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The meaning of 'organic' can be fuzzy for personal care items, cleaners and textiles

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:14am
There's a strict set of standards for organic foods.
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With Galaxy Note 4, embattled Samsung seeks chance to rectify missteps

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:30am
The latest version of Samsung's popular big-screen Galaxy Note has gone on sale at a crucial time for the South Korean company as it suffers a rapid decline in profit from its global smartphone business.
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US commerce secretary urges Japan to be bolder in opening its markets as trade pact talks lag

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:46am
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has urged Japan to be bolder in opening its markets to help reach a deal on a pan-Pacific trade agreement.
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Asian stocks lower after China growth slows less than feared, foiling hopes for more stimulus

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:43am
Asian stock markets drifted lower Tuesday after China reported its weakest economic growth in five years while Japan's benchmark dropped as investors cashed in gains from a 4 percent surge the previous day.
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U.S. Stock-index Futures Point To Early Tuesday Losses

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:02am
U.S. stock-index futures suggested losses at the Tuesday open, with the weakness coinciding with a pullback in much of Asia.
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A list of larger merchants taking Apple Pay

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:00am
More than 200,000 payment locations in the U.S. are equipped to accept so-called contactless payments, including Apple Pay.
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Review: Tapping away with Apple Pay; retailers are key to wide acceptance

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:45am
If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44.
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Staples Reportedly Investigating Credit-card Data Break

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:07am
Staples Inc. is investigating a "potential issue" involving credit-card fraud, news reports cited security blogger Brian Krebbs as saying Monday.
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Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Dead At 82

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:47pm
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died Monday evening at the age of 82, reports said.
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Cost of making 3 'Hobbit' movies rises to $745 million as epic sets new spending benchmarks

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:16pm
The movie trilogy "The Hobbit" has so far cost nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars to make as the epic continues to set new benchmarks for studio spending.
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China Data Show Slowing, But Markets Cheer The Numbers

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:16pm
Chinese economic data out Tuesday showed slowing, but stocks mostly improved as some of the numbers were better than expected.
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America says no to cappuccino-flavored potato chips, greenlights wasabi ginger

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:03pm
America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips.
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New Zealand government outlines agenda that includes surplus, flag vote, new terrorism rules

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:53pm
New Zealand's prime minister laid out a three-year government agenda Tuesday that includes returning the country's books to surplus, conducting a vote on whether to change the nation's flag, and tightening the rules on terrorist fighters.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:47pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.6% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.1% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 0.3% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.1% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.9% Taipei (Taiex) up 0.1% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Hong Kong Stocks Flat Ahead Of Data; China Mobile Falls

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:42pm
Hong Kong stocks held their ground early Tuesday ahead of a slate of Chinese economic data due out later in the morning, including third-quarter economic growth, as well as industrial production and retail sales for September.
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Total CEO Killed In Russian Plane Crash

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:09pm
Total SA Chief Executive Officer Christophe de Margerie died in a plane crash along with three crew members, reports said Tuesday.
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Amazon.com and Simon & Schuster reach multiyear agreement for print and digital books

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:31pm
Amazon.com and Hachette Book Group remain in a months-long standoff, but the online retailer has reached a multiyear agreement with another major New York publisher, Simon & Schuster.
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Japan Stocks Pause After Rally As Blue Chips Slip

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:16pm
Japanese stocks took a breather early Tuesday after a monster rally in the previous session, as a gain for the yen helped push some of the globally exposed blue chips lower.
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Australia Stocks Edge Higher Ahead Of China Data

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:35pm
Australian stocks nudged higher in cautious Tuesday morning trade ahead of a slate of Chinese economic data due out later in the day.
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Blackberry Stock Jumps On Lenovo Chatter

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:16pm
Shares of BlackBerry rallied Monday on an anonymously sourced report on news website Benzinga.com
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