Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Russia props up Ukraine as sanctions loom

Russia props up Ukraine as sanctions loom

Russia props up Ukraine as sanctions loom

Posted: 19 Feb 2014 08:45 AM PST

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Priceline for landlords may determine your next rent

Posted: 19 Feb 2014 07:29 AM PST

Your next rent hike may be determined by a sort of for landlords.

Bad weather takes bite out of home construction

Posted: 19 Feb 2014 07:25 AM PST

Bad weather took a bite out of home construction in January, and there are signs that the housing recovery is losing steam for reasons beyond the snow and cold.

Stocks mixed as investors wait for Fed

Posted: 19 Feb 2014 07:51 AM PST

Stocks were mixed in early trading Wednesday, as investors grappled with disappointing economic data and awaited minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting.

China's U.S. Treasury holdings fall sharply

Posted: 19 Feb 2014 06:30 AM PST

Call it the Chinese taper.

Signet to buy Zale for $1.4 billion

Posted: 19 Feb 2014 07:12 AM PST

Signet Jewelers has signed a $1.4 billion deal to buy jewelry retailer Zale, the companies said Wednesday.

Chicago workers to protest as pension crisis brews

Posted: 19 Feb 2014 06:24 AM PST

More than 1,000 current and retired Chicago teachers, police officers and other city workers are expected to rally at the state capitol Wednesday to fight possible cuts to their retirement benefits amid the city's brewing pension crisis.

Americans crazy about mail, but can't say why

Posted: 19 Feb 2014 04:03 AM PST

Americans dearly love getting their mail daily. But they can't say what they'd miss if the U.S. Postal Service disappeared.

Turning Sochi medals into money

Posted: 19 Feb 2014 03:53 AM PST

Winter Olympians are often overlooked and underpaid compared to other athletes, but a handful of Sochi stars could score sponsorship gold.

Stocks: Struggling to get going

Posted: 19 Feb 2014 05:02 AM PST

Markets may struggle to get going again Wednesday as investors wait for more quarterly results to pile in.

Second JPMorgan employee dies in a fall

Posted: 19 Feb 2014 07:16 AM PST

An employee of JPMorgan fell to his death in Hong Kong Tuesday, the second apparent suicide at the bank in a matter of weeks.

Netflix earns high marks in consumer survey

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 09:57 PM PST

Here's some more good news for Netflix: The company's consumer satisfaction rating is at a three year high as the sting of a price hike wears off.

Dongfeng rescues Peugeot with $1 billion

Posted: 19 Feb 2014 01:56 AM PST

Chinese state-owned Dongfeng Motor is snapping up a billion dollar slice of struggling French automaker Peugeot.

'Madoff always seemed to have the right answers' - ex-employee

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 12:52 PM PST

Bernard Madoff's ex-operating chief Dan Bonventre testified in federal court Tuesday that he had no knowledge that the firm where he worked for 40 years was a front for a massive Ponzi Scheme.

Raising minimum wage would ease poverty but cost some jobs

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 02:38 PM PST

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Americans' borrowing jumps

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 10:54 AM PST

American borrowing surged last quarter, capping a year when debt levels reached highs not seen since before the recession.

1-800-Flowers stock wilts after Valentine's Day botch

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 05:03 PM PST

Investors have spoken: when it comes to Valentine's Day, 1-800-Flowers didn't deliver.


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