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20 big US companies paid no taxes

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:50am
While companies and investors grumble about corporate taxes, many pay nowhere near the highest rates. USA Today reports.
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Did workers boot union? Nobody's saying

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:46am
A group of California farm workers voted on whether to kick out the United Farm Workers. That was last November.
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Boston baseball collection valued at $1M

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:33am
The owner inherited it from her great-great-grandmother, who ran a boarding house where the team lived in 1871-72, PBS said.
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Cramer calls SeaWorld an 'aberration'

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:31am
An "astounding" decline in the theme park's operating performance is beyond CNBC's Jim Cramer.
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The US ally supporting the Islamic State

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:30am
As the battle rages on in Iraq, a US ally and NATO member is allegedy supporting Islamic State fighters, says ex-State Dept. adviser David Phillips.
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Record-setting rain douses New York

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:27am
A record-setting rainfall brought down trees, forced some families to evacuate their homes and flooded major roads and highways. NYT reports.
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Your employer's health plan will cost you

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:01am
More companies are planning to offer lower-cost, high-deductible health insurance plan options in 2015, according to a new survey.
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Business inventories see slim gain

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:00am
U.S. business inventories rose, but modest gains at non-automobile retailers suggested second quarter growth could be revised down.
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Ukraine slams Russian 'cynicism'

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:00am
Ukrainian calls Russian aid convoy act of "cynicism" as country's interior minister said it would not be allowed in.
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Fed's Rosengren targets broker-dealers

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:54am
The broker-dealer lending model may exacerbate strains in times of turmoil, Boston Fed president Eric Rosengren says.
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Fed's Dudley: Need wholesale funding change

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:32am
The short-term U.S. wholesale funding market remains vulnerable to runs and other crisis-era risks, an influential Federal Reserve official said.
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Target's supply chain 'reset' for Canada

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:14am
Some analysts say that Target should cut its losses in Canada and either close poorly performing stores or pull out entirely.
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Why DC is so MEH on tax reform

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:52am
Why hasn't D.C. reformed corporate taxation? The answer is simple. It's not a priority. Not for Democrats, Republicans or business.
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US July retail sales go flat

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:30am
U.S. retail sales turned flat unexpectedly last month, and raised new growth fears.
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Not so smart? Bank deposits by phone

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:29am
Using a mobile banking app to make a deposit may be convenient, but it can delay access to those funds by a week.
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Early movers: M, F, AMZN, KING & more

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:15am
Names on the move ahead of the open.
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France to send weapons to Kurds in Iraq

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:14am
Citing the "catastrophic" situation in Iraqi Kurdistan, a French statement said that mobilization "must continue."
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Postmaster blames Congress for $2B loss

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:13am
The Postal Service needs help from Congress to stop the red ink, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe tells CNBC.
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Activision's sets pre-order record

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:11am
An Activision Blizzard executive said the company's upcoming "Destiny" game has set a video game industry record as the most pre-ordered new title.
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Flooding slows Detroit auto production

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:01am
One Chrysler worker's Jeep stalled on a flooded entrance highway ramp and she had to swim to safety.
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