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Phone makers back anti-theft measures

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:04am
The wireless industry announced a voluntary commitment to include new anti-theft technology on phones starting next year.
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Girls may not believe it, but they rule

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:58am
When it comes to planning financially, girls are at least as savvy as boys, according to a new survey.
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An unlikely source for grocery coupons

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:57am
New research shows insurers' efforts to entice healthy eating with coupons are paying off. But are the foods as healthy as the savings?
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Chanos vs Roach over China

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:54am
China's latest reading on growth has sparked a disagreement between two investment titans viewed as authorities on the country.
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Insurance companies behaving unfairly?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:42am
Insurance companies say "price optimization" is about efficiency. Consumer advocates say it's being used unfairly.
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March US housing posts modest gain

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:30am
Both U.S. housing starts and building permits suggested underlying market weakness.
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What’s next for Ukraine?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:01am
As Russia warns that Ukraine is on the verge of a civil war, here's a look at what could be in store for Ukraine - and what it means for the rest of the world.
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Airline stocks may be ready for takeoff

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:00am
Airline stocks, typically terrible investments, have taken off, and analysts say there is still lift in the sector.
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The truth about insider trading

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:00am
Ex-Galleon trader Turney Duff offers an insider's view of how learned about Wall Street's dirty little secret: insider trading.
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Rising rates will sting consumers

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:00am
Rising rates will impact consumers beyond bond portfolios, affecting credit card bills, auto loans and more.
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Litigation deal complicates BofA's results

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:58am
"It looks like it's an operating beat, but they got there probably like no one thought they would," Raymond James analyst Anthony Polini told CNBC.
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Bloomberg plans $50M challenge to NRA

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:35am
Michael R. Bloomberg, New York City’s former mayor, wants to build a network to organize voters to curb gun violence.
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Falling rates boost mortgages apps

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:17am
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates declined, an industry group said on Wednesday.
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The HFT edge: It's not just about speed

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:00am
Everyone's buzzing about HFTs having a speed advantage but this NYU professor and former HFT trader says not so fast — there's more.
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Stage set for another volatile trading day

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:38am
Fed speak may trump earnings reports and economic data, guaranteeing another volatile trading day.
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Bitcoin's Mt. Gox placed into administration

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:32am
Bitcoin exchange has had its plans to rebuild the company rejected by a Tokyo court and has been placed into administration.
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Obama to announce $600M for job grants

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:01am
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur job creation.
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Bitcoin struggles to shed dark side

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:00am
Bitcoin's grabbed headlines as much for its price as for its link to the online underworld.
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Behind bitcoin: Avid group spreads word

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:00am
Revolutionaries believe their mission is to spread the word of bitcoin and its power.
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Rivals show force in eastern Ukraine

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:42am
Ukrainian government forces and separatist pro-Russian militia staged rival shows of force in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday.
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