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Clorox says Dorer will become its CEO

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 5:46pm
Clorox said Thursday it will promote Benno Dorer to CEO of the consumer products maker.
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Executive leaves Bank of America

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 5:27pm
Fares Noujaim, an executive vice chairman at Bank of America has left the company abruptly.
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Will 'no' vote mean unrest in Scotland?

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 5:18pm
The head of the U.K. Independence Party said supporters of Scotland's independence have behaved "with violence and intimidation."
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McDonald's boosts dividend by 5 percent

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 5:07pm
McDonald's has been struggling to boost sales in the U.S. market amid intensifying competition and changing eating habits.
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56M cards stolen in Home Depot breach

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:58pm
Home Depot said 56 million card details were likely stolen in a data breach between April and September at its stores in the US and Canada.
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After-hours buzz: HD, MCD, ORCL & more

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:58pm
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday: Home Depot, McDonald's, Oracle & more.
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Citi appeals Argentine bond ruling

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:15pm
Citigroup argued that it faces "a serious and imminent hazard" if it cannot process another interest payment by Argentina.
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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison steps down

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:00pm
Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, currently Oracle's presidents, will become the CEOs of the company.
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UN declares Ebola a security threat

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:48pm
UN Security Council called on its members to provide urgent assistance to battle Ebola.
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Crack down on Wall Street: Attorney

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:40pm
Attorney General Eric Holder must send a message to Wall Street, one attorney told CNBC.
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Now is the time for US to attack ISIL

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:08pm
Warnings of a massacre in northern Syria indicate that it's time for the US to attack ISIL, says former State Dept. adviser David Phillips.
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Bigger is better is back, baby!

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:05pm
The big vehicles that were blasted during the recession as gas-guzzling behemoths are now the hottest in showrooms.
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Lines grow for Friday's iPhone 6 launch

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:05pm
People are now lining up in droves all over the world in anticipation of the release of Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on Friday.
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What Scottish turnout tells us

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:04pm
What turnout indications are telling us about the Scottish independence vote, according to Deutsche Bank's currency strategist.
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Watch Cashin: Alibaba helping stocks

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:02pm
UBS' Art Cashin says Alibaba's IPO is boosting stocks a day ahead of the e-commerce giant's high-profile debut.
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10% of Americans went to work high

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:42pm
A new survey has found 10 percent of American workers have showed up to their jobs high. Are you surprised? Here’s what employers can do about it.
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Feels like Alibaba cures cancer

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:35pm
No, Alibaba doesn't actually cure cancer; however, some traders say it's lifting stocks ahead of its IPO tomorrow.
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Obama's new battle—resistant bacteria

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:29pm
President Obama ordered federal departments to launch an effort to combat the growing health threat of bacteria resistant to antibiotics.
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What the Fed's dream trade looks like

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:28pm
The Fed may have triggered an early look at its dream trade: short-term yields rise gradually and longer-term rates rise more slowly.
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Are we building too many homes?

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:18pm
With plenty of vacant homes, there’s just not enough demand to necessitate building more new homes. So why are they being built?
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