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'Leopard King' in talks with VTB Bank

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 5:28pm
Italian designer Roberto Cavalli is in talks to sell a majority stake in his eponymous fashion house to VTB Capital.
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What keeps Byron Wien up at night

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 5:12pm
"If one of them flares up ... that could create a calamity in the market," the Blackstone exec said, explaining his market worries.
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After-hours buzz: KING, FOSL & JDSU

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 5:11pm
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday: King Digital, Fossil, JDS Uniphase & more.
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Obama loosens restrictions on lobbyists

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 5:07pm
Obama is loosening restrictions on lobbyists who want to serve on federal advisory boards.
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Robin Williams' estate plan not great

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 5:05pm
Robin Williams tried to protect his children from estate taxes, but experts say he could have done better by them.
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Nassim Taleb debates a parody account

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:42pm
Closer inspection surely would have tipped Taleb off that he was being goaded by a parody account.
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Hillary Clinton reaches out to Obama

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:25pm
Clinton and Obama are scheduled to attend the same event in Martha's Vineyard on Wednesday night, according to Politico.
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King Digital shares plunge as sales disappoint

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:02pm
King Digital Entertainment reported quarterly earnings of 59 cents per share on $594 million in revenue on Tuesday.
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'Perma-bear' Schiff's funds on a roll

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 3:26pm
Call Peter Schiff a gold-bug perma-bear all you want, but he must be doing something right.
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This will ‘pull the rug out’: LaVorgna

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 3:10pm
Joe LaVorgna of Deutsche Bank warns that the Fed will raise rates without worrying about the market's reaction.
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Done deal: Ballmer gets the LA Clippers

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:38pm
The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, ensnared for months by legal challenges, is finally official.
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A comic remembers Robin Williams

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:32pm
Stand-up comedian Harrison Greenbaum remembers Robin Williams — and his impact on the comedy business.
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US budget deficit falls to $95 billion

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:22pm
The U.S. budget deficit was $95 billion at the end of July, down 3 percent from the same period last year.
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Robin Williams tributes flood Internet

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:13pm
The sudden death of popular Hollywood actor Robin Williams has stunned the world and triggered an outpouring of grief and tributes on social media. Here are some tweets in his memory.
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What Apple needs for tablets to succeed

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:07pm
Apple may need to offer surprising new features that wow consumers in order to improve its iPad sales.
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Consumer Reports sours on Tesla

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:04pm
Consumer Reports now says electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc's Model S sedan has had "more than its share of problems."
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Résumé lies biggest in financial sector

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 1:51pm
More than half of hiring managers say they have sussed out a lie on a résumé, according to a new survey.
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Bieber-backed selfie app holds promise: CEO

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 1:30pm
Shots, an app backed by pop star Justin Bieber, is drawing in teen users.
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NYC's closing eateries a healthy sign?

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:44pm
NYC restaurant closings are making people ask if exorbitant rents are to blame and what, if anything, should be done.
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Why the shorts can't stop Tesla

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:43pm
Despite critical car reviews and a heavy short interest, it seems Tesla's stock just can't be kept down.
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