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Here's what's keeping traders up at night

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 6:42pm
With the S&P 500 Index poised for only modest gains this year, analysts and economists have told CNBC that plenty more shocks could be on the horizon before year-end.
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China real-estate: A bubble bursting

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 6:42pm
A downturn in China's once red-hot property market poses one of the greatest threats to the economy, the world's second biggest.
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To ease or not to ease, the ECB ponders

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 5:53pm
The ECB is debating whether to embark on an American-style quantitative easing program. Here are the implications.
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Norwegian Cruise nears $3B deal: Sources

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 3:40pm
Norwegian Cruise is in advanced talks to acquire peer Prestige Cruises International for around $3 billion, according to sources.
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Meet Instagram's youngest fashion star

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 1:02pm
Collette Wixom is saving for her toddler son's college tuition by featuring him in branded attire on social media.
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49er McDonald jailed

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:52pm
Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49ers Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
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MBAs choose Main Street over Wall Street

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:00am
A Peace Corps-style program is challenging new MBAs to bring their skills to America’s small businesses.
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Hedge fund snapshot: How big are they?

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:00am
A new report on the hedge funds industry underscores quite how large it is: $2.6 trillion across 11,000 funds.
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US planes strike, drop aid in Iraq

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 1:04am
The United States carried out air strikes on Saturday against Islamic State fighters near the town of Amerli, the Pentagon said.
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China slams door on Hong Kong democracy

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:18am
China's parliament said on Sunday it will tightly control the nomination of candidates for a landmark election in Hong Kong in 2017.
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EU wields Russia sanctions threat

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:31pm
The EU threatened Russia with new trade sanctions if Moscow fails to start reversing its action in Ukraine.
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Ukraine: Close to point of all-out war with Russia

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 5:42pm
Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko also said EU leaders agreed to prepare new sanctions on Russia, conditional on progress of his peace plan.
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Alibaba unveils debut plans: Source

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 4:42pm
Alibaba is planning to launch its New York stock market debut in the week of Sept. 8, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters.
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Car industry pursues death-free highways

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:00pm
More than 30,000 Americans are killed in highway crashes each year, but experts believe that death toll could sink to zero.
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ISIS' deft command of media

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:59am
Western intelligence services are worried about ISIS's command videos, ground images and multilingual Twitter messages.
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Fight on airliner boosts 'Knee Defender'

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:00am
A female traveler allegedly threw water in a male passenger's face for preventing her from reclining.
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2 Atlantic City casinos closing

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 9:48am
The Showboat is closing Sunday, followed by Revel on Monday and Tuesday. Trump Plaza is next, closing Sept. 16.
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Time to ditch rising stocks?

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 9:38am
The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years. With each record, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee.
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Kim Jong Un's money manager defects: Report

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 9:24am
Yun Tae Hyong of North Korea's Korea Daesong Bank, disappeared last week in Nakhodka with $5 million, according to a report.
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Lower gas prices mean cheaper rides

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 9:00am
Despite violence in the Middle East and Ukraine, this will be the cheapest Labor Day for driving in four years.
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