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How Amazon stock is 'killing' its rivals

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:52pm
Even with this week's weakness, Amazon.com stock has been outperforming the retailers whose businesses it's challenging.
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US growth forecast now 1.7 percent

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:45pm
The IMF said it expects the U.S. economy to grow even more slowly this year than it predicted a month ago due to weakness in the first quarter.
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FAA extends Tel Aviv flight ban

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:30pm
US aviation authorities on Wednesday extended a ban on US airlines flying to Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport for another 24 hours.
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When it's safe to fly—Who should decide?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:28pm
Flight MH17 and airlines halting flights into Tel Aviv are stirring up controversy over who should decide where it's safe to fly.
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NRF cuts retail growth forecast for 2014

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:25pm
Slow growth during the first half of the year caused the National Retail Federation to lower its retail sales forecast.
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No evidence of MH17 black box tampering

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:19pm
The Dutch Safety Board said it still expects to get the information it needs from the crash site in eastern Ukraine.
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The big money still loves hedge funds

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:08pm
Big investors plan to keep pouring money into hedge funds despite mixed returns.
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Facebook and Twitter gunning for retail

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:57pm
Facebook and Twitter face different growth scenarios, but both are now focusing their gaze on the same market: Retail.
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Comic book sale could be priciest ever

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:54pm
EBay announced that the finest known copy of Superman's original appearance will be offered on the site in August.
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Kerry, Bloomberg fly to Israel despite FAA

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:41pm
Despite security concerns and an FAA ban, Secretary of State John Kerry and Michael Bloomberg flew into Israel.
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Islamic State veils mannequins

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:10pm
The Islamic State has ordered shopkeepers in Mosul to cover the faces of mannequins with veils, GlobalPost reports.
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Argentina, bondholder talks rescheduled

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:06pm
Settlement talks between Argentina and bondholders were pushed back one day, the court-appointed mediator said.
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'Nuclear option' may have saved Obamacare

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:05pm
When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid went "nuclear" last winter, he just might have saved a major piece of Obamacare.
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SEC adopts money market reforms

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:02pm
The SEC adopted rules designed to curb the risk of investor runs on money market funds.
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Big Cola takes on...well, big cola

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:59am
The company that owns Big Cola is battling Coke and Pepsi for Asian and Latin American markets. FT reports.
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US drug laws hurt consumers: Report

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:51am
U.S. drug rules have been manipulated by brand-name drug companies to keep cheaper competition off the market, a report says.
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Taxes don't chase out rich NYers

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:48am
A new report finds that wealthy New York City residents don't leave New York City at a greater rate than the non-wealthy.
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'Made in the USA' claims may be phony

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:44am
An Ohio company ran into trouble for issuing "Made in the USA" labels without verifying products were made in the United States.
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China detains meat supplier employees

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:40am
The scandal surrounding Husi, which is owned by OSI Group of Aurora, Illinois, has alarmed Chinese diners.
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Inflation is about to fall—and hard

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:35am
I would bet inflationistas a truckload of scarce limes that inflation pressures are temporary and inflation is about to fall, says Ron Insana.
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