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Main Street reaches for a comeback

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:09am
By a growing stack of indicators, 2015 may be the year Main Street finally hits a comeback.
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Cramer: China changing economy

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:00am
CNBC's Jim Cramer said on Tuesday the Chinese are changing their economy into an internal consumption economy.
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Morgan Stanley profit rises

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:57am
Morgan Stanley earnings rose as its legal costs fell, outweighing a big drop in revenue from bond, currency, and commodities trading.
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Delta posts loss after fuel hedging

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:50am
Delta Air Lines said it lost $712 million last quarter largely due to fuel hedge settlements, although the carrier topped analysts' estimates.
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Supreme Court rules in favor of Teva

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:48am
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in its fight with generic drug manufacturers.
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Dollar hurts J&J's quarterly sales

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:46am
Johnson & Johnson reported lower-than-expected sales as a stronger dollar offset higher sales of the Band-Aid maker's new drugs and older treatments.
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Riding out the volatility storm

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:35am
Strategists seek the rare ports in the storm.
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Top court delivers blow to retailers

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:34am
The Supreme Court declined to take up a challenge by retailers to the Federal Reserve's controversial rules for debit card "swipe fees."
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Xi Jinping’s salary is pretty low

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:30am
The Chinese president's new base salary, equivalent to $22,256 a year, remains a fraction of that of global peers.
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More oversight needed: Fed's Powell

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:02am
More regulation may be needed for a key part of the banking industry's profit engine, Fed's Powell said.
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Regeneron CEO on benefits firms

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:00am
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals CEO Dr. Leonard Schleifer told CNBC on Tuesday that benefits companies should not try to practice medicine.
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Builder sentiment falls in January

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:59am
Confidence among home builders held steady, giving back very little following a sizeable jump toward the end of 2014.
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NY trader: Playing the ECB outcome

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:49am
After a three-day weekend, it's back to the grind with the pending ECB decision dictating market direction.
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Obama's plan: Put GOP on back foot

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:34am
Obama wants to further associate himself with the recovering economy and tilt his party toward a populist platform, Politico's Ben White says.
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Boston Olympic bid support mixed

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:30am
A poll conducted by WBUR said that one third of Bostonians do not want the 2024 Olympics to be hosted in Boston.
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White House aide: Hike taxes on rich

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:17am
Obama's top economic aide cites "strong economic logic" behind the idea of new tax hikes on the rich to pay for broad tax cuts.
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Marriott to have 1M rooms in 2015

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:05am
Marriott International's CEO says the US economic recovery has helped the travel industry, but antiterrorism measures could be a headwind.
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Microsoft Outlook 'hacked' by China

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 8:59am
Microsoft's Outlook email service in China was hacked by the country's censorship authority, an internet watchdog has claimed.
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Is this the most caring, sharing Davos ever?

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 8:45am
This year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Switzerland is trying to be a little more touchy-feely, for want of a better word.
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Fund managers cut cash positions

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 8:31am
Global investors have regained some of their risk appetite and invested more of their cash in spite of global growth concerns.
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