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German Economy Isn't In Recession, Says Finance Minister

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:24am
The German economy isn't contracting, although the pace of growth has been dented by geopolitical headwinds and a dampening mood among investors and consumers, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in Washington on Thursday.
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Natural and artificial 'flavors' fuel food industry but remain a mystery

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:23am
They help give Coke its distinctive bite and Doritos its cheesy kick.
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Global Response To Ebola Remains 'way Behind The Curve:' World Bank's Kim

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:21am
The global response to the Ebola virus remains "way behind the curve," World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said Thursday.
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Source: California-based Stone Brewing Co. tapping Richmond, Va., for its East Coast facility

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:19am
One of the nation's top 10 craft breweries is tapping Virginia for its East Coast operations.
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Missing SEC Laptops Risk Release Of Nonpublic Information, Inspector Says

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:17am
The inspector-general of the Securities and Exchange Commission said in a report that there's at least 24 and as many as 202 laptops that are not accounted for, which risks the release of sensitive, nonpublic information.
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US wholesale stockpiles rise in August by most in 4 months as sales fall sharply

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:06am
U.S. wholesale companies restocked their warehouses in August at the fastest pace since April, led by big increases in computers, lumber and furniture.
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U.S. Wholesale Inventories Rise 0.7% In August

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:05am
U.S. wholesale inventories rose by 0.7% in August, the U.S. Commerce Department said Thursday.
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JPMorgan Hackers Linked to Other Bank Attacks

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:03am
Fidelity Investments was among 13 financial institutions attacked by hackers who are believed to have been responsible for a breach at JPMorgan Chase, but there is no indication that Fidelity customer data were stolen, the Financial Times reported on Thursday.
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Kansas home to biggest TV advertising bill sent to unknown patrons

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:03am
Political advertisers are a mystery in Kansas more than in any other state.
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Palestinian unity Cabinet hold first Gaza session, marking end of absolute Hamas control

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:01am
The new Palestinian unity government held a Cabinet meeting in the war-battered Gaza Strip for the first time Thursday, marking the end of more than seven years of absolute Hamas control of the coastal territory.
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New at the pot shop: Milder edibles for novices who don't want risk of taking too much

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:01am
Recreational marijuana sellers are reaching out to novice cannabis users with a raft of edible products that impart a milder buzz and make it easy for inexperienced customers to find a dose they won't regret taking.
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30-year-mortgage Rate Falls To 4.12%

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:59am
The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 4.12% in the week that ended Oct. 9, hitting the lowest rate in a month, from the prior week's reading of 4.19%, according to a Thursday report from federally controlled mortgage-buyer Freddie Mac .
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What would Mao say? Free market more popular in communist China, Vietnam than in capitalist US

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:34am
Enthusiasm for free markets runs higher in communist China and Vietnam than in traditional capitalist bastions the United States and United Kingdom, the Pew Research Center reports.
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Gap Cut To Neutral By Sterne Agee, Janney

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:34am
Gap Inc. was cut to neutral by both Sterne Agee and Janney analysts on Thursday, a day after it reported disappointing September same-store sales at its Gap-brand stores.
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Ruby Tuesday rises in premarket as it reports smaller-than-expected 1Q adjusted loss

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:19am
Ruby Tuesday's stock is surging in Thursday premarket trading as the restaurant operator reported a small-than-expected adjusted loss in its fiscal first quarter.
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Mexico's tax on junk food, sugary drinks hitting Pepsi, Coke

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:16am
No wonder Coke and Pepsi are spending millions of dollars to fight proposed taxes on sugary drinks in California.
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EBay launches global branding campaign ahead of holiday season, PayPal split

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:02am
E-commerce site eBay is kicking off a global branding campaign that aims to draw attention to the wide array of goods it has available ahead of the holiday shopping season.
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Apple Shares Should Be About Double What They Are: Icahn

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:56am
Activist investor Carl Icahn told Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook that he believes the technology giant's shares should be trading at $203, or about double Wednesday's closing price of $100.80.
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Kindred Healthcare buying Gentiva in cash-and-stock deal valued at about $719.6 million

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:46am
Kindred Healthcare Inc. is buying home health and hospice care provider Gentiva Health Services Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $719.6 million, sealing a deal after previous rejections by Gentiva.
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Ichan Asks Apple to Increase Buyback Again

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:41am
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook encouraging the company to accelerate the tech giant’s share repurchase program again.
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