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Miners crash as copper tumbles

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:48am
Mining stocks sold off sharply on Wednesday, with Glencore falling to an all-time nadir, after copper plunged to a five-and-a half-year low.
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Markets will gain in 2015: Analyst

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:43am
U.S. markets will see gains in 2015 despite a slow start, albeit with high volatility, according to one analyst.
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Investors spooked over energy MLPs

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:32am
The top three energy master limited funds are in the red, spooking retail investors. How far will the oil price go?
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Rubio: Decision on WH bid by April

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:29am
Sen. Marco Rubio tells CNBC his decision on whether to run for president comes down to this question.
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US rules in T-Mobile tower dispute

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:22am
The US ruled that officials in Roswell did not do enough to explain why it denied T-Mobile's application to build a cellphone tower.
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Forex probe continues to expand: Report

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:08am
An probe into attempted foreign-exchange manipulation has found evidence of more potential malfeasance, according to Dow Jones.
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The religion of millionaires

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:58am
A study found over two-thirds of millionaires are affiliated with a religion, with over half identified as Christians.
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Oil, dollar dictate earnings play

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:53am
The plunge in oil and the strong dollar are the lead factors in deciding the winners and losers this earnings season.
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What doesn't work in a zero-rate world

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:51am
This tried and true strategy just doesn't work in a zero interest-rate environment, says hedge-fund manager Michael Elfers.
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Ikea recalls crib mattresses over hazard

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:44am
Ikea is recalling about 169,000 crib mattresses because babies can become trapped in a gap between the mattress and the crib.
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Business inventories gain in November

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:43am
U.S. business inventories rose in November as sales fell for a second straight month, the Commerce Department said.
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Why raising rates is like wearing shorts

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:37am
It sounds like a joke: Why is raising rates like wearing shorts in Minnesota? But for the Minneapolis Fed's Kocherlakota, the risks are dead serious.
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Cramer: Markets in ‘weird place’

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:21am
CNBC's Jim Cramer says the markets are in a "weird place" as weak data hit them hard.
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Apple's in trouble again with Ericsson

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:18am
Ericsson has launched a countersuit against Apple, only days after Apple filed a lawsuit against them.
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Netflix a buy even if it drops: Analyst

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:01am
A Wall Street analyst made a curious call, saying Netflix shares could drop 15% after earnings, but it's a buy anyway.
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To save, refinance your mortgage now

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:00am
Now's the time to refinance. More than 7.4 million homeowners stand to benefit from slipping mortgage rates.
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Holiday sales up 4 percent: NRF

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:58am
Holiday sales grew 4 percent in 2014, slightly below NRF'ss forecast for 4.1 percent growth, the trade group said.
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Apple, Google to end poaching suit

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:53am
Four Silicon Valley companies have agreed to a new settlement that would resolve a class action lawsuit by tech workers.
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Markets now see October rate hike

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:42am
Fed fund futures surged, suggesting financial markets expect the Fed to hold off on raising interest rates until late 2015 at the earliest.
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Bove: Banks are like tobacco firms

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:42am
Continuing legal expenses have put big banks in the same league as tobacco and asbestos companies, Dick Bove tells CNBC.
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