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Global tourist spend slumps

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:30pm
Spending on tax free shopping fell for the first time, data from duty free shopping group Global Blue showed this week.
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Alibaba Pictures' shares to be suspended

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:45pm
Alibaba Pictures said it had found possible non-compliant accounting and had requested that trading of its Hong Kong-listed shares be suspended.
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Most expensive car ever auctioned

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 8:51pm
A 52-year-old Ferrari just smashed the record for the most expensive car ever sold at auction.
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Ebola toll underestimated: WHO

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 8:13pm
The WHO says the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the scale of the Ebola outbreak in Africa.
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Iraq's al-Maliki drops prime minister bid

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:35pm
Nouri al-Maliki has given up his fight to remain prime minister of Iraq and now supports his successor, Haider al-Ibadi.
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Pershing Square sues US government

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:30pm
Pershing Square sued the U.S., claiming that its stripping of profits from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac unconstitutionally short changes investors.
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Who's right: Bond or stock traders?

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:58pm
Traders decipher whether the bond market or the stock market is sending the right signal, with the release of several key reports Friday.
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New company to be ‘coveted' by pros

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:42pm
Sometimes a company is so strategic, its stock becomes a holding that pros want to hold, no matter.
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Paulson holds onto gold ETF

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:41pm
Hedge fund Paulson & Co maintained its stake in the world's biggest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, SPDR Gold Trust, in the second quarter.
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Rob Manfred to replace Bud Selig at MLB

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:22pm
Rob Manfred was chosen Thursday by the league's owners to succeed Bud Selig as commissioner, one of the most powerful positions in sports.
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Bears find market full of landmines

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:09pm
Lately, negative bets can cost you an arm and a leg.
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Sprint to introduce 'disruptive' prices

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:47pm
Sprint will implement 'very disruptive' prices next week, CEO Marcelo Claure said at a companywide town hall meeting.
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After-hours buzz: MNST, JCP, ADS & more

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:35pm
Take a look at some of Thursday's after-hours buzz:
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Icahn takes 6.6% Gannett stake

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:26pm
Carl Icahn has his sights set on splitting up Gannett Co.
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Bond market bullishness ramps up

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:26pm
In the face of a weakening global economy, U.S. Treasurys are finding a lot of fans.
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Hang on, 4% on a CD? What's the catch?!

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:04pm
When hedge-fund manager Todd Buchholz got a call from his mom about a CD that paid 4%, he was dubious. Here is their hilarious exchange.
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Dollar edges off losses in thin trading

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:00pm
A robust U.S. 30-year bond auction supported Treasuries prices in general and weighed on yields.
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Coke buys stake in Monster for $2.15B

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:40pm
Coca-Cola Co will buy a 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage in deal that includes the companies swapping ownership of some products.
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Electrolux may buy GE appliance business

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:32pm
The Swedish group sells under the names Frigidaire AEG and Zanussi, and is a smaller rival to Whirlpool.
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Cohen must face insider case: Judge

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:18pm
U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero in Manhattan allowed the entire case against Cohen and SAC to go forward, apart from some claims brought too late.
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