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41% spend 15 minutes picking health plans

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:23pm
Forty-one percent of those surveyed said the spent 15 minutes or less researching their health insurance plan in 2013, USA Today reports.
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DOJ arrests suspect in 2012 meningitis

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:11pm
U.S. officials said they arrested a pharmacist linked to a 2012 outbreak of meningitis, which killed 64 people.
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Lasry: I'm betting on Bucks for long term

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:03pm
Billionaire investors Marc Lasry and Josh Harris say the sports teams they own are no strip and flip play.
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NC debate reveals party strategies

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:58am
The debate Wednesday between Sen. Kay Hagan and challenger Thom Thillis showed how other political battles may be fought.
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Apple's pay plans go beyond your wallet

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:41am
Apple's plans for mobile payments likely won't stop at having your phone replace your wallet, analysts say.
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Electrolux near $2.5B-plus GE deal

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:38am
Sweden's Electrolux is near a deal to buy General Electric's iconic appliance business for more than $2.5 billion.
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Why Goldman's gold man says short gold

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:16am
Jeffrey Currie, head of commodities research at Goldman Sachs, says gold prices will dip to $1,050 an ounce by January.
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Court voids Obamacare aid challenge

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:16am
A appeals court gave the Obama administration a victory when it vacated a ruling that found subsidies issued via are illegal.
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Protesters cuffed at fast-food rallies

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:08am
Union organizers said they expected thousands to show up to protests around the U.S. Previously, turnout has been fairly minimal.
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NATO: Russia 'attacking' Ukraine

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:50am
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen opens a crucial summit meeting by accusing Russia of "attacking" neighboring Ukraine.
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10 stocks burning past the competition

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:42am
It’s tempting to think when stocks rally, it’s a win-win for everyone. But there are some runaway winners. USA Today reports.
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Burger flippers earn the least here ...

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:42am
Fast-food workers across the nation went on strike Thursday. So where do the nation's burger flippers earn the least and the most?
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Your credit card data, on sale for $1

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:40am
Cards with the highest credit limits, such as an American Express Platinum card, sell for the most, USA Today reports.
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Court hammers 'reckless' BP in ruling

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:36am
The massive 2010 spill in the U.S. Gulf Coast was a result of "gross negligence and reckless" conduct by BP and other oil producers, a court ruled.
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Home Depot taps Secret Service: Source

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:34am
Home Depot has contacted the U.S. Secret Service about an alleged major breach of customer card data, a source said.
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Court to rehear Obamacare subsidies case

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:30am
A U.S. appeals court agreed to reconsider a July 22 ruling that poses a major setback to the Obamacare health insurance overhaul.
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ECB shocks market: Analysis and reaction

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:29am
The European Central Bank surprises markets with three interest rate cuts as well as unveiling a bond-buying program.
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Microsoft reveals budget-friendly Lumia

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:27am
Microsoft unveiled its Windows Lumia phones that aim to offer high-end camera features on a budget. Re/code reports.
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Dog-beating CEO may still cost ex-firm

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:23am
Centerplate got in hot water when its ex-CEO beat up a dog in an elevator. Its problems may not be over.
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Samsung unboxes its gadgets

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:14am
A top contender in the technology space, Samsung unboxes its latest gadgets and shows off its latest innovations.
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