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Senate Republicans block pay equity bill

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:00pm
Senate Republicans blocked a bill that Democrats said would give women a "fair shot" at obtaining equal pay to men.
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Comcast: Merger won't kill competition

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:58am
Comcast executive David Cohen said in a Senate hearing Wednesday that the cable giant's planned merger with Time Warner Cable would not result in lost competition.
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Detroit in deal with insurers over debt

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:51am
Detroit has reached a deal with insurers on how to treat the city's bankruptcy debt.
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Is a 'Fed freakout' coming?

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:42am
As stocks drift quietly in to the 2 p.m. Fed minutes, some traders are already anticipating a negative market reaction.
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Greek 5-year yields seen near 5 to 5.25%

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:40am
Greek debt investors cast aside memories of a painful haircut they suffered two years ago.
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Euro risk is done, says top dealmaker

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:32am
Bonds in Europe are signaling the continent's economy is "probably going to be OK," Starwood's Barry Sternlicht says.
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Who's gone up in tech, despite selloff

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:02am
Despite the recent selloff in the broader tech space, names in this sector are holding up, analysts say.
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Political risk? Watch out for these countries

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00am
All five of the emerging market BRICS countries face increased political risk in 2014, according to a new report.
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Immigration reform will happen: Jack Lew

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:58am
The public has grown far too pessimistic on the prospects of immigration reform, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC.
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Sandberg: 'Ruled out' higher office

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:54am
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg dismissed rumors Wednesday that she plans to run for political office, Today reports.
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Art sales top $64 billion: Sotheby's

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:50am
The global art market hit a record $64 billion in 2013, according to Sotheby's.
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Mars buys IAMS Eukanuba, Natura brands

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:33am
Mars on Wednesday said it agreed to buy the IAMS, Eukanuba, and Natura pet food brands from Procter & Gamble for $2.9 billion in cash.
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Hasselhoff for sale! Actor sells history

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:29am
The Hollywood legend who was the face of "Knight Rider" and "Baywatch" will auction off some of his personal items.
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China drilling into 'Roof of the World'

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:24am
China has begun drilling into the Tibetan Plateau to feed its appetite for raw materials, reports.
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A sign the labor market is improving

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:20am
The rate at which Americans are starting new businesses declined last year, suggesting more are finding jobs instead.
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American Apparel finds investor

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:16am
American Apparel has obtained a capital infusion from FiveT Capital, according to a report.
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Most paid tax preparers got it wrong

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:11am
See what mistakes tax preparers are making and how it impacts your return, USA Today reports.
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US inventories rise but at a slower pace

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:06am
U.S. wholesale inventories rose in February, but at a slower pace than the prior month.
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Lew: 'Main Street' isn't made whole yet

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:52am
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC the U.S. is leading the global economic recovery, despite still having "a lot of work to do" on the economy.
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Apple says Samsung owes it billions

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:48am
An Apple-hired damages expert told the jury that the iPhone maker is owed $2.19 billion in damages from Samsung.
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