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Not much outrage on CIA report: Poll

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:04pm
A new poll shows 51 percent of Americans believe the interrogation tactics used after 9/11 were "acceptable."
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Cashin: Why it's not like 1998

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:01pm
The ruble's dramatic fall may have triggered memories of 1998 for some, but Art Cashin isn't sold on the comparison.
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Ruble collapse spurs Moscow shopping

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:53am
Russians hurried to change their currency and stock up on durable goods amid the ruble's collapse. Financial Times reports.
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Stocks, yields much lower: Mark Grant

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:50am
Southwest Securities' Mark Grant predicts a Dow drop to 15,200 in 2015 and 10 year yields as low as 1.50 percent.
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Russia's Ulyukayev: Rate hike came late

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:43am
The overnight decision by the Russian central bank to raise rates came too late, RIA Novosti cited Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev as saying.
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Congress approval rating remains low

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:30am
Except for some final votes in the Senate, the 113th Congress is history. NBC News reports.
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RadioShack taps advisory firm

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:26am
Gasping for air, RadioShack on Tuesday said that it has tapped advisory firm FTI Consulting.
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FXCM stops ruble trade

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:26am
Online foreign exchange broker FXCM said it was ceasing ruble trade and expected major liquidity providers to stop pricing the Russian currency.
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Russian rate hike fails to halt ruble

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:19am
Emergency measures by the Russian central bank Monday night looked to have fallen short within hours of their announcement.
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More firms adopt Apple Pay service

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:16am
Dozens more companies have begun to adopt Apple's mobile payments platform, The New York Times reports.
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Coca-Cola cuts ties with 'American Idol'

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:04am
Coca-Cola is dropping its sponsorship of Fox's "American Idol" show after a partnership spanning 13 years, Variety reported.
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E-cigs beat smoke for teens: Study

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:59am
Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, an annual drug use survey found.
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Levin takes on commodity insiders

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:52am
It's a parting shot at Wall Street by the Michigan Democrat, who is retiring next month.
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Alstom nears record bribery penalty

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:51am
French power business Alstom is expected to pay the U.S. near $700 million to settle a bribery probe, according to Dow Jones.
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Russian malware hits Wordpress

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:46am
The malware turns infected Wordpress sites into attack platforms that target their visitors.
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Bush Lauren backs Uncle Jeb's presidential run

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:33am
Lauren Bush Lauren, niece of former Florida governor Jeb Bush, said she would be very proud of her uncle if he did decide to run for President.
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Where oil's crash could get ugliest

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:13am
Lower oil prices are good for some countries and bad for others. In a few, things could get ugly.
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Jeb Bush to 'actively explore' run for president

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:05am
Jeb Bush is taking his most definitive step yet toward running for president.
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Robo-advisors: Friend or foe?

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:00am
HighTower's Elliot Weissbluth and David Pottruck say robo-advisors may bring new investors to financial-planning services.
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Top mobile apps of 2014

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:52am
The tech giants' favorite apps cover a wide area, including mobile photography, health and fitness, social and education.
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