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NFL toughens domestic violence penalty

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 5:22pm
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced stricter punishments for players accused of domestic violence.
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After-hours buzz: Avago, Splunk & more

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 5:16pm
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday: Avago, Omnivision, Splunk & more.
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Ukraine impact limited in US...for now

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 4:37pm
Wall Street advanced to all-time highs while the crisis rose toward a boil with a limited impact on the U.S. economy.
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Pa. will expand Medicaid under Obamacare

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:55pm
Pennsylvania will expand Medicaid benefits to nearly all poor adults in 2015, joining 26 other states and DC in that Obamacare effort.
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Is becoming a franchisee for you?

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:33pm
Like any business model, franchising has its benefits and drawbacks.
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Catering exec caught kicking puppy

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:29pm
After video surfaced showing him kicking a dog, the CEO of a food service company was punished—but not fired—by the firm's board.
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'No way' market will crash: Acampora

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:26pm
What does the "godfather of technical analysis" make of recent calls for a gigantic correction? Not much.
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What a bear likes right now ...

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:18pm
Gina Martin Adams, Wells Fargo's senior equity analyst, eyes a bright spot in the market.
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Hot August may give way to cool September

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:54pm
Since 1950, September is the worst performing month for the S&P 500 index.
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Is less bad good enough for teen retail?

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:45pm
The Abercrombies and American Eagles of the world are finally starting to turn a corner—albeit, a small one.
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Abercrombie becomes less logo obsessed

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:44pm
Abercrombie is trying to revamp its image after its CEO stirred controversy by saying the company's clothes were made for cool kids, not fat people.
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Three more McDonald's closed in Russia

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:39pm
McDonald's has temporary closed three more restaurants in Russia following mass unscheduled inspections by Russia's food safety watchdog.
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Active managers are striking out this year

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:16pm
All those headlines about new stock market highs may look sexy, but life for active managers hasn't been quite so much fun.
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Nuclear fusion is drawing investor money

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:10pm
Two major tech investors have plowed $1.5 million into a technology that hasn’t worked, according to
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China is not experiencing a hard landing

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:07pm
Western critics say China is experiencing a hard landing, but that's not quite true, says Dan Steinbock.
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Russia has 'over 1,000 troops' in Ukraine

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 1:50pm
Russia has “well over 1,000 troops” operating inside Ukraine, Nato warned. The Financial Times reports.
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Apple event Sept. 9, iPhone 6 expected

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 1:44pm
Apple announced Thursday that it is hosting a special event in Cupertino, California, on Sept. 9, 2014.
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Stop worrying, love nuclear: Officials

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 1:37pm
Is there still room for nuclear power in the U.S. energy mix? Its backers say yes.
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T-Mobile US sale valuation

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 1:18pm
Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile US unit could be sold for $35 a share, according to a report from Bloomberg, citing sources.
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Cost of US campaign against ISIS

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 1:02pm
Obama is preparing to request authorization from Congress for escalated military action against ISIS, The Fiscal Times reports.
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