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Secret airstrikes in Libya

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:52pm
The secret attacks were against Islamist militias in Libya, U.S. officials say. The NYT reports.
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9 food stocks bigger than the Big Mac

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:44pm
When it comes to fast food, McDonald’s is king. But on Wall Street, the Golden Arches are getting a run for their money. USAToday reports.
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Burger King deal: A tax dodge whopper?

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:31pm
Burger King's move to buy Tim Hortons would give it a major presence up north. It would also save it a whopper of a tax bill.
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Apple event will send stock higher: Pro

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:23pm
The possibility of a new iPhone with a larger screen could be a game changer for Apple's stock, say some investors.
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S&P 2,000 milestone signals further gains

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:22pm
The S&P 500's push through 2,000 signals further gains ahead as the market rides positive momentum.
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5 years into 20-year bull market: Pro

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:05pm
U.S. Trust CIO Chris Hyzy says that the stock market is just five years into a 20-year bull market.
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$1.5B Detroit bond repurchase plan OK'ed

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:50pm
Detroit expects the refinancing will result in savings projected at about $241 million over 26 years.
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The most valuable comic books

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:34pm
Comic books are a vital part of the collectibles market and can be profitable for collectors holding highly sought items.
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Russia & Ukraine: Tough talks coming

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:45am
Tuesday talks may look like a move toward a solution to the war in Ukraine, but experts aren't hopeful.
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Female soldier shoots self at Army base

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:45am
A female soldier shot herself at a Virginia Army base, but didn't wound any others, the Army says.
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Apple to replace some iPhone 5 batteries

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:39am
Apple revealed on Friday that it will be replacing batteries in a small percentage of iPhone 5 devices.
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Why S&P 2,000 has Cashin unimpressed

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:19am
The S&P 500 index's crossing 2,000 for the first time is just an "item of note," says veteran trader Art Cashin.
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Appetite for 'blockbuster' biotech deals

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:58am
Roche's deal for InterMune returns to the traditional model of big pharma buying smaller biotech.
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San Fran thrives in quake aftermath

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:43am
Earthquake aside, I noted some interesting trends and observations on my visit to the San Francisco area.
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Sony Playstation users' information safe

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:36am
Sony's PlayStation Network was back online on Monday following a cyber attack that took it down over the weekend.
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Forget vacation: Obama has other issues

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:30am
The president's return to work in Washington will highlight a far bigger question mark about his commitment than any vacation.
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Home sales slump to weakest since March

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:00am
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell for a second straight month in July.
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US vs Europe highlights Jackson Hole

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:52am
The question from Jackson Hole was whether it's sustainable for the Europe and U.S. to be on different policy paths.
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Service sector slows in August

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:50am
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector fell for a second straight month in August to its lowest level since May.
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Small businesses keep it in the family

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:26am
Only 30 percent of family businesses are successfully passed down, but financial advisors can help owners turn the odds around.
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