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Annuities for retirement: Good or bad?

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:13pm
The Treasury Department issued new guidelines designed to expand the use of annuities inside 401(k) plans. Should you invest in them?
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Former CNBC reporter Terry Keenan dies at 53

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:12pm
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports a former CNBC colleague Terry Keenan has died. Keenan worked for CNBC between 1995 and 1998 as a reporter and anchor.
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SUVs post big sales as gas prices fall

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:39pm
Sales and profits from large SUVs are boosting companies such as General Motors and Ford.
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Canada’s former deputy PM talks terror

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:31pm
In the wake of a deadly attack this week in Canada, traders have been forced to reconcile the potential of increased terrorism.
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This CEO is Havard Biz Review's favorite

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:53pm
His company just suffered a setback, but this CEO is still tops with the Harvard Business Review.
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Two dead in Wash. HS shooting

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:43pm
A high school shooting in Marysville, Washington left at least two dead with multiple reports of other injuries.
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Time for activism at Amazon?

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:40pm
Any underperforming company can come under attack from activists. Hedge funds ponder whether Amazon is next.
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US needs to defend e-commerce

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:19pm
The US needs to take a stand on the free flow of data across borders to protect e-commerce as we know it, say Reps. Lee Terry and Peter Welch.
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GoPro stock's going off a cliff: Analyst

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:04pm
While GoPro stock has soared since its initial public offering, it's likely to head much lower, Oppenheimer analyst says.
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Here's why oil could slide further

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:35pm
Crude oil continues to flirt with the key $80 per barrel level, signaling another possible sharp leg down in price in the coming weeks.
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Secret mansion buyers hide behind LLCs

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:24pm
The wealthy are cloaking their names when buying homes, raising unsolved mysteries surrounding some high-profile properties.
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Unnamed bidder buys 6,000 Detroit homes

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:18pm
An auction in Motor City of around 6,000 foreclosed properties found an mystery bidder who has offered $3.2 million for the buy.
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Airlines shake off travel fears

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:13pm
Travel-related shares were mixed after N.Y. officials confirmed the state's first case of the Ebola virus, but losses were capped by upbeat earnings.
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Ron Johnson to launch e-commerce venture

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:59pm
Former Apple retail chief and one-time JC Pennny CEO Ron Johnson will launch an e-commerce venture to help shoppers find products.
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iTunes music sales down almost 14%

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:49pm
Sales for iTunes Store Music is down more than 13 percent, Dow Jones reports.
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Evenflo infant seat recall

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:23pm
Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.
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DHS Ebola preparedness failings aired

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:20pm
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is investigating the U.S. response to Ebola.
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Corporate America needs some gay pride

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:17pm
The tides are turning in popular consensus. It’s time for Corporate America to get some gay pride, says author Steve Siebold.
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Russian relief: Ratings held steady

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:09pm
Standard & Poor's affirmed its ratings on Russia Friday, providing relief to markets that had feared a downgrade.
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Ford may build Tesla-like vehicle

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:55am
Ford CEO Mark Fields says the company is considering a Tesla-style high performance electric vehicle, USA Today reports.
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