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Booming biz for gas station stocks

CNBC - 11 hours 7 min ago
As oil prices hold at lows, gas station stocks may be the best way to play the energy sector right now, analysts said.
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Motherlode Blog: Why We Don’t Do the Naughty List

The New York Times - 11 hours 22 min ago
I understand why the naughty list helps some parents. But for my anxious daughter, it’s the opposite of Christmas magic. Bless the mall Santa who understood that.

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FBI: N Korea confirmed in Sony hack

CNBC - 11 hours 25 min ago
The FBI said that an investigation has revealed enough information to confirm North Korea's involvement in the Sony cyberattack.
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2 dead in explosion, fire at Oklahoma oil rig

FOX News - 11 hours 35 min ago
An explosion and fire early Friday morning killed two people and critically injured two others at an oil rig in southeastern Oklahoma.
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Where would Cisco be without her?

CNBC - 11 hours 37 min ago
Few people in tech have worked harder than Debbie Gross. She's executive assistant to Cisco CEO John Chambers.
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A Socialist in 2016? For Bernie Sanders, at Least, It’s a Question Worth Asking

The New York Times - 11 hours 40 min ago
A presidential nomination for Mr. Sanders, an independent Vermont senator, may seem far-fetched, but he does have a chance to shape the debate — if he runs.

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Travel plans disrupted by weather...

CNBC - 11 hours 46 min ago
Holiday travel could be halted by bad weather, as forecasters call for rain throughout the East Coast, NBC News reports.
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Oil exposes 'debt's weaknesses': Pro

CNBC - 11 hours 50 min ago
Howard Marks thinks that the drop in oil prices could finally expose low lending standards.
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Degrees of Education: Sizing Up the College Rating System

The New York Times - 11 hours 53 min ago
The Department of Education’s main elements of institutional quality are affordability, access and outcomes. How it defines those elements is crucial.

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Obama to Hold News Conference to Cap a Busy Period

The New York Times - 12 hours 3 min ago
President Obama on Friday afternoon will face questions about how his administration plans to respond to a North Korean cyberattack and manage a historic opening with Cuba.
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Up to 15% upside next year: Pro

CNBC - 12 hours 7 min ago
Low rates and inflation and sound corporate management will bring good market returns, said RBC's chief market strategist.
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Skier buried by snow digs head out of the muck to survive Alaska avalanche

FOX News - 12 hours 9 min ago
Officials say an Alaska backcountry skier was buried by an avalanche, but he was able to dig his head and arms out of the snow.
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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

The New York Times - 12 hours 15 min ago
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.

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WTI spikes $2 on short-covering

CNBC - 12 hours 15 min ago
U.S. crude futures rallied more than $2 a barrel on Friday.
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Facebook's losing teens again: Study

CNBC - 12 hours 22 min ago
Fewer teenagers are using Facebook, according to a new report. Here's where they're going.
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US stocks edge higher as the market comes off a huge two-day rally; CarMax climbs, Nike falls

FOX News - 12 hours 22 min ago
U.S. stocks are edging higher in midday trading as the market comes off a massive two-day rally.
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First Draft: State of the Union Address Is Set for Jan. 20

The New York Times - 12 hours 24 min ago
Speaker John A. Boehner has invited President Obama to address the country on Jan. 20 and give a State of the Union speech before a joint session of the new Republican-controlled Congress.

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‘Putin’s banker’ loses $2 bln fight

CNBC - 12 hours 25 min ago
The man once known as Putin's banker lost his challenge to overturn a UK court order freezing his assets up to $2 billion. FT reports.
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Target's data breach case heats up

CNBC - 12 hours 29 min ago
Target's data breach case escalated after U.S. District Judge ruled that consumers can sue Target over data breach.
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Why Russia could have a ripple effect

CNBC - 12 hours 30 min ago
Some say the crisis in Russia won't ripple into Europe and the U.S. — we're not buying it, says portfolio manager Hugh Johnson.
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