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US probing high-speed trading, AG says

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 9:31am
Attorney General Eric Holder told lawmakers the DOJ is looking for possible insider trading.
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Need workers? Follow this firm's lead

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 9:28am
Facing a constant shortage of workers, a Houston firm launched a training program costing $50 million a year.
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Exxon agrees to share more on fracking

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 9:18am
Exxon Mobil has agreed to disclose more information about the risks of hydraulic fracturing, the process known as fracking.
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Jobs market bounces back as weather effects wane

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:58am
Job creation returned to form in March as companies shook off the winter blues and started hiring again.
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It's about the jobs, stupid!

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:53am
Even Jim Cramer now admits the Obama administration is hostile to business, says Jake Novak. And that's hurting the jobs recovery.
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McDonald's suspends work in Crimea

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:48am
McDonald's closed its restaurants in Crimea, after a prominent Moscow politician called for all the chain's outlets in Russia to be shut.
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What’s the real unemployment rate?

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:36am
The U.S. Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate hit 6.7% in March—but does that rate tell the real story?
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Why I'm bearish on jobs report: Pro

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:21am
Strategist Lou Brien tells CNBC why he thinks Friday's jobs report will fall short of consensus estimates.
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A 13% raise? Your CEO probably got one

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:06am
CEO pay jumped a whopping 13% in 2013 to break the $10 million barrier with the median compensation hitting $10.5 million.
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Plan your vacation now and save

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:00am
Scoring a beachfront summer rental is a lot easier—and cheaper—for vacationers able to plan ahead. And it's not too early.
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The little we know about millennials

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:00am
Financial companies are churning out endless studies about millennials, but here's the truth: We know less than we think.
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How is monthly jobs report compiled?

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 7:13am
The nation's unemployment rate is a key way to measure the economy. So how is it actually measured? CNBC explains.
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Turkey’s PM ‘on warpath,' Fitch warns of volatility

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 7:12am
Turkey's Prime Minister called for a rate cut to boost investment on Friday, as ratings agency Fitch slashed its growth forecasts for the country.
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Bank of America near credit card deal

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 7:09am
Bank of America is close to settling with a U.S. regulator over the sale of services sold as add-ons to credit cards.
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Paula Deen closes restaurant

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:40am
Paula Deen's popular Savannah restaurant, at the center of a racially charged lawsuit against her, abruptly closed on Thursday.
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MillerCoors ex-employees embezzled

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:17am
The U.S. joint venture between SABMiller and Molson Coors Brewing said the scheme had been underway for years.
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Europe’s greenest and cleanest cities

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:07am
We take a look at some of Europe's greenest and cleanest cities, and find out what makes them so special.
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GM boosts truck discounts

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:05am
General Motors again boosted discounts on its full-size Chevrolet Silverado pickups after being outsold in March by Chrysler's Ram 1500.
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Fisher: Guidance shouldn't be binding

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:44am
The Fed must ensure its forward guidance is flexible enough to allow it to respond to changing conditions, a top Fed official said.
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MH370 hunt goes underwater

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:36am
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in remote seas off Australia headed underwater on Friday.
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