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US durables rocket to record high in July

Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Workers assemble a Boeing 787 Dreamliner at ...

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Not satisfied with your car? You’re not alone

When it comes to making their customers happy, the world’s automakers have hit a bit ...

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Tighter Ukraine-Russian border key to peace: Merkel

She arrived as tensions flared up again. NATO has alleged Russia’s military is active inside ...

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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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CNBC - Futures Now

Futures Now, August 28, 2014

[unable to retrieve full-text content]What's driving bonds? Ralph Acampora's technical take, and will tensions in ...

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The biggest debate on Wall Street heats up again

Forget the daily battle between bulls and bears. The most important disagreement in finance revolves ...

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A huge—and misleading—economic number may be ahead

Wall Street is looking for a gargantuan economic reading this week. The big question is ...

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Shiller’s 3 rules for investing in ‘bubbly’ market

If everything’s expensive, then what do you buy? That’s the riddle facing Yale economist Robert ...

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CNBC - Finance

Why you should avoid the hottest hedge fund hands

Read MoreAckman, Loeb,other activists hardly finished: Pros In theory, hedge fund allocators could invest with ...

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Early movers: BKW, BBY, AMZN, CVX, TWX, DIS & more

Getty Images Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: Burger King Worldwide–Burger ...

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Leucadia backs SAC alum despite previous scandal

Peter Foley | Bloomberg | Getty Images Richard Handler, chairman and chief executive officer of ...

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Goldman Sachs to resolve FHFA claims for $3.15B

Adam Jeffery | CNBC Goldman Sachs will pay $ 3.15 billion to settle claims from ...

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CNBC - Market Insider

Post-S&P milestone, Street looks for next catalyst

With little homegrown action in the last days of August, Wall Street is trading on ...

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Geopolitics back in focus as S&P reaches for 2,000

Getty Images Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange . Traders ...

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Dog days of August could bring surprise for stocks

Friday already was a light trading day. In fact, it was the lowest volume for ...

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The key to supercharging the dollar rally

What’s behind the recent moves to these highs? It’s become apparent to forex traders that ...

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New York Times - Business

The Haggler: When a Customer Has Two Reasons to Say Ouch

As a fictional construct, the Haggler does not have worries associated with the corporeal world. ...

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DealBook: Burger King to Buy Tim Hortons for $11.4 Billion

Photo As part of the transaction, Burger King will move its home to Canada.Credit Claude ...

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DealBook: Absorbing Events Past in a Summer’s Reading List

As the summer comes to an end, I’ve been trying to squeeze as much reading ...

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Volvo Introduces its First S.U.V. Made Under Chinese Ownershup

Photo The XC90 S.U.V. was introduced to reporters in Stockholm on Tuesday. China has become ...

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New York Times - Economy

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U.S. Economy Grew at Brisk Rate in Second Quarter

The United States economy grew faster than first thought last quarter, the Commerce Department said ...

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Grain Piles Up, Waiting for a Ride, as Trains Move North Dakota Oil

Photo Tim Kozojed, a farmer, transferred last year’s corn from a storage bin in Hillsboro, ...

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It’s the Economy: Fantasy Football, Stock Market Edition

Photo Credit Illustration by Kelsey Dake Last football season, Evan Berlin was a champion. He ...

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New French Cabinet Expected to Oust Prominent Leftists

PARIS — A day after infighting over economic policy led to the collapse of the ...

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Reuters - Economic News

U.S. second-quarter growth strengthens

A construction site is seen in Silver Spring, Maryland March 8, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Gary Cameron ...

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Argentina wants deal with all holdout investors together

Argentina’s Economy Minister Axel Kicillof gestures as he speaks during a news conference in Buenos ...

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Business leaders say case for Scotland’s independence has not been made

Scotland’s flag, the Saltire, flies on top of Dean Castle in Kilmarnock, Scotland March 27, ...

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U.S. services sector growth slows for second straight month in Aug: Markit

A waiter serves dessert to a table of men listening to Chinese millionaire Chen Guangbiao ...

