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Futures Dip With Eyes On Japan, Housing Data

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 8:55am
U.S. equity futures dipped ahead of producer prices and housing data as investors weighed news of a snap election in Japan, and better-than-expected data from Germany.
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Dick's Sporting Goods Profit Dips On Continued Weak Golf, Hunting Sales

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 8:41am
Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. said Tuesday it had net income of $49.2 million, or 41 cents a share, in the third quarter, down from $50 million, or 40 cents a share in the year-earlier period, dragged down by continued weakness in golf and hunting.
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Manchester United Adjusted Profit Rises, While Sales Decline

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 8:25am
Manchester United reported on Tuesday fiscal first-quarter profit of 8.9 mln pounds, or 5.45 pence a share, compared with a loss of �293,000, or 0.18 pence a share, in the year-earlier period.
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Zoetis Board Approves $500 Mln Share Buyback Program

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 8:07am
Animal health company Zoetis Inc. said Tuesday it's board has approved a share buyback program of $500 million.
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Juice blend made with Peru's Lake Titicaca frog believed to have medicinal properties

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:19am
Frogs from Peru's Lake Titicaca are the main ingredient in a juice blend that some Andean cultures believe has the power to cure asthma, bronchitis, sluggishness and a low sex drive.
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TV 'Millionaire' sentenced to 3 months for trying to extort $2.5M from nuclear weapons complex

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:19am
A Tennessee man who appeared as "the Beverly Hillbilly" on television's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" has been sentenced to three months in prison for trying to extort $2.5 million from a nuclear weapons plant.
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In settlement, online grocer Peapod agrees to make website more accessible to disabled

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:19am
Internet grocer Peapod has agreed to make its website more accessible to disabled customers as part of a settlement agreement with the Justice Department.
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Fracking to be permitted in parts of George Washington National Forest under new plan

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:19am
Over the objection of environmental groups and Virginia's governor, a federal management plan released Tuesday will allow a form of natural gas drilling known as fracking to occur in parts of the largest national forest on the East Coast.
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Fox renews 'So You Think You Can Dance' with a stage versus street theme for 12th season

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:02am
Fox has renewed "So You Think You Can Dance" for a 12th season.
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Producer prices likely fell in October due to lower gasoline costs

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:02am
The Labor Department reports on U.S. producer price inflation in October.
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New Jonathan Franzen novel, 'Purity," coming in September, 5 years after his previous book

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:02am
Jonathan Franzen has a new novel coming — just five years after his previous one.
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Japanese PM Abe Delaying Sales-tax Hike By 18 Months

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:42am
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday the government will delay by 18 months a planned increase in sales tax.
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Survey shows German investor confidence rising as growth figures suggest economy stabilizing

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:30am
A closely-watched survey shows German investors' confidence in the economy has recovered somewhat following a 10-month decline.
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Home Depot beats 3Q profit and revenue expectations

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:17am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Home Depot Inc. (HD) on Tuesday reported earnings of $1.54 billion in its fiscal third quarter.
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U.K. Inflation Rises In October; Pound Rises

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:01am
Inflation in the U.K. rose by 1.3% in October, compared with 1.2% in September, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics on Tuesday.
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UK annual inflation rate edges up to 1.3 percent but expected to remain low in coming months

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:45am
The rate of inflation in Britain has edged up slightly to 1.3 percent in October, but remains well below the Bank of England's target of 2 percent for the 11th month in a row.
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Four Killed In Axe Attack In Jerusalem Synagogue

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:03am
At least four people have been killed and six injured in an attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem on Tuesday, media reports said.
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European car sales continue recovery for 14th month with 16.5 pct Oct. bump

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:01am
The European car market continued its recovery in October, recording a 6.5 percent increase in sales to 1,072,837 units.
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China sentences web marketer to 4 years in prison during campaign to clean up online rumors

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:36am
A Beijing court says it has convicted an Internet marketer of illegal business practices and sentenced him to four years in prison for posting false information and deleting posts critical of his clients.
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With Senate vote nearing, supporters seek last vote needed to pass it and send to President

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 2:36am
Supporters of a Senate bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline are still scrambling to find one last vote with the clock ticking.
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