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Economists raise 3Q US forecasts

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:02am
Economists raised their forecasts for U.S. economic growth in the third quarter, but trimmed their estimates for 2014.
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US sentiment falls as conditions gain

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:55am
Consumer sentiment fell to its lowest since November, but a read of current economic conditions jumped to its highest since July 2007.
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Auto parts makers drive industrial output

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:15am
U.S. industrial production edged higher in July, as production of auto parts and motor vehicles jumped.
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Russia, Ukraine strike deal on assistance

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:11am
Finland's president said an agreement had been reached for Russia to send humanitarian aid to Ukraine.
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Unexpected back-to-school budget busters

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:02am
Back-to-school spending doesn't stop when the school bell starts ringing. Fees that could hurt your bottom line.
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Apple has Dr. Dre, now Intel has 50 Cent

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:00am
Intel and SMS Audio, the company founded by 50 Cent, are partnering to launch heart-rate-measuring headphones.
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Sloppy summer to continue this fall?

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 8:59am
Despite the rough ride this summer, stocks look poised to continue their upward march, market watchers tell CNBC.
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NATO spots 'incursion' into Ukraine

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 8:57am
Dozens of heavy Russian military vehicles mass near border with Ukraine, while Ukrainian guards cross frontier to inspect an aid convoy.
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Lehman to distribute $4.6B in settlement

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 8:53am
Lehman Brothers will distribute $4.6 billion to unsecured general creditors in September—the first such settlement for the firm.
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New York factory growth slows in Aug

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 8:35am
Manufacturing activity in New York State improved in August, albeit at a slower pace than expected.
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It's a gas, gas, gas! PPI capped by fuel slide

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 8:31am
U.S. producer prices rise, but were capped by falling gasoline and energy costs.
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The best iPhone 6 leak yet...from TMZ?

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 8:02am
What may be the clearest pictures yet of Apple's forthcoming iPhone 6 emerged on Friday—from, of all places, the Hollywood gossip website TMZ.
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Ebay in talks to take bitcoins: WSJ

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:45am
Ebay's PayPal is in talks with bitcoin transaction providers to integrate the currency within its payments system.
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Potential data breach at Supervalu

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:28am
Two major grocery store chains—Supervalu and Jewel-Osco—said they may have been adversely affected by computer data breaches.
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Million dollars homes: Expensive house

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:22am
Despite a lull in the overall housing recovery, high-end homes are seeing a strong sales surge. Here are a few gems.
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Victorian-era silver 'fix' gets revamp

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:59am
The 117-year-old method to set a price for silver, known as the "fix," is coming to an end, replaced by a new electronic mechanism.
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Is climate change key to Ebola?

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 5:56am
Ebola outbreaks may become more frequent because of climate change, scientists warn, as the deadly disease ravages West Africa.
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Ford recalls 83,250 cars and SUVs

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 5:41am
Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles because a faulty part could cause them to lose power or roll away if they're parked.
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Russia: Should you invest as tensions ease?

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 4:58am
Recent events in and around Russia seem to have highlighted risks of investing in the country – yet the rouble and the MICEX have had a good week.
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EU hopes to build Iraq support group

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:33am
The EU hopes to build a "support group" with Middle Eastern countries, to help Iraq stave off the threat from Islamic State fighters.
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