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Glitch allows boarding pass access

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:51pm
A few tweaks to the URL of a Delta boarding pass online allowed passengers to look up others' flight plans and sensitive information.
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Why the VIX went haywire

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:16pm
Behind the massive, blindly fast moves on the market's widely watched fear gauge.
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Thiel eyes piece of pot business: Source

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:06pm
Thiel is considering a multimillion dollar stake in a private equity firm that's investing in the cannabis space, a source said.
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Advisor cries foul on athlete woes

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 2:57pm
As ex-Yankee Jorge Posada sues his advisors for fraud, advisor Ed Butowsky says many athletes lack financial literacy.
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Why T-Mobile will roll over data: CEO

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 2:44pm
T-Mobile's plan to allow customers to roll over unused data attacks an infuriating aspect of wireless plans, CEO John Legere said.
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U.S. oil trade choppy after midday rally

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 2:35pm
U.S. oil prices rallied at midday on Tuesday on a mix of profit-taking and positioning ahead of WTI options expiry.
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Tax whistleblower's quest to leave

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 2:32pm
Bradley Birkenfeld, who was paid $104 million for information he provided, wants to leave the U.S. now. Why he can't.
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For real, these shoppers bought poop

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:50pm
Those who fell for Cards Against Humanity's Black Friday promotion, received exactly what they paid for: literal cow droppings.
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Apple Russia online sales halted

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:49pm
Apple stopped product sales in the troubled country Tuesday "due to extreme fluctuations in the value of the ruble."
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Oligarchs pay for Russia's slide

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:38pm
Russia's troubles mean billions are being lopped off the fortunes of Russia's richest. Who's taking the biggest hit?
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Obama to sign new Russian sanctions bill

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:27pm
Obama was expected to sign legislation implementing new sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine by the end of the week, the White House said.
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Weak economies jack up rates

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:24pm
Central bankers in developed countries have slash rates to spur growth, but rates have soared in weaker economies.
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American flight diverted for turbulence

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:19pm
An American Airlines flight from Seoul to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport was diverted after the aircraft hit severe turbulence.
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Apple cleared in antitrust case

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:13pm
A jury cleared Apple of antitrust violations, capping a decade-long case that had no shortage of drama and confusion.
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Sony to employees: Beware of fraudsters

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:13pm
Sony Pictures is warning current and former employees about fraudsters who might be prowling to take advantage of leaked personal information.
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Yields slip as oil collapse raises anxiety

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:40pm
The collapsing oil market spurred a fresh wave of safe-haven bids for US debt, sending the 30-year yield to its lowest in more two years.
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To save big, pick a new credit card

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:38pm
Do you have the best credit card? Probably not—and that's a mistake that's costing you hundreds of dollars.
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Amazon to pursue a spinoff?

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:35pm
As spinoff mania heats up, even Amazon is getting sucked into the speculation.
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Beware: Putin, the wounded animal

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:27pm
It's clear the US is not prepared for the extent of damage that Vladimir Putin can unleash, says Jake Novak.
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2014 was a year of 'mosts,' what's next?

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:08pm
From a $147 million Hamptons estate to a $38 million Ferrari, collectibles reached an entirely new level this year.
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