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Cat lovers pounce at chance of spending time with felines at new Northern California cat cafe

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:33am
Cat lovers in Northern California are pouncing at the chance of spending time with feline company at a new cat cafe in Oakland.
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California provides example on climate change programs, cost of reducing global warming

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:33am
As the U.S. and China turn to implementing new rules aimed at curbing climate change, the countries can look to the most populous U.S. state as an example of the costs and challenges of fighting global warming.
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How do prepaid cards work and why are regulators proposing protections?

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:31am
Prepaid cards allow users to store and spend their money without tying themselves to a traditional bank.
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Carmakers sign on to principles to protect motorists' privacy in an era of computerized cars

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:18am
Nineteen automakers accounting for most of the passenger cars and trucks sold in the U.S. have signed onto a set of principles they say will protect motorists' privacy in an era when computerized cars pass along more information about their drivers than many motorists realize.
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Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer making gift to support computer science at Harvard

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:18am
Harvard University is announcing that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is supporting an initiative to significantly expand its computer science studies.
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US banking giant backed, underwrote, promoted a Chinese company dogged by financial questions

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:18am
The pitch to investors described a company on the verge of spectacular success: a Chinese firm making sophisticated, high-end chemicals used to fight fires, stain-proof fabrics and toughen touchscreens.
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US federal regulator proposes new rules to protect users in $100 billion prepaid card industry

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:13am
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is extending many of the financial protections of bank accounts to prepaid cards.
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Less angst over health care, energy at small businesses; owners more optimistic, survey says

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:13am
Small business owners are less angst-ridden about health care than you might think.
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'Vampire Diaries' star Ian Somerhalder opposes proposed fracking well in Louisiana

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:31pm
Ian Somerhalder, star of The CW series "Vampire Diaries," has publicly shown his opposition to a proposal to set up a fracking well in St. Tammany Parish.
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Tencent Stock Falls After Earnings Disappoint

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:49pm
Shares of Tencent Holdings Ltd. moved off their opening lows but held to losses Thursday morning, after the online major's earnings printed below expectations.
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Hong Kong Stocks Swing To Gains Before China Data

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:15pm
Hong Kong stocks shook off opening losses and nudged higher Thursday morning, with China due to release its retail sales and industrial output data later in the day.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 9:56pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 0.2% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.1% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.2% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.3% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.1% Taipei (Taiex) up 0.4% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Japan Stocks Dip After Recent Gains

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:38pm
Japanese stocks opened flat and then headed lower in early Thursday trade, with the Nikkei Stock Average down 0.3%, almost erasing the previous session's 0.4% advance, after a mixed lead from the U.S. session and little in the way of movement for the yen (the dollar was at �115.48, not far from its level at the previous stock close).
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Australia Stocks Swing Negative In Early Trade

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:37pm
Australian stocks opened slightly stronger Thursday but quickly saw their gains fade away, with the S&P/ASX 200 down 0.1% about a half hour into trading.
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Claman on Call: Cisco, JCP Post Quarterly Results

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:31pm
Welcome to Claman on Call. The markets might be closed, but FOX Business is always on call.
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Comcast staying course on Time Warner Cable deal, investments despite regulatory uncertainty

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:20pm
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts says the company is moving "full steam ahead" with its proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable despite the uncertainty raised by President Barack Obama's call for tougher regulations on high-speed Internet service providers.
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Comcast CEO: Time Warner Deal Going 'Full Steam Ahead'

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:18pm
Comcast Corp's merger with Time Warner Cable Inc is going "full steam ahead" despite uncertainty around new rules governing net neutrality, Comcast Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts told reporters on Wednesday.
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Kansas Rocked By 4.8 Earthquake

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:30pm
An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale struck southern Kansas Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Specialty Retail companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:17pm
Shares of some top specialty retail companies were mixed at the close of trading: Autozone Inc. fell $2.07 or .4 percent, to $568.80.
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Department Store Retail companies shares up at the close of trading

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:17pm
Shares of some top department store retail companies were up at the close of trading: Kohl's Corp. rose $1.68 or 3.0 percent, to $57.91.
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