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Hedge funds keep failing, but...

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:37pm
Hedge funds are continuing to shut down, but the pace of failures isn't quite as bad as feared.
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New rules for mutual fund industry

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:22pm
The Securities and Exchange Commission's Mary Jo White said the agency is conducting a review of the mutual fund sector. The NYT reports.
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Xbox tops PS4 on leaderboard: Report

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:11pm
The console wars between Sony and Microsoft are heating up into the holiday season and Morgan Brennan breaks it down.
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No, Wall St. win in DC this week

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 11:55am
Sure, banks got a change they long wanted to Dodd-Frank, but it will come with huge costs, says Politico's Ben White.
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Fed's Kocherlakota to step down in 2016

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 11:26am
Minneapolis Fed's Kocherlakota plans to step down when his term ends in 2016.
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Shrooms in the queen's garden

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:52am
Hallucinogenic mushrooms have been discovered on the grounds of Buckingham Palace in London, NBC News reports.
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To clear out that FSA, buy sunscreen

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:50am
It's easier to avoid the use-it-or-lose it proposition of flexible spending accounts, thanks to the IRS.
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Hunger in America: 50 million in crisis

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:45am
Nearly 1 in 6 Americans go hungry. Most at risk: children and the elderly. Companies are rushing to help for the holidays.
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Hadoop goes big with Hortonworks IPO

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:21am
The stock market will get its first real taste of Hadoop on Friday, when Hortonworks debuts on the Nasdaq.
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Best Buy sorry for 'Serial' tweet

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:18am
Best Buy issued an apology for a tweet that made light of a real-life killing that happened outside of one of its stores in 1999.
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Moody's negative on US money market

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:59am
Moody's Investors Service said it downgraded its outlook on the U.S. money market industry to negative from stable.
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Consumer sentiment at 8-year high

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:55am
Improved perspectives on cheaper gas prices, jobs and wage has helped boost U.S. consumer sentiment.
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Oil could drop to $45: Richardson

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:45am
Former Energy Secretary Bill Richardson said the U.S. should lift the ban on exporting oil and natural gas.
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The million-dollar bet on energy

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:21am
One trader is trying to make nearly $11 million by getting in on energy stocks.
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Tech gifts for the holidays

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:08am
From smartphones to wearables, here are a few tech gadgets for all ages that may be worth considering this holiday season.
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Producer prices fall more than expected

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:06am
Producer prices fell more than expected in November, the Labor Department said on Friday; a plunge in gasoline prices drove the decline.
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Founding Fathers vs. the Internet

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:00am
If dark Web activity increases on the Internet, it's only a matter of time before the Fourth Amendment is reinterpreted.
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Richardson: No on Hillary, for now

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:57am
Bill Richardson tells CNBC he's not ready to endorse the wife of his former boss should she run for president.
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Would deflation really be that bad?

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:56am
The collapse in oil process may only be a few months old, but economists are already debating its long-term effects.
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Trading the blockbuster halo effect

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:51am
Box office success leads to higher traffic in malls connected to cinemas, which leads to higher rents malls can charge.
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