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Higher rates won't hurt: Fed's Bullard

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:07pm
Bullard also tells CNBC he's sticking with late in the first quarter of 2015 as "liftoff."
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Yellen speech takes balanced approach

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:45am
Fed Chair Janet Yellen managed to walk a middle ground in her Jackson Hole speech.
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2.2M bean bags recalled after deaths

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:36am
About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death.
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China's nat gas demand to triple by 2040

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:28am
China is letting U.S. firms play a bigger role in the industry in exchange for their U.S. expertise, says
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Investing in tax inversions

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:11am
Want to get in on the tax inversion action? A new 25-stock index gives investors the opportunity to invest in potential future targets.
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A Goldman alum on the Kickstarter life

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:04am
A Goldman Sachs alum turns liquor entrepreneur and crowdfunding backer. Did Wall Street prepare him for Kickstarter?
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Markets wobble on Russian convoy news

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:42am
Global equity markets reacted to news that tensions between Russia and Ukraine had flared up once again.
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The FDA’s ‘war’ on artisanal cheeses

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:42am
Makers of raw milk cheeses fear the government will toughen rules in the name of food safety. The Fiscal Times reports.
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OK, wine in a box … but a can?

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:36am
It's "pinkies down." That's how Ryan Harms of Oregon-based Union Wine Co. describes his new wine in a can.
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Holiday trumps back-to-school for mobile

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:36am
Despite the growth of e-commerce, digital sales will likely play a larger role over the holiday season than back-to-school.
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McDonald's names new US president again

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:23am
McDonald's announced Friday that its U.S. president, Jeff Stratton, would be retiring from the company.
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Obama needs to worry about his critics

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:16am
President Obama may want to start listening to critics if he doesn't want to cost Democrats the Senate, Politico's Ben White says.
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Pinot in aluminum cans? Believe it

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:04am
An Oregon winery is taking a unique approach to packaging and selling wine: pinot noir in more humble, aluminium cans.
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Yellen: Closer to objectives

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:00am
Yellen's speech is being closely watched amid the intensifying debate over how soon the Fed should raise interest rates.
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The booming business behind Burning Man

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 9:52am
Burning Man is no longer a niche event, and a growing number of businesses are booming because of it.
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Dynegy to buy Duke Energy assets

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 9:41am
Dynegy said it intends to issue about $5 billion in new bonds and $1.25 billion in equity and equity-linked securities.
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Fed hike or 'Putin put'?

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 9:20am
Analysts are weighing up the many factors that have been causing the commodity gold to trade in a tight range in recent months.
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The world's worst cities for travel

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 9:00am
From pollution and congestion to crime, a list of the world's worst cities for travel and why they might stay that way.
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Quick hacks for a better credit score

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 8:47am
A bad credit score can cost you thousands of dollars extra in interest, but there are ways to improve it—fast.
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‘Hindenburg Omen’ creator dies at 54

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 8:35am
Jim Miekka did not have a financial degree or Wall Street pedigree, but the blind mathematician created the well-known indicator.
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