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Israel flight ban disrupts travel plans

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:17am
Many travelers had their plans snarled after many airlines indefinitely suspended flights to Israel. NBC News reports.
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What Ackman lost on Herbalife

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:16am
As Bill Ackman said Herbalife needs to be shut down, the stock soared. Here's how much he may have lost in options alone.
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First MH17 bodies land in Netherlands

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:15am
Two planes carrying the bodies of 40 Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 victims landed amid a day of mourning. NBC News reports.
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McNamee: Here's Apple's 'big failing'

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:12am
Though Apple posted profits that beat expectations, investor Roger McNamee found reason to throw cold water on the tech giant.
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IRA contributions reach record high

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:08am
Americans are stashing more in their IRAs, but it may still not be enough for a comfortable retirement.
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Cramer: This stock could quadruple

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:57am
Results of a clinical trial of a breast cancer drug could make this company a takeover target, too, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
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Stocks that are getting very ambitious...

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:44am
Thirteen stocks in the S&P 500 are targeting 60 percent rises in stock prices...but is it too ambitious? USAToday reports.
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S&P tech sector hits 14-year high

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:37am
Technology firms led market gains as the S&P Tech sector and the Nasdaq 100 both reached 14-year highs.
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Slow growth, spotty economy: CEO

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:35am
Since the pre-2008 economy was a bubble, says Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris, expect slower future growth rates.
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Who gets the last word on Obamacare?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:23am
After a split ruling on Obamacare from the courts, who gets the last word? Law professor Dan Eaton weighs in.
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Social media sites users love to hate

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:11am
Though social media remains immensely popular, a new survey shows users aren't very satisfied with their experience on the sites.
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Trading Starbucks before earnings: Pro

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:00am
Tim Seymour provides a look behind his trade on Starbucks ahead of quarterly earnings.
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S&P takes aim at 2,000

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:48am
Shaking off geopolitical flare-ups for now, analysts say the S&P 500 is taking aim at the 2000 level.
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Puma shares triple, but options 'fishy'

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:45am
Puma's experimental breast cancer drug met its main goal in a late-stage trial, but the options market is sensing something funky.
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Summer vacation hot spot: The sidelines

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:18am
Youth sport travel is growing faster than family vacation spending. Here's why, and what it means for family finances.
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Delta waiting on Tel Aviv return: CEO

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:58am
Delta decided to halt flights to Tel Aviv before U.S. regulators ordered a ban, CEO Richard Anderson said.
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Obamacare subsidizes fictitious persons

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:48am
The GAO said that 11 out of 12 fictitious applicants secured government subsidized healthcare. NBC News reports.
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Offering low fees, banks seek unbanked

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:47am
For banks working on their post-financial crisis image, catering to poor clients may lead to good will, the NYT reports.
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2 Ukrainian fighter jets shot down

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:34am
The two Ukrainian Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila, the Defense Ministry says.
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Political fireworks, rockets test Obama

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:34am
Flight MH17's pressure on the Russia-Ukraine conflict and the current war in Israel is testing Obama. NYT reports.
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