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UPS increases some shipping cost by 4.9%

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:29am
Shipping via UPS will become more expensive next year, the company said.
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Amazon Fresh: What’s in the bag?

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:23am
Amazon's grocery service launched in New York City over the weekend. First stop? Park Slope, Brooklyn.
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Advisors love, hate family firm clients

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:00am
As clients go, family firms have a complex and emotionally charged set of issues for their financial advisors to work through.
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Coke warns of currency headwinds

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:59am
The beverage giant also reported third-quarter revenue that missed estimates and said it was ramping up its cost-cutting initiatives.
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Ford drops Focus Electric price

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:55am
Ford cuts Focus Electric prices to spur flagging sales, reports USA Today.
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After October dip, stocks may rip

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:47am
When the S&P falls 5 percent in October after hitting a 12-month high in September, a sweet end to the year tends to follow.
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'Hedge' funds fail to protect in October

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:44am
Hedge funds designed to profit from choppy and down markets have mostly underwhelmed in October.
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Drought beer: California breweries cope

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:40am
"Beer has to have water," says the manager of one brewery.
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Turner pulls CNN from Dish Network

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:34am
Dish Network will no longer host several channels owned by Turner, such as Cartoon Network and CNN, amid a programming dispute.
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Gross gone, but El-Erian won't go back

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:28am
Asked if he'd want his old job back, Mohamed El-Erian tells CNBC: "No, I'm really happy with my life."
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Yahoo earnings: Focus on Alibaba cash

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:13am
all eyes will be on Yahoo after the closing bell Tuesday.
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Total’s CEO dead: Loss for industry and France

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:04am
Tributes pour in for Christophe de Margerie after the chief executive of Total died in a business jet crash in Moscow.
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Choosing between traditional, Roth IRAs

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:00am
Traditional and Roth IRAs are tax-efficient ways to grow retirement savings—but the similarities end there.
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World Series slugfest in full swing

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:00am
Batter up: Tucci and other upstart bat makers are challenging the Louisville Slugger in this year's World Series.
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AbbVie to pay Shire $1.64B breakup fee

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:55am
AbbVie is walking away from its proposed $55 billion takeover bid of Shire and has agreed to pay the rival drugmaker a $1.64 billion breakup fee.
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China targets Apple's iCloud: Report

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:50am
Chinese authorities have tried to gain access to the customer data held on Apple's iCloud storage system, according to an organization that monitors web usage in China.
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Gross move sees Janus inflows jump 500%

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:49am
The Janus Global Unconstrained Bond fund saw inflows jump over 500 percent in September after Bill Gross left Pimco to manage the fund.
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US airlines raise domestic fares

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:56am
The airlines are raising base fares on many domestic flights despite windfalls from lower fuel prices.
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ECB looking at corporate bond buys: Sources

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:55am
ECB is considering buying corporate bonds on the secondary market.
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Market focus shifts to China, Europe

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:53am
Apple's good news should be a positive for stocks Tuesday, but global growth woes remain in the background as traders watch China and Europe.
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