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Amazon pushing deals to Snapchat

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:49am
To kick off its Black Friday specials, Amazon will start posting deal codes to disappearing messaging app Snapchat.
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Graco recalls strollers for injuries

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:45am
Graco recalled 11 models of strollers after finger injury reports.
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Riots likely after immigration order?

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:33am
Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn warns violence is likely after immigration order is signed, reports USA Today.
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Cold snap could be hot for retail

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:26am
A cold snap could help retailers as consumers make winter purchases after an unseasonably warm October.
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Do climate change stats really add up?

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:25am
CNBC's Rick Santelli and scientist Judith Curry of Climate Forecast Applications Network discuss the lack of dialogue regarding climate change.
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Existing home sales beat estimates

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:00am
Home resales jumped to their highest level in more than a year, pointing to signs the housing market is on a recovery path.
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Leading indicators climb in October

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:00am
The Conference Board's leading indicators index climbed in October, a strong gauge of the economy's future health.
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This drone might fight forest fires

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:51am
Lockheed Martin has been demonstrating the capabilities of its unmanned helicopter, the K-MAX, as a firefighting tool.
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US factory activity growth slips: Markit

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:45am
The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in November to its lowest rate of growth since January; a gauge of new orders also fell for a third month.
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Facebook shuttle drivers unionize

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:38am
Facebook shuttle bus drivers voted Wednesday to unionize to get better pay and working conditions, which could lead other service workers to unionize.
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Obama to make rift much worse: Thune

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:27am
Obama's executive action on immigration will make working with the GOP more difficult, Sen. John Thune says.
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A 7-step retirement-income plan

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:21am
Retirement means shifting from putting money into retirement accounts to taking money out. How to streamline finances.
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CNBC remembers Ken Cramer

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:16am
The "Squawk on the Street" news team remembers the father of CNBC's Jim Cramer, Ken Cramer, who passed away early this morning at the age of 92.
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Can you avoid these retail pitfalls?

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:00am
To stay within budget, be alert for hidden sales items, deceptive signage and ... Christmas carols?
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PayPal merchants bet on China

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:00am
PayPal's latest survey says merchants are turning to China
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Gun laws vary state by state

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:47am
More companies in the food business are asking customers to not bring guns into stores. Based on gun laws, here's why.
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US jobless claims lowest since 2000

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:30am
Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell more than expected, while a reading on consumer prices came in unexpectedly unchanged.
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Award-winning director Mike Nichols dies

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:29am
Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director died on Wednesday at age 83, ABC News said.
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Best Buy profit beats

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:24am
Best Buy reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday, sending shares sharply higher in premarket trading.
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Banking culture promotes cheating: Research

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:48am
The business culture in the banking industry weakens the will to be honest, according to a new study by a university in Switzerland.
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