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Time to invest in infrastructure

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:18am
There's a lot of money sitting on the sidelines of the global economy. Let's put it to work to benefit all, says Ret. Gen. Wesley Clark.
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Major indexes in or near correction

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:04am
Stock markets around the world were in or near correction territory (a 10 percent drop) on Wednesday.
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2 semiconductor stocks to buy now: Pro

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:04am
Intel and Qualcomm appear attractive for the next quarter or two, Christopher Rolland of FBR Capital Markets says.
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US business inventories rose in August

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:00am
U.S. business inventories rose less than expected in August, which might lead economists to lower forecasts for economic growth in the third quarter.
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Ebola: Are we ready for a pandemic?

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:00am
The Ebola outbreak rages on. But there is no vaccine, raising questions if the world is prepared for an epidemic.
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History says stocks will fall further

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:53am
If history is any indication, stocks are likely to keep falling, technician Carter Worth argues.
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Live blog: Trampoline trading day

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:51am
Stocks, bonds and commodities all fell sharply at the open Wednesday on weak economic data and fears about Europe.
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Cramer: Oil hit by 'perfect storm'

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:40am
As oil continues its spiral downward, how much further can it go?
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Target-date funds: A hands-off approach

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:20am
Target-date funds are considered a simple solution for retirement savers to invest with a hands-off approach.
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Euro zone crisis 2.0? Greek stocks tank

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:18am
Greek equities took another battering Wednesday while its yields spiked, as concerns about the strength of the euro zone economy spooked investors.
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Russia-US relations reset ‘impossible’: Medvedev

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:52am
Russia's prime minister says ties with the U.S. have been damaged by "destructive" sanctions imposed on the country.
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Jay Leno to star in new car-themed show

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:51am
What's next for "The Tonight Show" alum? Jay Leno will star in a new primetime CNBC show focusing on the car collector's market.
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Producer prices fall in September

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:31am
Prices received by US producers fell in September for the first time in over a year, while manufacturing activity in New York hit a six-month low.
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Retail sales give cautionary sign on demand

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:30am
Total retail sales dropped 0.3 percent during the month, the Commerce Department said.
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Bund yields hit new lows on euro zone worries

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:00am
German Bund yields fell to a record low as worries over a deteriorating euro zone economic outlook, fed by another credit rating blow for France.
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HP, EMC call off merger talks: Sources

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:00am
Hewlett-Packard has ended merger talks with EMC Corp. and may announce this development as soon as Wednesday, sources told Reuters.
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Fidelity in alliance with robo disruptor

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:00am
Betterment Institutional hopes their cheap and automated personal investing platform will also catch on with financial advisors.
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Fed 'behind the curve': BlackRock's Fink

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:55am
If the Fed would only raise rates, it would strengthen the U.S. dollar and boost world economies, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink tells CNBC.
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BlackRock earnings beat estimates

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:21am
"I'm pretty optimistic here because of this meltdown," BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink told CNBC.
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BofA posts smaller-than-expected loss

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:01am
BofA was helped by better-than-expected credit, expenses, and trading revenues, a banking analyst told CNBC.
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