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Hasselhoff for sale! Actor sells history

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:29am
The Hollywood legend who was the face of "Knight Rider" and "Baywatch" will auction off some of his personal items.
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China drilling into 'Roof of the World'

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:24am
China has begun drilling into the Tibetan Plateau to feed its appetite for raw materials, Oilprice.com reports.
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A sign the labor market is improving

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:20am
The rate at which Americans are starting new businesses declined last year, suggesting more are finding jobs instead.
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American Apparel finds investor

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:16am
American Apparel has obtained a capital infusion from FiveT Capital, according to a report.
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Most paid tax preparers got it wrong

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:11am
See what mistakes tax preparers are making and how it impacts your return, USA Today reports.
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US inventories rise but at a slower pace

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:06am
U.S. wholesale inventories rose in February, but at a slower pace than the prior month.
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Lew: 'Main Street' isn't made whole yet

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:52am
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC the U.S. is leading the global economic recovery, despite still having "a lot of work to do" on the economy.
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Apple says Samsung owes it billions

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:48am
An Apple-hired damages expert told the jury that the iPhone maker is owed $2.19 billion in damages from Samsung.
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Big data knows you're pregnant (and more)

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:44am
Secret consumer scores threaten privacy and fairness. Consumer groups call on regulators to police this new industry.
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Stay away from this stock, Cramer says

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:25am
This medical device maker's pre-announcement was a "severe disappointment," CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
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This is 'purveyor of truth': Sternlicht

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:22am
The bond market signals that the sooner the Fed winds down QE the better, investor Barry Sternlicht says.
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Moniz: 'Green' includes nuclear and more

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:03am
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz declared a green loan program alive and well—and not just for renewable energy.
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Keep bonds but stay alert: Advisors

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:00am
Given a bond selloff in 2013 and rising rates, advisors caution clients to keep bonds without getting complacent.
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Bacon prices up after spread of virus

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:39am
A new virus has killed millions of baby pigs in the U.S. The consequence? Bacon prices rising by more than ten percent.
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3 tips to rival the pros using ETFs

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:30am
ETFs give investors the ability to make sector and global macro bets, meaning the individual can become their own portfolio manager.
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Find out how to file a tax extension

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:00am
Yikes! Are you about to miss the April 15 deadline? Don't stress.
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Alternative minimum tax hasn't lost bite

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:00am
New laws ease the AMT's bite for many taxpayers, but nearly 4 million Americans will still pay thousands in extra taxes.
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Secret Service eyes booze rules

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:46am
The U.S. Secret Service is reassigning some staff and exploring stricter rules on alcohol after agents were sent home after a night of drinking.
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JPM's Dimon: These banks lagging the US in recovery

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:24am
The U.S. banking industry has almost completely recovered from the global financial crisis, JPM's Jamie Dimon says.
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$2.1 trillion in untaxed profits overseas

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:06am
Foreign profits held overseas by U.S. corporations to avoid taxes at home nearly doubled from 2008 to 2013 to top $2.1 trillion.
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