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California law would help gay businesses

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 2:12pm
LGBT businesses in California may get the same consideration for contracts now given to minorities and women.
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Cashin: What could be behind the selloff

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 1:56pm
As to what is causing markets' slide, Cashin dismissed the idea that the "sell on Rosh Hashana" theory is solely behind it.
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US heading toward record auto sales

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 1:48pm
With increases in production, Americans are on track to buy a record number of new vehicles next year or by 2016.
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Ask to cut credit card rates. It works.

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 1:45pm
Call your credit card company and ask them to waive a recent late fee. Then, ask them to cut your interest rate. It works, reports NBC's Today Show.
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Fund flows flash the danger ahead

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 1:40pm
Investors are still betting on a rising stock market, but they've been doing so with less long-term conviction.
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Waksal brothers reunite in ImClone 2.0

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 1:31pm
Kadmon, the drug company founded by Sam Waksal of ImClone and Martha Stewart fame, is starting to look more and more like ImClone.
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Hospitals under attack by hackers: CEO

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 1:19pm
The health-care industry is under attack by hackers.
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Beyond Home Depot: Hackers eye Main St.

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 1:06pm
Data breaches aren't limited to big retailers. Here's how small businesses can protect themselves from cyberthieves.
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Big Oil likely unfazed by divestments

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:40pm
A major fund gave renewable energy advocates good news this week, but it won't make the oil industry fret just yet.
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Probe in alleged plot to attack subway

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:19pm
Government officials said they have no evidence to support an earlier Iraqi claim that Islamic State forces were plotting to attack subway systems in the U.S.
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Bill can protect consumer free speech

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:16pm
If passed, this bill can protect consumers' free speech online, reports NBC's Today Show.
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Toxic stew of factors drives stocks lower

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:11pm
Stocks tumbled in a perfect storm of factors, as traders weighed the potential impact of higher U.S. rates and the rising dollar.
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EU to approve Facebook's bid for Whatsapp: Report

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:06pm
EU antitrust regulators will unconditionally approve a $19 billion offer by Facebook for mobile messaging start-up, two people familiar with the matter said.
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Apple's 6 biggest iPhone faceplants

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:55am
Apple's iPhones and iOS software have been praised, but they've also been criticized for early hitches, glitches and defects.
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Regional banks on the rebound

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:52am
Some market pros say regional banks can offer hefty returns as a pure play on rising interest rates.
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10 stocks torch your money in the fall

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:41am
Investors need to know about stocks that perennially disappoint during autumn, USA Today reports.
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Obama calls for more action on Ebola

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:38am
NBC News reports President Obama said more awareness and funding is needed to fight Ebola. NBCNews reports.
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An unlikely switch on minimum wage

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:16am
In The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Richard Parsons on minimum wage, European economies, and scandals in sports
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Putin's big poultry gamble backfires

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:14am
Vladimir Putin slapped restrictions on U.S. poultry imports. Are American chicken farmers worried? No. No, they're not.
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Companies keeping politics secret

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:07am
A new study shows which companies are the most open about their political spending, and which aren't, The Fiscal Times reports.
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