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Why is gold immune to global strife?

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 3:35am
Gold has been trapped in a range over $1,300 per ounce, even as a raft of geopolitical tensions remain unresolved.
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Cutrale, Safra bid for Chiquita

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 1:30am
Cutrale and investment firm Safra have made a $610.5 million cash offer to acquire Chiquita, rivalling a stock agreement with Fyffes.
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Over 150 "economic fugitives" at large

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 1:21am
More than 150 economic fugitives, many of whom are corrupt officials or suspected of graft in China, are at large in the United States.
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Samsung loses its shine for investors

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:21pm
Samsung Electronics appears to be losing its shine for investors, with one long-time bull slashing his price target on the stock.
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US approves experimental Ebola drug

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:39pm
President Obama and the FDA have approved to send sample doses of an experimental drug to treat Liberian doctors infected with Ebola.
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Early signs of more market turbulence?

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:57pm
Although strategists say it's too early to sound the all clear for the market, signs suggest it may be poised for a big downdraft.
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The transforming MLP landscape

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:39pm
A major shift is underway in the energy sector. Cramer thinks the ripple will be big.
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Why bonds' rise may not be a flight to safety

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:31pm
Safe-haven assets such as U.S. Treasurys and bunds may be rising amid geopolitical risks, but some don't think it's flight-to-safety bid.
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Cramer: Companies trolling for takeover?

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:10pm
Cramer thinks many of the nation’s largest companies are grappling with slow growth and the challenges it presents.
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The NCAA two-tier economy

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 5:55pm
NCAA autonomy will allow the most powerful conferences in college sports to redefine the "student-athlete."
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Obama pledges support new Iraqi leaders

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 5:12pm
President Barack Obama pledged to support Iraqi President Fouad Massoum and newly nominated prime minister-designate Haider Abadi.
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After hours buzz: NUAN, RAX, CZR & more

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 5:04pm
Check out Monday's after hours movers:
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JPM selling part of PE biz

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:50pm
Two investment firms said they would buy half of the portfolio companies held by JPMorgan Chase & Co's private equity business, One Equity Partners.
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Why Wall Street is going back into junk

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:45pm
Wall Street is dipping back in to the junk bond market after the rout in high-yield corporates.
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Browder: Putin trying to cement grip

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:24pm
Russia's actions in Ukraine are designed to mollify nationalists and preserve Vladimir Putin's hold on power, Hermitage Capital CEO Bill Browder said.
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SEC charges Kansas with fraud

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:31pm
Securities regulators have filed fraud charges against the state of Kansas, alleging offering documents failed to disclose risks to investors.
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Student-athletes to get paid? Could be

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:58pm
A ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case and a move by the NCAA itself have paved the way for big changes in college athletics.
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Genetically modified...babies?

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:44pm
Is the world ready for genetically modified babies? Here's how close we really are, explains Jessica Cussins of the Center for Genetics and Society.
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Postal Service loses $2B in Q2

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:43pm
The Postal Service continued to bleed money despite an increase in package revenues and an emergency price hike in January.
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White House assembles digital tech team

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:40pm
The White House launched a new team to improve government websites and upgrade U.S. technology infrastructure.
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