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Wall Street: Whose bull market is it?

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:26am
One of Wall Street's longest booms in 85 years may be nearing its end. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
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Builders steal $1.2M in buried treasure

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:15am
"If you find any treasure, let me know!", a French homeowner joked to hired workers. Shame they didn't her!
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ConAgra Foods CEO Gary Rodkin to retire

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:12am
Rodkin had said ConAgra had underestimated the issues it inherited by buying Ralcorp, which had just started to restructure.
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The 5 cheapest states to own a car

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:01am
The average driver pays $2,223 annually to operate a car, according to a Bankrate.com report.
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New Iraq PM: Unite against insurgency

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:00am
New prime minister Haider al-Abadi called on Iraqis to unite against the "barbaric" campaign waged by Islamic State militants.
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Strategist: US in 'finite recovery'

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 9:40am
Don't expect much more than two more years of "above-trend growth" in the U.S. economy, one market pro warns.
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US sending arms to Kurds in Iraq

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 9:10am
The move to directly aid the Kurds underscores the level of U.S. concern about the ISIS militants' gains in the north.
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Retailer Barneys in profiling settlement

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:58am
The upscale retailer Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its Madison Avenue flagship store.
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Microsoft unveils $25 Nokia phone

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:53am
Microsoft has released a 19 euro ($25) ultra-low-cost phone in an aggressive push to capture more sales in the emerging markets.
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Ten of the world's greenest buildings

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:51am
With the need for renewable energy sources pressing, buildings must be green. We look at 10 of the world's most sustainable.
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Pitfalls of newest credit score change

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:24am
The mortgage crisis was launched in part by lenders offering credit to those they probably shouldn't, the Fiscal Times reports.
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'Aunt Jemima' heirs sue Pepsi, Quaker Oats

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:13am
The great grandson of Anna Short Harrington, the woman who became "Aunt Jemima," has filed a class action lawsuit to try to obtain royalties.
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Marc Faber: A 'rebound is underway'

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:00am
Marc Faber believes markets have recovered from a "fully oversold" condition, but warned new highs in equities were unlikely.
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Yahoo rewarding users for Web searches

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:00am
Yahoo needs people to use its search engine so badly that it's willing to reward them for doing so.
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Deals most consumers are overlooking

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:58am
Consumer discounts on refurbished products can be steep compared with hot-off-the-line new products, especially for home appliances.
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No sign of crime in NASCAR crash

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:08am
David S. Weinsten, a former state and federal prosecutor in Miami who is now in private practice, said it would be difficult to prove criminal intent.
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McAfee launches complaint website

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:54am
John McAfee made a surprise appearance at a hackers' conference, where he unveiled a new website to give people a place online to vent their anger.
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Calpers may shift investments

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:40am
The California Public Employee Retirement System is considering changes to its portfolio as it attempts to stay away from riskier investments.
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GM must face suit for cover up

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:14am
GM has lost its bid to dismiss a suit accusing the automaker of concealing evidence about a faulty ignition switch.
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Clinton: Obama's foreign policy 'failure'

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:02am
Hillary Clinton now says President Obama's foreign policy slogan "'Don't do stupid stuff' is not an organizing principle."
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