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Study shows America's phone dependence

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:42am
In a new study, 47 percent of Americans surveyed admitted they wouldn't last a day without their smartphone. NBC News reports.
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Lawmakers on ISIS: Be very afraid

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:40am
The lawmakers' all said Iraqi PM Nouri al-Maliki "must go," though how the U.S. can do that was unsaid, the Fiscal Times reports.
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7 huge changes coming to stock trading

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:30am
What will stock trading be like in 25 years? A lot different than it is today. Here are seven huge changes on the way.
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Why the markets could see fireworks

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:19am
Markets are on high alert for signs the U.S. economy is growing enough to support gains, and the June jobs report might shed light on the second half.
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Aereo's rivals begin streaming in

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:18am
Following Aereo's Supreme Court loss, rival TV streaming companies are cornering its former customers. NYT reports.
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Why Argentina's debt fight matters

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:00am
Why is a U.S. court telling another country what to do about its debt? Here are some questions and answers.
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Advisor to client: You can't retire

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:00am
When financial advisors are direct and honest with clients about finances, it can be a growth opportunity for all.
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Facebook's record 1B Cup interactions

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 7:38am
With 1 billion posts, likes, and comments already, the World Cup is already the most talked-about event in Facebook's history.
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Drama as jet slide opens in midair

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 7:23am
An evacuation slide accidentally inflated mid-flight on a United Airlines jet bound to California, forcing it to make an emergency landing in Kansas.
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Iraq battle rages on, alarming world powers

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 7:19am
Iraqi troops battled to dislodge an al Qaeda splinter group from Tikrit, after its leader was declared caliph of a new Islamic state.
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What's expected to cement US rebound

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 7:03am
The U.S. can consign its weather-beaten start to history this week with June vehicle sales and jobs data expected to show a strong second quarter.
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2039: An investment space odyssey

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 7:00am
How investing could look very different in 2039 thanks to the robotification of investing.
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Sex + lies + overspending

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 7:00am
In 1 out of 3 couples whose marriages seem solid, one spouse is often blindsided by news the other is unfaithful with money.
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Global M&A at 7-year high

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:21am
Investor support for large acquisitions and a desire to trump rivals in consolidating markets have led CEOs to strike big transactions in 2014.
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BlackRock ETFs near $1 trillion

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:15am
Even as BlackRock is set to amass $1 trillion in exchange-traded fund assets, investors increasingly send money to low-cost leader Vanguard.
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Iraq crisis may send Brent to $150

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:13am
Brent crude oil may "spike" to $150 briefly Iraqi Conflict hits operations at the main southern oil fields, says Societe Generale.
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Facebook tinkers with users’ emotions

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:15am
Facebook manipulated the news feeds of over half a million users to change the number of positive and negative posts they saw. The NYTimes reports.
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