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Wealth gap widened between young, old

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:54pm
The gap between the wealthiest and the poorest Americans widened over the past decade.
Categories: US News

The 5 best Wall Street movie villains

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:44pm
Here are the five best Wall Street movie villains of all time—and what they'd say about Yellen and the Fed if they were at Jackson Hole this week.
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Shiller's 3 rules for bubbly markets

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:37pm
Robert Shiller says stocks, bonds and real estate all look expensive. So what's an investor to do?
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Cadillac mulls move to NYC from Detroit

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:33pm
General Motors' premium Cadillac group is considering expanding its offices from Detroit to Manhattan.
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The least affordable cities for housing

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:21pm
Zillow has a new report out showing the least affordable cities for housing.
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Vanguard the 'king' thanks to Buffett

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:14pm
Investors may be warming up to the stock market, but they're taking the safe way in.
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A leaked letter about plugging leaks

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:58pm
Congressman Jeb Hensarling criticized the SEC for leaks to the news media in a letter that was, well, leaked.
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Hackers are preying on retailers. Now what?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:12pm
Data breaches at retailers continue to happen. What needs to change?
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Cashin: Stocks will 'flow higher'

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:59pm
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services tells CNBC's Dominic Chu why stocks continue to show strength even as the S&P hits record highs.
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Infomercial king Kevin Trudeau

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:58pm
Infomercial king Kevin Trudeau, who made millions off books and products and is behind bars, also masterminded a pyramid scheme.
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Fed's Williams: 2015 rate hike 'reasonable'

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:45pm
San Francisco Fed President Williams said hiking the benchmark interest rate in 2015 is a "reasonable guess" based on the current economic progress.
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Judge calls Argentina contempt hearing

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:44pm
The federal judge overseeing Argentina's bond dispute called a hearing after creditors claimed Argentina was ignoring his past orders.
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Here's how you fix Sears, says Cramer

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:27pm
Though Sears has now posted nine straight quarters of losses, CNBC's Jim Cramer has an idea on how to turn things around.
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Japan is a victim of the Keynesian scam

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:24pm
The Japanese economy has fallen victim to the scam called Keynesian economics. The US should take heed, says Michael Pento.
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No Ice Bucket Challenge for diplomats?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:17pm
Lawyers at the State Department banned American ambassadors and other officers from the Ice Bucket Challenge.
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American cities are becoming less toxic

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:10pm
Levels of several major toxins have drastically fallen in American cities since 1990, the EPA said.
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California drought saps honey production

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:10pm
California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
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United revamps meals to lure top fliers

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:08pm
United Airlines will upgrade first class food options and replace snacks with meals on some of its shortest flights.
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Watch out for ‘pension predators’

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:57am
Government agencies are warning that signing over your pension for several years is often not worth a quick cash loan.
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That 20% pay raise not what you think

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:57am
Wall Street banks may appear to be offering higher salaries to junior employees, but the increase may not be as generous as it looks.
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