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J&J beats forecasts, helped by new drugs

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:06am
Johnson & Johnson reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday.
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Home builder sentiment barely budges, disappoints

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:00am
Home builder confidence remained in a holding pattern in April, ticking up just one point. The reading missed estimates.
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Louisiana's Landrieu: I fight for energy

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:46am
The senator says she battles for oil and gas jobs, even if that means defying President Barack Obama.
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Your taxes are still paying for this?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:40am
Lawmakers are fighting to scrap an operation that exists to sell government documents people can find for free online.
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Online info theft on the rise: Study

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:53am
The survey comes after last week's discovery of the Heartbleed bug and last year's data breach at Target.
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Some corporate tax loopholes to envy

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:50am
While individuals seek to take advantage of dozens of loopholes, corporations have famously excelled at this game, NYT reports.
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Yellen: Working to address more risks

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:43am
The Fed is actively considering additional measures to address risks in the short-term wholesale funding market, Chair Janet Yellen said.
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Momentum's back: Coca-Cola CEO

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:38am
Coke reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, as strong sales in China offset sluggish Europe and U.S. volumes.
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US consumer prices nudged higher in Mar.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:30am
U.S. consumers paid slightly higher prices in March than in the month prior, but inflation remained dormant.
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Fund managers unfazed by tech rout

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:30am
Fund managers haven't changed their investment strategies for the tech sector, in spite of the recent heavy selling.
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This could return greed to Wall Street

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:13am
Market watcher James Paulsen says last week's selloff is "temporary and probably a buying opportunity."
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Google Glass goes on sale in US

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:07am
Google said the number of spots in its newly extended 'Explorer Program' are limited. The product will not be available outside of the US as of yet.
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How to pay your tax bill to the IRS

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:00am
Time to settle the score: Here are the best ways to pay your tax bill to avoid costly penalties and fines.
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Many consumers lack insurance literacy

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:00am
Lack of insurance literacy could result in a costly surprise when it comes time to make a claim. Some common oversights.
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GE CEO may exit sooner than expected

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:59am
General Electric's CEO Jeff Immelt may step down sooner than his expected 20-year tenure, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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Bill aims to spur job growth

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:30am
The Leap Act aims to develop a talent pool for industries facing a skills shortage, such as energy and manufacturing.
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Guardian, Washington Post win Pulitzers

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:23am
The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the Pulitzer prize for coverage of secret surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency.
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Americans spend on health care again

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:06am
Americans used more health services and spent more on prescription drugs in 2013, reversing a recent trend.
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Bitcoin defies talk of China crackdown

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:22am
The price of bitcoin rose on Tuesday despite growing uncertainty regarding regulation in China.
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Can gold hit $1,400?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:48am
Gold will remain a strong safe-haven bet in spite of its recent seesawing price.
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