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Colombia rebels agree to cease-fire

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:46pm
During peace talks in Havana, FARC rebels agreed to a cease-fire in Colombia—given that the military does not attack them.
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Oracle pops after beating forecasts

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:01pm
Oracle reported quarterly earnings of 69 cents per share on $9.60 billion in revenue, topping expectations.
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I won't invest in Cuba: Executive

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:35pm
The U.S. is re-establishing diplomatic ties with Cuba, but Armando Codina said he isn't ready to invest in the communist country.
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Grand theft auto? Not so much anymore

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:15pm
Car theft has plunged 58 percent since its all-time high, according to new FBI data.
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Cuba-related stocks rally

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:03pm
Shares of Carnival and Copa Holdings were among the stocks boosted on normalized diplomatic Cuban relations.
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Analysts don't see 'bottom' in crude

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:00pm
Oil stocks bounced, in their best day in three years.
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Avon unit pleads guilty to bribery

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:53pm
Beauty and cosmetics company Avon will be in a criminal court hearing this week in Manhattan.
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US, Iran and a friendlier future?

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:52pm
Some observers say a less acrimonious future between the United States and Iran makes economic sense.
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Forecasting a busy Super Saturday

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:32pm
Experts are calling for relatively good weather during the final shopping weekend of the holiday season.
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What bothers me the most in Fed statement

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:13pm
Here's what bothers Ron Insana about the Fed's statement — its last of 2014.
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What changed in new Fed statement

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:04pm
This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on October 29.
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Russia's scientific brain drain

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:54pm
Some scientists fear the current climate in Russia is making the country's brain drain even worse.
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NY will move to prohibit fracking

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:16pm
NY will move to prohibit fracking in the state, citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the widely used gas-drilling technique.
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The 2015 trade that better be right

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:12pm
2015 is shaping up as the year the U.S. consumer will have to shine the light for the rest of the world—or else.
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Cuban-Americans react to changes

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:09pm
Prominent Cuban-American public figures reacted to possible changes in U.S.-Cuban Relations, NBCNews reports.
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Yellen: Rate hikes can still wait

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:05pm
Yellen said it would be at least 'a couple' of meetings before the Fed considered raising interest rates.
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Rubio: No dough for Havana embassy

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:04pm
The Florida Republican senator also says Congress won't support lifting the half-century embargo on Castro's Cuba.
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The best store credit card offers

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:55pm
Don't be so quick to turn down that store credit card offer. Some can offer more valuable rewards than the best cash-back cards.
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US bureau sues Sprint on 'cramming'

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:54pm
A U.S. bureau filed a lawsuit against wireless carrier Sprint over unauthorized charges on customers' cellphone bill.
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Limited ruble risk for US companies

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:40pm
Few U.S. companies have a big exposure to the Russian ruble's ongoing collapse.
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