start to year

14 hours 52 min ago
Hedge funds have seen the worst start to the year since the financial crisis, as returns in January and March were both in the red.
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Pepsi profit rises as snacks sales climb

15 hours 24 min ago
PepsiCo on Thursday reported a higher quarterly profit, lifted by sales gains in its snacks business.
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Earnings misses hang over market

15 hours 44 min ago
Some high profile earnings beats by General Electric, Pepsico and Morgan Stanley helped counterbalance the hangover of Wednesday's big tech earnings misses.
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Who are the rebels destabilizing Ukraine?

16 hours 10 min ago
Deadly clashes in eastern Ukraine have spiked fears of all-out war in the region. So who are the armed, flag-waving rebels who appear to be behind it all?
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Millions of homeowners still underwater

16 hours 20 min ago
A rebound in home prices has slowed, so has the recovery process for those still submerged with negative equity.
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Is America giving up?

16 hours 20 min ago
Fewer Americans are working—or trying to work. Reversing this trend has to be a priority for the next administration, says Wharton Prof. Joao Gomes.
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Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M severance

17 hours 8 min ago
Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million after just 15 months on the job.
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DuPont profit falls 57%

17 hours 18 min ago
DuPont's performance coating business added almost $2 billion to earnings in the year-earlier quarter.
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Alcohol firms drown sorrows as shares tumble

17 hours 29 min ago
Shares of major drink makers got battered on Thursday after Diageo and Rémy Cointreau posted poor results.
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Chocolate could become 'like Champagne'

17 hours 36 min ago
As cocoa prices surge to near-record highs on demand for emerging markets, chocoholics brace for a hike in price – and maybe even a different taste.
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Publicis CEO: No 'embarrassing questions' on merger

20 hours 41 min ago
The CEO of Publicis has said the negotiations with China regarding its merger with Onmicom is taking energy out of the day to day running of the firm.
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Weibo set for IPO on Nasdaq

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:25pm
China's Weibo has priced its initial public offering at $17 per American Depository Share, at the bottom of its planned range.
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Is a RRR cut is in the offing for China?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:08pm
China's move to cut the reserve ratio for some village commercial banks has led investors to question whether broader monetary stimulus is imminent.
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More than 7 million Sony Playstation 4 sold

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:52pm
Sony sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 units as of April 6 and is struggling to keep pace with demand for its game console.
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