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Shopping for consumer staples

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 1:01pm
Investors might want to check out a handful of stocks in the consumer staples sector that could be trading at a discount.
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Cystic Fibrosis deal raises concern

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:11pm
Drugs against cystic fibrosis is facing criticism that there is conflict of interest in funding, the New York Times.
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Immigration a risk for Obama: NBC-WSJ poll

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:11pm
ust 38 percent of Americans surveyed say they favor Obama taking executive action without receiving approval from Congress.
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SEC enacts rules to protect exchanges

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:01pm
The SEC adopted a new rule that requires stock exchanges to take steps to protect against market disruptions.
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Uber target Sarah Lacy speaks out

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:58am
PandoDaily editor Sarah Lacy spoke out after Uber executive Emil Michael singled her out in comments suggesting the company should dig up dirt on reporters.
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ETF inverse splits becoming common

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:58am
When companies do reverse splits, it's often seen as a Hail Mary pass. When ETFs try the same move, it's often cheered.
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Perfect storm for bipartisan HC reform

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:48am
A perfect storm is brewing for bipartisan health-care reform, says former Rep. Pete Hoekstra.
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Behind the huge bet on gold miners

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:47am
Is a massive rally ahead for the miners? One big trader certainly thinks so.
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Starbucks to rollout wireless charging

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:28am
Starbucks will begin a nationwide rollout of wireless charging spots in its coffee shops, Re/code reports.
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Gifts for keeping those resolutions

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:21am
See this list of fitness-related gift ideas to find the perfect present for fitness buffs.
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Kids not reading enough for jobs

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:21am
Students' reading habits don't prepare them for jobs, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
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Icahn buys house that Trump couldn’t

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:15am
Icahn reportedly purchased the home of Vera Coking, who made headlines after resisting overtures to sell from Donald Trump.
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CEOs play too much golf

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:10am
A new study suggests that CEO's who choose leisure over hard work aren't maximizing shareholder value. The Fiscal Times reports.
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McNamee: Uber scandal reminds me of Watergate

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:00am
Discussing Uber's culture, Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder, says it's clear there is a pattern of communication that's come out of Uber that they believe anything goes.
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Biggest challenges for women-run biz

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:56am
A new study reveals that lack of mentors and access to capital is inhibiting the growth of women-owned businesses.
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JetBlue adds bag fees on cheap tickets

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:51am
It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets.
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How to play this global economic turmoil

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:41am
Recessions...plunging oil prices...how should investors play all of this global economic turmoil?
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Why GameStop might not be dying

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:35am
Gamestop reports earnings on Thursday, and analysts said they still love the stock—despite heavy shorting.
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Malone: Internet use exploding, somebody has to pay

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:31am
CNBC's David Faber speaks with John Malone, Liberty Media chairman, about Internet regulatory intervention and the economics of Internet speeds and data. Malone also weighs in on the likelihood Comcast's deal with Time Warner will happen.
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Apple to pay $23.6M in patent case

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:21am
Apple must pay a Texas company $23.6 million for using SkyTel pager technology in its devices without permission.
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