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On the lunatic fringe of fund investing

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:00am
In a market of 1,600 ETFs, more are pushing the limits of investing (and common) sense. We put oddball ETFs to the test.
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LeBron James unveils new shoe

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:24am
LeBron James will soon rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers for training camp but he had some business to take care of first.
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How the vote has hit Scottish stocks

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:09am
A hypothetical Scottish index, made up of UK listed companies based in Scotland, has been left relatively untouched by the referendum.
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Applications rise, but so do rates

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:00am
Despite adjustments for the Labor Day holiday the previous week, mortgage applications surged last week, even amid rising rates.
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Is Alibaba coming to America?

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:53am
Alibaba's Jack Ma told reporters this week that Alibaba plans to aggressively expand in the U.S. and Europe after its initial public offering.
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Microsoft boosts dividend, adds directors

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:21am
Microsoft announced the smallest percentage increase in its dividend since 2009 and appointed new directors to replace two board members.
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Peltz wants DuPont to break up: Report

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:15am
Activist investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management has called for a break up of DuPont, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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US general cannot rule out role in Iraq

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:46am
The most senior U.S. military officer has raised the possibility that American troops might need to take on a larger role in Iraq's ground war against Islamic State militants.
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Scottish vote may spook markets: Aberdeen CEO

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:18am
The CEO of one of Europe's biggest asset managers has warned that markets will undoubtedly face a tough day on Friday.
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Knife-edge Scottish vote cuts deep divide

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:41am
The latest survey found 48 percent of Scots would vote in favor of independence, while 52 percent would vote against.
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World's billion population hits record high

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:18am
The world economy is going through a rough patch, yet the world's billionaire population is at an all-time high.
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Is this the stimulus we've been waiting for?

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:23pm
The PBoC's liquidity injections into China's top lenders are viewed by some analysts as the major stimulus move markets have been waiting. But not everyone agrees.
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First reviews: iPhone 6 and iOS8

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 9:00pm
Curious to know how the recent Apple products released to so much fanfare stack up?
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Cramer's Fed watch: What matters?

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:56pm
Only three things matter to the market right now: the Fed, the Fed and the Fed.
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Anheuser-Busch lashes out at NFL

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:54pm
The league's official beer sponsor said it was 'not yet satisfied' with the way the NFL was handling recent off-field misconduct.
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Why the Fed could surprise markets

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:50pm
The Fed could surprise markets Wednesday because of the wide divergence in Wall St. views about its next move.
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Is Asia the place for women in finance?

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:30pm
Asia might be the place to be for females working in finance, an industry infamous for its grueling hours and male-dominated management culture.
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Making sense of Alibaba's shopping spree

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:30pm
The e-commerce giant has spent over $4 billion on just four acquisitions in the first half of 2014.
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Wal-Mart rep resigns on résumé flub

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:27pm
Wal-Mart's VP of corporate communications is leaving after a background check revealed he hadn't finished his college degree.
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NY denied fed funds for bridge project

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:22pm
The US rejected most of a $511 million loan request, dealing a blow to one of Andrew Cuomo just weeks ahead of state elections.
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