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US can lose $20B from tax inversions

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:52pm
An estimate from congressional research suggests the U.S. could miss out on billions from companies making acquisitions overseas.
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House backs ban on web access taxes

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:46pm
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to ban permanently taxes on Internet access.
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BRICS closer to joint bank deal, sources

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:35pm
The group of five emerging market nations moved closer to an agreement on where to base a joint development bank, officials close to the matter said.
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AAPL, IBM up; BBRY down

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:34pm
Apple and IBM stocks stocks were up slightly after the firms announced a partnership.
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Lew: More cyberattack vigilance

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:33pm
Treasury Secy Lew will urge financial firms to do more to protect themselves from cyberattacks in a speech at the 2014 Delivering Alpha Conference.
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Feeling blu? E-cig big out of new company

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:28pm
A huge merger between tobacco giants Reynolds American and Lorillard will see electronic cigarette leader blu go to another company.
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After-hours buzz: AAPL & IBM

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:00pm
A partnership between Apple and IBM is among the headlines after the bell Tuesday: Apple, IBM, Intel, Yahoo & more.
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Buffett's biggest gift to Gates charity

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:47pm
Warren Buffett's annual gift to the Gates Foundation is worth a record $2.1 billion this year, up from $2.0 billion last year.
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Viking preps $2 billion illiquids fund

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:47pm
Viking Global Investors is preparing the launch of a new fund to focus on illiquid investments.
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Apple aims big for enterprise business

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:30pm
Apple and IBM announced a deal that could make Apple—traditionally a consumer brand—a major player in the business market.
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Ex-Ford CEO Mulally joins Google board

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:08pm
Former Ford CEO Alan Mulally will join the board of directors of Google, the company said Tuesday.
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Intel earnings beat; shares jump

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:04pm
Intel reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday, citing stronger-than-expected demand for corporate PCs.
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Expect good back-to-school season: Pro

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:44pm
This back-to-school season should be "one of best," for apparel retailers, one retail expert said.
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Democrats AND Republicans are wrong

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 2:46pm
Both Democrats and Republicans are wrong about wealth inequality. Here’s the real problem, says Jim Iuorio.
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Lockheed F-35 debut delayed: Pentagon

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 2:46pm
The Pentagon has decided not to send Lockheed Martin F-35 fighters to a UK air show amid mechanical problems.
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Oil losing geopolitical premium

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 2:45pm
Global oil prices fell on reports of improving Libyan oil output and are now about 10 percent off the highs reached last month.
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The Lorillard deal's real winner: BAT

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 2:42pm
Reynolds American's purchase of Lorillard has plenty of benefits, but the real winner is British American Tobacco.
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Neutrality comments overwhelm FCC site

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 2:38pm
Comments on proposed net neutrality laws overwhelmed the FCC's site and changed the first comment deadline to July 18.
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Technician calls for $700 gold

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 2:29pm
Yoni Jacobs nailed the gold bubble back in 2012. But he doesn't think the pain is even close to over.
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Is America ready for...cappuccino chips?

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 2:28pm
American palates have changed considerably over the years, but are snackers ready for cappuccino-flavored Lay's?
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