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Victorian-era silver 'fix' gets revamp

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:59am
The 117-year-old method to set a price for silver, known as the "fix," is coming to an end, replaced by a new electronic mechanism.
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Is climate change key to Ebola?

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 5:56am
Ebola outbreaks may become more frequent because of climate change, scientists warn, as the deadly disease ravages West Africa.
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Ford recalls 83,250 cars and SUVs

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 5:41am
Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles because a faulty part could cause them to lose power or roll away if they're parked.
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Russia: Should you invest as tensions ease?

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 4:58am
Recent events in and around Russia seem to have highlighted risks of investing in the country – yet the rouble and the MICEX have had a good week.
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EU hopes to build Iraq support group

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:33am
The EU hopes to build a "support group" with Middle Eastern countries, to help Iraq stave off the threat from Islamic State fighters.
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What China's antitrust drive is really about

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:20am
China's recent anti-monopoly campaign may be less about targeting foreign companies than combating another potential threat: inequality.
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Global tourist spend slumps

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:30pm
Spending on tax free shopping fell for the first time, data from duty free shopping group Global Blue showed this week.
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Alibaba Pictures' shares to be suspended

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:45pm
Alibaba Pictures said it had found possible non-compliant accounting and had requested that trading of its Hong Kong-listed shares be suspended.
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Most expensive car ever auctioned

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 8:51pm
A 52-year-old Ferrari just smashed the record for the most expensive car ever sold at auction.
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Ebola toll underestimated: WHO

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 8:13pm
The WHO says the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the scale of the Ebola outbreak in Africa.
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Iraq's al-Maliki drops prime minister bid

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:35pm
Nouri al-Maliki has given up his fight to remain prime minister of Iraq and now supports his successor, Haider al-Ibadi.
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Pershing Square sues US government

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:30pm
Pershing Square sued the U.S., claiming that its stripping of profits from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac unconstitutionally short changes investors.
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Who's right: Bond or stock traders?

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:58pm
Traders decipher whether the bond market or the stock market is sending the right signal, with the release of several key reports Friday.
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New company to be ‘coveted' by pros

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:42pm
Sometimes a company is so strategic, its stock becomes a holding that pros want to hold, no matter.
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Paulson holds onto gold ETF

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:41pm
Hedge fund Paulson & Co maintained its stake in the world's biggest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, SPDR Gold Trust, in the second quarter.
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Rob Manfred to replace Bud Selig at MLB

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:22pm
Rob Manfred was chosen Thursday by the league's owners to succeed Bud Selig as commissioner, one of the most powerful positions in sports.
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Bears find market full of landmines

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:09pm
Lately, negative bets can cost you an arm and a leg.
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Sprint to introduce 'disruptive' prices

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:47pm
Sprint will implement 'very disruptive' prices next week, CEO Marcelo Claure said at a companywide town hall meeting.
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After-hours buzz: MNST, JCP, ADS & more

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:35pm
Take a look at some of Thursday's after-hours buzz:
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Icahn takes 6.6% Gannett stake

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:26pm
Carl Icahn has his sights set on splitting up Gannett Co.
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