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IEX eyes stock exchange status

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:04am
The trading venue featured in "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt," may apply to become a fully registered stock exchange sooner than planned.
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Relax, it’s FedEx…runaway van!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:02am
Footage caught on a home security camera in Columbia, Tennessee, shows a FedEx employee running beside his runaway delivery van.
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BlackRock shakes up ranks

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:47am
BlackRock is reorganizing its senior management ranks as it works towards a succession plan for CEO and co-founder Larry Fink.
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Tech stocks lead global downturn

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:37am
Technology stocks led a global downturn on Monday, with the Nasdaq opening weak after Friday's sharp plunge.
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Malaysia 'cautiously hopeful' after new missing jet leads

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:32am
Malaysia's acting transport minister is "cautiously hopeful" after signals consistent with a black box recorder had been detected by an Australian navy ship.
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Hollywood icon Mickey Rooney dies

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:27am
Actor Mickey Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died. He was 93.
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Larry Summers: Government needs to spend

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:07am
The former Treasury secretary also urges world leaders to form a global growth strategy to combat economic stagnation.
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Old data's new data challenge

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:00am
The mainframe business got slowly crushed by cheaper competition. Will the same thing happen to data management companies? NYT reports.
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Timeline of Flight MH370

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 3:46am
The search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has entered its fourth week, with the plane believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, thousands of miles from its original flight path.
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Gravity hits highflying tech stocks

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:51am
The tumble of tech stocks signals a potential shift in investors chasing eye-popping growth, the New York Times reports.
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Credit Suisse said to be facing two inquiries

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:39am
The Justice Department is nearing the end of an investigation into the role Credit Suisse played in hiding American wealth offshore, the NYT reports.
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What is most important to your trading strategy?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:43am
Which factor is most important to your trading strategy: chart patterns, valuations, mathematical models or your instinct?
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Wal-Mart sticks with slow and careful in Asia

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:10am
After several Asian missteps, Wal-Mart is taking a slow and careful approach, targeting only its three current regional markets, the Asia CEO said.
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Japan, Australia ready trade pact

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 8:00pm
Japan and Australia will announce a basic trade agreement on Monday, featuring cuts to tariffs on beef and cars
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Meet the ‘intelligent aircraft’

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 7:24pm
The aircraft of tomorrow won't just take you from London to New York and Tokyo; it should allow you to stay connected all the way.
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'Captain America' sets record

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 6:23pm
"Captain America: The Winter Soldier," the sequel to Marvel's 2011 film, smashed its way to $96.2 million in weekend ticket sales
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Obama readies actions on equal pay

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 6:05pm
President Barack Obama will launch two new executive actions this week aimed at increasing transparency about women's pay.
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Gazprom could look east if sanctioned

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 5:38pm
Gazprom Neft has not been affected by Western sanctions over Russia's annexation of Crimea
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China's battle against slowdown

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 5:12pm
China will probably need to ease monetary policy for the first time in two years in coming months
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A Fed hint comes this week

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 3:33pm
The market will watch Wednesday’s Fed minutes very carefully for a clue about the federal funds rate.
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