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Updated: 11 hours 2 min ago

Investor files suit over ‘dark pools’

17 hours 10 min ago
An investor is suing Barclays over losses suffered after New York's attorney general accused the bank of lying about its electronic trading platform.
Categories: US News

Calls for bankers to swear an oath

17 hours 24 min ago
Over 2,000 years since the the Hippocratic Oath was introduced there are calls for bankers to follow suit, in an effort to prevent another crisis.
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Consumer Reports calls for hyrbid recall

17 hours 27 min ago
An influential consumer magazine called on Toyota to recall about 177,500 older Camry hybrid sedans to address potential power brake defects.
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McDonald's Japan axes forecast on food scare

18 hours 1 min ago
Japanese company withdraws earnings guidance and works on a contingency plan after meat supplier was shut down by regulators.
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UBS posts profit rise, books German tax charge

18 hours 37 min ago
UBS posted a forecast-beating second-quarter net profit as it booked a $280 million charge to help settle litigation in Germany.
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Big lobbying dollars flow in food fight

18 hours 59 min ago
The way that consumers would be informed when their food is genetically engineered is being battled out in Congress.
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BP: Russia still key as production set to dip

21 hours 9 min ago
BP, the U.K. oil giant, announced a 34 percent rise in profits Tuesday – but its results bore out the importance of its Russian investments.
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Use of ‘bubble’ reaches worrying levels

22 hours 29 min ago
The word "bubble" in association with markets has been mentioned in the press 4,600 times this year, and it could be worrying if the trend continues, analysts warn.
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Are autos headed for a wreck?

23 hours 27 min ago
At Fox Ford and Lincoln not far from Chicago's Loop, Mike Fullmer says sales are so brisk he is concerned about keeping up with demand.
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Past-due debts common on credit reports

23 hours 27 min ago
More than one-third of consumers have a debt in collections on their credit report, according to a new study.
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11 states with the most debt in collections

23 hours 27 min ago
Nevada, the District of Columbia and Alabama all make the list of states with the highest share of consumers with debts in collections.
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China to top US business travel spending

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:51pm
China's globe-trotting businessmen are on track to top travel spending by 2016, overtaking their U.S. counterparts, a new survey showed.
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Expect to pay more for coconut water

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:04pm
The Philippines' already vulnerable coconut trees took a big typhoon hit even as demand for trendy coconut products is rising.
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Will the smartshoe catch on?

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:04pm
The Lechal smartshoe has clocked 25,000 pre-orders, but will consumers want their feet to climb the technology ladder?
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Twitter earnings: Here's what to watch

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:26pm
Twitter will face some tough scrutiny from investors when it reports earnings after the bell on Tuesday.
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Gartman: El Pollo Loco could signal top

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:22pm
Dennis Gartman of "The Gartman Letter" says the action in El Pollo Loco could be indicative of a market top.
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Street unfazed by worsening tensions?

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:08pm
Overseas fighting has intensified, yet stocks continue to rally?
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Darden CEO Clarence Otis steps down

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:06pm
Darden Restaurants said CEO and chairman Clarence Otis is resigning as the company focuses on its Olive Garden chain.
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'Hated' stocks stand to do well: Grant

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:53pm
Despite the conflict in Ukraine and the sanctions imposed on Russia, Jim Grant is bullish on Russian stocks.
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Most shorted stocks reporting this week

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:40pm
Markit's list of most shorted stocks announcing earnings this week includes several familiar consumer names.
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