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After-hours buzz: ADVS, CGNX, HLF & more

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:00pm
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday.
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Merger could shake up discount retail

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:57pm
If Dollar Tree and Family Dollar complete a merger, stores should improve markedly, which may raise concern for competitors.
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Why the Fed could start raising rates sooner

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:36pm
An improving economy could force the Fed to shift into rate hiking gear sooner than it would like, some Fed watchers say.
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'90s analysts: No tech bubble 2.0

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:22pm
Henry Blodget and Steve Milunovich say history is not repeating itself when it comes to tech stocks.
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The guy who voiced 'You've Got Mail'

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:03pm
Meet the voice behind AOL's four famous phrases: "Welcome. You've got mail. File's done. Goodbye."
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Tobacco firms save billions via loophole

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 3:52pm
Calling roll-you-own tobacco 'pipe' instead and bulking up small cigars slightly save big tobacco billions. NBC News reports.
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Deal on scandal-plagued VA arrives

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 3:38pm
A key senator and congressman on Monday announced a deal to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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What Trulia deal won't fix for Zillow

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 3:37pm
Zillow and Trulia have crafted a clever deal to send their high-flying share prices to even greater heights.
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Israel PM warns of prolonged campaign

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:55pm
Israeli leaders have been mulling whether to expand the assault against Hamas in Gaza, or respond to international calls for a truce.
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Dollar-store merger should scare Pepsi

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:50pm
After news of the monster dollar-store merger, here's the thing no one seems to be talking about, says retail analyst Brian Sozzi.
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New US, Europe sanctions on Russia

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:49pm
The U.S. will join the European Union in adding new economic sanctions on Russia for supporting separatists in Ukraine.
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Obamacare's clueless enrollees

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:37pm
While a big court decision threatens billions in Obamacare subsidies, many who benefit from that money are unaware they even get it.
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Apple buys suggest hardware worries

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:12pm
Why Apple could be turning from hardware to software as major revenue drivers.
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FAA: $12M penalty against Southwest

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:10pm
Southwest Airlines has 30 days from the receipt of the FAA's civil penalty letter to respond to the allegations.
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Pro on Twitter earnings: Buy Facebook

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:52pm
It seems few investors are getting behind Twitter's stock as the micro-blogging company readies to report earnings Tuesday.
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Senior Fed officials are 'in denial'

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:43pm
Senior Fed officials seem to have slipped back into their pre-2008 ways, says Simon Johnson, a professor at MIT's Sloan school.
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This school ups Harvard in new ranking

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:36pm
There is a good chance you've never heard of one list's No. 1 college in America. The NYT reports.
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Medicare, Social Security solvent

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:33pm
Slower growth in healthcare spending is shoring up the funding outlook for the federal Medicare program.
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Fed up? Yellen facing some dissent

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:29pm
While Fed chair Janet Yellen may win monetary policy battles within the Fed, she still risks losing the economic war.
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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:22pm
Activist investor Carl Icahn said he is hopeful more potential buyers will surface for Family Dollar.
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