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Chart of the day: US natural gas use

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:21pm
By all accounts, the U.S. is putting its surging natural gas stockpiles to good use.
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Jobs outlook for Class of 2014 is...

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:14pm
Job prospects for this year's college graduates have changed a lot from last year, according to a new survey.
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Mustang at 50: A car that almost wasn't

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:07pm
The Mustang has stood the test of time, as only a handful of nameplates have been around for 50 years.
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GM to seek protection against suits

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:30pm
GM will ask a court to bar plaintiffs from proceeding with lawsuits related to any actions before it filed for bankruptcy.
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Obamacare helped uninsured, says Gallup

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:27pm
According to a Gallup poll, Obamacare helped 10 million Americans to get new health insurance.
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Google applies for patent on contact lens camera

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:58am
Google's research department is looking at integrating a full-on camera into a contact lens.
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UnitedHealth shares slip on downgrade

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:54am
Citi downgraded shares of UnitedHealth Group, citing its limited earnings outlook.
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Trans fats galore at Joe’s Crab Shack?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:51am
A health group said that Joe's Crab shack uses "lots" of trans fat in its food, Today reports.
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Players should get paid: Coach Calipari

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:32am
Top level college athletes on scholarship should be allowed to receive stipends, Kentucky coach John Calipari told CNBC.
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Sodastream rallies on stake sale reports

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:23am
Shares of Sodastream rose as much as 12 percent after Calcalist identified PepsiCo, Dr Pepper or Starbucks as the potential investors in the firm.
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The future of texting apps

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:15am
Facebook's latest moves in mobile have shown how messaging is shifting from SMS texts to full-blown content sharing.
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Russian economy hurting

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:46am
First quarter economic growth in Russia slowed and Moscow's economy minister is attributing it to uncertainty over the Ukraine crisis.
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The worst state to do business is ... ?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:45am
Reforms in the New York budget have made that state a better place for business, according to Tax Foundation analysis. Which state came in last?
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Align projections with policy: Lockhart

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:42am
The Fed should try to make communications on the expected path of rates and the economy consistent with policy statements, a top official said.
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Sell everything and buy this: Jim Cramer

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:27am
Jim Cramer has a bold message for portfolio managers seeking growth in a volatile market: sell everything and buy Alibaba.
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Secret surrounds hazardous cargo rides

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:07am
Trains carrying crude oil is increasing and so is the number of spills, exposing a world of secrecy around these operations.
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Consumers unhappy with rising food prices

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:01am
Food prices are rising. After two months of sharp increase, grocers had no alternative but to raise their prices.
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Wage hike could hurt military base workers

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:56am
Increased wages for federal contract workers on military bases could result in job losses, The Fiscal Times reports.
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IPOs get sliced and diced by market

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:47am
Here's a grim statistic: 7 out of the 10 that priced last week are now trading below their IPO price.
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House loses: Casino reimburses $1.7M

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered.
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