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New unemployed: Older, educated, broke

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:46am
Even a graduate degree can't provide job security to a growing number of older Americans, NBC News reports.
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If family hurts your business, fire them

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:31am
"Profit" star Marcus Lemonis encourages people not to hire family, but if entrepreneurs take that risk, rules must be clearly defined.
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UBS banker goes on trial in fraud case

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:20am
UBS' Raoul Weil, who goes on trial in Florida on Tuesday, is accused of helping wealthy Americans evade millions in taxes.
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Banks harvest callers' voiceprints

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:12am
More banks are using voice biometric technology to screen calls for signs of fraud.
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Google axes 170K links under EU rule

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:00am
Google has received nearly 150,000 requests for links to be removed under Europe's "right to be forgotten" rule.
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Women must think single about money

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:00am
Given today's socioeconomic realities, it's crucial that all women be able to handle financial matters for themselves.
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Microsoft to look at gender pay gap

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:57am
The company's pay practices and attitude toward women will likely be taken up at the board level, according to one director, Maria Klawe.
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Steris to buy UK's Synergy Health

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:41am
Steris offered to buy British sterilization services provider Synergy Health in a deal that would shift its domicile to the U.K. and cut its tax bill.
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Bankers asked to swap profit for prayer

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:35am
Bright young professionals from the banking industry have been asked to attend a year-long course run by the Anglican Church.
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Hurricane Fay fades, but Gonzalo waits

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:30am
Tropical Storm Fay attained hurricane status after battering Bermuda, but was downgraded late Sunday back to a tropical storm.
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No Ebola checks at European airports

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:17am
European airports have not begun screening arrivals from affected countries in West Africa, but the U.S. said five airports will soon begin to do so.
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Irish budget: Death knell for ‘Double Irish’?

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:14am
Michael Noonan, Ireland’s finance minister, is under international pressure over the country’s tax rules.
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Ackman's fund Pershing dips on Amsterdam debut

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:13am
Shares in Pershing Square, a fund run by activist investor Bill Ackman, opened down 2 percent on their Amsterdam debut.
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France's Tirole wins Nobel economics prize

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:10am
French economist Jean Tirole has won the Nobel prize for economics for research on market power and regulation.
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Rising-rate power play: Insurance stocks

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:00am
Insurance stocks are still in a slump, but they are poised to rebound once interest rates rise.
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Gasoline prices lowest in nearly a year

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:41am
The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States dropped 12 cents in the past three weeks to its lowest point in nearly a year.
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Feds press banks for more auto data

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:24am
Regulators are asking banks for more data on autos financing exposure, as rapid loan growth has prompted officials to seek to better assess the risks.
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The fantasy of college scholarships

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:02am
For many young athletes and their families, the dream of playing college sports is very different from the reality.
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BOE's Carney going dovish on rate hikes?

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:00am
BOE Governor Mark Carney told CNBC that recent world events will now play a role in its policy ahead of its November meeting.
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Pistorius to be sentenced after divisive trial

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 3:44am
Oscar Pistorius is in court to be sentenced for the negligent killing of his girlfriend.
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