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Steven Cohen pays up, right on time

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:04am
He proved to be a stickler for the law when it came to paying a criminal penalty imposed on SAC Capital. The NYT reports.
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Wells Fargo profit in line, revenue tops

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:01am
Wells Fargo posted quarterly earnings that met expectations Friday, while revenue exceeded Wall Street estimates.
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Ponzi lives: Pro jocks, grannies suckered

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:41am
Despite the publicity from the Madoff case, regulators say a new Ponzi scheme operator is found nearly every week. The NYT reports.
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Buffett's big bet on energy stocks

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:25am
A few big oil and gas bets show Buffett and his stock-picking lieutenants are open to a wider range of energy investments.
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Hurricane season? Gas reserve to be ready

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 6:43am
The government will have its planned gasoline stockpile in time to respond to possible supply disruptions at the height of the hurricane season.
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'Delivering Alpha' winners and losers

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 6:34am
Some of 2014's biggest winners are slated to share their next big ideas at this year's Delivering Alpha Conference.
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IPhone 'threatens China's security'

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 6:24am
Chinese state media branded Apple's iPhone a threat to national security because of the smartphone's ability to track and time-stamp user locations.
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Adelson, Buffett, Gates in reform call

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 6:19am
Three leading figures of U.S. industry have called for an overhaul of the country's immigration system.
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Amazon wants to test drones near Seattle

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 5:56am
Amazon is seeking permission to test its delivery drones near Seattle, as part of a rapid expansion of a program that has sparked widespread debate.
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Oil risks in 2015 'extraordinarily high'

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 5:42am
Tensions in the Middle East and North Africa have eased, but oil supply risks in 2015 remain "extraordinarily high", the IEA warned.
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Portugal's BES hits back after selloff

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 5:06am
Suspended from trading for another day, Banco Espirito Santo rushes to quell any concerns regarding its financial stability.
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Reynolds, Lorillard to reshape Big Tobacco

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:55am
Reynolds American and Lorillard are agreeing a complex merger that will reshape Big Tobacco.
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Modeling 'grand dame' Eileen Ford dies

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:55am
Eileen Ford, the grande dame of the modeling industry, died on Wednesday in Morristown, N.J. She was 92.
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US man jailed for China-linked espionage

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:22am
A California chemical engineer is sentenced to 15 years in prison after his rare economic-espionage conviction.
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Lush hotels key to luring developers

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:00am
Hospitality companies are hiring developers from Facebook and Google to speed mobile development.
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Economists don't expect US recession

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:00am
Although economist have trimmed their estimates for second-quarter GDP, they don't believe the economy will hit a recession this year or next.
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Why Lego remains the king of toys

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:26pm
No matter how hard Sam Johnson presses down on the spider, the creature known as Sparratus stays together. It was not always so. The FT reports.
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Boehner lawsuit to focus on Obamacare

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:52pm
John Boehner announced the Republican-led lawsuit will focus on the Affordable Care Act and the decision to delay the employer mandate.
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Stock market volatility could stay high

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:56pm
Stock market volatility could continue to be elevated, particularly for small cap names, as earnings season gets underway.
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Wells Fargo to shine: Top analyst

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:47pm
Wells Fargo likely to report the strongest earnings among its peers, said FBR's Paul Miller.
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