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Apple reports record iPhone pre-orders

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:40pm
The company did not say how many units have been sold, though most models are no longer available for first-day delivery.
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How long is the iPhone wait now?

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:23pm
As of 3:30 p.m. ET Friday, these are the estimated "available to ship" dates for each model of both phones, if ordered directly from Apple.
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Threat of Scotland 'yes' vote is real

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:18pm
Financial markets would be foolish to dismiss the very real threat of a "yes" vote in Scotland, says UBS's Bill O'Neill.
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Greek debt upgraded to ‘B’ by S&P

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:17pm
Greece's credit rating was upgraded by Standard & Poor's on Friday and the ratings agency forecast its economy would start growing again next year.
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Apple iPhone pre-order deals

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:15pm
The iPhone 6 starts at $199, and the iPhone 6 Plus costs $299 and up. Yet, retailers and carriers want to give you a better deal.
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EBay denies Google stake rumors

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:00pm
EBay shares pared gains after the retailer dismissed speculation that Google may be preparing to buy stake in the firm.
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This could be the trade of the decade

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:49am
After months of going nowhere, the dollar has started to take off against the yen, and pros say this is just the beginning.
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IPhone 6+ sells out amid demand

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:46am
Apple and all the major carriers appear to have sold through pre-order allotments of the larger iPhone 6 Plus, reports Re/code.
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Fracking or drinking: Must we choose?

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:35am
Many shale-rich countries face a dilemma. It might mean a choice between fracking for energy or having enough water to drink.
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Ex-Im Bank extension could be its demise

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:28am
Extending the Ex-Im Bank's charter to June could mean its death, Politico's Ben White says.
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Ford recalls Escape and Mercury models

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:26am
Ford is recalling Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner crossover vehicles because the electronic hybrid system may overheat.
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China adds 40,000 millionaires

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:18am
China created 40,000 new millionaires last year, a growth rate only about half of that in 2010 and 2011.
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Breadstick portion battle at Olive Garden

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:11am
Investors said Olive Garden lacks discipline and servers bring too many breadsticks to tables at a time.
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How to avoid Facebook's rising ad rates

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:00am
Small businesses are competing for ad space on Facebook. Here are strategies to help you capitalize on the power of social media.
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Dubai: 24-carat non-alcoholic wine

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:56am
Tony Colley, head manager of Lootah Premium Foods, created a 24-carat gold, non-alcoholic wine for Dubai.
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Cramer flags retail growth stock

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:56am
A strong earnings report shows this beauty products retailer is turning things around, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
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Realtors' new pitch: Virtual renovations

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:43am
Realtors are turning to virtual renovations, doing the visual work for potential buyers, to lure those buyers in the actual door.
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Want it? It's a 3-4 week wait

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:39am
Those buying Apple's larger iPhone 6 Plus may have to wait to four weeks before they get their smartphones. USA Today reports.
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US expands Russia sanctions

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:31am
The United States its Western allies hit Russia with tougher new sanctions.
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US business inventories rise in July

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:12am
Business inventories gained in July, yet its not likely to alter views on 3rd quarter growth.
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