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Drug-laden drone crashes near border

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:57am
Police in a Mexican border city said that a drone overloaded with illicit methamphetamine crashed into a supermarket parking lot.
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Icahn nominates two to Gannett board

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:54am
Activist investor Carl Icahn nominated two directors to USA Today publisher Gannett's board.
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Family Dollar gives Dollar Tree the nod

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:45am
Family Dollar approved the discount retailer's deal to be bought by Dollar Tree, derailing a higher hostile offer from larger rival Dollar General.
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Goldman investments test Volcker Rule

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:43am
Goldman has come up with new ways to put its money to work in formats that appear to stay on the right side of Volcker, The New York Times reports.
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Verizon revenue up on subscriber growth

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:40am
Verizon's revenue rose due to higher net addition of postpaid subscribers and a rise in average revenue per account.
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Southwest Airlines earnings beat

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:35am
Southwest Airlines on Thursday reported profit that beat analysts' expectations and projected significant savings from the cascading cost of fuel.
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European QE starts 'with a bang'

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:30am
Draghi announces the central bank is to launch an expanded $70 billion-a-month private and public bond-buying program.
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Dalio, Summers: US fine...for now

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:29am
Economic thinkers in Davos believe the U.S. economy is strong, but worry about its ability to deal with the next crisis.
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Strategize your 2015 tax plans now

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:04am
You may still be sorting out last year's taxes, but think about minimizing the tax hit to your wallet for 2015.
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OPEC's Badri says oil won't fall to $20

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:01am
Oil prices will not fall to $20 or $25 a barrel, OPEC Secretary-General Abdullah al-Badri said in an interview with Bloomberg.
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Risky: Buy Amazon before earnings

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:47am
One Wall Street analyst is holding his nose and buying a downtrodden Amazon before it reports results later this month.
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PC market not dead: Michael Dell

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:41am
Michael Dell and Lenovo's Gerry Smith say the personal computer market should not be written off.
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ECB needs to buy more: CIO

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:34am
Guggenheim Partners CIO Scott Minerd tells CNBC the ECB will have to buy a lot more bonds than the Fed did.
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Health-care ignorance costs insurers

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:00am
A large minority of insured people don't know what's covered by their health plans, a study finds.
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Dividend danger zone

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:53am
Bespoke's Paul Hickey takes a look at why S&P 500 stocks with the highest dividends may not be your best bet.
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Fed should hike rates in June: CEO

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:47am
Morgan Stanley Chairman and CEO James Gorman tells CNBC the Federal Reserve should increase interest rates in the second half of the year.
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Bitcoin investor's warning on bitcoin

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:37am
LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman warns that bitcoin investors should only use money they're willing to lose.
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US jobless claims fall

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:31am
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week from a seven-month high.
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Royal Bank of Canada to buy City National

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:20am
Royal Bank of Canada said it would buy City National, a U.S. lender serving high net worth clients, in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $5.4 billion.
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PE titan: The tech bet of our lifetime

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:18am
Glenn Hutchins also says technological advances will take away even more jobs, but he thinks the problem is manageable.
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