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Housing recovery rolls on

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:34am
U.S. housing starts and permits rose in September, a signal the market's recovery is supporting signs of growing strength in the broader economy.
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Crucial ruling due on Taj casino's future

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:20am
A bankruptcy court judge will issue what the owners of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort consider a life-or-death decision for the casino.
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The cheapest and costliest universities

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:14am
Being free doesn't necessarily make a university more popular – as the latest rankings show.
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Amazon to deliver groceries in NYC

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:07am
Amazon’s grocery delivery business is launching in New York City on Friday, the company said.
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Lower oil prices = relief for Main St.

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:00am
With oil around $83 a barrel, businesses say lower energy costs will help boost business activity—just in time for the holidays.
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Former Walgreen CFO sues company

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:59am
Walgreen's former CFO sued the drugstore operator, alleging executives defamed him in news reports that blamed him for errors in its forecast.
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Morgan Stanley profit jumps 87 percent

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:39am
Morgan Stanley reported an 87 percent rise earnings as its trading and wealth management businesses benefited from increased client activity.
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Don't expect more QE: Fed's Rosengren

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:35am
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren told CNBC policymakers need time to process what's causing widespread turmoil in the markets.
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Einhorn's Greenlight looks to raise cash

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:23am
Billionaire David Einhorn's hedge fund Greenlight Capital plans to raise money for the first time in two years.
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What the Fed should do now

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:00am
QE4 isn't the answer, says Ron Insana. Here are some unconventional monetary policies he thinks the Fed should pursue instead.
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GE beat, helped by aviation, oil & gas

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:50am
GE posted higher quarterly net income on Friday, helped by sales of its jet engines and oil and gas equipment.
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SIM: Apple's ‘knockout’ feature

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:37am
Amid the hype of the launch of the latest iPad models, there was one new member of Apple's ecosystem that wasn't mentioned: Apple SIM.
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Short sellers are moving in...and cleaning up

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:10am
The turmoil in global equity markets this week might have left traders moving to safe havens, but some savvy investors have been loading up on the short side of the trade.
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Saudi Arabia versus shale?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 4:41am
The dog fight between major oil producers over reducing output could lead to lower prices yet.
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Don’t hold your breath waiting for QE4

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 3:44am
Suggestions QE may go on a U.S. reunion tour have emerged, but don't hold your breath waiting for the Fed to whip out the checkbook, analysts said.
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The new defensives: High yield, dollar

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 2:52am
As world markets tumble and the euro zone crisis seemingly reared its head once more, investors have scrambled to find somewhere safe to house their cash.
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Jimmy Choo IPO values company at $877M

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 2:01am
Jimmy Choo, the luxury shoemaker, has raised 140p per share in an IPO on the London Stock Exchange valuing it at £545.6 million ($877 million).
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Goldman in talks to buy ETF provider

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:37pm
Goldman Sachs is in discussions to acquire IndexIQ, an exchange-traded fund provider, according to three sources familiar with the situation.
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Buying an airline for 88 cents

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:52pm
Airline Virgin Australia has coughed up a whopping one Australian dollar to buy the 40 percent of Tiger Australia it didn't already own.
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Obama may appoint an Ebola overseer

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 9:03pm
President Obama said that he might appoint an "Ebola czar" to manage the government's response to the deadly virus. The New York Times reports.
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