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Maker-taker co-creator calls for change

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:04pm
Key Wall Street executives called for reform to maker-taker fees that could be distorting markets and increasing dark pool use.
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Faber: 20% to 30% drop in stocks ahead

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:42pm
The publisher of the "Gloom, Boom & Doom Report" expects the peak to be within the next month or two.
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When tech is up and to the right

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:38pm
In the technology world, no question comes up more frequently these days than "Are we in a bubble?"
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Retiree dilemma: Spending on grandkids

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:37pm
Grandparents have to balance their grandchildren's needs without jeopardizing their retirement savings. USA Today reports.
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US services sector activity accelerates

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:32pm
Activity in the U.S. services sector held at its highest level in 4-1/2 years in July, though new business and employment growth weakened.
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Democrats may see boost to midterm hopes

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:29pm
A GOP takeover of the Senate seems probable, but good economic news could save the Democrats, Politico's Ben White says.
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Pending home sales fall in June

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:28pm
Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes confounded expectations in June casting a cloud over the housing market recovery.
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Argentina set for further default

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:18pm
Argentina will likely default on its debt for the third time in 28 years on Wednesday, which could cost U.S. hedge funds millions.
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I call BS on Goldman's market call

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:17pm
Goldman's "neutral" call on the market had a dramatic headline but the market had zero reaction—and with good reason, says floor trader Kenny Polcari.
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China's McDonald's pull meat from menus

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:10pm
Many Chinese McDonald's are only serving fries, drinks and desserts following the meat scandal. NBC News reports.
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Iraq fights to block Kurdish tanker

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:05pm
An oil tanker off the coast of Texas may struggle to unload controversial cargo destined for an unknown U.S. buyer.
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China comes calling on Microsoft

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:01pm
Microsoft has confirmed that Chinese government officials have visited their offices in cities across China.
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Zillow to buy Trulia in $3.5B deal

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:46am
The deal shouldn't concern Realtors, but it could impact the National Association of Realtors, Collingwood Group's Tim Rood said.
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Tech job cuts to soar in 2014: Report

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:45am
Tech companies will be cutting a lot more jobs this year than they have in a long time, according to a recent report.
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Investing in climate change

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:42am
Motif Investing has created a 25-stock index to give investors an opportunity to invest in climate change, explains co-founder Hardeep Walia.
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Bain snaps up $1.3B JPMorgan loan book

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:29am
JPMorgan found the perfect suitor for a big book of loans it wanted to get rid of: Bain Capital.
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Charts say this sector will plunge: Pro

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:05am
It's about to get way worse for this lagging sector, according to a market technician at Sterne Agee.
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Argentine debt mediator: no resolution

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:35am
News that the mediated meeting with holdout creditors was over after only one hour sent Argentina's bonds reeling.
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Obama could curb inversions on his own

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:33am
President Barack Obama could act without Congress to limit U.S. corporations moving their tax domiciles abroad in inversion deals.
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Investors more wary over tech stock run

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:12am
Many so-called momentum stocks have rebounded as economic data are mixed and volatility remained low. Financial Times reports.
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