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Ocwen exec to resign in NY settlement

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 6:57am
Ocwen Financial's executive chairman will step down as part of a settlement with New York's financial regulator, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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Gas prices fall to lowest since 2009

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 6:45am
The average price of a gasoline in the U.S. fell 25 cents in the past two weeks, tumbling to its lowest level in more than five-and-a-half years.
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Rain, wind threaten Christmas travel

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 6:34am
Lashing rains, high winds and thunderstorms look set to mess up holiday travel plans for millions of Americans this week.
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Fox News blocked from Dish Network

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 6:00am
Dish Network subscribers were unable to watch Fox News and Fox Business Network when the channels were taken down as part of contract negotiations.
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'I'd rather own Russia than Apple': Pro

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 6:00am
Russia's MICEX Index looks cheap compared to Apple, Paul Gambles, managing partner at MBMG Group, told CNBC.
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Banking on Africa's middle class

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 5:00am
This country's middle class is making its mark. Here's how investors are tapping in.
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Japanese firms snap up coal assets

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 8:02pm
A flurry of acquisitions of coal assets by Japanese firms signals that some trading houses are betting the coal market is bottoming out.
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Will 2015 be the year of risk?

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 5:03pm
In 2014, defensive stocks have been king. Will that trend turn around in the new year?
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How to appraise Cuba's classic cars

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 3:00pm
Cuba is filled with cars that many collectors may find in surprisingly good shape.
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NYC roiled by NYPD slayings

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 2:33pm
A day after two officers were fatally shot, Mayor Bill de Blasio faces the challenge of reassuring the city while navigating a rift with the NYPD.
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Mighty dollar spurs travel abroad

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 2:08pm
The U.S. dollar's surge has presented opportunities for Americans to jet off to more exotic places.
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Stay put for success in retirement

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 1:00pm
A Milken Institute report finds the top 10 cities in which to age successfully lie outside the expected Sun Belt states.
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One food truck's T. Boone connection

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 11:00am
What do T. Boone Pickens, a former NYMEX chief and a food truck have in common? A lot more than you might think.
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Cuba shift 'not transformational'

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:02am
Will Americans be rushing back to Cuba in the wake of the most significant thaw in decades? Not quite, one expert says.
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US asks China to help rein in N Korea

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 5:54am
Obama administration seeks China's help in blocking North Korea's ability to launch cyberattacks, the New York Times reports.
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UAE urges: no more oil output increases

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 4:59am
United Arab Emirates oil minister calls on producers not to raise their oil output as this would quickly stabilize prices.
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Cuba: We'll stick with Communism

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 5:15pm
Cuban president Raúl Castro thanked President Obama for“ a new chapter” but reaffirmed that restored relations did not mean the end of Communism.
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Tech sector needs more diversity

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 4:00pm
Silicon Valley has a diversity problem, and Hank Williams has put himself on a crusade to address it.
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Workers new competition: Robots

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 3:21pm
Although fears that technology will displace jobs are at least as old as the Luddites, there are signs that this time may really be different.
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'Frozen' in time: Arrendelle on ice

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 2:00pm
Disney's animated hit "Frozen" is still breaking records, but in a cooler way.
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