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Doomsday is 'three minutes away'

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:05pm
Scientists have moved the hand of the symbolic Doomsday Clock over the threats of nuclear weapons and warming climates.
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PE pro bullish on emerging markets

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:59pm
Tom Speechley of Abraaj Group talked with CNBC.com about investing in emerging and frontier markets in Davos.
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Sandberg: Internet cost must drop

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:56pm
In Davos, Facebook's COO and Microsoft's CEO agree: The world needs to get more people online.
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Icahn: 'Tremendous opportunity' in oil

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:53pm
Activist investor Carl Icahn predicts a big opportunity for investors and reveals his big bet on the euro.
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Money advice kids will actually use

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:43pm
It pays to start teaching your children early about money. Here's how to make the lessons stick.
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Former diplomat implicated in Ponzi scheme

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:39pm
A former top State Department official is set to go on trial on civil allegations he helped Texas financier Allen Stanford carry out his Ponzi scheme.
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Euro falls to fresh 11-year low

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:38pm
The euro hit a fresh 11-year low after Draghi announced the launch of an open-ended expanded monthly 60 billion euro bond-buying program.
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McKinsey: Youth employment a worry

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:37pm
One of the world's elite management consultants said businesses should pay attention to lagging youth employment.
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Will Google buy Twitter?

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:33pm
SunTrust analyst Bob Peck is hearing more rumblings that Google may be interested in buying Twitter.
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Greek reforms? What Greek reforms?

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:22pm
The idea of austerity reforms caused an uproar in Greece, but were they really ever implemented in the first place?
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Chris Christie takes over ailing A.C.

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:14pm
Gov. Chris Christie's emergency management team for Atlantic City includes Detroit's former overseer, Kevyn Orr.
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Ford shifts focus to Silicon Valley

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:00pm
Ford opens a research and innovation center in Palo Alto to develop new technologies for future vehicles.
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'Lazy' retail a challenge in gun biz

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:48pm
Crimson Trace needs to persuade retailers to upsell its product—except they may not think a customer actually needs it.
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What analysts want in McD's report

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:34pm
McDonald's lifts the veil on its fourth quarter Friday. Here's what Wall Street will be watching.
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Is the stock market really cheap?

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:26pm
One valuation measure has sparked a debate among strategists as to whether the stock market is really, really cheap.
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Play an oil bounce with a bank?

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:11pm
Halftime trader Joe Terranova has bought Texas Capital BancShares.
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Currency war cannot go well: Cashin

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:11pm
The currency war is being played like a chess match, but that will eventually change, veteran trader Art Cashin said.
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Coca-Cola's ticking time bomb

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:01pm
Coca-Cola has found a smart way to juice earnings, but it could backfire when rates rise.
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Snowstorm threatens East

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:59am
A Texas storm will be curling north, dumping rain and snow on the Northeast, according to NBC News.
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The shale oil fields most at risk

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:58am
Drillers have slashed capital expenditure budgets and are being pickier about where they plumb for oil as prices fall.
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