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$72M 'whiz kid' says he lied

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:45am
Mohammed Islam, the supposed 'whiz kid' investor who allegedly made $72 million trading stocks, admits now he made absolutely nothing.
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Housing starts, permits fall

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:30am
U.S. housing starts and permits fell in November, but the underlying trend remained consistent with an improving housing market.
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Crude collapse prompts big rotation

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:30am
Fund managers are still confident in stocks but the falling oil price is pushing them to add to their cash holdings.
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What millionaires expect for 2015

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:30am
US millionaires with at least $1 million in investable assets expect bigger returns on their investments next year.
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Russia to take more measures: Official

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:24am
Russia's central bank will implement more measures to stabilize domestic markets following a rate hike, its First Deputy Governor Sergei Shvetsov said on Tuesday.
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Ruble will keep falling with oil: Pro

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:06am
The Russian Central Bank's efforts to fight the ruble's slide will be ineffective if oil continues to fall, Boris Schlossberg said.
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The collapse of Russia in 3 charts

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:39am
Russia's ruble plunged to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, despite the Russian central bank's move to hike rates to 17 percent.
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Why Russia’s rate hike is trouble

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:06am
The Russian central bank's dramatic rate hike further threatens financial stability in the economy.
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Saudi Arabia is playing chicken with oil

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:01am
Today, Saudi Arabia is using its "oil weapon," but instead of driving up prices and cutting supply, it's doing the reverse.
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Navigating the small-biz Obamacare maze

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:00am
Employers report mixed results using the Obamacare marketplace for small businesses called SHOP.
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Retire by 40? Can it be done?

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:00am
Followers of the "early retirement extreme" movement scrimp, save and invest to achieve the impossible: retiring by 40.
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Get ready for a big year in tech IPOs

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:30am
The tech IPO pipeline for 2015 looks strong, according to data from CB Insight.
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Fed rate hike seen in summer: Survey

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:00am
Results of the Fed Survey suggest the market senses a commitment by the Fed to hike rates next year.
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Sony studio chiefs reassure employees

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:59pm
Sony's executives sought to reassure employees that the studio would recover from a massive cyber attack.
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Toys R Us, Kohl's extend hours

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:00pm
Toys R Us and Kohl's are keeping their stores open into the wee hours as the countdown to Christmas winds down.
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Sydney hostage crisis in pictures

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 8:49pm
The 16-hour Sydney hostage crisis came to a tragic end in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
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Apple iPod antitrust trial conclude

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 8:17pm
Attorneys for plaintiffs and Apple made closing arguments for the Apple antitrust trial.
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Cramer Remix: What I'm waiting to see in oil

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:05pm
Only then will "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer expect the recent ridiculous action to subside.
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Wal-Mart airballs Carmelo doll sale

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:45pm
Wal-Mart mistakenly lists Lin plush-doll as Anthony, and misspells the latter's name
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FedEx truck wrecks, spills items in NJ

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:15pm
A FedEx truck overturned in New Jersey on Monday, spilling packages on to a roadway.
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