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Five reasons the Fed should raise rates

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:58am
The time has come for the Fed to get off its zero-rate policy, says economist Craig Dismuke. Here are five reasons why.
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Who holds the key to Baghdad stability?

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:58am
As Iraq's crises have deepened there are increasing reports of militias acting with more and more autonomy, GlobalPost reports.
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14 more companies hit record highs

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:50am
Apple touched a fresh high Wednesday along with a handful of other companies:
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A Hillary boost? GOP control of Congress

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:43am
GOP control of the House and Senate would provide Hillary Clinton a clearer target courting voters fatigued by D.C. dysfunction.
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Class debate defining Iowa Senate race

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:30am
Vying for a crucial Senate seat in Iowa, Bruce Braley and Joni Ernst are scrambling terms of engagement in the politics of class.
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Apple stock hits a new high

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:10am
The milestone represents a big turnaround in sentiment since shares reached its previous split-adjusted peak in Sept. 2012.
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Ever use a tablet to make calls?

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:43am
Have you ever been tempted to make a call on your tablet? If the trend in Asia is anything to go by, many of us could be doing so soon.
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Nut butter recall hits grocery stores

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:40am
A unit of Hain Celestial Group is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.
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Ryan: I'd love to see Romney run again

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:38am
Rep. Paul Ryan also tells CNBC that Obamacare must be repealed before it implodes "under it's own weight."
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Transportation investors skip jet packs

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:30am
Big investors are shaping transportation in 2039 by betting on relatively boring fixes to bridges, airports and roads.
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Corona Extra beer recalled for glass

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:23am
Hold that lime wedge for your Corona, at least until you check the code number on the neck of the bottle.
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NHTSA unveils new recall search tool

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:08am
Consumers bring only 75 percent of recalled cars to be fixed, and the agency said it hopes the new tool will boost that rate.
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Rep Ryan: Amazon's book power play

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:01am
A day after his new book was published, Paul Ryan says the fight between his publisher and Amazon is "very frustrating."
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Another campus peril—debit card costs

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:00am
Debit card fees are coming to bite college students as issuers are charging hefty overdraft fees that often hit young people.
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Water bottles recalled

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:46am
Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.
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Car buyers struggling to make payments

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:45am
The rise in borrowers falling behind on auto loans will renew concerns the auto industry is creating a bubble for subprime loans.
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Target slashes guidance

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:20am
Target reported a drop in profit and cut its full-year forecast as it resorts to price cuts to win over shoppers unnerved by a massive data breach.
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Kiev asks IMF to combine aid tranches

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:16am
Ukraine wants the IMF to combine the expected third and fourth tranches of a $17 billion dollar bailout package.
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Transport stocks will still matter

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:00am
For more than a century, followers of Dow Theory have looked to transport stocks as the great bellwether of market movement.
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Volcano threat leaves airline stocks volatile

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:59am
Growing fears of a volcanic eruption Iceland left investors on edge Wednesday with airlines braced for potential disruption.
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