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Gold buoyed by Ukraine fears; bull market ahead?

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 7:40am
Any predictions of an immediate bull market for the precious metal gold could be premature, according to market analysts.
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Obama targets gender pay gap

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 7:29am
Obama and Democrats in Congress are making a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women's wages.
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Senate OKs jobless benefits extension

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 7:06am
The Senate passes a bill to restore expired long-term jobless benefits for 2.4 million Americans.
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Congress needs an overhaul—not a raise!

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 7:00am
Carol Roth takes issues with Rep. Jim Moran's claim that Congress is underpaid. Here's what they really need, she says.
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Gender pay gap solution: Talk about it?

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 7:00am
The latest tactic to close the gap between men’s and women’s wages: Just talk about it.
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GM SUVs get top crash scores

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:48am
GM's aging Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain SUVs won top ratings in crash tests of SUVs by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
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Google's bid to put its Glasses to work

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:30am
The technology giant will give more assistance to Glass users at businesses, where the wearable device has already found some acceptance.
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After the selloff, investors eye cyclicals

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 5:40am
After the tech sector's brutal selloff and this year's strong run for utility and healthcare stocks, investors are now eyeing a shift into "cyclical" names.
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How rest of the world deals with HFT

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 5:35am
'Flash Boys' has caused uproar around the world, but regulators seem to be on the case already with a variety of measures.
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US warns China after renminbi depreciation

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 3:45am
The US has warned Beijing not to go back to manipulating its currency after renminbi depreciation, the Financial Times report.
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‘Flash Boys’ fuels more calls for a tax on trading

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 1:36am
It's not every day that you find a fan club for new taxes, especially among economists and legal experts. The New York Times reports.
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Pent-up demand to boost travel spending

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:01am
After more than 100,000 flights were canceled this winter, business travelers are returning to the road.
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Questioning tech’s no-poaching pacts

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:00am
A high-stakes negotiation is taking place over accusations that tech firms illegally prevented employees from being hired at rival firms, NYT reports.
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Former SEC chief: Markets don’t need more regulation

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:46pm
Despite the furor over whether high-frequency trading is "rigging" markets, more regulations aren't needed, said Harvey Pitt, a former SEC chairman.
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Samsung profit to decline for second straight quarter

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:19pm
Samsung Electronics said it is on track to post its second straight quarter of profit decline on slowing smartphone sales growth .
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No parts received yet to fix ignitions: GM dealers

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:16pm
A check of more than a dozen General Motors dealerships by NBC News on Monday revealed that no fixing of the vehicle ignition problem has begun.
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Banks given extra time on Volcker compliance

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:30pm
The Federal Reserve granted two more years to banks to comply with the Volcker rule
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Citi takes $100M charge, settles claims

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:57pm
Citigroup Inc said it would pay $1.12 billion to settle legacy securities and incur a related charge of $100 million in the first quarter.
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This is re-inventing China's innovation

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:54pm
It started as something they did in between classes at university. But by the time Sun Zebo and Hu Jiaqi graduated in 2012, it became an obsession.
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Why a momentum bounce could be looming

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:39pm
Watch for a dead cat bounce in some former high-flying Internet and biotech names, but any rebound may be short-lived.
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