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Why Chinese money is flooding US markets

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:56am
The Chinese are acquiring everything from firms to commercial real estate as they search for places to safely park their assets.
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Thiel on Twitter, Uber and Google

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:54am
Peter Thiel is famously outspoken, and on CNBC on Wednesday he didn't disappoint, going after Twitter, Uber, Apple and others.
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Lennar build hopes for home sector

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:48am
Will Lennar finally turn around the negative sentiment dogging the home building sector?
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NFL's culture is broken: Texans' McNair

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:44am
But Bob McNair also says he stands 100 percent behind NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in his capacity to run the league.
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Uber is 'ethically challenged': Thiel

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:40am
Peter Thiel also acknowledges that he "missed the boat" in investing in Uber.
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Where bears plan to hibernate

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:32am
More money managers think U.S. stocks are frothy but continue to find value in other parts of the global market.
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Poverty data masks ongoing income strains

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:18am
The latest government poverty report doesn't tell the whole story about what it means to be poor in America. Here's why.
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American Airlines agents vote to unionize

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:17am
Over 85% of passenger service agents at American Airlines voted to unionize.
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SCiO aims to be your sixth sense

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:00am
Consumer Physics' founder pitched his SCiO product, a molecular hand-held scanner that aims to be your sixth sense.
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Probably a number of gay CEOs: Thiel

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:53am
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel thinks generational hang-ups are holding gay chief executives back from coming out of the closet.
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US consumer prices fall in August

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:30am
Consumer prices hit a near 2-year low, data showed just ahead of a key Federal Reserve meeting.
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I like Google over Apple: Thiel

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:30am
There appears to be more upside for Google stock over the next decade than for Apple, PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel tells CNBC.
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Credit Suisse loans under Fed scrutiny

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:09am
The Federal Reserve has asked Credit Suisse to address problems relating to the bank's underwriting and sale of leveraged loans.
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State Street to FX head: Don't come in

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:00am
State Street has asked its foreign exchange trading chief to stay away from the office, Dow Jones reported, citing unnamed sources.
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On the lunatic fringe of fund investing

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:00am
In a market of 1,600 ETFs, more are pushing the limits of investing (and common) sense. We put oddball ETFs to the test.
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LeBron James unveils new shoe

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:24am
LeBron James will soon rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers for training camp but he had some business to take care of first.
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How the vote has hit Scottish stocks

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:09am
A hypothetical Scottish index, made up of UK listed companies based in Scotland, has been left relatively untouched by the referendum.
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Applications rise, but so do rates

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:00am
Despite adjustments for the Labor Day holiday the previous week, mortgage applications surged last week, even amid rising rates.
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Is Alibaba coming to America?

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:53am
Alibaba's Jack Ma told reporters this week that Alibaba plans to aggressively expand in the U.S. and Europe after its initial public offering.
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Microsoft boosts dividend, adds directors

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:21am
Microsoft announced the smallest percentage increase in its dividend since 2009 and appointed new directors to replace two board members.
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