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RPX to buy ‘Rockstar’ assets

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 8:08am
Patent risk management company RPX announced a deal to buy out the bulk of the assets owned by patent consortium Rockstar.
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Stryker to take over British giant

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 8:08am
Stryker, a U.S.-based surgical implant maker, is mapping out a takeover of Smith & Nephew, a medical device maker.
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Wait, they sell Uggs for MEN?

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 8:08am
Uggs has been selling men's items for several years, with Tom Brady as a spokeseman, but so many men still don't know.
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Annual finance checkup a timely idea

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 8:00am
Advisors recommend you reassess your financial plan after major life events to ensure you are shielded from financial curveballs.
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Forget Dow 18K. Watch small caps now

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 8:00am
Small capitalization stocks are primed for a 'January Effect' tailwind that may help them post big gains next year.
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Retailers' biggest blunders

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:41am
Click through to see some of retail's biggest gaffes over the years.
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Flight attendant pay raise at American Air

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:33am
American Airlines said it plans to pay flight attendants an additional four percentage points on top of raises already averaging 10 percent.
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Police fatally shoot teen near Ferguson

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:24am
An angry crowd clashed with police in Missouri after an officer fatally shot a black teen during an armed confrontation.
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Injectable obesity drug approved

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:20am
The Food and Drug Administration approved Novo Nordisk's obesity-treating injectable drug, Saxenda.
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Missouri shooting sets off new clashes

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:02am
A police office fatally shot a teenager at a gas station overnight, just miles from Ferguson, Missouri.
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Mortgage apps rise after strong data

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:00am
Mortgage applications rose 0.9 percent, with refinancing activity taking up a greater share of the volume.
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Is this the world’s easiest trade?

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:00am
Stocks have tended to do remarkably well over the year's last five trading sessions.
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10 rookie ETFs that raked in the 2014 cash

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:00am
These ETFs hit the market in 2014 and hit it big with investors. What did they get right?
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UPS, FedEx cap air express deliveries

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 6:45am
UPS and FedEx started limiting air express deliveries after an increase in packages caused some retailers to exceed agreed-upon limits.
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Four killed as twisters tear up South

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 6:10am
An already hectic holiday travel week took a tragic turn Tuesday as at least four people were killed by tornadoes that swept through the south.
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Experts expecting more pain for ruble

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:34am
Currency strategists are pondering whether there is more volatility in store for the ruble.
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Takata president stepping down

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:29am
Takata Corp, the air bag maker embroiled in millions of recalls worldwide, said its president Stefan Stocker would step down.
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US minimum wage hikes to impact Walmart

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:21am
Minimum wage hikes across the US will prompt Wal-Mart Stores to adjust salaries at 1,434 stores.
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Korean Air 'nut case' exec may be detained

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:09am
South Korean prosecutors sought a detention warrant for a Korean Air ex-executive who delayed a flight over how her nuts were served.
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Disney: Why fairy tales have to grow up

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:51am
Audiences seem to be falling out of love with traditional fairy tales and their ‘happy endings’.
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