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The best & worst of the S&P 500 since 1K

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 3:49pm
The stock market has been able to bounce back from negative headline and set new highs. But, some stocks have fared better.
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Calif. homeowners lack quake coverage

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:41pm
The earthquake that struck California may cause more $1 billion in losses and the majority of residents will be on their own.
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FB cracking down on click-bait posts

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:40pm
Facebook made the announcement via a blog post that it will be cracking down on click-bait on news feeds, NBCNews reports.
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Burger King's Canada conquest?

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:36pm
Shares of Tim Hortons surged on news that Burger King may buy it. The Canadian company's stock may yet have room to run.
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Sony's white-knuckled weekend

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:20pm
Sony's PlayStation was the target of a cyber-attack over the weekend.
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Obama's magic number is 40

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:20pm
Here's why 40 is the key number for the GOP to regain control of the Senate in this fall's midterm elections, says ex-Treasury official Stephen Myrow.
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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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