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Why some CT scans are 796% pricier

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:00am
Big variations in price from provider to provider could be adding to your bills—even if you're insured.
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Meat changes for some Asia McDonald's

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:59am
McDonald's suspended sales of chicken nuggets in Hong Kong and shifted chicken imports to Thai suppliers for its Japan business.
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Markets soar, but young still flutter

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:43am
Soaring markets are a plus for current players, but risky future returns are holding back young investors. NYT Reports.
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Facebook's Zuckerberg is $1.6B richer

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:40am
Facebook's record close on Thursday, fueled by earnings, added $1.6 billion to Mark Zuckerberg's bottom line. USA Today reports.
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Groundwater levels plunge in southwest

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:40am
The data comes as policymakers wrestle over how to manage the use of groundwater, often farmers' last resort, NBC News reports.
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Chart: Crash deaths by the numbers

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:37am
The last 10 days have been some of the deadliest in aviation history, setting both recent and historical records in the process.
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US durables rebound, feed recovery hopes

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:30am
U.S. durable goods orders in June reversed the prior month's sharp drop, and fed hopes for the recovery.
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Bubbles blooming in credit

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:13am
Auto loans appear to be driving a credit bubble similar to the one the country experienced in 2008. FT reports.
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Bond investors dump the junk

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:06am
Speculative-grade debt was shunned by investors last week with new data showing that high-yield bond funds saw their largest outflows for over a year.
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Summer car deals: Lease or buy?

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:02am
Here are three key questions to answer before deciding whether it makes sense for you to lease or buy a car this summer.
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GM recalls far from calamity for dealers

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:34am
The repairs, paid for by GM, are modestly profitable, dealers say, helping to pay expenses as well as bringing in customers who might have been lost.
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Across job market, layoffs become rare

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:10am
The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller.
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Murdoch nets cash for Fox through 'Sky Europe' deal

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:00am
Rupert Murdoch-backed BSkyB will create a European pay-TV powerhouse by buying 21st Century Fox's stakes in Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland.
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Ukraine: What’s the next big disruption?

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:40am
The uncertainty surrounding the geopolitical crisis centered on Ukraine is unlikely to go away any time soon.
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Million dollar homes: Reclaimed

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:14am
They didn't start out as homes, but these were converted from their original purposes. CNBC reporters look at six retrofits.
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Random stock picking beats S&P: Harding

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 3:49am
The S&P 500, considered to be the a leading indicator of U.S. equities, is flawed, according to one of the U.K.'s most successful hedge fund managers.
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Crunch time for Gaza talks

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 2:57am
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regional proxies to nail down a Gaza ceasefire on Friday as the civilian death toll soared.
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Why gold prices will remain lower for longer

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:12am
After gold futures fell to a five week low, analysts told CNBC prices were set to remain depressed for the rest of the year.
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‘Perfect storm’ to hit China economy

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:04am
Upbeat China data may have allayed fears about its economy, but PNC Financial Services is cautious, warning of a "perfect storm" that could surface.
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Goldman bankers to Babble on their own chatroom

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:03am
Goldman Sachs will develop a chat tool called "Babble" that could replace the instant messaging service on Bloomberg's terminals.
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