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Court deals blow to Stanford victims

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:09pm
A U.S. court ruled that victims of Allen Stanford's Ponzi scheme are not able under federal law to file claims for compensation.
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Why was MH17 flying over Ukraine?

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:02pm
The downed Flight MH17 prompts questions on whether the plane should have flown over a war-torn area. NBC News reports.
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Bigger worry than geopolitics? The Fed

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:47am
Events like what's happening in Ukraine and Gaza can be market movers but take a back seat to the biggest influence of all.
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How MH17, Gaza will shape 2016 election

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:21am
MH17 and Gaza suggest foreign policy could wind up playing a major role in the 2016 election, Politico's Ben White says.
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Drought: Ground water 'saved our bacon'

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:18am
Dwindling ground water in California is keeping food prices low, but not for long.
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Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:02am
Amazon's new service allows customers to access over 600,000 Kindle books and thousands of audiobooks for $9.99 a month.
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Barbie looks to get her cool back

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:48am
Barbie sales have disappointed toy maker Mattel, and consumers may not run back to the classic doll any time soon.
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Timeline of MH17 tragedy

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:47am
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 went down over Ukraine, with U.S. officials saying a missile caused the crash. Here's a timeline of events.
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Gaza, MH17 worry traders: Cashin

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:44am
Veteran trader Art Cashin said that despite geopolitical concerns, markets can "begin to repair," but only "one step at a time."
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Bull market sends 401ks to new highs

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:28am
Since 2010, average employee contributions jumped $470, and average employer contributions rose $400, USA Today reports.
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The cure for asset bubbles: Inflation

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:24am
The Fed said some assets are overvalued, but we are unlikely to see tighter rates to nip bubbles for now. Financial Times reports.
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Putin responsible for crash: Phillips

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:22am
Putin is responsible for the Malaysian plane crash over Ukraine—even if he didn't order the attack, says former WH adviser David L. Phillips.
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Get those black boxes: Richardson

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:08am
Russia needs to immediately help international investigators get access to the crash site, Bill Richardson says.
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Scammers milk grandpa for cash

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:07am
Scammers posing as distressed grandkids are scamming grandparents into sending them money wires and more. FT reports.
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Nissan moves ahead in self-driving cars

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:06am
Before Nissan's first self-driving cars go on sale in 2020, it will launch new technologies that supplement the driver.
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June LEI up, but below estimates

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:00am
The Conference Board's LEI was up 0.3 percent in June, just missing analyst estimates of 0.5 percent growth.
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Forbes selling ownership stake

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:56am
Forbes Media said it would sell a majority stake to a new Hong Kong-based international investor group, Integrated Whale Media Investments.
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August consumer mood dips in July

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:55am
U.S. consumer sentiment dipped in early July as a gauge of expectations weakened for a third month.
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Google seen as best placed for growth

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:54am
At least seven brokerages raised their target price on the stock on Friday by as much as $75, to a high of $700.
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CBS would 'look at' buying CNN: CEO

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:49am
CBS CEO Leslie Moonves said the media company would take a look at cable news network CNN if it goes up for sale.
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