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Banks are lending, but to rich people

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:00am
An uptick in borrowing has come from high net-worth clients in brokerages, not from the consumer banks.
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Brace yourself for tax-break smackdowns

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:00am
There are fewer tax-code changes for 2014, but the expiration of some tax breaks might leave students, retirees and others cold.
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Yahoo to outline cost-cutting efforts

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:57am
Yahoo is expected on Tuesday to outline cost-cutting efforts and give details of how it is evaluating possible acquisitions, the WSJ reported.
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IBM to pay $1.5B to offload chip arm

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:37am
IBM is selling its loss-making semiconductor unit to contract-chipmaker Globalfoundries, the companies announced on Monday.
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Pay raises rarer despite strong US hiring

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:08am
U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy.
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Meet Wall Street's robot bond trader

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:03am
The face of automation on Wall Street is a computer hooked up to nine blinking screens that goes by the name Quantitative Market Maker, or Q.M.M.
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Microsoft's Nadella addresses inequality in the workplace

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:00am
CNBC's Jon Fortt talks with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella about equality for women in the workplace.
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Oil price fall more than a coincidence?

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:35am
The recent drop in oil prices could be due to more than just lower demand, according to some analysts, who suggest the U.S. could be deliberately manipulating the market.
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Lots of 'scaremongering' over Ebola: ex-UN chief

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:50am
Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, says people should not panic over Ebola.
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IBM to pay $1.5B to offload chip arm: WSJ

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:32am
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Apple's big Pay day bets on mobile

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:00am
Are consumers ready to cast off their credit cards in favor of a smartphone application?
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How many banks will fail ECB tests?

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:57pm
Results of the European Central Bank's Asset Quality Review (AQR) are due on October 26. Vote in our new poll and tell us what you're expecting.
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Investors ready bid to buy Reebok

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 7:37pm
A group of investors from Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi is readying an around $1.7 billion euro bid to buy Reebok from Adidas, according to the WSJ.
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Cheat Sheet: China’s Fourth Plenum

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 6:44pm
China's fourth plenum, a key four-day meeting of the ruling Communist Party's powerful Central Committee, kicks off in Beijing on Monday.
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Ebola travel ban? Jury's still out

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 5:21pm
The U.S. hasn't enacted a travel ban on Ebola-hit countries. That hasn't done much to quell the calls to do so.
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Here’s what will take center stage now

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 5:01pm
With reports due from Apple, McDonald's and IBM, earnings could finally dictate trading this week. And that's a good thing.
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Liberia: Sorry for US Ebola cases

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 2:32pm
Liberia's president called the mayor of Dallas to extend an apology for her country's role in transmitting Ebola to the U.S., according to a report.
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Divorce can complicate retirement plans

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 1:20pm
Divorce after 50 gets messier the closer you get to retiring. Here's why.
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Cashin's Black Monday, revisited

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 12:09pm
Mondays are never popular, but UBS's Art Cashin recalls one historically bad day he'll never forget.
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Three ways you may save this fall

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:00am
The decline in energy prices and bond yields could help cut mortgage, transportation, and heating costs in the coming months.
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