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Yahoo & AOL: Revival—or stagnation?

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:09am
Investors are revisiting one of the most-speculated web combinations, after the firms came under pressure to merge.
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Don't be afraid of robo-advisors

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 9:00am
Traditional wealth managers and online investment advisors—known colloquially as "robo-advisors"—don't hate each other.
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Political reticence hits ECB’s asset purchase plan

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 8:41am
One of the most crucial questions surrounding the ECB's purchase of asset-backed securities will remain unanswered for some time. The FT reports.
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Largest hedge funds suck in cash

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 7:00am
An investigation of industry assets reveals that, once again, the largest funds are controlling more assets than ever.
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Russia calls for 'reset 2.0' with Washington

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 6:57am
Russia's Foreign Minister said it was time to repeat the "reset", Washington's name for an attempt to improve ties.
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While ECB struggles, Fed sees recovery

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 6:27am
On one side of the Atlantic they're trying to refill the punchbowl. On the other they're getting ready to take it away.
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SoftBank in talks to buy DreamWorks: Source

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 5:43am
Japan's SoftBank is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation, the Hollywood studio behind the "Shrek" and "Madagascar" movie hits, a source said.
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Americans: We'll pay to be insured

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 7:24pm
There's a world of difference between Americans and the rest of the planet on whether the government should pay for health care.
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Civil disobedience kicks off in Hong Kong

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 7:22pm
Occupy Central, a Hong Kong democracy group, has launched a long-planned disobedience movement there, the FT reported.
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ISIS shells Kurd town amid air strikes

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:18pm
More airstrikes against Islamic State fighters didn't stop them from pressing their assault on a strategic Syrian town.
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NY soccer game headed for extra time

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 3:00pm
New York City Football Club's search for a stadium may be the only game with an ending less satisfying than a shoot-out.
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Sorry, NSA: iPhone 6 locks out US spies

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 2:04pm
The new, post-Edward Snowden smartphone is the first that will disrupt American spying, the New York Times reports.
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Cuba aborts plan to create perfumes for Che Guevara and Chavez

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 1:19pm
HAVANA, Sept 27- Cuba has aborted plans to develop fragrances in honor of the late revolutionary hero Ernesto "Che" Guevara and former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, calling the project disrespectful of two "sacred" revolutionary symbols.
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Liberia's top doctor in quarantine after assistant dies of Ebola

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 1:12pm
MONROVIA, Sept 27- Liberia's chief medical officer, who is also a deputy health minister, has put herself in quarantine as a precaution against Ebola after one of her assistants died from the disease, the government said on Saturday.
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The billions behind broke athletes

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 1:00pm
The rise of the modern sports industry could be the reason why many pro athletes find themselves in financial turmoil.
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Gross: Too hot for Pimco to handle

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:07am
Bill Gross' abrupt departure from Pimco was preceded by months of clashes that got progressively worse, according to sources.
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Best of the new travel tech and gadgets

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:00am
There are new inventions out there to solve some of the oldest problems for business travelers.
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Energy firms may be cheating workers

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 9:46am
Oil and gas firms are "routinely" underpaying their workers, according to an investigation from ProPublica.
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Smart ways to tap retirement accounts

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 9:00am
Planning your income stream in retirement is complicated. Here are five ways to maximize Social Security, minimize taxes and ensure income.
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Different brand names outside US

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 7:00am
What's in the package might be the same, but sometimes companies need to call their products by another name outside their home country.
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