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Feds Offer $10,000 Reward Following Armed Bank Robbery In Oak Lawn

published about 3 hours ago
Feds Offer $10,000 Reward Following Armed Bank Robbery In Oak Lawn
The first suspect held bank employees and customers at gunpoint in the lobby, while the second suspect forced an employee to open the vault.

U.S. Stocks Close Higher Following Chinese Market Gains

published about 3 hours ago
U.S. Stocks Close Higher Following Chinese Market Gains
The Dow climbed close to 370 points on Thursday
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For the first time, 1 billion people used Facebook in a day

published about 3 hours ago
For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday.

Japan student group injects new exuberance into anti-war protests

published about 3 hours ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Wearing shorts and a baggy T-shirt and clutching a microphone, Aki Okuda stands before a crowd, the pyramid-shaped roof of Japan's parliament lit up against the night sky behind him.

5 Marketing Lessons From Donald Trump’s Presidential Campaign

published about 3 hours ago
5 Marketing Lessons From Donald Trump’s Presidential Campaign
What you see is what you get
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Fed Urged Not to Waver on Rate Rise

published less than 1 hour ago
Fed Urged Not to Waver on Rate Rise
After months of forewarning by the Federal Reserve that it is preparing to raise short-term interest rates, some international officials have a message: Get on ... more

GameStop Profit Rises

published about 2 hours ago
GameStop Profit Rises
GameStop said its earnings rose 2.8% as the videogame retailer’s efforts to expand its product lines helped buoy sales but raised costs for the quarter ... more

NLRB Ruling Puts More Companies on the Hook for Temporary Workers

published about 2 hours ago
NLRB Ruling Puts More Companies on the Hook for Temporary Workers
A federal labor ruling released Thursday could put thousands of companies on the hook for workplace disputes and union-organizing matters involving temporary and franchise workers.

Sprint Takes Aim at AT&T

published about 2 hours ago
Sprint Takes Aim at AT&T
Sprint said it would give away a free year of wireless service to DirecTV subscribers who switch to the carrier—a direct attack on AT&T Inc., ... more

UberChina Closing In on $1 Billion in New Funding

published about 4 hours ago
UberChina Closing In on $1 Billion in New Funding
The Chinese affiliate of Uber is close to securing about $1 billion in new funding from investors in the region, part of the ride-hailing company’s ... more
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One billion people used Facebook on Monday

published less than 1 hour ago
During just a single day, roughly one out of every seven people on earth logged in to the social network, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
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How Maisie Williams from 'Game of Thrones' ended up in 'Doctor Who'

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We all know Maisie Williams as Arya Stark from "Game of Thrones," but it was a role in a made-for-TV movie that led "Doctor Who" ... more
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New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' teaser, new Jedi in action

published less than 1 hour ago
We've seen baddie Kylo Ren's weird new lightsaber, and now we get to see John Boyega's Finn turn the light on in response.
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Apple Watch sales strong in the second quarter, report says

published about 2 hours ago
Don't call the Apple Watch a flop.

Apple to introduce next iPhone Sept. 9

published about 3 hours ago
A ton of new iPhone 6S details have hit; new strange data comes from the Ashley Madison leak; and Instagram says goodbye to the square ... more
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Fed Urged Not to Waver on Rate Rise

published less than 1 hour ago
After months of forewarning by the Federal Reserve that it is preparing to raise short-term interest rates, some international officials have a message: Get on ... more

From $21.5 Billion to $4.4 Billion in 18 Months

published about 1 hour ago
Market turmoil in China has further derailed the money-management industry’s flagship effort to bring more-sophisticated—and riskier—investment strategies to small investors.

Mitsubishi Corp. to Take Strategic Stake in Olam International

published about 2 hours ago
Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. will take a strategic stake in Singapore-listed commodities trader Olam International Ltd. for the equivalent of $1.1 billion, the latest move ... more

Icahn Discloses Stake in Freeport-McMoRan

published about 2 hours ago
Activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a 8.5% stake in mining-and-energy giant Freeport-McMoRan on Thursday, saying its shares are undervalued and that he plans to talk ... more

Surge and Setback for Asia's Bankers

published about 4 hours ago
The market crash in China and weakness across Asia is providing a short-term boost to investment-banking revenues, but the picture for several Wall Street businesses ... more

Your Money Adviser: Paying More for Homeowner Insurance? Your Credit Score May Be to Blame

published 1 day ago
Insurers are putting greater emphasis on consumer credit in most states, which makes it increasingly important to pay your bills on time.

Stock Markets Rebound Despite Continued Sell-Off in China

published 2 days ago
Stock Markets Rebound Despite Continued Sell-Off in China
In the United States and Europe, stocks are rising. After another rout of Shanghai stocks, regulators stepped in to lower interest rates.

Sketch Guy: Avoid Worrying About a Future That May Never Happen

published Mon, Aug 24 2015 12:05 GMT
Sketch Guy: Avoid Worrying About a Future That May Never Happen
Concentrating on the present can help goals become reality, a financial planner writes.

A Internet Mortgage Provider Reaps the Rewards of Lending Boldly

published Sat, Aug 22 2015 14:03 GMT
A Internet Mortgage Provider Reaps the Rewards of Lending Boldly
Bank of Internet USA, which has extended big loans to high-earning people other lenders might shun, has been making profits, and setting off alarm bells.

Strategies: Currency Devaluation Is a Short Step in China’s Long Advance

published Sat, Aug 22 2015 12:51 GMT
Strategies: Currency Devaluation Is a Short Step in China’s Long Advance
A modest devaluation of the renminbi, part of China’s decades-long transformation into a modern economy, may help the country stave off domestic pressures.