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Out of work? Some 401(k) dos, don'ts

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 8:00am
401(k) plans—and whether to roll over, withdraw or borrow them—puzzle unemployed people, so CNBC turned to advisors for tips.
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Kerry cites big gaps in Iran nuke talks

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 7:56am
Intense negotiations with Iran have yielded "tangible progress," but significant gaps remain, Secretary of State John Kerry says.
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Reynolds to acquire rival Lorillard

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 7:34am
Reynolds American on Tuesday announced plans to acquire Lorillard in a deal the company valued at $27.4 billion.
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Looks like Fed wants even more power

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 7:00am
If recent speeches from prominent Federal Reserve officials are any indication, the U.S. central bank is feeling pretty emboldened.
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Can LeBron save Cleveland?

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 7:00am
Can LeBron James turn around a city once derided as "The Mistake by the Lake"? Hopes are high in Cleveland.
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Staples, USPS ditch mini-post offices

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:40am
Staples said it will end a program with the U.S. Postal Service to set up mini-post offices in the company's retail outlets.
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Augmented reality: Retail's future

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:30am
Malls are becoming relics, reminders of a time when we shopped on foot. How are beacons and augmented reality changing retail?
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DoJ investigates music biz price fixing

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:21am
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating possible pricing coordination among music publishing companies, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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Amazon isn't always the cheapest option

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:00am
A study from finds that consumers can find a better price elsewhere on the Web more than 50 percent of the time.
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Gross has had a tough time: Friend

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:54am
But the mood at Pimco aren't as bad as some reports suggest, Chief Economist Paul McCulley tells CNBC.
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Fed's Yellen expected to give Congress good news

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:50am
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will have some upbeat news to tell Congress this week about the health of the labor market.
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Drug firms seek deals to evade taxes

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:35am
Increasingly, drug makers and medical device companies have found a way to self-medicate when it comes to taxes and regulation.
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Garth Brooks cancels Ireland shows

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:18am
U.S. country singer Garth Brooks has confirmed that he is cancelling all of his five Irish shows after a row with Dublin City Council over licensing.
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In defense of HFT: Our business is 'clean'

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:58am
HFT is a "clean" industry and among the most regulated industries in the world, the head of a traders association has argued.
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Line files for IPO valued over $10B

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:32am
Messaging app operator Line applied for an IPO valued at over 1 trillion yen ($9.85 billion) at the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
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Could these goggles end airline delays?

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:05am
The days of long flight delays could be over, with the introduction of virtual reality-style headgear for airline pilots.
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Draghi: Strong euro is a risk

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:55am
The recent rise in the value of the euro could stifle the flickering signs of growth in the euro zone, according to ECB President Mario Draghi.
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A bill in the making to resolve rise in immigrants

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:22pm
Two Texas lawmakers plan to introduce a bipartisan bill to combat the humanitarian crisis at the nation's southern border.
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Leader's speech put pressure on Iran negotiators

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:05pm
A speech by Iran's Supreme Leader has limited the ability of the Iranian delegation to make concessions with world powers.
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Fed watchers await Yellen testimony

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:51pm
Fed Chair Janet Yellen could keep the rally rolling Tuesday, but if there are any surprises, traders expect a violent reaction.
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