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Did Russia change the market game?

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:03pm
Some big news this week, including Russia and North Korea. Did any change the game for the market? NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari weighs in.
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Cha-ching: Auto sales to hit $1.1T

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:56pm
Combined new and used auto sales are likely to rise 8.3 percent to $1.1 trillion this year, according to TrueCar.
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CDC: Stay away from caramel apples

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:48pm
Some commercially produced caramel apples may have caused an outbreak of food poisoning linked to five deaths.
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Port jam: One importer's tale of woe

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:39pm
A small maker of exercise equipment ended up moving its product by air because of shipping problems on the West Coast, nearly wiping out its profit.
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Demand for L.L.Bean boot soars

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:28pm
L.L.Bean has seen such a surge in demand for its iconic "Bean" boot, that it's had to double its manufacturing capacity.
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$125K for teachers works: Study

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:18pm
A study shows that students at a Manhattan charter school progressed more quickly than similar children attending city schools.
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Chart: 20 years of oil rig counts

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:18pm
Oil rig count numbers have a long way to drop, late to chase the price fall in gas prices.
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How Yahoo may merge: March is key

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:11pm
Dreams of an AOL-Yahoo merger haven't vanished, but investors will need to wait for a series of events to unfold.
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Rand Paul in Cuba tirade against Rubio

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:10pm
Rand Paul disagrees with his Republican colleague Marco Rubio over the administration's easing of relations with Cuba—pretty vehemently, in fact.
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How to beat holiday shipping deadlines

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:09pm
So you missed the holiday deadline for free standard shipping. Oops. Try these last-minute gifting strategies.
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McD's violated workers' rights: NLRB

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:05pm
The National Labor Relations Board issued complaints against McDonald's franchisees and McDonald's USA, their franchisor, as joint employers.
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Tesla launches battery-swap station

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00pm
Tesla opened its first battery-swap station, to help eliminate range anxiety and inconvenience for owners.
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Cuban cigars on way to US shores

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:39pm
U.S. smokers and cigar companies are welcoming the prospect of being able to get their hands on "Cubans" openly.
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What to expect from DC in 2015

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:34pm
Washington was transformed in 2014 with an uncertain outlook for the new year. Politico's Ben White offers predictions.
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T-Mobile to shell out $90M in refunds

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:31pm
T-Mobile will issue up to $90 million in refunds for billing customers for text services they didn't order under a settlement.
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Phelps pleads guilty to drunken driving

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:29pm
Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps has pleaded guilty to drunken driving almost three months after he was arrested.
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Booming biz for gas station stocks

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:19pm
As oil prices hold at lows, gas station stocks may be the best way to play the energy sector right now, analysts said.
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FBI: N Korea confirmed in Sony hack

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:01pm
The FBI said that an investigation has revealed enough information to confirm North Korea's involvement in the Sony cyberattack.
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Fantasy Football: A Lion or a Dolphin for the win

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:00pm
Optionmonster co-founders Pete and Jon Najarian offer up their fantasy football picks for folks still alive in their playoffs.
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Where would Cisco be without her?

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:49am
Few people in tech have worked harder than Debbie Gross. She's executive assistant to Cisco CEO John Chambers.
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