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Factory activity at fastest pace since 2010

4 hours 9 min ago
The U.S. manufacturing industry expanded in August while employment in the sector grew at its fastest pace since March of last year, an industry report showed on Tuesday.
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Advisors feeling pressure to specialize

4 hours 10 min ago
Studies are revealing exponential growth rates for many advisory firms offering more personalized services.
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High deductibles weigh on more workers

5 hours 8 min ago
Just as employers replaced pensions with retirement plans, more companies appear to be making a similar cost-sharing shift with health plans.
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Norwegian Cruise to acquire Prestige Cruises

5 hours 28 min ago
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is acquiring Prestige Cruises International for $3.025 billion in cash and stock.
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‘Robot overlords’: Coming our way soon?

5 hours 31 min ago
A new study finds that we prefer robot orders to that of humans.
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Pension funds mum on corporate expats

5 hours 47 min ago
Public pension funds have major stakes in American firms moving overseas to cut their tax bills. But they are saying little about the strategy.
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Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid

6 hours 10 min ago
Dollar General is raising its all-cash bid for Family Dollar Stores to $80 a share, or about $9.1 billion.
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Obama takes solace in the recovery

6 hours 19 min ago
President Obama is finding some measure of solace on the domestic front while a number of crises rage abroad.
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US airstrike targets al-Shabab in Somalia

6 hours 23 min ago
A witness described ground-shaking explosions in a strike that reportedly targeted al-Shabab's leader in Somalia.
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Photo hacking: What you should know

6 hours 30 min ago
The celebrity photo hack highlights that our faith in Internet security isn't always answered. Here's what we know and what we don't know.
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Putin comment taken out of context: Aide

6 hours 32 min ago
Comment's by President Vladimir Putin that Russia could capture Ukraine's capital Kiev within two weeks were taken out of context.
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Shopping for stocks to buy on the dip

6 hours 54 min ago
Investors willing to do extra homework to prepare a shopping list of stocks could reap big rewards from a "buy the dip" strategy.
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Actress speaks out after nude photo hack

6 hours 58 min ago
Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of her online.
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Atlantic City's Revel Casino closes

7 hours 28 min ago
The $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel went out with a whimper Tuesday as its casino closed a day after the hotel checked out its last guest.
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Key political risks to watch after the summer

9 hours 49 min ago
Top political risk experts and economists identify the regions that pose some of biggest geopolitical risks to the world economy in months to come.
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Goldman lent $835M to BES before bailout

11 hours 5 min ago
Goldman Sachs made a $835m loan to Banco Espírito Santo a month before the lender was bailed out. The FT reports.
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Banks warn rules will make trades expensive

11 hours 37 min ago
Banks are sounding the alarm about a proposed global rule aimed at forcing them to fund themselves more safely, the FT reports.
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Eric Cantor to join investment bank Moelis

11 hours 59 min ago
Former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will join investment bank Moelis & Co as vice chairman and managing director, the company said.
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Argentina's debt-ridden rivals

12 hours 22 min ago
Argentina is only one of several countries whose shaky finances leave them on the brink of being unable to repay their obligations.
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Pressure mounts to ease US oil export ban

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 8:16pm
Washington is facing international pressure to ease its ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union.
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