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Viber lets you spy on celeb chats

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:59am
Internet phone app Viber has launched a social media platform that allows users to peek in on celebrities' conversations.
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Obama immigration exec order comes Friday

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:49am
President Barack Obama plans to announce an executive order in Las Vegas on Friday to address immigration reform, CNBC has confirmed.
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The rise of the social entrepreneur

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:48am
Young tech-minded entrepreneurs are developing products and services to help humanity—and making big inroads globally.
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185 mph: 'Fastest Cadillac ever'

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:47am
Cadillac takes the wraps off its 2016 ATS-V. It's capable of 185 mph and reaches 60 mph in 3.9 seconds. USAT reports.
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6 ft of snow is just the start...

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:24am
Intense winter weather that brought more than six feet of snow to parts of New York was due to ease before slamming the area with a second round of powder.
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Financial tips for young investors

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:00am
Newly employed young people can get into financial trouble fast. Here are some tips for the youngest investors.
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Housing starts slip, but permits rise

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:34am
U.S. housing starts fell in October, but a jump in permits suggests the housing market was regaining strength.
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Markets in for bumpier ride: Bob Doll

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:24am
Volatility will return to normal levels as the Fed provides less liquidity to the markets, strategist Bob Doll says.
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CNBC contributor Vince Farrell dies

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:21am
CNBC's Becky Quick and Joe Kernen reflect on the professional life of Vince Farrell, founding partner at Spears, Benzak, Saloman & Farrell Inc., after news he has died at age 68.
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Target earnings beat estimates

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:14am
Target reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday.
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Weigh feistier bond alternatives

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:59am
Given low bond yields, the less risky side of asset allocation strategies could use revising.
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Lowe's revenue tops expectations

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:55am
Lowe's delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations.
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Hotel fines - then refunds - for bad review

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:41am
A hotel in the north of England that charged a couple £100 ($156) for leaving a "bad review" of a hotel on TripAdvisor, has scrapped the charge.
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Estee Lauder signs Kendall Jenner

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:33am
William Lauder, Estee Lauder executive chairman, talks about the social media power of the company's new face.
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ISIS in trouble: What could this mean for oil?

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:29am
One of the most important areas captured by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) looks as though it’s back in Western-backed hands.
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Senate defeats Keystone XL pipeline

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:28am
The Democrat-controlled Senate failed to gather the 60 votes it needed to approve the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
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Places with the steepest retail rents

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:14am
Prime retail rents around the globe rose by an average 2.4 percent compared to the same period last year.
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Blackstone chases Buffett with new fund

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:08am
Blackstone has reached out to its biggest fund clients about a new investment vehicle with a longer investment horizon than the typical 10-year fund.
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Mortgage apps jump unexpectedly

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:00am
Despite a relatively quiet week for interest rates, mortgage applications took an unexpected turn higher, driven by home buyers.
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Dollar General may shut over 4K stores

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 6:46am
Dollar General may need to divest more than 4,000 stores to win approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for its acquisition of Family Dollar.
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