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The Great Wall of Saudi Arabia?

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 7:00am
Saudi Arabia has been constructing a 600-mile barrier on its border with Iraq since September, with the aim of keeping out ISIS militants.
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Fixing the US STEM problem: Bill Nye

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 7:00am
Bill Nye, "The Science Guy" weighs in on how to fix the US's problem of not being able to fill millions of STEM jobs.
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The Dirty Dozen: Porn's biggest stars

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 7:00am
Fans are the key to success, as studios look for sure bets and tend to invest more in films starring those actresses.
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Dish, Fox News reach deal

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 6:50am
The Fox News and Fox Business channels returned on Thursday to satellite TV provider Dish Network's lineup after both sides agreed to a multiyear deal.
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Swiss move pressures ECB: Analyst

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 6:27am
Markets will see further elevated volatility if the ECB does not step up to market expectations, Jeremy Stretch said.
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More banks targeted for mortgage securities fraud

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 6:24am
NY's top law enforcement official plans to help bring more fraud cases against the world's biggest banks for selling shoddy mortgage-backed securities before the financial crisis.
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US, UK to hack banks to test security

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 6:13am
U.K. and U.S. security services could hack their countries' own banks, in order to test their defences against cyberattacks.
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Mt. Gox CEO suspected of running Silk Road

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 6:00am
An agent investigating Silk Road told jurors that the former chief of the Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange may have been the mastermind behind the black market website.
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Value investor: Fox earnings double

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 6:00am
Jason Subotky looks for companies that play important roles in promising business sectors.
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Meeks: Apple to ride out correction

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 6:00am
Paul Meeks is confident that the U.S. stock market is strong, making any dips good buy opportunities for Apple.
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No risk of 'deflation spiral': German minister

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 4:21am
Despite data showing that the euro zone has slid into deflation, Germany's deputy finance minister dismissed fears of a downward spiral of prices.
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IEA spots signs that oil decline 'tide will turn'

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 4:02am
A recovery in the price of oil might not be "imminent" but there are tentative signs that the tide is turning, the International Energy Agency said.
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Apple, Google settle U.S. lawsuit for $415M

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 3:17am
Four Silicon Valley companies including Apple and Google agreed to pay $415 million to resolve an antitrust class action lawsuit.
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Ocean life faces mass extinction

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 2:54am
Groundbreaking analysis has concluded that humans are on the verge of causing unprecedented damage to ocean life.
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Buy European stocks, but expect volatility: Pro

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 2:30am
Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, says he is bullish on European equities, but warns that investors should expect spikes in volatility through the year.
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SNB cements franc, yen safe-haven plays

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:33am
Both Swiss franc and yen will remain where traders flee for safety, despite the SNB's surprise move to remove its euro peg, analysts said.
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Hackers for hire online

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:00am
There is a growing cottage industry of ordinary people hiring hackers for much smaller acts of espionage. The NYT reports.
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Cuba rules: no beach bonanza for US travelers

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 9:58pm
New U.S. rules allowing its citizens expanded travel into Cuba won't benefit its cold-war foe's beaches much as tourism is still banned.
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Gen Z: redefining the workplace?

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 9:40pm
Employers aren't ready for Generation Z's workplace demands, according to around 47 percent of existing employees, a study finds.
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Mobius: SNB pressuring the ECB

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 9:05pm
The Swiss National Bank made a pre-emptive move ahead of next week's ECB meeting and that raises the pressure on ECB to implement its QE plans, says Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group.
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