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Millennials love Center City Philly

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:03am
Better jobs and higher rents are pushing more young Philadelphians to buy homes in the city's downtown.
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Services sector growth slows sharply

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:49am
The U.S. services sector expanded in December at its slowest rate since February as growth in employment and new business slowed.
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Males beat females in hedge fund hunt

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:42am
Females who work as investment banking analysts don't keep up with their male counterparts when it comes to landing hedge fund jobs.
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Cuba overhaul could backfire: Gutierrez

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:33am
Businesses should not plan on plunking down money on investments in Cuba just yet, said a former U.S. Commerce Secretary.
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GM suspends car delivery to Russia

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:24am
GM has suspended the delivery of cars to dealerships in Russia in response to a slide in the rouble, the company said on Thursday.
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Hoping for a Santa rally? Not so fast

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:14am
Those hoping for a seasonal "Santa rally" in stock markets this year could be disappointed, according to Nomura strategist Bob Janjuah.
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Amazon one-hour delivery with catch

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:05am
Amazon will launch its one-hour delivery service in Manhattan today. Expansion into other cities will come in 2015.
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You won't believe these perks

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:00am
Companies are rolling out more lifestyle-oriented benefits aimed at engaging and retaining top talent. Here are the tops.
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Own a Ford? You'll want to read this

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:49am
Ford says it's expanding a recall for faulty driver's side air bag inflators to the entire U.S. as demanded by the government.
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Kraft Foods names new CEO

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:41am
Kraft Foods announced on Thursday that its board of directors has named John Cahill to the position of Chairman and CEO of the company.
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Early Movers: H, GLW, HTZ & more

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:34am
Headlines before the bell Thursday.
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Jobless claims point to firmer labor mkt

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:30am
Jobless claims fell unexpectedly last week, suggesting the labor market continues to strengthen.
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Dunkin warns on 2015 sales

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:12am
Dunkin' Brands cut its 2015 forecast for sales growth in the U.S. and operating income growth, citing slowing sales of coffee in its restaurants.
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Drunk on liquid alternatives?

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:00am
When it comes to liquid alternatives, research, moderation and patience are the keys to success with this asset class.
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'Dark web' market for guns and drugs

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:00am
It's referred to as the "Wild West" of the Internet: Underground websites that sell illegal drugs and guns.
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Why Fed thinks economy still needs help

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:56am
The Fed made clear that it's eyeing the economy recovery with caution, and isn't yet convinced it can start to pull its stimulus of record-low rates.
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Google-EU Android battle heats up

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:56am
Amid increased pressure from the EU, Google is asking a U.S. judge to dismiss an antitrust suit over Android.
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Summers on oil-stock drop link

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:48am
Larry Summers tells CNBC he's been taken aback by the perceived connection between oil price weakness and stock drops.
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Stock rally depends on oil pressure

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:38am
The Fed may have helped prime the stock market for a Santa rally, if oil remains calm and there are no new flare-ups overseas.
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Avon Products settles bribery charges

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:33am
Avon will pay $135 million to settle charges after its China unit pleaded guilty to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act with bribes.
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