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Head to head: Mass vs Washington

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:59am
Massachusetts vs. Washington, home states of the Super Bowl teams. Which has the better economy and quality of life?
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Global warming, anyone?

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:52am
People's attitudes toward global warming are dependent on the weather. They are less likely to believe on colder days.
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How to ride the wearables boom

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:51am
This beaten-up casualty of smartphones is making a comeback in the fitness wearables market, according to Wall Street.
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Canada's next retail player: Uniqlo

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:41am
Uniqlo will open two flagship locations in Toronto in fall 2016, its first stores in the country.
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Iran gets an ETF

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:40am
Investment firm Turquoise Partners has created an exchange-traded fund tracking Iran's biggest companies.
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Cramer: Europe going for expansion

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:38am
Greece's elections could signal a shift in the Old Continent's economic policies, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Monday.
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The 4 oldest CEOs in America

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:32am
It is a surprise to some investors to learn there are CEOs working well into their 80s and 90s, USA Today reports.
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Snow brings coastal flood threat

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:31am
Towns and cities along the Northeastern and mid-Atlantic coast were under flood watches, reports NBC News.
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Would you name your child Nutella?

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:18am
In France, a distaste for unusual baby names has seen two - Nutella and Strawberry - get overturned.
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Average hotel room rates to rise 5.4%

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:14am
The national average hotel room rate is forecast to rise 5.4 percent, according to PKF Hospitality Research.
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Mattel's CEO resigns; warns of weak quarter

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:09am
Mattel said Chief Executive Bryan Stockton has resigned, and warned preliminary fourth-quarter results will fall short of expectations.
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HUD's Castro addresses affordability

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:55am
HUD's Julian Castro says new lower annual premiums on FHA loans will not cause another taxpayer bailout.
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Direct mail is getting a makeover

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:46am
Retailers are still relying on direct mail even as they spend considerable resources on improving their websites.
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Bull problem: No sales growth

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:32am
The latest figures show analysts forecasting little revenue growth for 2015.
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Investment managers obsolete?

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:25am
Human investment managers are at risk of being rendered obsolete by advances in trading technology, according to Financial Times.
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Cablevision: New Wi-Fi phone service

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:22am
Cablevision said it would launch a wireless Internet phone service to give users an alternative to pricier data plans.
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Why the middle class keeps shrinking

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:14am
The middle class of the U.S. keeps shrinking as more Americans fall into the bottom, The New York Times reports.
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Can Microsoft win in subscriptions?

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:14am
As Microsoft was busy last week wowing the tech world with holographic goggles, investors were busy selling the stock.
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Ross: Greece may get debt relief

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:48am
The European Union could lower the interest rate, distressed asset investor Wilbur Ross tells CNBC.
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Syriza faces 'uphill battle' in coming hours

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:44am
A victorious Syriza looks to have formed a coalition government with an unlikely ally: the right-wing Independent Greeks party.
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