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Transportation investors skip jet packs

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:30am
Big investors are shaping transportation in 2039 by betting on relatively boring fixes to bridges, airports and roads.
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Corona Extra beer recalled for glass

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:23am
Hold that lime wedge for your Corona, at least until you check the code number on the neck of the bottle.
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NHTSA unveils new recall search tool

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:08am
Consumers bring only 75 percent of recalled cars to be fixed, and the agency said it hopes the new tool will boost that rate.
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Rep Ryan: Amazon's book power play

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:01am
A day after his new book was published, Paul Ryan says the fight between his publisher and Amazon is "very frustrating."
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Another campus peril—debit card costs

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:00am
Debit card fees are coming to bite college students as issuers are charging hefty overdraft fees that often hit young people.
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Water bottles recalled

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:46am
Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.
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Car buyers struggling to make payments

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:45am
The rise in borrowers falling behind on auto loans will renew concerns the auto industry is creating a bubble for subprime loans.
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Target slashes guidance

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:20am
Target reported a drop in profit and cut its full-year forecast as it resorts to price cuts to win over shoppers unnerved by a massive data breach.
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Kiev asks IMF to combine aid tranches

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:16am
Ukraine wants the IMF to combine the expected third and fourth tranches of a $17 billion dollar bailout package.
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Transport stocks will still matter

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:00am
For more than a century, followers of Dow Theory have looked to transport stocks as the great bellwether of market movement.
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Volcano threat leaves airline stocks volatile

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:59am
Growing fears of a volcanic eruption Iceland left investors on edge Wednesday with airlines braced for potential disruption.
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US no-fly list rules get changes

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:57am
The decision comes after a federal judge's ruling that there was no meaningful way to challenge the designation.
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Kroger's gun fight spills into aisles

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:54am
Kroger, the largest U.S. supermarket operator, is the latest high-profile company caught in the battle over gun rights and gun control in the U.S.
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Macy's shells out cash to settle charges

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:33am
Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store.
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Dovish Fed expected on rates: Survey

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:02am
A CNBC Fed Survey finds that market participants expect the coming rate hike cycle to end in the fourth quarter of 2017.
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Mortgage refinancers act on lower rates

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:00am
More trouble in the Ukraine led to more applications for U.S. mortgage refinances last week; it is all about interest rates.
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