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Madoff's $16M fortune riles victims

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:28pm
Andrew Madoff, the son of convicted financier Bernie Madoff, was worth $16 million prior to his death from lymphoma on Sept. 4.
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This frustrates central banks: Cashin

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:26pm
Falling commodity prices signal deflationary pressure, and that has to be frustrating to the central banks, Art Cashin said.
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Health-care cost top retirement concern

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:23pm
Only 15% of pre-retirees have tried to figure out how much money they'll need for health care in retirement, USA Today reports.
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Dating website to mentor the 'ugly'

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:22pm
A website called has created a mentoring program cheekily called "Adopt an Ugly Person."
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Who really invented the computer?

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:20pm
Bill Gates? Steve Jobs? No, some believe it was this team of engineers at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Wall Street Fed view changes

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:06pm
The Federal Reserve is increasingly expected to send a more hawkish message when it meets next week.
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I doubt NFL's Goodell saw Rice tape

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:01pm
Rick Horrow says it's "inconceivable" to him that NFL Chief Roger Goodell saw the Ray Rice tape and only suspended the woman-puncher for two games.
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Digital key to record sales: Gaming CEO

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 1:14pm
The option to download "Destiny" rather than buy the physical game likely helped drive record sales, says Activision's CEO.
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New reg would be huge for small banks

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 1:14pm
Life is about to get more difficult for the nation's big banks but possibly a whole lot easier for the small ones.
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Coming to a school near you: Google

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 1:07pm
Google, the world's largest Internet company by market value, is in the early days of its next big bet: education.
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One commodity might be signaling selloff: Pro

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 1:04pm
Three factors might be signaling a selloff in WTI, Todd Colvin says.
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Apple reports record iPhone pre-orders

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:40pm
The company did not say how many units have been sold, though most models are no longer available for first-day delivery.
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How long is the iPhone wait now?

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:23pm
As of 3:30 p.m. ET Friday, these are the estimated "available to ship" dates for each model of both phones, if ordered directly from Apple.
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Threat of Scotland 'yes' vote is real

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:18pm
Financial markets would be foolish to dismiss the very real threat of a "yes" vote in Scotland, says UBS's Bill O'Neill.
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Greek debt upgraded to ‘B’ by S&P

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:17pm
Greece's credit rating was upgraded by Standard & Poor's on Friday and the ratings agency forecast its economy would start growing again next year.
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Apple iPhone pre-order deals

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:15pm
The iPhone 6 starts at $199, and the iPhone 6 Plus costs $299 and up. Yet, retailers and carriers want to give you a better deal.
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EBay denies Google stake rumors

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:00pm
EBay shares pared gains after the retailer dismissed speculation that Google may be preparing to buy stake in the firm.
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This could be the trade of the decade

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:49am
After months of going nowhere, the dollar has started to take off against the yen, and pros say this is just the beginning.
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IPhone 6+ sells out amid demand

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:46am
Apple and all the major carriers appear to have sold through pre-order allotments of the larger iPhone 6 Plus, reports Re/code.
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Fracking or drinking: Must we choose?

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:35am
Many shale-rich countries face a dilemma. It might mean a choice between fracking for energy or having enough water to drink.
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