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What's long worked for dividend stocks no longer does as worries climb about interest rates

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:04pm
Dividend investing used to be so easy, not to mention lucrative.
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A robust US job market, despite harsh winter weather, is expected to keep delivering

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:01pm
Even after the most vigorous three-month hiring spree in 17 years, U.S. employers are showing few signs of letting up.
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Bill Gross is Costing PIMCO Senior Execs a Lot of Money

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:59pm
Senior executives at PIMCO are still seeing negative effects to their bottom lines after last year's ouster of founder Bill Gross.
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Lawmakers weigh desired local control, valued tourism revenue in debate over school year start

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:49pm
Debates over when the school year should begin are playing out in districts around the country, with lawmakers trying to balance concerns about local control, academic rigor and tourism revenue.
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Luxury hotel chain Mandarin Oriental confirms that its credit card systems were breached

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:47pm
High-end hotel chain Mandarin Oriental is the latest company to reveal that its credit card systems were hacked.
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Judge sets tentative dates in April for opening statements in Colorado theater shooting trial

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:35pm
With jury selection moving faster than expected, a judge on Thursday set two possible dates in April for opening statements in the Colorado theater shooting case.
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AbbVie Buys Pharmacyclics in $21B Deal

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:32pm
AbbVie Inc <ABBV.N> is to buy Pharmacyclics Inc <PCYC.O> for about $21 billion, giving it access to what is expected to be one of the world's top-selling cancer drugs and expanding its reach in the profitable oncology field.
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Putting Washington and the Music Industry Under the Microscope

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:31pm
What should be an exciting growth industry for investors, the music industry is being threatened on multiple fronts. While some would be quick to think the music industry is battling technology companies, they are merely the delivery mechanism for the content that consumers are opting for in a format they are increasingly choosing.
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Snowstorm strands drivers in Kentucky, sends plane skidding in NYC; record low temps up next

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:17pm
Winter could have at least one more blast for much of the U.S. after the late-season snow stops falling: Record low temperatures are in the forecast for dozens of cities.
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Gold Ends Below $1,200, Down Four Straight Sessions

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:09pm
Gold futures fell for a fourth consecutive session on Thursday to settle below $1,200 an ounce.
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Energy company confirms shippers for planned natural gas line through NY, NH, Massachusetts

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:32pm
The Texas-based energy company that wants to build a natural gas pipeline through southern New Hampshire into Massachusetts announced Thursday that it has lined up utilities and other entities to transport the gas.
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Passenger: Wing of plane that skidded off LaGuardia runway was 'pretty torn up' after landing

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:32pm
A passenger aboard a flight from Atlanta that skidded off a runway at LaGuardia amid driving snow says one wing of the plane got "pretty torn up." Georgia marketing executive Malcolm Duckett was seated near the left wing of Flight 1086 on Thursday.
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FDA study finds antibiotic residue in less than 1 percent of samples of milk

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:16pm
A new Food and Drug Administration study shows little evidence of antibiotic contamination in milk after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms.
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Golar LNG stock climbs after company says it's in talks with Russian oil company Rosneft

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:16pm
Shares of Golar LNG, a company that liquefies and ships natural gas, jumped Thursday after the company announced a possible deal with Russian state-controlled oil company Rosneft.
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Sheriffs, lawyers from 3 states sue Colorado over marijuana legalization

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:16pm
Ten sheriffs from three different states sued Colorado Thursday for legalizing marijuana.
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Media companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 1:48pm
Shares of some top media companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Comcast Corp. fell $.41 or .7 percent, to $60.02.
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Managed Care companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 1:48pm
Shares of some top managed care companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Aetna fell $.18 or .2 percent, to $101.57.
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Banks companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 1:48pm
Shares of some top banks companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Bank of America Corp. rose $.11 or .7 percent, to $15.95.
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Coal companies shares down at 1 p.m.

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 1:48pm
Shares of some top coal companies are down at 1 p.m.: Arch Coal fell $.04 or 3.5 percent, to $1.11.
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Big-box Retail companies shares up at 1 p.m.

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 1:48pm
Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 1 p.m.: Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $2.94 or 2.0 percent, to $150.11.
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