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AT&T to expand ultra fast net service

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:18am
AT&T has reached a tentative agreement to bring ultra fast Internet service to a second region.
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SAC Capital to be sentenced for fraud

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:16am
A New York judge is set to sentence SAC Capital after it pleaded guilty to criminal fraud charges in a $1.8 billion deal with the government.
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US foreclosures at a 2007 low

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:05am
U.S. home foreclosure filings slid 23 percent in March, helping bring first-quarter foreclosure activity to its lowest level since 2007.
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BlackBerry may dump handsets

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:29am
BlackBerry would consider exiting its handset business, as the company looks to expand its reach with investments, acquisitions and partnerships.
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Governments ‘wasted money on flu drugs’

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:27am
The U.K. and U.S. governments spent millions stockpiling a flu drug that is no better than paracetamol, according to a new report.
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Greece's post-bailout return to market

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:26am
Greece saw huge demand for a new five-year bond it is set to sell at a yield of 4.95 percent -- the first long-term issuance for four years.
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Fed to bring more pain to Wall Street

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:16am
The Fed's drive to wean Wall Street off risky funding sources is expected to bring more pain to the biggest U.S. banks in the coming months.
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Could crowdfunding save the planet?

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:11am
In the energy sector, crowdfunding is being used to finance renewable projects. We look at its potential.
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Your password is at risk from this bug

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:29am
A major internet security bug has been discovered, leaving users' financial details and emails vulnerable to theft.
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US rides the shale boom to China

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:27am
A deal between Sinopec and Phillips could signal that the United States is to become the top supplier of LPG to China.
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History and carry trades: El-Erian

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 1:39am
If there were any doubts about investors' "reach for yield," today's Greek bond news should lift them, writes Mohamed El-Erian.
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China March exports miss big, tumbling 6.6%

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:06pm
China's exports tumbled for a second straight month while imports unexpectedly slumped, but regional markets are taking the news in stride.
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Credit costs higher on regulation: JPMorgan Chase

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:34pm
JPMorgan Chase warned that customers will face more costly credit or be denied certain financial products due to tougher regulation.
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Clean technology – Silver lining to China's smog

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 6:42pm
Beijing's "war on pollution" has sparked renewed interest in clean technology, with many startups vying for a piece of the $800 billion pie.
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Why China doesn't have a big bond problem

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 6:41pm
Concerns may be rising over potential China bond defaults, but the risks may be exaggerated, Deutsche Bank said after combing through bond issuers.
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Donut maker could generate dough

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 6:38pm
“That’s all I needed to hear,” exclaimed Cramer, after talking with this CEO.
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Facebook moves messaging out of app

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 6:25pm
Facebook said it plans to remove messaging capability from its mobile app and only offer the function via the separate Facebook Messenger app.
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India elections: The business winners

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 6:17pm
It will be weeks before results are in for India's national elections, but investors have already picked their favorite.
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Has decline stopped in its tracks?

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 6:04pm
If you were bearish, Wednesday’s price action probably blew you out of the water.
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US to reap billions in Ally IPO

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 6:00pm
The Department of the Treasury announced plans to sell 95 million shares of Ally Financial Inc. to raise $2.38 billion in the company's IPO.
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