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Finding your financial advisor soulmate

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 2:29pm
Fifteen percent of advisors specialize in niches but account for a third of advisor assets. A look at five niche practice areas.
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In the 'funk' gone? Retail signs mixed

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 2:28pm
Despite a series of negative headlines, the NRF on Friday stood by its forecast for 4.1 percent growth.
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This odd phenomenon may drive trading

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 2:08pm
"I think with today's rally, there is some magnetic pull that we should expect," one market veteran tells CNBC.
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Why Venezuela is desperate

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 2:07pm
Despite its oil revenues, Venezuela's economic and fiscal situations are in free fall. Learn why here.
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Will Ebola affect the election?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 2:03pm
Politicians are jumping on the Ebola bandwagon as a campaign tactic, but will it sway the midterm elections?
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Millennial job turnover: Not so bad

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:45pm
A new study shows millennial job turnover is less than a third of the tenure among people aged 55 to 64 years old.
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'Stripper' Ebola quarantine

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:18pm
An Atlanta-area school district will not admit new students from the West African countries with medical documentation and superintendent approval.
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Finra halt lifted on OTC Markets trading

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:09pm
OTC Markets will resume trading operations at 1 p.m. ET Friday after a temporary halt from Finra.
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Russia, Ukraine reach gas deal: Putin

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:02pm
Russia and Ukraine agreed to a deal for gas supplies for the winter period.
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Possible deal may boost mortgage lending

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:58pm
Mortgage credit may rise and lenders may be protected from charges of making bad loans if a deal goes through, The WSJ reported.
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A big takeaway from Ebola hearing

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:58pm
One big takeaway may have been lost: Every U.S. Ebola patient has been treated with at least one investigational product.
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Nation with the biggest wealth gap is...

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:38pm
If you think wealth inequality in the U.S. is bad, consider Russia.
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MasterCard: New no contact, fingerprint card

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:37pm
Mastercard is partnering with Zwipe to launch the first biometric, contactless payment card.
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Asset allocation: CNBC Explains

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:21pm
What is asset allocation? Is there a mix of securities that can perfect portfolio diversification? CNBC explains.
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Cuban plans to buy the dip on Netflix

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:15pm
The investor said on Twitter Friday that he planned to buy the stock because of its low valuation.
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Small caps rake in big bucks for week

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:14pm
The iShares Russell 2000 ETF pulled in $2.93 billion of investor flows for the week, more than triple its closest competitor.
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Whoa! Pimco takes swing at Jack Bogle

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:11pm
Pimco disputed the Vanguard founder for asserting that index investing was as preferable on fixed income as it is in equities.
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Banks take big bet on red-hot apartments

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:06pm
Banks may not be lending to home buyers or single family home developers, but they are doling out big bucks to apartment developers.
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Fantasy Football weekly: Jon Najarian starts who?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:47am
CNBC's Dominic Chu talks to Optionmonster co-founders Pete and Jon Najarian to get their starters, sitters, and sleepers for this week's CNBC.com Fantasy Football Weekly.
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Bucks add 3rd hedge fund owner in Dinan

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:39am
The big "bucks" keep flowing from Manhattan to Milwaukee with Jamie Dinan of York joining as an owner of the NBA's Bucks.
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