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How you might beat a stock picker

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:22am
There's no doubt about the reasons for fund managers' success: When they turn in an outstanding performance, it's just a matter of dumb luck.
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Toilet that fights disease

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:46am
We take sanitation for granted. How is innovation bringing clean, waterless toilets to the developing world?
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Reckitt Benckiser to spin off heroin arm

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:08am
Reckitt Benckiser plans to spin off its heroin-addiction drug in the next 12 months as sales slide.
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Nissan beats forecasts as US sales rise

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:04am
Japan's second-biggest car maker posts a 13.4 percent rise in April-June operating profit and saw improved sales in the U.S.
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UK banking 'culture shock' ahead?

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 3:30am
Banks may have repaired their balance sheets but we're still waiting for any notable shift in their culture, according to a market commentator.
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Lew pushes to close 'inversion' loophole

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:36am
The U.S. tax code needs a radical overhaul, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew writes in The Washington Post.
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Which bailed out firm do you like?

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:00am
Last Monday marked the four-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank bill. To mark the occasion, tell us what your top pick is among bailed out companies.
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Twitter & other earnings Cramer wouldn’t miss

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 10:52pm
Here's what's on Cramer's calendar.
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Airline insurers face expensive bill

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 9:34pm
Airline insurers are reviewing cover for aircraft involved in hostile acts as the industry faces its most expensive year since 9/11.
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What $1.25 buys around the globe

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 6:59pm
1 in 5 people in developing regions continue to live on less than $1.25 a day, according to the UN. What can that amount buy? Here's a look.
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What matters more than jobs & earnings

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 5:00pm
Between GDP, jobs data and earnings, investors will have a lot to chew over this week. But here's what the real driver could be.
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Fighting in Gaza abates; truce looks fragile

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 4:21pm
There was no sign of any comprehensive deal for Hamas Islamist militants to end their conflict with Israel.
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Hospira in talks with Danone

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 2:50pm
Hospira could use an acquisition of the business to redomicle its tax headquarters in France in a tax inversion.
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Ukraine fighting prevents crash site visit

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:15pm
Fighting around the site of the Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine prevented a visit by international experts on Sunday.
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Cross-border IPOs surge in first half

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:23am
Cross-border initial public offerings doubled in volume and amount of capital raised over the same period last year.
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Wanted: Women millennial entrepreneurs

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:00am
Seeking a corporate world alternative, more millennial women are launching ventures in the start-up space that's dominated by male founders.
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Oil's 'Big 3' form million barrel club

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 9:00am
Move over ExxonMobil, Chevron and ConocoPhillips – there's a new "Big Three" in the U.S. energy sector.
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China food scandal: Products withdrawn

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 6:19am
The parent company of a scandal-hit Chinese food supplier said it is withdrawing all products made by the subsidiary.
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Investors look to US as Europe concerns linger

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 5:48am
As stiffer Russia sanctions rattle confidence in Europe, investors will be looking to the U.S. and China to underpin the global economy.
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More fighting in Gaza after rockets hit Israel

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 5:15am
A truce in Gaza has collapsed after a barrage of rockets fired by Palestinian militants was met with fierce Israeli shelling.
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