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Alibaba's magic fades as stock plunges

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:15am
Alibaba's stock plunges after the Chinese e-commerce giant reported quarterly revenue that fell short of expectations.
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Why Americans are putting cash on ice

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:15am
Forget a bank. More Americans are saving cash—and hiding it around the house, according to an American Express survey.
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Hate the game, but love the ads?

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:11am
Dish has technology that lets customers completely skip ads. For the Super Bowl, though, it's letting them skip the game.
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Kate Spade to close Saturday stores

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:06am
Kate Spade will shutter its Kate Spade Saturday and Jack Spade stores to focus on its namesake label.
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Advisors leave Gen Y cash on table

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:00am
A TD Ameritrade study shows potentially rich millennials are neglected by advisors focused on older, wealthier clients.
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Ex-Obama aide: 'Very different world'

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:53am
"We're in a period of uncertainty and...the volatility is going to continue," said Bill Daley, former Obama chief of staff.
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WTI crude dips to 6-year low

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:52am
West Texas Intermediate fell below $44 on Wednesday, touching the weakest level since April 2009.
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Cramer: MCD franchises ‘had enough’

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:49am
CNBC's Jim Cramer said pressure from domestic franchises led to McDonald's CEO Don Thompson's resignation.
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Will millennials begin buying homes?

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:20am
Millennials may buy homes as the economy improves and regulation makes it easier to get a mortgage, The Fiscal Times reports.
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Facebook darling of retail traders

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:12am
Retail investors really love Facebook, continuing to pile into it, according to a look at TD Ameritrade retail accounts.
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Get a unique baby name for $32,000

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:11am
Newser reports that a new Swiss company called Erfolgswelle charges $32,000 to help you pick a unique name for your baby.
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Smartphone wars: Apple vs. Samsung

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:09am
Apple has tied with Samsung to become the number one smartphone vendor in the world.
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Weigh pros, cons of long-term care

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:00am
Although pricey, long-term-care insurance can help defray the sky-high costs of medical care for many elderly patients.
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Pending home sales fell 3.7% in Dec.

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:59am
Contracts to buy previously owned homes fell more than expected as tighter inventory and an increase in prices discouraged buyers.
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Here's what traders heard the Fed say

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:59am
Does the Fed even know the signals it just sent the market? Here's what traders heard the Fed say, says "Fast Money" trader Brian Kelly.
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Hit man meets business leaders

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:41am
An imprisoned mafia hit man met with business leaders to discuss criminal inner-workings with police. NBC News reports.
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Amazon earnings: What to watch

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:26am
Investors are bracing for Amazon’s earnings, which come out after the closing bell on Thursday.
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Technology killing jobs: Greene

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:25am
We have our work cut out if we want to build a real economy, billionaire Jeff Greene said.
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Advisors see more risks for economy in 2015

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:16am
But the TD Ameritrade survey finds investment advisors are still mostly upbeat on U.S. markets.
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Belarus urges bondholders not to worry

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:13am
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko said that holders of the country's sovereign bonds should not be worried.
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