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The $5.5 million bet on McDonald’s

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:19am
One trader got in on the Golden Arches, in the single biggest options trade of the day.
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Fiorina: Presidential candidate?

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:03am
Carly Fiorina, who led HP until 2005, is hiring for an "imminent" presidential run, according to National Journal.
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Kocherlakota: Fed's 'unacceptable' risks

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:00am
In a stinging rebuke, the Minneapolis Fed president said the Fed should make clear it was willing to do QE again.
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Reviewing star-studded charity

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:00am
Many celebrities have charities tied to their fame and bankability. Does it work? Here's a brief history of star giving.
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Homeowners get equity bonus

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:30am
Home price gains slowed in 2014, but were still enough to give homeowners $1.7 trillion in additional home equity.
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Is your advisor a fiduciary?

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:20am
As an investor, do you actually know the difference between a fiduciary vs. suitability standard?
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Chrysler recalls 257K pickups

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:18am
Chrysler is recalling nearly 257,000 older Ram pickup trucks because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off.
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Target N Korea money: Envoy

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:03am
The U.S. should target foreign companies that do business with North Korea, a former ambassador said.
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Instagram's worth WHAT now?

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:58am
Citigroup thinks Instagram is now worth about 49 times what Facebook paid for it two years ago, raising the value of the combined company.
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Turn off Cuomo’s gas: Hofmeister

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:52am
Former Shell Oil President John Hofmeister lashes out at Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his decision to ban fracking in New York state.
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Red Hat's profit tops estimates

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:51am
Red Hat reported quarterly revenue and profit above market expectations, boosted by strong growth in subscriptions.
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US companies jump to enter Cuba

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:43am
Some U.S. companies took immediate steps to enter the Cuban marketplace after Obama's move to end the trade embargo. The NYT reports.
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Jim Chanos: What I'm shorting

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:24am
This year was a better year for short sellers than last year, Jim Chanos said. Here's what he's shorting now.
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BlackBerry revenue misses estimates

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:12am
BlackBerry reported revenue that fell short of analysts' expectations, but managed to post a small adjusted profit and positive cash flow.
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411 on Obama's college ratings plan

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:05am
Obama's college ratings system was released and will consider intake of low-income students and affordability.
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Turkey detains media exec

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:01am
A Turkish court detained a top media executive and three other people pending trial on accusations of belonging to a terrorist group.
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Getting your estate plans in order

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:00am
Year-end is a good time to review estate plans, particularly if you've had a change-in-life circumstance in 2014.
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Stocks ready to rally into weekend

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:44am
Friday may not see another stock market rally, but stocks are moving higher.
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Apple's Tim Cook slams BBC report

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:33am
Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, has hit out at the U.K. broadcaster the BBC over allegations of poor working conditions.
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Iconic holiday toy comes back to US

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:31am
The iconic Lincoln Log toy has moved its manufacturing back to the U.S., without hurting its profit margins.
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