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Retailers may only just meet Christmas forecasts

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 8:03pm
Consumers slacked off on the final holiday shopping days, suggesting traditional retailers will just meet sales forecasts.
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Starz gives up 'The Interview': Source

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 5:56pm
The sudden and unique distribution of "The Interview" has caused a breakdown in the normal schedule for home video broadcast.
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CDC: Some possibly exposed to Ebola

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:33pm
Some staff at the CDC in Atlanta may have been accidentally exposed to the Ebola virus, the Washington Post reported.
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These mid-caps will shine: Analyst

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:24pm
Among other mid-cap companies, JetBlue, Pilgrim's Pride and Mohawk Industries may cash in on economic trends, a fund manger said.
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Stock bears are hard to find for 2015

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:24pm
As the Santa rally lifts stocks higher, Wall Street's expectations for 2015 gains have gotten slimmer.
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ETF trading 'over' in 2015

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:15pm
Experts Nelson and Costa said in an interview with CNBC that stock picking is the way to go for investors next year.
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This will be the 'big short' for 2015

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:04pm
Investors this holiday season have been busily building what some say could be the biggest short position ever in Treasury futures.
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Judge on fired Phoenix VA director

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:00pm
A judge has ruled that the VA was justified in firing the former director of its Phoenix office.
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Facebook to face privacy suit: Judge

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:13pm
Facebook must face a lawsuit accusing it of violating its users' privacy by scanning messages they send for advertising purposes.
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Wal-Mart tests card swap program

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:12pm
Wal-Mart will begin testing on its new gift card exchange program on Christmas Day.
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Sony cyberattack provides blueprint: CEO

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:44pm
The recent cyberattack on Sony represents a seminal moment in the advancement of hacking, George Kurtz said.
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Where to watch 'The Interview'

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:38pm
Sony said it continues to "secure more platforms and more theaters so that this movie reaches the largest possible audience."
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'The Interview' online Wednesday

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:34pm
Sony will release its controversial film "The Interview" online Wednesday, with $5.99 rentals available from a variety of sites.
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Are shoppers socially responsible?

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:26pm
If you think consumers aren't focused on being socially responsible in their shopping, you'd be wrong.
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Party in munis may not last: Lebenthal

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:15pm
Muni bonds had a great year but don't assume that the party will continue into 2015, says Alexandra Lebenthal.
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MF Global ordered to pay $1.2B: CFTC

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:09pm
The NY Fed ordered MF Global to pay $1.21 billion in restitution fees and $100 million penalty, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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Oil dips on rush in US supply, imports

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 11:40am
Oil futures plunged on a surge in supplies and a record level of gasoline.
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'The Twelve Days of Christmas' cost

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 11:14am
Low inflation and energy prices and relatively flat wages combined to keep prices down for the song's presents.
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Ackman scores but hedgie pay lags

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 11:06am
A few billionaire investors have scored, but the average hedge fund worker isn't likely to see a fat bonus this year.
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Big tech competes on Santa tracking

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 10:58am
What began as a mistake by Sears has become a competition between two of the technology world's biggest companies.
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