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What is capitulation? CNBC Explains

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:26am
Capitulation is a way to describe a surrender between armies, but it's also a form of 'giving up' on the stock market. So, what is capitulation when it's used on Wall Street? What does it signify? CNBC explains.
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Bank bloodletting: What's to blame?

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:15am
Despite better-than-expected results from many banks, financials was the worst-performing sector on Wednesday morning.
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Budget deficit drops to $483B

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:02am
The government says the deficit for the just completed 2014 budget year was $483 billion, the lowest of President Barack Obama's six years in office.
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Cashin: Market ill-prepared

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:00am
Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, explains what contributed to today's market slide and why he is focusing on oil.
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Dollar plunges, data signal delayed Fed rate hike

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:59am
The U.S. dollar hit a three-week low against the euro and a more than one-month low against the yen on Wednesday.
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Qualcomm's push into interconnected world

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:53am
Qualcomm's impending purchase of CSR will give it access to technology that can connect devices over the Internet.
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Wal-Mart shifts investment in stores

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:37am
The world's largest retailer said it would open fewer stores in the US in the next fiscal year and ramp up spending on e-commerce.
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Whole Foods introduce produce rankings

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:37am
Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables based on the supplier's farming practices.
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Gold turns higher after economic data

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:27am
Gold prices turned higher, shrugging off early-morning losses, after a trio of weak U.S. economic reports boosted hopes of a prolonged period of low interest rates from the Fed.
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Hong Kong police attack on activists sparks anger

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:20am
The Hong Kong police clashes with pro-democracy activists were the worst violence since demonstrations began more than two weeks ago.
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Oil-related stocks take a hit too

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:20am
The S&P 500 Energy Sector was down a little less than the broader S&P 500 Index on Wednesday.
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Time to invest in infrastructure

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:18am
There's a lot of money sitting on the sidelines of the global economy. Let's put it to work to benefit all, says Ret. Gen. Wesley Clark.
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Major indexes in or near correction

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:04am
Stock markets around the world were in or near correction territory (a 10 percent drop) on Wednesday.
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2 semiconductor stocks to buy now: Pro

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:04am
Intel and Qualcomm appear attractive for the next quarter or two, Christopher Rolland of FBR Capital Markets says.
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US business inventories rose in August

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:00am
U.S. business inventories rose less than expected in August, which might lead economists to lower forecasts for economic growth in the third quarter.
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Ebola: Are we ready for a pandemic?

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:00am
The Ebola outbreak rages on. But there is no vaccine, raising questions if the world is prepared for an epidemic.
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History says stocks will fall further

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:53am
If history is any indication, stocks are likely to keep falling, technician Carter Worth argues.
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Live blog: Trampoline trading day

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:51am
Stocks, bonds and commodities all fell sharply at the open Wednesday on weak economic data and fears about Europe.
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Cramer: Oil hit by 'perfect storm'

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:40am
As oil continues its spiral downward, how much further can it go?
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Target-date funds: A hands-off approach

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:20am
Target-date funds are considered a simple solution for retirement savers to invest with a hands-off approach.
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