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Offering low fees, banks seek unbanked

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:47am
For banks working on their post-financial crisis image, catering to poor clients may lead to good will, the NYT reports.
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2 Ukrainian fighter jets shot down

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:34am
The two Ukrainian Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila, the Defense Ministry says.
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Political fireworks, rockets test Obama

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:34am
Flight MH17's pressure on the Russia-Ukraine conflict and the current war in Israel is testing Obama. NYT reports.
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Amazon Fire phone's pros and cons

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:26am
The $199 AT&T exclusive offers some advantages over its smart phone competitors, but is it worth the buy? NBC News reports.
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Advisors are bullish on ETF investing

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:00am
Advisors are using exchange-traded funds in clients' portfolios, citing transparency and a demand for lower-cost investments.
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Best ways to invest in gold now

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:00am
Geopolitical shocks are affecting gold prices. If you want to invest in the safe-haven metal, there's a range of options.
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PepsiCo quarterly profit falls 2 percent

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:53am
PepsiCo reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday.
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Boeing profit gets boost from deliveries

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:45am
Boeing reported a 52 percent increase in quarterly profit, helped by a rise in commercial aircraft deliveries.
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Pain looms for Puerto Rico bondholders

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:30am
Momentum is building toward a deal that would make painful losses inevitable for investors holding about $20 billion in Puerto Rican bonds.
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Data stolen from 1,000 StubHub accounts

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:27am
StubHub says the hackers got account-holders' login and password information from data breaches at other websites and retailers.
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What markets DON'T amid ugly politics

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:10am
Like so much in the investment world of late, it's what financial markets are not doing right now that is most intriguing.
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More borrowers refinancing home loans

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:00am
Mortgage rates didn't move at all last week, but more borrowers made applications to refinance their home loans.
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How SEC can help entrepreneurs grow

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:00am
Regulation is often cited by CEOs as a business buster, but one CEO says crowdfunding regulation will create a boom.
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Smart money advice from millennials

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:00am
Millennials are keenly focused on trying to take control of their own financial destiny.
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GSK CEO: 'Very committed' to China despite probe

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:59am
GlaxoSmithKline's share price plunged immediately following the announcement of its second quarter results on Tuesday.
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JPMorgan nears sale of private equity

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:44am
JPMorgan Chase is close to a deal to sell half its private equity business, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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SEC to end $1 a share for some funds

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:30am
Regulators are expected to vote to end the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds - at least for some money funds used by big investors.
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Apple gains China traction—is it enough?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 5:56am
In a fairly muted earnings release California-based Apple delivered a mixed set of results on Tuesday that underlined a shift in fortunes.
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MH17 crash: Images from the ground

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:14am
A Malaysian Airlines flight en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam crashed in battle-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday.
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Facebook's mobile business drives growth

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:00am
Facebook's reliance on traditional Web advertising is a thing of the past. Two years removed from its controversial initial public offering, the social network has rapidly become the second-biggest recipient of mobile ad dollars, behind Google.
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