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Nonprofit hospital revenue growth slows

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:35am
Demand for hospital services also seemed to be declining, as patients were treated outside of hospitals, the NYT reports.
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Survey says: Millennials prefer plastic

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:05am
There is a clear generational divide between millennials and other age groups when it comes to payment for small purchases.
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CBO: 2014 budget deficit projected $506B

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:02am
Citing lower-than-expected corporate taxes, the CBO projected a slight increase over previous budget deficit estimations.
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Big Cable hindering Apple TV: Isaacson

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:01am
This is why a breakthrough TV product from Apple has not emerged, according to Walter Isaacson, "Steve Jobs" biographer.
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Bringing 'sexy' back to lingerie

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:41am
Start-up Start-up Luxxie Boston wants to bring "sexy" back to lingerie.
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Moscow courts back McDonald's closures

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:31am
Russian courts ordered the temporary closure of three McDonald's restaurants in Moscow over breaches of sanitary rules.
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Is the iPhone 6 a game changer?

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:11am
A bigger iPhone 6 could mean a new era for Apple this fall, giving the tech giant the boost it's been needing.
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LA mayor plans new minimum wage: Report

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:56am
The plan has faced a "cool reception" from many major business groups worried about costs, according to the L.A. Times.
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Investors betting on golf’s decline

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:46am
Investors have been banking on a decline in the popularity of golf, with stocks that have exposure to the sport seeing an increase in short interest.
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Jack Daniel's on rocks in Russia

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:41am
The maker of Jack Daniel's whisky warned on Wednesday that "iconic American brands" are facing increased scrutiny in Russia.
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What people want in the next iPhone

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:00am
Apple is believed to be launching it's new iPhone soon, and there have been no shortage of rumors as to what it will look like.
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Picking an advisor is serious business

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:00am
Picking an advisor is key for business owners. A misstep can be the difference between reaching financial goals and falling short.
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How much you really need for retirement

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:00am
Don't rely on the $1 million benchmark for retirement savings. You might need more—or maybe less.
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Strange dynamic guiding stocks higher

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:55am
Master of the S&P Howard Silverblatt explains how two groups are controlling the market right now.
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How gold is defying the haters

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:52am
Despite all that should be hurting gold, the precious metal has traded flat for the month. Is that a bullish sign?
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TWC suffers widespread outages

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:27am
Time Warner Cable is experiencing multiple outages nationwide, the company said on Wednesday, but did not specify the nature of the problem.
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AT&T consolidates units under de la Vega

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:20am
AT&T is merging its wireless and business divisions into a single unit led by Ralph de la Vega, former CEO of the company's wireless segment.
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Mortgage volume increases as rate drops

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:00am
While mortgage rates have teetered within a tight range, even a slight drop in interest rates was enough to boost mortgage applications.
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Schwab loses Morgan Stanley 'raiding' case

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 6:44am
Charles Schwab has lost a case against Morgan Stanley, accusing it of improperly recruiting brokers from a Schwab San Francisco branch.
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E-cigarettes may be forced out into cold

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 6:25am
The stratospheric rise of vaping may be halted by increasing regulation.
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