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'Russia is on its knees': Altman

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:05am
Capital markets are the superpower in today's world, and they have Russia on its knees, Evercore Partners founder Roger Altman said.
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Better energy deal than low gas price

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:00am
Don't rely on US and China to slow climate change. There are 'boring' investment opportunities in your own backyard.
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Protect your biggest asset—income

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:00am
Many people insure belongings but neglect to protect against a loss of income with disability insurance coverage.
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General Mills profit falls 37%

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 7:55am
General Mills reported a 37 percent fall in profit, hurt by weak demand in the United States and slowing growth in Europe and Canada.
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FedEx earnings miss expectations

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 7:31am
FedEx on Wednesday reported higher second-quarter earnings, but the numbers fell short of analysts' expectations.
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Obama signs $1.1T spending bill

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 7:21am
President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week that lifted the threat of a shutdown.
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Falling rates do nothing for home buyers

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 7:00am
Mortgage rates dropped last week to their lowest level since May 2013, but home buyers today are not reacting.
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China's Baidu invests in Uber

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:19am
Chinese Internet giant Baidu Inc confirmed on Wednesday it is buying a stake in fast-growing international car-hailing service Uber.
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Obama's approval rate ticks up: Poll

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:00am
The number of Americans who say the country is heading in the right direction ticked up from a month ago, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.
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Defense industry set for bleak 2015

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:50pm
The year ahead looks bleak for the global defense industry as governments in major markets cut back on spending, new analysis shows.
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Cinemas unsure about showing Sony film

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:29pm
US cinema chains are deciding whether to show Sony film, following a new threat from hackers. The FT reports.
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Anonymous 'angel' pays for Walmart gifts

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:09pm
A man walked into a Walmart and donated $50,000 to pay off all customer layaway accounts in Mechanicsburg, Pa. USA Today reports.
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Billionaires who made the most in 2014

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:40pm
Here's some news that should cheer up Jack Ma - he made the biggest jump in his fortune this year.
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US announces 2024 Olympic bid

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:29pm
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games on Tuesday.
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Cramer Remix: It's the right time to buy this

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:36pm
It’s been a wild ride, but Jim Cramer thinks that things could still look bright for this energy-related stock.
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The year of the 'most expensive...'

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:59pm
No matter how you look at it, 2014 was a record-breaking year for luxury goods. A look back at the "mosts."
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Fed could soothe markets Wednesday

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:38pm
Traders are watching to see if the Fed will lift the market's spirits, as investors fret over a new set of worries.
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Cramer's top stock for 2015

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:22pm
Restoration Hardware is blowing Jim Cramer's mind. He spoke with the company's CEO to find out how they are crushing the numbers.
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Invest in the Russian market: Pro

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:04pm
One pro thinks there's a buying opportunity in the ETF tracking the Russian market, but another says it's too risky a bet.
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Moody's cuts Alaska's outlook

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:57pm
Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday cut Alaska's outlook to negative from stable, citing the recent oil price weakness.
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