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Gasoline prices lowest in nearly a year

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:41am
The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States dropped 12 cents in the past three weeks to its lowest point in nearly a year.
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Feds press banks for more auto data

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:24am
Regulators are asking banks for more data on autos financing exposure, as rapid loan growth has prompted officials to seek to better assess the risks.
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The fantasy of college scholarships

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:02am
For many young athletes and their families, the dream of playing college sports is very different from the reality.
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BOE's Carney going dovish on rate hikes?

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:00am
BOE Governor Mark Carney told CNBC that recent world events will now play a role in its policy ahead of its November meeting.
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Pistorius to be sentenced after divisive trial

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 3:44am
Oscar Pistorius is in court to be sentenced for the negligent killing of his girlfriend.
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How Apple led to this nation's downgrade

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 2:59am
Finland's prime minister suggested on Monday that Apple could be to blame for the demise of its two biggest industries.
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Buffett rolls out Berkshire brand

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 2:44am
Warren Buffett plans to license the Berkshire Hathaway name to estate agencies in Europe and Asia, the FT reports.
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Transfer money via tweets

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:10am
One of France's largest banks is teaming up with social network Twitter this week to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets.
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Neighbors of Dallas Ebola patient concerned

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:54am
City officials informed residents of a Dallas neighborhood that someone who lives nearby had tested positive for Ebola. NBC News reports.
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China exports, imports blow past estimates September

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 10:04pm
China's exports grew at a much stronger than expected pace in September, while imports also rose, beating expectations of a decline.
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US ETFs take aim at China's bond market

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 8:07pm
U.S. investment firms are readying the first line of exchange-traded funds designed to give American investors access to China's onshore bond market.
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Liberia's uses soldiers in Ebola fight

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 5:15pm
Liberia's army has suddenly become a linchpin in the fight against the Ebola virus rampaging through their country, The New York Times reports.
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Why earnings could save the market

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 5:03pm
As earnings season kicks off, the bulls are betting that positive corporate results will put an end to the selling.
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New case of Ebola hits Texas

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 4:04pm
A health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for the Ebola patient hospitalized there has tested positive for Ebola.
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Next up for 3D printing: Makeup

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 3:00pm
One Harvard Business School grad is determined to revolutionize the world of women's make-up.
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Debt: The new black for 60+crowd?

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 2:21pm
Over the past decade, there has been a big shift in the types of debt people carry.
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Why utilities don't like 'net metering'

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 11:09am
Solar power is expanding its reach in U.S. homes, but utilities are pushing back against what they consider a free-rider problem.
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Fund managers provide midterm GOP boost

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 9:00am
Wall Street is spending more on the midterms than ever before—particularly in support of the GOP.
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Raising kids with money, social smarts

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 7:00am
Add sharing and giving back to working hard, respecting money and learning to save as basic skills children should learn.
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Banks to end 'too big to fail' loophole

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 5:45pm
The financial derivatives industry has agreed to a change that will end 'too big to fail'.
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