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How to make Obama's ISIL strategy work

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:37pm
Here's what could help make Obama's strategy for defeating the Islamic State work, says former State Dept. adviser David Phillips.
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Chinese hack US military contractors

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:32pm
Senate Armed Services Committee's investigation found Chinese hackers breached US defense contractors.
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Apparel retailers, PE don't mix: Analyst

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:25pm
An analyst says sales volatility, lease obligations and competition make apparel specialty stores less than ideal targets.
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CalPERS hedge exit may be first of many

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:12pm
CalPERS' move to divest itself of $4 billion in hedge fund holdings is galvanizing a debate among many other pension managers.
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What changed in new Fed statement

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:07pm
This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on July 30.
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Live blog: Yellen's news conference

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:56pm
After years of nearly complete clarity regarding policy, the Federal Reserve has had investors and economists scrambling of late.
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Fall gas prices could hit a 4-year low

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:48pm
The national average price for gasoline could soon drop another 20 cents, just in time for the holiday shopping season.
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Most, least taxed US companies: Report

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:42pm
A report said Devon Energy, Anadarko Petroleum and Facebook are among the S&P 100 corporations hit with the highest tax rates in 2013.
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Apple iPhone 6 start of 'huge cycle': Pro

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:28pm
Apple stock is worth buying following the company's latest product launches, Brian White says.
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'Lot of pot-smoking' at Twitter: Thiel

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:21pm
Venture capitalist Peter Thiel trashed Twitter in a CNBC interview Wednesday.
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Scotland 'yes' vote could be good

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:12pm
Scottish independence doesn't have to be a disaster, says Ron Insana. Think Poland.
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Obama: When world needs help 'they call us'

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:43pm
Even the countries that "complain about America" will call on the nation in a time of need, Obama says.
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This app promises to protect your pics

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:32pm
If the recent celebrity iPhone hacks have you on edge about your own privacy, then you may want to try this app.
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Top fund manager passes on Alibaba IPO

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:10pm
Rather than jump at the Alibaba IPO, RiverPark/Wedgewood fund's David Rolfe might "wait years to get it at our price."
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Actavis' Namenda suit may have far reach

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:05pm
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's suit against Actavis may have far-reaching implications for other drugmakers.
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Some large caps in their own bear market

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:05pm
Some large-cap stocks are trading in bear market territory after falling off their recent highs this year.
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Market reaction to Fed hinges on 2 words

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:01pm
The Federal Reserve could change the calculus for markets with just two words.
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Alibaba's new frontiers means risky business

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:00pm
What's next for Alibaba? Probably not what you think.
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Apple's next big announcement: Report

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:44am
Apple is planning to announce two new iPads and release its next Mac operating system on Oct. 21, The Daily Dot reports.
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IBM cuts pay of some workers

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:40am
IBM is reportedly cutting the pay of employees who need training.
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