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Siemens near deal to buy Dresser-Rand

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 4:18pm
The German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG is near an agreement to acquire U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group for all cash
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China drives carbon emissions to record

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 1:23pm
World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.
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Blackstone to pull out of Russia

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 1:00pm
Blackstone is "giving up on Russia", highlighting how even well-connected western investors are shying away from doing business in the country.
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Teaching those who teach all things money

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 1:00pm
States increasingly are establishing programs to educate teachers on how to teach financial literacy. Here are some of the challenges.
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Bonds are great—in emerging markets

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 11:08am
Bonds may be out of favor, but experts say emerging markets fixed income still offers plenty of value.
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Microsoft delays Xbox One in China

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 10:50am
Microsoft has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China. The company said it would be released by the end of the year.
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In finances, what you know can hurt you

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 9:00am
A recent study finds a surprising disconnect between knowing about financial products and putting that knowledge to work.
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IMF's Lagarde: Confident in G-20 target

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 3:33am
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, is confident that the G-20 will achieve their growth target.
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G-20: Near goal but need more from Europe

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 3:13am
The G-20 leading nations are close to adding $2 trillion to the global economy, but Europe's stagnation remains a major stumbling block.
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Iran ready to work with US on ISIS

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 1:41am
Iran is ready to work with the U.S. to stop Islamic State militants, but would like to see more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program.
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$117,000 bill from unknown doctor

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:00am
In an increasingly common practice, assistants, consultants and other hospital employees are charging patients or their insurers hefty fees. NYT reports.
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Will more pensions dump hedge funds?

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:00am
More pension funds consider divesting from hedge funds, due to poor performance and high costs. NYT reports.
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Manufacturing in Ohio seeing growth

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 5:42pm
While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes still rise and fall with the health of the state's industries.
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US suspects direct threats beyond ISIS

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 4:39pm
A group called Khorasan that emerged in the past year in Syria may be the most intent on hitting the United States with a terror attack.
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Single adults threaten Social Security

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 3:00pm
Most American adults are single. That's bad news for Social Security but potentially good news for welfare programs.
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5 ways to protect yourself from hacks

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 1:04pm
Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.
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Do tips perpetuate unfair wages?

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 1:00pm
Is tipping the right thing to do, or does it perpetuate an unethical system low wages for certain jobs?
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Chrysler recalling nearly 189,000 SUVs

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:14am
Chrysler is recalling almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall.
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2016? Jeb Bush focused on business

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 9:53am
While other Republicans are thinking about 2016, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a personal business empire.
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3 ways to save on health insurance

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 9:53am
Nearly 150 million Americans have work health plans, but they spend less time on benefits than planning vacations.
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