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Simon Xie: Jack Ma's lieutenant

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:01pm
Simon Xie is the only individual besides Executive Chairman Jack Ma who owns the domestic Chinese companies.
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The Fed: On course and on the money

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 7:27pm
Investors should not play the game of trying to pinpoint the timing, the extent and the speed of policy changes by the Fed.
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Systemic risks: Russia vs Middle East

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 6:36pm
The unfolding Russia-Ukraine crisis isn't a systemic risk, one expert said, warning that the Middle East and Africa deserve greater attention.
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Scotland vote has investors on edge

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Scotland's historic independence vote is ahead, and the result could cause market turmoil.
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Lew warns China on antitrust probes

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 4:28pm
He warned that a recent spate of antitrust investigations against foreign companies could have serious implications for relations, the WSJ reported.
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NJ amusement park hit by power outage

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:35pm
No injuries were reported when a power outage occurred at a southern New Jersey amusement park, leaving some people briefly stuck on rides.
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Did Tim Cook hit a home run?

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00pm
With all the new Apple products introduced this week, it might be the software that makes the biggest splash.
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WHouse denies ransom threats

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 2:30pm
Denis McDonough is denying claims the administration threatened legal action against the families of kidnapped Americans if they paid ransoms.
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What to consider in moving for retirement

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 1:00pm
Many people nearing retirement grapple with choosing whether to retire "in place" or move to a new location. Here's what to think about.
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OkCupid reveals dating truths, lies

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 11:00am
Matchmaking data can mean romance for some, but it also offers further proof dating stereotypes ring true—men still like younger women.
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Heineken rejects SABMiller bid: Report

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:33am
The family owners of beer company Heineken have rejected a takeover approach from beer conglomerate SABMiller, Bloomberg reported.
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Manhattan mansion sells for $42.5M: Rpt

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:15am
A Manhattan mansion owned by an oil heiress who never lived there has sold for $42.5 million, according to the New York Daily News.
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Brazil charges Eike Batista

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:02am
Brazil federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against Eike Batista, accusing the fallen tycoon of market manipulation.
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TAG Heuer plans smartwatch: Report

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 9:38am
French luxury group LVMH's watch brand TAG Heuer has plans to launch its own smartwatch, the head of its watch business told a Swiss newspaper.
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How ISIS earns $3M a day

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 9:27am
Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut.
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The least-popular new iPhone model

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 9:11am
As of 9 a.m. ET Sunday, these are the estimated "available to ship" dates for each model of both phones, if ordered directly from Apple.
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Solar power carves niche in oil drilling

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 9:00am
A company that uses solar is helping to keep oil drilling viable.
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New flame retardant ban proposed

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:58am
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing legislation to ban 10 flame retardants from upholstered furniture and children's products.
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North Korea sentences US citizen

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 5:38am
North Korea sentenced U.S. citizen Matthew Todd Miller to six years hard labour for committing "hostile acts" as a tourist to the isolated country, a statement carried by state media said on Sunday.
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Australia answers US call to fight Islamic State

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 4:35am
Australia became the first country to detail troop numbers and aircraft for a U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants, as Washington drums up support for global action.
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