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Reuters - Financials

Thai PTT Global raises stake in France’s Vencorex to 85 pct

Aug 29 (Reuters) – Thailand’s PTT Global Chemical Pcl said on Thursday its wholly-owned unit ...

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UPDATE 1-Malaysia’s RHB mulls sale of investment bank post-merger -sources

* CIMB has already presented its merger proposal to RHB, MBSB * RHB Investment banking ...

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PRECIOUS-Spot gold edges up on dollar drop, heightened tensions

* Spot gold holds near 200-day moving average * Bullion posts two-day rise despite economic ...

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TABLE-India cbank says banks’ cash balances fall to 3.24 trln rupees

Aug 27 (Reuters) - COMMERCIAL BANKS' CASH AS ON AVG DAILY CASH FORTNIGHT BALANCES WITH ...

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Reuters - Hot Stocks

UPDATE 1-Dollar General says committed to Family Dollar deal

(Adds details) Aug 28 (Reuters) – Dollar General Corp, the No.1 U.S. deep discount retailer, ...

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UPDATE 1-Burger King to buy Canada’s Tim Hortons

(Adds detail on deal, background on previous announcement, deal value, share movement) Aug 26 (Reuters) ...

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UPDATE 1-Trina Solar revenue misses estimates as shipments lag

(Adds details, background, CEO comment; shares) Aug 26 (Reuters) – Trina Solar Ltd’s quarterly revenue ...

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UPDATE 3-Dynegy cuts exposure to wholesale power with deals worth $6.25 bln

* Deals to nearly double co’s national generating capacity * Expects deals to triple company’s ...

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Reuters - US Market News

Elliott unit extends legal fight on Argentina debt to China

NEW YORK, Aug 28 (IFR) – A unit of billionaire Paul Singer’s Elliott Management, which ...

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TABLE-U.S. July durable goods orders rise record 22.6 pct

Aug 26 (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Department seasonally adjusted data on durable goods orders, with ...

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UPDATE 1-Office provider Regus to open 450 new centres in 2014

* Says new centre openings to crimp full-year results * First-half revenue rises 8.1 pct ...

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All vehicles in Russia aid convoy have left Ukraine: OSCE

Aug 23 (Reuters) – All 227 vehicles that entered Ukraine as part of a Russian ...

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WSJ - Markets

U.S. Banks Boosted Lending in Second Quarter

Aug. 28, 2014 10:07 a.m. ET WASHINGTON—U.S. banks increased their loan balances in the second ...

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For Steve Ballmer’s Next Act, A $2 Billion Impulse Buy

Aug. 25, 2014 10:30 p.m. ET LOS ANGELES—Thirty minutes before meeting the basketball team he ...

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Bidders Pounce on Firms’ Weakened Defenses

Updated Aug. 25, 2014 5:13 p.m. ET America’s corporate citadels are becoming less impregnable. A ...

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Comparison Sites for Credit Cards Under Fire

Updated Aug. 22, 2014 6:35 p.m. ET When Curtis Arnold launched the card-comparison website BestPrepaidDebitCards.com ...

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WSJ - US Business

Nike’s Tennis Match: Roger Federer and Michael Jordan

Aug. 27, 2014 7:03 p.m. ET Michael Jordan’s appearance at Roger Federer‘s first-round match at ...

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Buffett Enters Tax Fray With Burger King Investment

Updated Aug. 25, 2014 10:10 p.m. ET Investor Warren Buffett is helping finance Burger King ...

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For Steve Ballmer’s Next Act, a $2 Billion Impulse Buy

Aug. 25, 2014 10:30 p.m. ET LOS ANGELES—Thirty minutes before meeting the basketball team he ...

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Burger King in Talks to Buy Tim Hortons in Canada Tax Deal

Updated Aug. 24, 2014 10:02 p.m. ET Burger King Worldwide Inc. BKW +1.01% Burger King ...

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