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Ford retains world's top selling car

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:01am
For the second year in a row, Ford has claimed the title of selling world's most popular car.
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Argggh! We are stressed out at work

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:00am
Eight out of 10 US workers are stressed out. Can you guess why: Don't make enough money? Annoying co-workers? All of the above?
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Two more 'pings' detected in missing jet search

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:17pm
Australia's Air Chief Marshal on Wednesday said initial pings detected earlier this week were consistent with the flight data recorder on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Reuters reported.
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More pain in store for the dollar-yen?

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:04pm
The dollar-yen's sharp sell-off this week caught many investors off guard, but what underlies the dramatic declines and is there more pain in store?
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Big US banks must boost capital under new rules

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 7:23pm
The eight biggest U.S. banks must boost capital levels by a total of about $68 billion under new rules, U.S. regulators said on Tuesday.
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Will Japan’s tax hike spur a fiscal crisis?

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:42pm
Japan's sales tax hike is likely to dent economic growth, with some believing it may shock the country into a recession.
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Goldman may drain dark pool: WSJ

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:41pm
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is mulling the idea of shutting down its private stock-trading venue, Sigma X, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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Cramer: Alcoa has reinvented itself

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:40pm
Jim Cramer is convinced that Alcoa has reinvented itself.
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Colleges’ acceptance rates hit new low

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 5:59pm
Enrollment at US colleges is sliding, but competition for spots at top universities is more cutthroat and anxiety-inducing than ever, NYT reports.
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GM fails to respond to US probe

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 5:44pm
The US said that GM had not met an April 3 deadline to respond to the NHTSA's request for information about its recall.
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Obama: America succeeds when women do

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 5:00pm
President Barack Obama signed two executive orders Tuesday intended to narrow gender pay gap in federal contracting workforce.
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Volatile rotation puts investors on edge

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:53pm
Investors give and investors take away, and nowhere has that been more true lately than in value stocks.
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Wal-Mart trying to break India barrier

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:14pm
The company said it will open 50 more wholesale stores over the next four to five years, adding to 20 it already operates.
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Alcoa earnings beat as sales miss

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:12pm
Alcoa reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday, but revenue narrowly missed estimates.
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Yields heading to 3.5%: BlackRock pro

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:09pm
BlackRock's bond guru expects positive economic data to lift yields.
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Inside the Tiger Woods Masters economy

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 3:43pm
If you've ever wanted to roam the beautiful greens of Augusta, this may be the year to do it.
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Chick-fil-A's quest to expand

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 3:36pm
The iconic chicken chain is recalibrating its moral and culinary compass. It wants to go from old school to almost cool, USA TODAY reports.
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Coca-Cola's Monster opportunity

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 2:36pm
Coca-Cola stands to lose a big chunk of revenue from Monster Beverage. But there's a solution: Acquire it.
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Kocherlakota on the jobless rate

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 2:33pm
The Fed is allowing the economy to waste rosources by letting inflation stay too low and unemployment too high, a top official says.
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This is key for the S&P now: Yamada

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 2:29pm
Louise Yamada says the pullback has further to go. And if it breaks below this key level, she'll start to get concerned.
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