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Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' creator

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 9:22am
Microsoft will buy Stockholm-based game developer Mojang, the creator of the "Minecraft" video game franchise, for $2.5 billion.
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Industrial production dips in August

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 9:15am
U.S. output fell for the first time in seven months last month, data showed on Monday.
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Regulators investigate forex rate manipulation

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:42am
Regulators are investigating allegations that dealers manipulated key reference rates in the foreign currency market.
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More than 4 million set iPhone record

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:36am
Apple's latest iterations of its iPhone set a new record, the company said--to the tune of more than 4 million pre-orders.
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NY manufacturing hits 5 year high

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:31am
New York's manufacturing sector powered ahead at its fastest pace in nearly five years.
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Hedge funds want Ann Taylor parent to sell

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:28am
Hedge funds urged Ann Inc. to consider a sale following extended poor performance.
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US step ups Ebola aid, but is it enough?

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:21am
The U.S. has a strategy on Ebola: Increase aid to West Africa and train U.S. medical workers for volunteer duty in the outbreak zone.
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Cognizant to buy Trizetto for $2.7B

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:15am
Cognizant is buying privately held health-care IT company Trizetto for $2.7 billion in cash, the company announced on Monday.
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Advisors help out sandwich generation

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:00am
Some 15 percent of sandwich generation adults in their 40s and 50s are financially supporting both an aging parent and a child.
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Google to launch Android One in India

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:57am
Google wants to capture India's smartphone market with its Android One project.
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How much Apple Pay will get per transaction

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:52am
The Cupertino, Calif., giant will make 15 cents of every $100 spent, or 0.15 percent, using Apple Pay, sources said. The FT reports.
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Hurricane slams celebrity resort

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:25am
A ferocious hurricane slammed an upscale Mexican resort early Monday with 125 mph winds and six months’ rain in just one hour.
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Worried about Nasdaq, Alibaba picks NYSE

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:12am
Alibaba could have sold nearly $2 billion worth of stock listing on Nasdaq, but it was worried about Nasdaq's ability to handle their $21 billion IPO.
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Samsung: LG, stop vandalizing our stuff!

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 6:56am
Samsung has accused the head of rival LG Electronics' appliances business of damaging Samsung washing machines at retail stores.
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Minimum-wage hike finds hope in heartland

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 6:36am
President Obama's push to raise the minimum wage could make headway in the conservative heartland in the November elections.
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OECD cuts US growth forecast

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 6:18am
A stuttering recovery in the U.S. and the continued fragility of the euro zone means that risk assets are "mispriced," the OECD has warned.
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Crime on the high seas

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 6:15am
Piracy is exploding in the world’s most heavily trafficked commercial waterway, and organized crime is the force behind it.
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Dollar pullback if Fed stays dovish

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 5:34am
The U.S. dollar is poised for its 10th weekly gain against a basket of currencies, a CNBC survey reveals.
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Alibaba to boost IPO size on 'overwhelming' demand

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 5:33am
Alibaba plans to increase the size of its U.S. IPO because of "overwhelming" demand for the deal, people familiar with the deal told Reuters.
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Ackman plans Amsterdam fund IPO

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 4:30am
Bill Ackman has announced plans to float a fund on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, with the hope of raising at least $5 billion.
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