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BP spill smaller than feared: Judge

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:40pm
BP will face fines for its Gulf of Mexico oil spill of up to $13.7 billion, less than a maximum hit of $17.6 billion.
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Schlumberger to cut 9,000 jobs

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:39pm
Schlumberger Ltd, the world's No.1 oilfield services provider, said it will cut 9,000 jobs, or about 7 percent of its workforce.
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Jim Grant on Swiss bank move

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:37pm
When central bank "meddling" ends, something noisy and sudden happens, Jim Grant said.
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After-hours buzz: INTC, RGC, SLB & more

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:29pm
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday: Intel, Regal Entertainment, Schlumberger & more.
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Intel outlook won't help stocks, will CPI?

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:12pm
Wall Street will pay more attention than usual to CPI on Friday.
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Priceline, TripAdvisor set 52-week lows

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:07pm
Priceline and TripAdvisor both closed at new 52-week lows on Thursday—down 28 percent and 40 percent from their respective 2014 highs.
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A silver lining in market volatility?

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 4:46pm
Jim Paulsen, investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, told CNBC that volatility could actually help the market.
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Expect more activism in Canada: Pro

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 4:16pm
Expect more shareholder activists to get involved in Canadian oil and gas companies, Maglan Capital's David Tawil said.
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Intel beats earnings, revenue estimates

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 4:02pm
Intel issued first-quarter guidance that was light of Street expectations, sending shares down more than 2 percent in after-hours trading.
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Latest scam: Buy the Iraqi dinar

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:39pm
How scammers pitched a nearly worthless Iraqi dinar as a sure bet to appreciate. "Crime & Punishment" takes a look.
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2015 will be the year for gold: Analyst

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:36pm
Sterne Agee precious metals analyst Michael Dudas explains why he’s so bullish on gold right now.
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Musk to build Hyperloop track

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:17pm
Elon Musk will build a test track for a high-speed Hyperloop transportation system, most likely in Texas, he tweeted on Thursday.
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Gold rallies; ends above $1,264

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:04pm
Gold prices jumped more than 2 percent after earlier hitting a 4-month high on Thursday as European shares and the dollar turned lower.
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Jobs unaffected by oil, for now

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:00pm
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple said oil's drop has led to the state's lowest rig count in five years.
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Why oil is in deeper trouble

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:52pm
America is a big part of global oil demand, says Dan Yergin. So if U.S. growth is weak, crude will keep getting crushed.
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Mutual fund billionaire accused of fraud

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:51pm
Charles Johnson is accused of helping defraud the heir of one of the earliest investors in Franklin Resources out of $150 million. The NYT reports.
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Get ready for more brawls in Washington

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:46pm
There may not be a government shutdown looming but there are some serious fiscal battles coming in the months ahead, says political consultant Stephen Myrow.
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Banks earnings stink, but why?

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:36pm
Banks haven't been able to get their message straight on what exactly is causing the weak profit reports.
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Robocallers targeting your cellphone

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:31pm
Companies want to change the law so that it's legal to make robocalls to your cellphone, TODAY reports.
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Hedge fund managers pick top 2015 ideas

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:30pm
The results are in for this special investing contest, judged by top hedge fund managers.
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