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Chinese phone's growth in US market

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:12pm
ZTE is building brand awareness in the United States with new deals that add to its edge in the growing prepaid market.
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Berkshire Hathaway to buy Duracell

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:05pm
Berkshire Hathaway announced Thursday it has acquired the Duracell battery business from Procter & Gamble.
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Buffett picks batteries over beauty

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:00pm
Warren Buffett rarely sells. Now, he's unloaded Berkshire's entire $4.7 billion stake in Procter & Gamble for Duracell.
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Germany crowned 'best nation'

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:54am
For five years, the U.S. has been crowned "best nation' by a poll which measures peoples' perceptions of countries… until now.
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Cleveland's comeback to lift housing

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:53am
It has LeBron back and will get the GOP convention in 2016. Here's how Cleveland housing will fare with a rising economy.
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Amazon and Hachette resolve dispute

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:39am
Amazon and Hachette announced that they have resolved their differences and signed a new multiyear contract, New York Times reports.
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Winters blasts revised Coke pay plan

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:27am
Coca-Cola has revised its equity pay plan. But activist investor David Winters tells CNBC it's potentially more risky.
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Cisco CEO slams 'net neutrality'

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:07am
The policy of an "open Internet" would have so many negative implications, says Cisco CEO John Chambers.
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Groups who need life insurance most

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:59am
Who needs life insurance most? Breadwinners, stay-at-home parents, single moms and older couples. Here's why.
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Sony's big plan to shake up TV biz

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:49am
With PlayStation Vue, Sony joins the ranks of companies looking to shake up the cable and satellite business.
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Keystone pipeline no longer viable

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:32am
Plunging oil prices changes the economic viability of the Keystone pipeline. What will Congress do?
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Alibaba to debut bond: Sources

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:31am
Alibaba has asked major banks to arrange fixed income investor meetings in lieu of a Yankee bond issue, sources said.
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Highest level of hiring since 2007

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:28am
Both hires and separations increased in September, to 5.0 million and 4.8 million respectively, the Labor Department said.
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Keystone approval bills advance

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:25am
Democrats and Republicans appeared to be coming together against Obama's oversight of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
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Credit scores marred by cleared debt

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:24am
Banks are alleged to keep debt cancelled by bankruptcy in consumers' credit scores, reports the New York Times.
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Bitcoin tech and the future of business

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:22am
Bitcoin's technology could transform business as we know it, and major companies are exploring.
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Problem for Hasbro, DreamWorks deal

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:16am
Hasbro's relationship with Disney may complicate the toymaker's potential buy of DreamWorks Animation, an analyst said.
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Wal-Mart to match Amazon prices

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:04am
Wal-Mart store managers have been told to start matching prices with Amazon and other online retailers.
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NYSE halts trading in 9 stocks

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 9:34am
Due to a problem with a workstation, the New York Stock Exchange halted trading for nine stocks for the rest of the day.
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Door falls off Bono's jet in flight

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 9:32am
A rear door fell off Bono's private plane, a Learjet 60, while the plane was landing in Germany, USA Today reports.
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