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'Crashing up': Amazing Apple facts

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:52pm
In just a month, Apple has added more value than the entire worth of companies like McDonald's, Boeing and Goldman Sachs.
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What corp tax reform may look like

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:47pm
With a whiff of change in the air, Wall Street is starting to handicap the odds of getting actual changes in the tax code.
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Rise of freelancing is changing our work

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:44pm
About 53 million Americans are doing freelance work. And their ranks are growing.
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Tic.. tic.. tic.. I'm out

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:35pm
Because consumers can click to another site or app, the cyberbuying experience has to be clean, fast and fun.
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US pension insurer had $62B deficit

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:34pm
The federal insurer of pensions for about 41 million Americans saw its deficit nearly double in the last fiscal year.
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Stalled reforms weigh on Japan's GDP

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:22pm
With its economy contracting, Japan's much-heralded, three-pronged Abenomics revival is beginning to look like a 2-legged stool.
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Rate of homeless children climbs

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:16pm
The rate of homeless American children in the U.S. has risen to a historic high, reports NBC News.
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AT&T drops 'super cookie' tracking

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:08pm
AT&T says it's no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones.
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Allergan a win for more than Ackman

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:05pm
Bill Ackman isn't the only hedge fund manager who likely made big money on the Allergan deal.
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Tuition hikes poised to slow in '15

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:46pm
U.S. colleges will see the weakest tuition revenue growth in a decade in 2015, Moody's said in a report.
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FHA back in the black

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:29pm
After bleeding cash for the past two years, the gov't home loan insurer will no longer need emergency funds.
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This stimulus works! Don't screw it up

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:26pm
We've finally got stimulus that works, says Jake Novak. So why are Democrats trying to screw it up?
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Draghi: Buying sovereign bonds is an option

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:57am
The euro zone's economic growth weakened over the summer months, the ECB head said, and stressed he was willing to do more if needed.
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Actavis to buy Allergan for $66B

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:55am
The deal beats the unsolicited bid last spring of above $50 billion from Valeant, which teamed with Bill Ackman.
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GM stock in neutral 4 yrs after IPO

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:54am
For much of the last four years the automaker's stock has traded below $33, which was where it priced back in 2010.
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DEA painkiller probe targets NFL

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:46am
DEA agents questioned medical-staff members from several NFL teams in a continuing investigation into distribution of painkillers, The NYT reports.
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The magic that powers Cyber Monday

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:42am
CNBC.com will peak behind the scenes at your favorite e-retailers and tell you about some of the hidden winners in the Web rush.
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Solving pot's banking problem

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:36am
The biggest challenge many marijuana entrepreneurs face is banking, as normal ties with financial institutions are few.
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McDonald's won't buy GMO potato

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:30am
The USDA approved Idaho-based J.R. Simplot's new genetically modified potato. But McDonald's hasn't.
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Is the global economy in trouble?

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:22am
Recent cheers at nascent signs of a global recovery now look premature, amid mounting concerns about a number of pressure points.
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