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Central banks: The new gold bugs?

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:03am
Gold's sudden increase in price has taken markets by surprise, and it could be down to policy plans by central banks.
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Ackman has the luck of a loser

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:02am
Heads he wins. Tails he wins. That was the situation Bill Ackman found himself in — or perhaps more accurately, orchestrated — Monday. The NYT reports.
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A hot stock sector to watch

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:00am
Consumer staples are a darling of Wall St., but high valuations put them in correction territory.
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Mega-deals popular again on Wall Street

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:47am
Two major deals put the Street on pace for a year rivaling the dot-com bubble era and the private equity surge before the financial crisis. The NYT reports.
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Japan PM calls snap election

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:23am
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election and announced a delay in the second sales tax hike by 18 months.
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China new home prices fall 2.6% in October

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 8:34pm
China's home prices posted a second consecutive annual drop in October, although monthly figures showed an improving sequential trend.
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Cramer: CEO defends controversial stock

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 6:43pm
Jim Cramer sits down with Globalstar CEO to clear the air on the highly controversial stock. Will this be a case of the bulls or the bears?
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Why Santa rally may not be in the cards

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 6:32pm
Many traders expect stocks to rally into the year-end, but the market's complacency may be signaling a late year Santa rally won't happen.
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Cramer: Don't hit the panic button

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 6:12pm
Jim Cramer takes a hard look at what is happening overseas to see if it is really a bad thing. Could this mean a few extra bucks in your pocket?
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Japan proves QE doesn't work: Pro

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 5:57pm
Lindsay Group's Peter Boockvar believes the policy path Japan has gone on now will "destroy the country economically."
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Gartman: This is how to play Japan

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 5:05pm
Dennis Gartman of the Gartman Letter says under current recession circumstances in Japan, investors should short the yen against almost anything including Japan stocks, Euro, and gold.
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Bay State's Obamacare bounce-back

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 5:01pm
Massachusetts' insurance exchange in two days has signed up more than 10% of the number of people it signed up for plans last season.
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Stanton snags highest athlete deal

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:54pm
Slugger Giancarlo Stanton just agreed to the most lucrative athlete deal in history with the Miami Marlins.
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Why natural gas jumped 8 percent

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:46pm
Natural gas futures jumped 8 percent Monday on forecasts of colder late fall weather.
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Icahn: 'Major correction' coming

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:33pm
Icahn isn't forecasting a dramatic stock market drop yet, but he's still bracing for an equity sell-off soon.
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Box & Cisco retool communication

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:30pm
Cisco and Box unveiled "Project Squared," a business collaboration app designed to work with the way people work.
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Widening gap: haves vs. the have-mores

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:22pm
The wealthy have their own wealth gap, as gains concentrate at the top, Robert Frank writes for The New York Times.
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Airfare up despite low oil prices

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 3:58pm
Prices for domestic airline tickets are on the rise although airlines are saving millions of dollars from cheaper oil prices.
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Outbreaks will happen again: NIH

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 3:57pm
NIH's Francis Collins and Milken Institute Chairman Mike Milken make the case for research funding to stop outbreaks.
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Your holiday turkey outlook

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 3:27pm
Demand for turkeys is strong ahead of the holidays, and some producers wish they had more birds for Thanksgiving.
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