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What changed in new Fed statement

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:08pm
This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on September 17.
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Steve Wynn dogged by China pullback

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:57pm
Steve Wynn can't predict when gambling trends will improve in Macau. Investors should also beware.
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Steel makes things...'like' does not

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:50pm
Can a "like" build a skyscraper? No. And the market seems to be wising up to that fact.
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Nothing says ‘sell’ Facebook stock: Pro

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:45pm
Mike Murphy says Facebook's increased spending is a positive for the stock.
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Possibility of a Coke LBO: Nomura

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:36pm
Coca-Cola has potential for a leveraged buyout similar to that used in the acquisition of Heinz last year, Nomura said.
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Verizon, no internet 'fast lanes'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:18pm
Verizon declined that it was planning to install Internet 'fast lanes' to paid customers.
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BlackBerry CEO writes to phone users

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:14pm
The BlackBerry CEO wrote an open letter online to the company's phone users in anticipation for the Classic launch.
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Halloween costumes for the 1%

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:59pm
From "Lloyd Vader" to "Sexy Janet Yellen," here are Raj Mahal's idea for Halloween costumes for the 1%.
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China's smog tied to trade: Report

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:54pm
Chinese ships carrying exports to market are churning out air pollution in its major port cities, according to a report.
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Is Ebola the next 'black swan'?

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:35pm
Kenny Polcari explains the composition of a black swan event: outlier, global market effect, and after the fact rationalization.
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IBM, Twitter partner on analytics

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:29pm
IBM said it forged a partnership with Twitter Wednesday to deliver data analytics as it looks to move away from its hardware business.
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Uber's in Fiji and Siberia? Maybe next

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:19pm
Travis Kalanick, Uber founder and CEO, says the controversial car service may head to towns as small as 20,000 people.
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'We need to make money': BlackBerry CEO

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:18pm
The smartphone-maker is concentrated on building a cash war chest to fuel innovation, says BlackBerry CEO John Chen.
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Quietly living in Musk's shadow

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:03pm
In the shadow of Elon Musk's SpaceX, Orbital Sciences must figure out why a rocket blew up on launch.
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Pimco food truck guy is back in the fold

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:58am
In the dilemma between working at one of the biggest bond managers and running a food truck, the bond firm apparently wins out.
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Facebook is getting it right, pro says

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:57am
The social network had been operating at "very high margins" and needs to make big investments, says analyst Mark Mahaney.
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Apple Pay competitor CurrentC hacked

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:52am
One of Apple's competitors in the mobile payment space sent out an email Wednesday telling users it has been breached, CNBC confirmed.
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‘Most ignorant’ countries revealed

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:50am
Italy has been named as "most ignorant" country in a new poll which gauged how much citizens know about their country's social affairs, with the United States coming in second.
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Little 'like' for Facebook apps

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:22am
For all of Facebook's success in turning mobile into a booming business, one problem remains: bad user ratings.
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Obama's approval on Wall Street: 17%

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:22am
A new poll reveals just how serious Wall Street's dissatisfaction with Obama is ahead of the midterm elections.
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