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Hedge funds shrug off volatility

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:35am
Hedge funds have weathered the market's wild rides in the last two months, posting a performance related increase of $29 billion.
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Mid-Atlantic factories sluggish: Fed

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:29am
Factory activity growth in the mid-Atlantic slowed in December, the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank says.
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Fitch cuts Venezuela on oil price slide

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:25am
In Fitch's ratings sytem, a "CCC" rating implies "default is a real possibility."
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Whistleblower cashes in big payday

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:06am
An ex-Countrywide Financial executive cashed in on big payday after whistleblowing in Bank of America investigation. The NYT reports.
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Obama stays active after midterms

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:01am
President Obama has made multiple bold policy moves heading into the "lame duck" period of his second term. NBC News reports.
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Retailers hit with cease and desist

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:48am
Major retailers are illegally selling prohibited toy guns online, alleged the N.Y Attorney General's office Thursday.
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Workers are assets, not costs: Trumka

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:46am
Employers should work with labor leaders to create training that leads to jobs, said AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka.
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Naimi: oil price dip only temporary

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:19am
The Saudi oil minister said oil's price slide is only temporary, and cutting output required more support from non-OPEC states.
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Why you'll need a new credit card in 2015

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:15am
Time to reassess your plastic. 2015 could trigger big credit card shakeups amid rising interest rates, new card technology and benefits.
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Busting out the whiteboard: Santelli explains the ruble

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:15am
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the dramatic slide in the Russian ruble and how the drastic decline affects consumers.
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Buffett’s China car bet loses $1B

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:07am
Warren Buffett took a hit when shares in Chinese car company BYD unexpectedly plunged on Thursday. The New York Times reports.
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Millennials love Center City Philly

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:03am
Better jobs and higher rents are pushing more young Philadelphians to buy homes in the city's downtown.
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Services sector growth slows sharply

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:49am
The U.S. services sector expanded in December at its slowest rate since February as growth in employment and new business slowed.
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Males beat females in hedge fund hunt

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:42am
Females who work as investment banking analysts don't keep up with their male counterparts when it comes to landing hedge fund jobs.
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Cuba overhaul could backfire: Gutierrez

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:33am
Businesses should not plan on plunking down money on investments in Cuba just yet, said a former U.S. Commerce Secretary.
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GM suspends car delivery to Russia

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:24am
GM has suspended the delivery of cars to dealerships in Russia in response to a slide in the rouble, the company said on Thursday.
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Hoping for a Santa rally? Not so fast

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:14am
Those hoping for a seasonal "Santa rally" in stock markets this year could be disappointed, according to Nomura strategist Bob Janjuah.
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Amazon one-hour delivery with catch

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:05am
Amazon will launch its one-hour delivery service in Manhattan today. Expansion into other cities will come in 2015.
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You won't believe these perks

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:00am
Companies are rolling out more lifestyle-oriented benefits aimed at engaging and retaining top talent. Here are the tops.
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Own a Ford? You'll want to read this

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:49am
Ford says it's expanding a recall for faulty driver's side air bag inflators to the entire U.S. as demanded by the government.
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