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I caught a plane by accident: Inventive sick day excuses

The challenge for playing hooky is always coming up with a credible excuse. But according to a survey for the online career site Careerbuilder.com, while honesty may be lacking, inventiveness is not.

Mark Zuckerberg

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Can Facebook live up to the hype?

Speaking solely in Mandarin in front of a Chinese audience was probably really hard for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

But satisfying Wall Street's extremely high expectations for his company when Facebook reports its third quarter results on Tuesday ...

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Buffett lost $2 billion, but there's good news

The bad news for Warren Buffett: Two of his firm's largest investments have lost the company $2.3 billion this week.

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Labor chief: Christie's 'head in the sand'

Labor Secretary Tom Perez on Thursday panned New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's comments that he's "tired" of the minimum wage debate.

"Chris Christie's got his head in the sand if he's getting tired about the minimum wage," Perez said according to Bloo...

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Investors go to their happy place

After the last week's bloodbath, investors are finding reason to celebrate.

Stocks popped as some of the fears that have recently plagued Wall Street moved to the back of the market's mind.

Here's why investors have gone to their happy place:

Thank yo...

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Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

We could be in for a weak Wednesday.

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