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CDC drops 'obesity cost calculator'

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 1:11pm
The CDC has taken down a website that offered to help bosses tally financial losses linked to overweight employees, NBC News reports.
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Gov't office cracks down on teleworking

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 1:01pm
Patent examiners who work from home full time must abide by new rules, but critics in Congress called for further action.
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This stock has 51% upside: Analysts

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:55pm
This stock has nosedived over the past year, but one firm sees significant upside for the restaurant stock.
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SEC: Rise in whistleblower tips

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:55pm
US SEC received more than 3,500 tips from whistleblowers, the highest since 2011, in fiscal year 2014.
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This company knows you want that parka

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:55pm
"Big data" has ceased to mean much. But when specialty retailer Moosejaw talks about AgilOne, the hype is understandable.
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Will an innovation hub work in Serbia?

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:43pm
Can a Russian innovation hub kick start its fledgling tech industry? The Global Post reports.
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The world's future energy picture

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:30pm
The world will see big shifts on both the usage and supply sides of the energy equation, according to a recent forecast.
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Amazon wants you to talk and shop

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:24pm
Now instead of buying with one click on Amazon, you can buy with your voice on an Android Wear watch, Engadget reported.
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Toyota's Lentz: Fuel cell car coming to US

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:17pm
Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz discusses the debut of the Mirai, the first mass market fuel cell vehicle, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
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Black Friday isn't dead. Here's why

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:14pm
Black Friday looks much different than it used to, but it will still set the tone for the holidays.
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Widespread outage for Yahoo Mail

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:02pm
Yahoo Mail users took to Twitter Tuesday to complain about an email service outage.
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Which country gives the most to charity?

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:58am
The U.S. has scored the top spot in a new survey of charitable behaviors. How to make sure you're giving effectively this year.
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Pimco pulling down the bond market

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:55am
Investors have been withdrawing money aggressively out of bond funds recently, and it's pretty much all Pimco's fault.
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Marred harvest to hurt olive oil prices

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:47am
If your favorite bottle of Mediterranean olive oil starts costing more, blame unseasonable European weather—and tiny insects.
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GOP to turn up heat on Fed in 2015

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:42am
Republican efforts to limit the power of the Fed should gain traction in 2015.
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Cashin says: This frustrates traders

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:40am
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the market's narrow trading range and the questionable decisiveness of the new highs. Also Cashin shares insight on the Fed's policy leanings.
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Do Facebook ads deliver value?

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:34am
Discussing Facebook's ad platform, Nate Elliott, Forrester, shares his thoughts on whether brands are getting the return they're looking for from the social network.
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Chocolate chip cookies, a delicacy

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:33am
Cocoa production will be at a deficit of 30,000 tons so chocolate companies are raising their prices, the Fiscal Times reports.
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How China can tackle air pollution

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:31am
China should take a lesson from California in tackling its serious air-pollution problem, says Terry Tamminen.
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GOP, Obama showdown on immigration

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:30am
A storm is gathering in D.C. over the president's planned action on immigration. Politico's Ben White explains the possible fallout.
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