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CNBC - Top News

Ex-Aeropostale executive gets 8 years prison

A former merchandising executive at teen apparel retailer Aeropostale Inc on Wednesday was sentenced to ...

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Aboard the USS Michigan

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The USS Michigan has just wrapped up a 4-month deployment in ...

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Russia ups Ukraine pressure amid aid convoy row

Dozens of heavy Russian military vehicles massed on Friday near the border with Ukraine, where ...

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FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer

Doctors have long used stool tests to look for hidden blood that can be a ...

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CNBC - Futures Now

As earnings improve, stocks are getting cheaper

A glance at a chart seems to indicate that stocks are expensive. After dropping 4.3 ...

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S&P will drop—but not why you think: BofAML’s Curry

After falling more than 4 percent from recent highs, the S&P 500 has gained back ...

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This will ‘pull the rug out’ from market: LaVorgna

In a classic 1899 poem by Stephen Crane, a man insists to the universe that ...

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Junk bond warning? No way, says BofAML strategist

As high-yield bonds have dropped in recent weeks, words like “bubble” and “warning sign” have ...

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CNBC - Finance

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Fishy financial disclosure at Darden’s Red Lobster

Call it a tale of two lobsters. Darden Restaurants has told shareholders that Red Lobster, ...

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Time to drop your bets on Macau?

Bloomberg | Getty Images A croupier deals a card on a blackjack table at a ...

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George Soros loads up on bearish market bet

Soros Fund Management, the large family office that manages assets for billionaire George Soros, raised ...

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Macy’s: Hrbinger of a (still) grim retail sector

Adam Jeffery | CNBC Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square, New York City. Just imagine ...

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CNBC - Market Insider

Traders eye Tuesday’s data for whiffs of inflation

Markets are expecting a fairly dovish message from the Fed, and that was part of ...

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Fed has a lesson plan, but traders just want facts

Markets are more likely to get a schooling on the labor market than a road ...

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Early movers: M, DE, F, AMZN, KING, TSN, LQ & more

Getty Images A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in ...

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Here’s what could rock stocks in the week ahead

“It’s a psychological issue as much as it is anything right now,” Freeman said. “I ...

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New York Times - Business

Macy’s to Pay $650,000 to Resolve Bias Inquiry

After an 18-month investigation, Macy’s has agreed to pay a $ 650,000 fine and hire ...

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Bits Blog: Reprogramming Government: A Conversation With Mikey Dickerson

Photo Mikey Dickerson, center, with members of his team, was hired to identify and fix ...

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DealBook: In Silicon Valley, Mergers Must Meet the Toothbrush Test

Photo Credit Liz Grauman/The New York Times MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — When deciding whether Google ...

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DealBook: Doubt Is Cast on Vetting of Deals by Alibaba

Photo Jack Ma, chairman of the Alibaba Group.Credit Carlos Barria/Reuters Updated, 7:25 p.m. | The ...

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New York Times - Economy

Digital Divide: Inequality and Web Search Trends

Continue reading the main story In the hardest places to live in the United States, ...

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From Guest to Host: If Chuck Todd Seems Comfortable on ‘Meet the Press,’ He Should

Photo Chuck Todd Credit William B. Plowman /NBC The most frequent guest on “Meet the ...

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As Europe’s Economy Stumbles, Britain Offers Some Glimmer of Hope

Photo Buoyed in part by stimulus efforts, Britain has been showing healthy gains in recent ...

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Traders Profit as Power Grid Is Overworked

Photo The power plant in Port Jefferson, N.Y. When demand outstrips supply, as it did ...

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Reuters - Economic News

China August HSBC flash PMI slips to three-month low

An employee works at a production line inside a Geely factory in Ningbo, Zhejiang province ...

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‘Good news’ shock could kill the five-year-old bull market

(Reuters) – If bad economic news continues to translate into good news for investors, any ...

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U.S. housing market improving, inflation pressures muted

A worker labors on a housing project on Mission Street in the South of Market ...

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Treasury to take time to weigh options on tax inversions: official

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee ...

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Reuters - Financials

TABLE-Indian banks’ cash balances with RBI rise to 3.26 trln rupees

Aug 21 (Reuters) - COMMERCIAL BANKS' CASH AS ON AVG DAILY CASH FORTNIGHT BALANCES WITH ...

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BRIEF-Catena: zoning plan for Catena’s Solna project becomes final

Aug 20 (Reuters) – CATENA : * Says Land and Environmental Court has decided not ...

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Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

(Adds Carillion, Allergan, Citigroup, Apax Partners) Aug 19 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions ...

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US broadcasters challenge FCC over airwaves auction

Aug 19 (Reuters) – The National Association of Broadcasters filed a petition to review certain ...

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Reuters - Hot Stocks

UPDATE 3-Amicus lead drug nears approval as late-stage trial succeeds

* Migalastat as effective as standard therapies for Fabry disease * Started submitting data to ...

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Fuel Systems lags U.S. auto parts makers as Europe drags

Aug 18 (Reuters) – Weak demand for alternative fuel vehicles and increasing competition in Europe ...

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UPDATE 1-Porsche prevails at U.S. appeals court over VW squeeze

(Adds details from decision, lawyer’s comments) By Jonathan Stempel Aug 15 (Reuters) – Porsche Automobil ...

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UK blue chips rise on Putin remarks, hopes for loose monetary policies

* FTSE 100 up 0.4 pct * Putin comments alleviate concern over Ukraine escalation * ...

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Reuters - US Market News

S&P raises long term ratings on Ecuador to B-plus

Aug 20 (Reuters) – Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s on Wednesday raised its long-term sovereign ...

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RPT-UPDATE 2-China Jan-July FDI falls for first time in 17 months

(Repeats to fix formatting) * China Jan-July FDI falls for first time in 17 months ...

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German yields recall Japan “lost decade” but markets still trust ECB

* Bund yields reach Japan-like territory around 1 percent * Pressure on the ECB to ...

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WRAPUP 3-WHO backs use of experimental Ebola drugs in West Africa

* Liberia to treat infected doctors with trial drug ZMapp * Spanish priest who received ...

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WSJ - Markets

Bond Sales in Africa Losing Allure

Updated Aug. 20, 2014 4:55 p.m. ET Cracks are forming in Africa’s debt boom. African ...

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Fed Bets It Won’t Fall Behind Curve on Rates

Updated Aug. 17, 2014 8:21 p.m. ET In a recent Wall Street Journal survey, 30 ...

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Why Your Cash Isn’t Trash

Aug. 15, 2014 12:32 p.m. ET For some five years now, bank accounts and money-market ...

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Colombia Struggles with Investors’ Favor

Aug. 13, 2014 12:02 p.m. ET When Colombia undertook an extensive tax overhaul, Wall Street ...

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WSJ - US Business

NFL to Coldplay: Pay to Play Super Bowl

Aug. 19, 2014 12:16 p.m. ET The National Football League doesn’t usually pay the act ...

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Link Shrink: Google Pushes Own Content, Services

Updated Aug. 18, 2014 7:03 p.m. ET Just before Google Inc. GOOGL +1.54% Google Inc. ...

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Brunei Bids for Hotels in New York, London

Aug. 16, 2014 5:58 p.m. ET The Sultan of Brunei is making a play for ...

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Returning to Wal-Mart: Human Cashiers

Updated Aug. 15, 2014 6:05 p.m. ET In an attempt to lure more customers this ...

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