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  • FTC says operators of jerk.com deceived consumers Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Federal Trade Commission says the operators of a website called Jerk.com are the ones behaving badly. The commission said Monday the website harvested personal information from Facebook to create profiles labeling people a "Jerk" or "not a Jerk".

  • NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. Treasuries prices rose on Monday, extending last week's gains as a deepening sell-off on Wall Street inspired a flight into safer government debt, sending the 30- year yield to its lowest in a week.

  • Utilities appeal millions in fines for 2011 storms Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    The agency fined National Grid $18.7 million for Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011 and for a rare October snowstorm. The storms had a "catastrophic impact" on the overhead electric system and given the severity of damage National Grid acted "diligently and reasonably to restore service safely and promptly," the company argued.

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Wall Street stocks sank on Monday, joining a broad retreat in global equities markets from a six-year high touched last week, while U.S. The dollar fell against major currencies as comments from European Central Bank policymakers curbed expectations for more stimulus and boosted the euro against the greenback.

  • Massachusetts gas prices up a penny Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:44 AM ET

    BOSTON— The average cost of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has ticked up another penny. A weekly survey released by AAA Southern New England on Monday shows that self-serve, regular is up to an average of $3.52 per gallon,. AAA found a price gap of 30 cents, from a low of $3.39 per gallon to a high of $3.69.

  • Ow, Canada: US retailers get the cold shoulder Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    Sales have been weak, and the retailer lost nearly a billion dollars in Canada for the year. Cracking the Canadian retail market, about one-tenth the size of the United States', looks simple. But Target's difficulties expose the challenges of doing business in Canada that have bedeviled other retailers.

  • *Fed to buy $900 mln to $1.15 bln in long-dated bonds. NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. A selloff in Wall Street shares also supported demand for U.S. government debt.

  • April 6- An unexplained blast this week at a liquefied natural gas facility in rural Washington state, which injured workers, forced an evacuation and raised alarm about a potentially large second explosion, could focus attention on the risk of storing massive gas supplies near population centers.

  • Mohegan Tribe protects benefits with casino empire Sunday, 6 Apr 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    UNCASVILLE, Conn.— A gaming slump is eating into the profits of Mohegan Sun, but the 2,000 tribal members who draw benefits from the massive casino aren't feeling the pinch— not with money coming in from a burgeoning Mohegan Tribe gaming empire.

  • April 6- Pfizer Inc's experimental breast cancer drug in a clinical trial nearly doubled the amount of time patients lived without their disease getting worse, but overall survival was not yet shown to be statistically significant, researchers said. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted "breakthrough" status for palbociclib.

  • Wall St Week Ahead-Momentum names may see more pain Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 9:04 PM ET

    Familiar names such as Netflix, Facebook and Tesla Motors, along with a number of biotechnology and cloud-computing stocks, have been pummeled in the last month. Facebook Inc, for example, has fallen nearly 22 percent from an intraday record reached less than a month ago.

  • 'Jesus Christ Superstar' to tour North America Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 9:03 AM ET

    The musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice about the last days of Jesus will start a 54- city tour in New Orleans on June 9. It will star punk legend John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon as King Herod, Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child as Mary Magdalene, Brandon Boyd of Incubus as Judas and JC Chasez of' N Sync as Pontius Pilate.

  • NEW YORK, April 4- We all start somewhere. Reuters has proven this edict since last August, when we started asking some of America's greatest achievers about the first jobs they had. "I was 14 and living in Boston, and grew up in a poor neighborhood.

  • Detroit bankruptcy plan may mean airport upgrades Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 6:54 AM ET

    DETROIT— An aging airport in Detroit could again get passenger service if $28.5 million in funding is approved as part of the city's bankruptcy plan, officials said. "I look at Detroit city airport and think it is a jewel that nobody's polished," said Michael Boyd, an aviation consultant and president of Colorado- based Boyd Group International.

  • Arledge himself acknowledged on Wednesday that BNY Mellon is only in the early stages of a two-pronged strategy to gather assets from individual retail investors, but he pledged that the strategy will show tangible progress by this summer.

  • UPDATE 3-Stein to step down from depleted Fed board Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 5:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK, April 3- Federal Reserve Governor Jeremy Stein, who has spearheaded the debate over whether monetary policy should be used to combat asset bubbles, will step down next month, leaving another big hole in the ranks of the U.S. central bank. Stein will leave on May 28 to return to his teaching post at Harvard University.

  • *Brent bounces back from 5- month low on doubts on Libya. NEW YORK, April 3- The euro fell on Thursday after the European Central Bank pledged to use unconventional measures if needed to battle low inflation, and a global gauge of stocks dipped after touching a six-year high.

  • NEW YORK, April 3- Longer-dated U.S. The Labor Department said initial claims for unemployment benefits increased 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 326,000 in the week ended March 29, exceeding economists' expectations of a rise to 317,000..

  • WASHINGTON, April 3- The chief executive of discount carrier Spirit Airlines said on Thursday he has no concerns about pilot availability in United States for next couple of years, but is worried about staffing in the longer term.

  • *MannKind shares soar as diabetes drug gets FDA backing. NEW YORK, April 2- U.S. stocks inched higher on Wednesday, pushing the S&P 500 to another intraday record, after data suggested the economy was slowly building momentum after a winter-related pullback earlier in the year.

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Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

Loyalists around the world have embraced it as the cryptocurrency of the future, but some big names on the street differ widely in their beliefs about bitcoin. The Oracle of Omaha thinks it's a "joke." Tech entrepreneur Marc Andreessen counters that Buffett is out of touch, while bitcoin believers like Jonathan Rumion fully embrace the digital currency by buying groceries with bitcoin and even getting paid in bitcoin. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports.

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