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GS to resolve FHFA claims for $3.15B

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:57pm
Goldman said it would repurchase the securities sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over the 2005-2007 period.
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Is Bill Ackman doubling down on Herbalife?

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:46pm
Today's massive Herbalife trade, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.
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Report: The West is so dry, it's rising

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:59pm
California's mountains have risen, thanks to the absence of water to weigh them down, a study found. NBC News reports.
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Study: Hack Gmail app with 92% success

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:27pm
Three computer engineers say in a paper they can hack Gmail apps with a 92 percent success rate.
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Cash in on the lottery with these apps

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:48pm
Apps such as LottoLotto help lottery ticket holders keep track of winnings and reduce the number of unclaimed tickets.
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At least 25,000 affected by data hack

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:25pm
A cyberattack at a company that performs background checks for Homeland Security compromised data of at least 25,000 government workers.
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Oregon sues Oracle over failed website

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:39pm
Oregon's Attorney General says she's filed a lawsuit against Oracle over the state's troubled health insurance exchange.
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Ditching a desk job for a saucy career

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:36pm
Businessman Jim Barbour traded his Wall Street desk job for a saucy new job creating FunniBonz barbecue sauce with friend Ryan Marrone.
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Target hacker hit 1K other businesses

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:35pm
More than 1,000 US businesses were affected by the cyberattack that hit cash register systems at Target, Supervalu and most recently UPS Stores, NYT.
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Draghi: ECB ready to adjust policy

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:30pm
Draghi, in remarks for the Jackson Hole economic policy conference, also said recent data confirmed the euro area was still uniformly weak.
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Walgreen pharmacies back up after crash

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:26pm
Walgreen pharmacies are back online after earlier reporting that many stores had a database failure, Dow Jones said.
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Gov't delivers Obamacare contraception deal

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:13pm
The government issued a new rule and suggested another one Friday to address objections to the Obamacare contraception mandate.
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Used cars showing no signs of slowdown

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:00pm
Dealers are riding a used car bull market.
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Market bear now biggest bull on Street?

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:55pm
Barry Bannister of Stifel Nicolaus raises his year-end target for the S&P to a startling level—2,300.
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LA club guru bets big on Las Vegas

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:46pm
A famous restaurant entrepreneur is opening SLS Las Vegas, the Strip's first major new casino hotel in five years.
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Stock inflows hit $17.9B in latest week

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:31pm
Investors worldwide poured $17.9 billion into stock funds and $3.1 billion into high-yield bond funds in latest week as risk appetite rebounds.
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7 things I miss about Wall Street: Ex-trader

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:21pm
Raj Mahal left Wall Street for stand-up comedy. He doesn't miss being on BlackBerry 24/7 but here are 7 things he really misses about Wall Street.
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High-end house flipping is soaring

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:55pm
Overall house flipping is cooling off, but turning houses quickly for sale in pricey neighborhoods still can offer hefty profits.
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Alarming buildup of Russian force: NATO

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:54pm
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said NATO is observing an alarming buildup of Russian forces near Ukraine.
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50 Cent's frosty spin on ALS challenge

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:42pm
50 Cent nominated rival Floyd Mayweather to an Ice Bucket Challenge that didn't involve a bucket of ice water or the ALS Foundation.
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