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Doh! Microsoft's mangles layoff memo

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:42pm
Microsoft's mangled layoff memo offers a lesson in how to write a crappy, insensitive note to employees, says career coach Marie McIntyre.
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Nervousness lingers at NYSE: Cashin

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:40pm
Wall Street fears tensions surrounding the Malaysia Airlines jet probe could grow, says veteran trader Art Cashin.
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Tech changes the way we rock out

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:27pm
Companies building apps for payment and moment sharing at concerts are not thinking big enough, said Cantora's Nick Panama.
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BlackBerry's new COO

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:20pm
BlackBerry named Marty Beard as its chief operating officer, filling a position that had been vacant since November.
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Lawmaker: Texas to boost border defense

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:12pm
A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Perry plans to send as many as 1,000 troops to boost security along the Mexico border.
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Hermes loses lead womenswear designer

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:11pm
Top designer Christophe Lemaire is leaving Hermes in the fall to focus on developing his eponymous fashion label.
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MH17 photo shows signs of missile strike

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:09pm
The Financial Times has produced what it considers the first apparent hard evidence that Flight MH17 was brought down by a missile.
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Putin 'stalling': Amb. McFaul

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:01pm
Growing pressure will soon force Russian President Vladimir Putin to assist the MH17 probe, a former U.S. ambassador says.
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Obama 'timid' in Ukraine crash: GOP

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:58am
Some Republicans say Obama should have been stronger in response to MH17, but voters may not agree. Politico's Ben White reports.
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Obama presses Putin on MH17 probe

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:45am
President Obama called for Russia to make good on its claims of wanting an open investigation into the crash of the MH17.
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Big banks: Too big to trust?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:44am
On the four-year anniversary of Dodd-Frank, perhaps there is a lesson big banks can learn from smaller, regional banks, says Dan O'Donnell.
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Why the 'Teflon euro' won't weaken

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:34am
The euro has remained stubbornly strong amid a slew of obstacles, and some analysts say the ECB has kept it higher.
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Most shorted stocks ahead of earnings

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:20am
Of companies announcing earnings this week, subprime lender World Acceptance has the most shorted stock, according to Markit.
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UK calls for tougher stance on Russia

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:17am
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron called for Europe to ratchet up sanctions against Russia.
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Tiffany CEO blue-boxes up his office

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:59am
Tiffany & Co. CEO Michael Kowalski will be succeeded by Frederic Cumenal, the company's president, this year.
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What investors want to hear from NFLX

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:30am
When Netflix reports its second quarter results after the market's close Monday the focus will be on subscriber numbers.
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This may be the end of the bull market

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:28am
Everyone was waiting for a catalyst to end the bull market—the downing of Flight MH17 plane may be it, says hedge-fund manager Todd Schoenberger.
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G-7 nation with the best recovery is...

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:14am
The U.K. is set to be the fastest growing economy among the world's seven leading industrialized nations this year, according to a leading economic think tank.
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One female board member a boost: Study

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:10am
A study shows that one female board member has a positive impact, especially in male-dominated industries. NBC News reports.
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TSA security fee on plane tickets rises

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:08am
Although Congress approved the fee hike to help reduce the deficit, TSA is getting criticized for the move. USA Today reports.
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