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Builder sees housing boom for boomers

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:39pm
Pulte Homes is rushing to build more so-called active adult communities catering to baby boomers, many who still work full time.
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Bird flu in Washington state: USDA

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:25pm
Two strains of avian influenza have been confirmed in wild birds in Washington state but there is no immediate cause for public health concerns.
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Russia on the brink: Dallara

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:15pm
The Russian currency crisis could turn into a broader economic crisis, Charles Dallara said.
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Ruble surges on central bank move

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:15pm
The Russian central bank is preparing measures to pump money into banks in 2015.
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Pope involved in US-Cuba talks

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:09pm
Secret discussions between the U.S. and Cuban officials happened in Canada and the Vatican and included personal involvement by Pope Francis.
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US to overhaul Cuba relations

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:09pm
The president is set to announce the biggest change in the US policy toward Cuba in more than 50 years.
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Obama to speak about US-Cuban relations

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:09pm
The U.S. is starting talks with Cuba to normalize full diplomatic relations and open an embassy, according to US officials.
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Have investors beaten up Russia too much?

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:03pm
Much worse things than will actually happen have been priced into Russian equities, says ETF specialist Tom Lydon. Ripe for the picking?
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Obama: We will end an outdated approach

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:03pm
Obama spoke about massively overhauling the US relationship with Cuba, which has been strained for years.
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Vessel aims to boost pay for creators

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:54am
Hulu's former CEO, Jason Kilar, announced a new online video venture named Vessel.
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Russia starts selling its foreign currency stock

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:52am
Russia's Finance Ministry says it was starting to sell its leftover foreign-currency stock.
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Russians move into bitcoin as ruble tanks

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:51am
Transaction volumes between the ruble and digital currency bitcoin enjoyed their biggest day of the year on Tuesday.
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Russia’s ruble rout: Why it shouldn't surprise you

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:48am
The ruble's volatility suggests that many traders and investors have been caught off guard by events in Russia.
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Jefferies banker Sage Kelly resigns

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:46am
The scandal-plagued head of health-care investment banking has resigned to focus on family.
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Cuba overhaul: 'Huge' for cigars

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:38am
The end of the embargo is big news for cigar lovers, but it's not likely that Americans will be firing up right away.
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How to play Russia's meltdown: Pro

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:37am
Softer talk on Ukraine from Russian President Vladimir Putin may be an early sign of recovery, said Christopher Granville.
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Rumor sends traders into McDonald’s

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:20am
An unconfirmed rumor is sending McDonald's shares and options soaring.
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Law school enrollment at 32 year low

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:16am
The mounting cost of legal education may be a key factor that's driving down the rate of law school enrollment, reports the New York Times.
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Oracle: It's all about the cloud

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:13am
Oracle's set to report earnings Wednesday. Rick Sherlund, managing director at Nomura Securities previews, the numbers.
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7 retirement goals for the end of 2014

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:05am
If you are looking at retirement in the next few years, the end of the year is the perfect time go get your house in order, USA Today reports.
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