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US jobless queue lengthens unexpectedly

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:30am
Jobless claims rose unexpectedly last week, yet remain near pre-recession levels.
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Food prices hit 4-year low

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:20am
The UN food price index has dipped to a four-year low as good weather has resulted in oversupply and dairy imports have slowed.
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Here's a new way to lose weight

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:08am
U.S. regulators are greenlighting a new weight-loss drug called Contrave, the third in a string of approvals for anti-obesity treatments.
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Got stocks? Now learn how to sell them

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:00am
Most investing education focuses on how to buy stocks rather than how to sell them, but the decision about when and why to sell is critical.
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Lululemon profit falls as expenses rise

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:51am
Lululemon Athletica reported a nearly 14 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by higher expenses.
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American Air to scrap paper manuals

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:04am
American Airlines has won regulatory approval to swap flight attendants' paper manuals for lighter Samsung tablets.
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First job not going well? Read this

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:00am
Internships are a great dress rehearsal but that first job may deliver a shock of reality. Here are 5 tips from career coach Marie McIntyre.
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How to shop for the best mortgage rate

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:00am
Mortgage rates are expected to move higher soon, and that makes shopping for the right rate critical. Here are some tips.
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A bigger ed bubble than student loans

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:00am
Student loans have surpassed credit card debt in the U.S. but there's an even bigger ed bubble coming: collapse of the schools.
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Foreclosure activity picks up in August

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:49am
U.S. foreclosure activity jumped in August for the second consecutive month as banks started the process on more properties.
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Why stocks could get slammed

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:33am
Stocks could stumble, and immediately lose several percent, if the Fed sounds more hawkish next week.
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Pistorius cleared of premeditated murder

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:28am
A South African Judge said on Thursday the state had failed to prove that Oscar Pistorius was guilty of premeditated murder.
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Tax rules see expats ditch US passports

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 4:34am
Expatriate Americans are renouncing their citizenship in record volumes because of increasingly onerous tax-filing requirements.
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Oil demand growth slips to 2½-year low

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 3:57am
Demand growth in the oil markets will be more subdued than previously expected, according to the International Energy Agency.
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Jobs dilemma? Blame it on tech

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 3:18am
Technology is drastically narrowing the global labor market, the World Bank's chief economist told CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin.
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Soros wades in to Scotland debate

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:57am
One of the world’s best-known billionaires got involved in the Scottish independence debate, as the small state shifts to the top of the agenda.
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US, EU ready new sanctions against Russia

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:41am
The US and EU plan to stop billions of dollars in oil exploration in Russia by energy companies including Exxon Mobil and BP.
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Burger King unveils 'black burger'

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:32am
Travelers journeying to Tokyo this September might be a little shocked to find out what is on offer.
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Pistorius murder trial verdict due

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 1:51am
The judge in Oscar Pistorius' trial on murder and firearms charges pronounces her verdict on Thursday, the NYT reports.
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Why Microsoft is buying 'Minecraft'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:22pm
Microsoft's potential purchase of Mojang could be the winning ticket to expanding its mobile business, analysts said.
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