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Oil is the Federal Reserve's 800-pound gorilla

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:18am
For months the Federal Reserve has been fixated on jobs, jobs, jobs. Is hiring strong enough in the U.S.? And what about wages? But now there's another wild card in the mix as the Fed considers when to raise interest rates: oil.

Brian Williams renews with NBC for five more years

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:03am
Brian Williams, the anchor of the "NBC Nightly News" for the past 10 years, has agreed to extend his contract, NBC said Monday morning.

Vacationing with grandma and grandpa is all the rage

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:01am
Thanks to generous grandparents, multi-generational family getaways have become a major trend in travel.

Busiest day of season for FedEx, postal service

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 9:48am
With just 10 days until Christmas, Santa's delivery elves are working overtime.

BlackRock exec loses career for dodging fares

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 9:37am
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Michael Bloomberg: Cities drive innovation

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 8:32am
Albert Einstein once said that if he was given an hour to solve a problem, he'd spend the first 55 minutes thinking about it and five minutes coming up with solutions.

Gas for less than $2 is now widespread

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:48am
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Anger at Uber as fares soar during Sydney cafe siege

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:08am
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5 fat roadblocks in the way of tax reform

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:31am
Some of the best tax minds in the country agree on one thing: Corporate tax reform will be a very, very heavy lift.

Japan's Abe must deliver on economy after victory

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:26am
The time for excuses is over: Having won a landslide victory in weekend elections, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe must now deliver the economic reforms he's been promising for two years.

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:21am
Get ready for a Monday bounce.

Sony lawyer tells media to stop reporting on material stolen by hackers

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:20am
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Russia is buying weapons - a lot of them

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 6:46pm
Moscow is going on a huge shopping spree for weapons and military equipment.

Elizabeth Warren ends up a winner in spending fight

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 4:41pm
Senator Elizabeth Warren lost her battle over the government spending bill. But she ended the week a winner.

Sony Pictures hackers promise 'Christmas gift'

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 1:00pm
For Sony Pictures, it may get even worse.

OPEC isn't scared of $40 oil

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:31am
OPEC won't rush to cut oil production even if prices fall as low as $40 per barrel, one of the cartel's members said Sunday.

Nissan gets slammed in Consumer Reports

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:11am
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2015: The year the stock market slows to a trot

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:07am
The bull market may need to tap the brakes in 2015.

Opinion: Venezuela squandered oil riches, now faces default

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:33am
Christopher Sabatini is the senior director of policy at Americas Society/Council of the Americas and founder and editor-in-chief of the hemispheric policy magazine Americas Quarterly. Follow him on Twitter: @ChrisSabatini.

America's 10 most unequal cities

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:29am
Miami, New York City, Los Angeles.


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