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IMF's Lagarde: Confident in G-20 target

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 3:33am
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, is confident that the G-20 will achieve their growth target.
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G-20: Near goal but need more from Europe

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 3:13am
The G-20 leading nations are close to adding $2 trillion to the global economy, but Europe's stagnation remains a major stumbling block.
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Iran ready to work with US on ISIS

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 1:41am
Iran is ready to work with the U.S. to stop Islamic State militants, but would like to see more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program.
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$117,000 bill from unknown doctor

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:00am
In an increasingly common practice, assistants, consultants and other hospital employees are charging patients or their insurers hefty fees. NYT reports.
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Will more pensions dump hedge funds?

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:00am
More pension funds consider divesting from hedge funds, due to poor performance and high costs. NYT reports.
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Manufacturing in Ohio seeing growth

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 5:42pm
While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes still rise and fall with the health of the state's industries.
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US suspects direct threats beyond ISIS

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 4:39pm
A group called Khorasan that emerged in the past year in Syria may be the most intent on hitting the United States with a terror attack.
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Single adults threaten Social Security

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 3:00pm
Most American adults are single. That's bad news for Social Security but potentially good news for welfare programs.
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5 ways to protect yourself from hacks

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 1:04pm
Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.
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Do tips perpetuate unfair wages?

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 1:00pm
Is tipping the right thing to do, or does it perpetuate an unethical system low wages for certain jobs?
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Chrysler recalling nearly 189,000 SUVs

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:14am
Chrysler is recalling almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall.
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2016? Jeb Bush focused on business

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 9:53am
While other Republicans are thinking about 2016, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a personal business empire.
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3 ways to save on health insurance

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 9:53am
Nearly 150 million Americans have work health plans, but they spend less time on benefits than planning vacations.
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Fall travel will still get a boost

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 7:00am
As hotels prices rise through fall, travelers are expected to hit the road, lured by new hotels and upgraded attractions.
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G-20: Europe must do more for growth

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 6:18am
The outlook for the global economy leaves much to be desired as headwinds in Japan and Europe put them on an uneven keel with the U.S.
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Rivals support Apple Pay, fear losing out

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 3:12am
Apple new mobile payments system is winning over financial industry heavyweights, signaling the likely demise of lesser payment alternatives.
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G-20 members divided on growth goal

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 1:17am
As the Group of 20 leading economies meet to change no less than the "destiny" of the global economy, members remain divided on how to get there.
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French jets strike in Iraq

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:47am
French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time on Friday, expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against militants.
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Home Depot left data unsafe: Ex-workers

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00am
The risks were clear to computer experts inside Home Depot: The chain, they warned for years, might be easy prey for hackers. NYT reports.
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1 in 4 Americans open to secession

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:17pm
The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States.
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