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Leading indicators up 0.5% in Dec.

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:00am
A gauge of future U.S. economic activity increased in December, suggesting strength in the economy in the near term.
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Robo-advisors don't always compute

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:00am
Online wealth management brings financial advice to the masses, but retirement planning still requires the human touch.
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Factory activity grows at lower rate

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:51am
The U.S. manufacturing sector continued to expand in January but at a slightly slower pace than the month before, an industry report showed.
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Currency war could get bloody

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:45am
Central banks are in combat mode. On the front lines: Europe, Denmark, Canada, Switzerland, Peru and India.
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Trading floor not closing: NYSE

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:20am
NYSE President Tom Farley tells CNBC there's no truth to reports about a sale of the exchange or closing down the trading floor.
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Leaders pay respect to Saudi King

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:14am
Investors will be keen to see what the succession means for the price of oil.
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US monthly rent still on the rise

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:12am
Monthly rent prices continued rising in December, with these two cities experiencing over 10-percent price increases.
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Trader: Beware bearish chart

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:03am
New York trader Steve Grasso points out a bearish chart formation in the S&P 500. Watch this level for your trigger to sell.
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Jury still out on pot: Colorado gov

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:46am
States should be cautious when considering the legalization of marijuana, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper tells CNBC.
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UPS plunges on weak guidance

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:43am
UPS said demand was strong on Cyber Monday and on Dec. 22, but was less than expected on some other days in the quarter.
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Lew touts value of strong dollar

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:40am
As central banks move to weaken their currencies, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC a stronger dollar is good for everyone.
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Blankfein: Market's hard to figure out

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:38am
Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein tells CNBC that stock volatility is probably back for the foreseeable future.
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Euro hits 11-year low: Will it go below $1?

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:27am
Talk that the euro could weaken below $1 over the next year is growing after the European Central Bank unleashed monetary stimulus to boost growth.
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Bass: Oil to push back Fed hike

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:12am
Kyle Bass says falling oil prices are creating a "deflationary environment" that will force the Fed to delay a rate hike.
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Porn is seducing crowdfunders

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:00am
People are putting down a lot of money on porn and sex toys through a number of crowdfunding sites.
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What could derail the housing market

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:00am
Affordability and credit are factors that could blow the steam out of any housing rebound.
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Twin storms loom for East Coast

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:55am
Millions were braced for disruption as two East Coast winter storms threatened to dump up to 10 inches of snow in some areas, forecasters said.
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Soros: ECB QE means inequality and bubbles

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:40am
Billionaire investor has given a damning verdict on the launch of the European Central Bank's trillion-euro quantitative easing program.
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Sen. Rubio preparing for 2016 run

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:39am
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio is preparing to launch a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, ABC News reported on Friday, citing an adviser.
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Saudi succession isn’t a big deal for oil

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:47pm
News of Saudi King Abdullah's death sent oil prices higher, but analysts dismissed talk of a trend change, noting the oversupply fundamentals are intact.
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