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Oligarchs pay for Russia's slide

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:38pm
Russia's troubles mean billions are being lopped off the fortunes of Russia's richest. Who's taking the biggest hit?
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Obama to sign new Russian sanctions bill

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:27pm
Obama was expected to sign legislation implementing new sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine by the end of the week, the White House said.
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Weak economies jack up rates

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:24pm
Central bankers in developed countries have slash rates to spur growth, but rates have soared in weaker economies.
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American flight diverted for turbulence

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:19pm
An American Airlines flight from Seoul to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport was diverted after the aircraft hit severe turbulence.
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Apple cleared in antitrust case

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:13pm
A jury cleared Apple of antitrust violations, capping a decade-long case that had no shortage of drama and confusion.
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Sony to employees: Beware of fraudsters

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:13pm
Sony Pictures is warning current and former employees about fraudsters who might be prowling to take advantage of leaked personal information.
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Yields slip as oil collapse raises anxiety

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:40pm
The collapsing oil market spurred a fresh wave of safe-haven bids for US debt, sending the 30-year yield to its lowest in more two years.
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To save big, pick a new credit card

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:38pm
Do you have the best credit card? Probably not—and that's a mistake that's costing you hundreds of dollars.
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Amazon to pursue a spinoff?

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:35pm
As spinoff mania heats up, even Amazon is getting sucked into the speculation.
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Beware: Putin, the wounded animal

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:27pm
It's clear the US is not prepared for the extent of damage that Vladimir Putin can unleash, says Jake Novak.
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2014 was a year of 'mosts,' what's next?

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:08pm
From a $147 million Hamptons estate to a $38 million Ferrari, collectibles reached an entirely new level this year.
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Not much outrage on CIA report: Poll

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:04pm
A new poll shows 51 percent of Americans believe the interrogation tactics used after 9/11 were "acceptable."
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Cashin: Why it's not like 1998

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:01pm
The ruble's dramatic fall may have triggered memories of 1998 for some, but Art Cashin isn't sold on the comparison.
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Ruble collapse spurs Moscow shopping

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:53am
Russians hurried to change their currency and stock up on durable goods amid the ruble's collapse. Financial Times reports.
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Stocks, yields much lower: Mark Grant

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:50am
Southwest Securities' Mark Grant predicts a Dow drop to 15,200 in 2015 and 10 year yields as low as 1.50 percent.
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Russia's Ulyukayev: Rate hike came late

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:43am
The overnight decision by the Russian central bank to raise rates came too late, RIA Novosti cited Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev as saying.
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Congress approval rating remains low

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:30am
Except for some final votes in the Senate, the 113th Congress is history. NBC News reports.
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RadioShack taps advisory firm

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:26am
Gasping for air, RadioShack on Tuesday said that it has tapped advisory firm FTI Consulting.
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FXCM stops ruble trade

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:26am
Online foreign exchange broker FXCM said it was ceasing ruble trade and expected major liquidity providers to stop pricing the Russian currency.
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Russian rate hike fails to halt ruble

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:19am
Emergency measures by the Russian central bank Monday night looked to have fallen short within hours of their announcement.
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