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Strange dynamic guiding stocks higher

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:42pm
Master of the S&P Howard Silverblatt explains how two groups are controlling the market right now.
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S&P 2,000 will quickly be put to the test

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:30pm
The S&P 500 closed above 2,000 for the first time, and it could be put to the test soon.
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NY financier charged with insider trading

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:30pm
The insider trading charges accuse Michael Lucarelli of using nonpublic information to illicitly earn more than $538,000.
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Israel-Hamas cease-fire begins in Gaza

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:16pm
A new cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza went into effect Tuesday.
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How Burger King can avoid a brand backlash

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:14pm
Here are key things Burger King needs to focus on to avoid a customer backlash over its proposed Tim Hortons merger, says brand expert Leeann Leahy.
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Perelman suit drags in powerful family

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:59pm
A suit between a billionaire and top art tycoon has targeted a secretive and powerful art collecting family.
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Apple's flexible screen: slow to market?

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:15pm
Apple's flexible display technology could take time to get to consumers.
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No more Orbitz for these airlines

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:11pm
American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz after they were unable to reach agreement on a long-term contract.
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Target, Nordstrom make Instagram shoppable

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:06pm
A new platform seamlessly allows Instagram users to make purchases when they see an item they like on their feeds.
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Siegel: Why this bull has room to run

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:51pm
Even with geopolitical tensions, the Dow will continue its record-high climb, uber-bull Jeremy Siegel says.
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CT Obamacare CEO to run HealthCare.gov

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:36pm
Kevin Counihan spent two years running the highly praised Access Health CT.
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New duties may spark sweet trade war

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:26pm
The preliminary decision is backed by U.S. sugar industry complaints of unfair competition from subsidized sweeteners.
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HP recalls 6M cords over fire hazard

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:19pm
HP received 29 reports of cords melting or charring, with two claims of minor burns and 13 claims of minor property damage.
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Late credit card payments hit 7-year low

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:15pm
The rate of US credit card payments at least 90 days overdue fell to its lowest level in at least seven years, according to TransUnion.
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Ann Taylor parent mulls sale: Source

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:08pm
Ann Taylor has hired JPMorgan Chase to explore strategic alternatives, sources said.
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What matters in housing: Price or rates?

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:01pm
Mortgage rates are the wild card as the housing recovery enters the fall season, with buyers sensitive to the slightest moves.
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Investors watching Brazil's elections

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:54am
Brazilian markets are bullish on the surge of a candidate who could take the presidency in October's election.
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Cramer likes this 'comeback story'

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:52am
Shoe retailer DSW seems to have turned things around and its stock will likely march higher, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
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Are farmers selling corn at a loss?

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:41am
After corn prices reached a high during a drought two years ago, U.S. farmers are set this year for a record harvest.
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Euro zone yields turn negative

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:39am
Borrowing costs across Europe slid further this week, amid raised hopes of a Fed-style easing program to boost the euro zone.
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