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How 'Facebook' may fade from open view

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 6:02pm
Facebook’s innovation engine may have stalled, but Mark Zuckerberg has been revamping the way it creates and distributes new services. NYT reports.
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Target expands subscription service

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:36pm
Target, which started its subscription service by offering 150 baby products, is expanding the program tenfold by adding nearly 1,600 items.
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Obamacare final enrollment hits 8 million

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:00pm
Enrollment in private Obamacare plans topped 8 million, the president announced Thursday.
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Retailer Michaels confirms data breach

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:48pm
Michaels Stores confirmed that there was a breach of certain systems that process payment cards at its stores and that of its unit, Aaron Brothers.
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PS4 sales benefit from Xbox drawbacks

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:46pm
Sony PS4 sales hit the 7 million mark earlier this month. Here are Microsoft's challenges.
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Tommy Hilfiger buys Miami Beach hotel

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:43pm
The art deco-designed Raleigh Hotel in South Beach has a fashionable new owner.
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Summer vacation getting longer this year

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:19pm
Early numbers show travelers are looking to book bigger and better vacations as soon as the weather warms up.
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HFT firm Virtu postpones IPO

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:14pm
High-frequency trading firm Virtu on Thursday postponed its planned initial public offering, a source tells CNBC.
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Deal on 'concrete steps' for Ukraine

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:00pm
Foreign ministers meeting in Geneva said illegal armed groups must be disarmed and illegally seized buildings returned to their owners.
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Hedge fund feasts on Lehman, Greek bonds

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:54pm
Davidson Kempner continues to make money by focusing on beat up loans.
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Illinois launches Herbalife probe

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:46pm
The state's inquiry is the latest hurdle for the direct-sales nutrition company.
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Capital markets—a problem for Russia

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:40pm
As tension persists between Russia and Ukraine, markets' view on Russian bonds has turned increasingly icy.
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Good Friday leads to a better Monday?

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:09pm
The S&P 500 is on track for its best weekly gain since July, but if history is any indication, those gains may evaporate on Monday.
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Minimum wage boost would cost firms $15B

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:42pm
The CBO estimates that boosting the minimum wage would force businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries in 2017.
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Why economy may stagnate 'for the long haul'

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:22pm
A shocking new model shows why "secular stagnation" is possible.
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Hedge funds stay bullish despite losses

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:18pm
There are surprisingly few signs that equity hedge funds have made big changes to their portfolios following losses.
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Amazon should acquire Sears: Expert

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:18pm
Retail expert Robin Lewis offered what he called a "win-win" solution for two retailers: Amazon should acquire Sears.
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California's Obamacare wave was big

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:05pm
California enrolled about 3.3 million in either private Obamacare plans or the state's version of Medicaid, officials said.
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Buy stocks, S&P to top 2,000: Ed Yardeni

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 1:54pm
"I think this is a bull market still," Ed Yardeni says.
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Can Europe steal America's IPO crown?

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 1:48pm
For the first time in several years, Europe's IPO market looks hotter than America's. It could last for some time.
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