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Health-care ignorance costs insurers

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:00am
A large minority of insured people don't know what's covered by their health plans, a study finds.
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Dividend danger zone

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:53am
Bespoke's Paul Hickey takes a look at why S&P 500 stocks with the highest dividends may not be your best bet.
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Fed should hike rates in June: CEO

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:47am
Morgan Stanley Chairman and CEO James Gorman tells CNBC the Federal Reserve should increase interest rates in the second half of the year.
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Bitcoin investor's warning on bitcoin

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:37am
LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman warns that bitcoin investors should only use money they're willing to lose.
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US jobless claims fall

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:31am
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week from a seven-month high.
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Royal Bank of Canada to buy City National

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:20am
Royal Bank of Canada said it would buy City National, a U.S. lender serving high net worth clients, in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $5.4 billion.
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PE titan: The tech bet of our lifetime

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:18am
Glenn Hutchins also says technological advances will take away even more jobs, but he thinks the problem is manageable.
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Gas prices fueling sales: Sam's Club CEO

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 7:48am
Sam's Club is already seeing an uptick in spending as its customers spend less on gas, CEO Rosalind Brewer tells CNBC.
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Obama can get tax deal done: Pritzker

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 7:21am
The U.S. commerce secretary disputes the idea that Obama cannot reach a deal on corporate taxes with Congress.
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Porn's new capitals: Romania, Colombia?

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 7:00am
Telecommuting is shaking up the porn industry.
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Canada's rate cut signals volatility

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 7:00am
Canada's rate cut illustrates that volatility in the market is here to stay.
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EBay's plans may spur more M&A

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:53am
EBay's plans to break up into three different companies could accommodate would-be suitors, signaling a potential merger fight after the breakup.
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Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush will meet

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:25am
The meeting scheduled this week raises the possibility that the two former governors will find a way to avoid competing presidential campaigns.
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Lagarde on ECB QE: It's already working

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:25am
As some of the most powerful people on the planet meet in Davos, Switzerland, quantitative easing is the hottest topic of the day.
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Bill Gates aims to fix global banking

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 5:49am
Microsoft founder Bill Gates delivered another upbeat message on the world with his annual newsletter.
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Germany: Our job is to strengthen Europe

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 5:47am
Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's Minister of Economic Affairs, said at Davos that Germany will support regional economic stimulus.
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We ARE co-operating with US: Barclays CEO

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:45am
Antony Jenkins, Barclays CEO, rebutted claims by the NY Attorney General that the bank is not co-operating with its dark pools investigation.
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What China's 'new normal' means for autos

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:19am
The Chinese car market still offers huge growth and potential, according to the CEO of Renault Nissan.
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Is Canada’s rate cut a race for the bottom?

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:56pm
Commodity currencies may face a race to the bottom as Canada's surprise rate cut may pressure Australia's central bank.
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North Korean boy claiming asylum in Sweden

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:03pm
A 17-year-old who says he is a street child from North Korea is seeking refugee status in Sweden.
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