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Why Apple Pay could be big

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 9:18am
Apple's cashless transactions service now accounts for two-thirds of all U.S. mobile payments, analyst Will Power tells CNBC.
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Street: Thumbs down on Wal-Mart move

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 9:00am
Of 14 analyst updates on Wal-Mart since its wage hike announcement, not one was positive.
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This is who makes or breaks sales

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 9:00am
Sales growth from Hispanic consumers significantly outpaced that of Non-Hispanic shoppers across every beauty segment.
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Citigroup cuts CEO pay by 7%

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 8:48am
Citigroup cut CEO Corbat's pay by about 7 percent in 2014, a year in which the bank's profit nearly halved due to higher legal costs and a slump in bond trading.
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Oil the 'canary in the coal mine'

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 8:43am
The collapse in oil is more of a demand issue than it appears, analyst Stephen Schork tells CNBC.
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What's upsetting some Uber, Lyft drivers

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 8:00am
Some freelance Uber and Lyft drivers want full employee status and benefits, which could have a big impact on the sharing economy.
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An S&P 500 surprise for investors?

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:50am
Analysts have revised down earnings in energy, but strength in other sectors could bubble up this year, Oppenheimer's Alec Young tells CNBC.
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Drug-resistant malaria spreads: Study

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:41am
The drug that has saved millions from malaria is losing its efficacy. The NYT reports.
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Ex-Qualcomm exec guilty of insider trading

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:07am
A former director of sales for U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm pleaded guilty in San Diego on Thursday to insider trading, officials said.
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YouTube to launch an app…just for kids

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:04am
Forget the rude clips sometimes found of YouTube – it's about to launch a version of its video-streaming website just for kids.
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YouTube releasing kids app next week

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:01am
The video-streaming giant will roll out a children-friendly version of its app next week.
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NASCAR's crash-happy drivers

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:00am
Brad Keselowski is the NASCAR star driver with the highest crash rate at Daytona, according to exclusive data analysis by CNBC.
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High rents trickle down to smaller cities

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:00am
January's fastest growing rental markets included Denver, Kansas City, Nashville, Portland, OR and Charlotte, according to Zillow.
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Raiders, Chargers to share stadium?

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 6:56am
The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium near Los Angeles if both teams fail to get new deals in their hometowns.
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'Grexit' means a boost for this US firm

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 6:55am
One small U.S. company is quietly attracting potential new customers on the back of the Greek economic crisis.
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Analyst: This is the ECB's big fear

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 6:48am
The European Central Bank faces the threat that speculators will swoop in if it does not show unity, Boris Schlossberg tells CNBC.
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Records shattered as winter wallops US

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 6:39am
The central and eastern U.S. prepared for another blast of record-breaking cold, snow and ice after frigid temperatures shattered all-time lows.
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Labor sec. gives port talks deadline

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 6:20am
The nation's top labor official ratcheted up pressure on the two sides haggling over a new contract for dockworkers at West Coast seaports.
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Has Greece's 'Lehman moment' arrived?

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 4:54am
A key week for Greece's economic future drew to a close on Friday with the country facing the very real threat that it's running out of money.
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Chipmaker Gemalto probes report of hacking

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 4:49am
Gemalto said on Friday it was investigating a report U.S. and British spies had hacked its systems.
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