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Home Depot may be the latest retailer to have suffered a massive credit card breach, the company confirmed on Tuesday, after a website reported that a large cache of stolen data had appeared on black market sites. According to information first reported by Krebs on Security, the breach may have extended as far back as the spring of …

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Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder.

Kevin Durant, the NBA’s reigning MVP, announced Sunday that he would re-sign a shoe deal with Nike, rebuffing advances from Under Armour. The 10-year deal with Nike could reach up to $300 million, with a $50 million retirement package, USA Today reported. This surpasses an Under Armour offer for the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar’s endorsement estimated to be worth $250 …

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Niche practices are coming to the financial advising industry. A few of them are already here and taking off. Whether specializing in financial transitions, financial gerontology or Generation X or Y, more and more advisors are targeting their practices to certain demographic groups or specific service circumstances or philosophies. CNBC.com will be looking at a …

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Russia-based YouTuber Rozetked has put together what appears to be a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 based on leaked components.

A website dedicated to following all things Apple has published a video purporting to be of the iPhone 6. 9to5Mac, which posted the video, said it comes from a Russian YouTube account called Rozetked. Various photos compare the soon-to-be announced model to the iPhone 5, which is smaller. Read More Why the iPhone 6 will be bigger than …

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Autumn is historically the start of the slow season for home sales, but after a sluggish spring and summer, wrought with still-tight supply and higher costs, the stage may be set for a small rebound in U.S. housing this fall, at least according to a new report from Redfin, a real estate brokerage. More sellers …

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Google Wallet may not be as popular as the company hoped, but a similar new mobile payment system from Apple could help usher in a fresh era for shoppers at the register with smartphones. Apple is expected to unveil a mobile payment system for its iPhone 6 when the tech giant holds a press event on …

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A shopper takes bags of merchandise purchased at a Family Dollar Stores Inc. location in Mansfield, Texas.

Dollar General is raising its all-cash bid for Family Dollar Stores to $80 a share, or about $9.1 billion. Under the revised proposal, Dollar General is willing to sell up to 1,500 stores if required by the Federal Trade Commission, even though it feels its pledge to divest 700 stores in its prior proposal provides more than enough …

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Studies have shown that millennials in the workplace are seen as disproportionately entitled, and are willing to sacrifice work friends for a promotion, but new research shows that they are even more willing to lie to get ahead. Millennials—defined as anyone between 19 and 36 years old—say they would take credit for someone else’s work to get ahead …

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“Buy the dip.” It’s a market cliche and has been since the depths of the financial crisis, proving to be especially true over the past couple of years. The market’s most recent dip transpired earlier this summer when the Dow industrials dropped roughly 4 percent between July 22 and Aug. 7. Since then, stocks have recovered their …

State of the job market

On this Labor Day Hampton Pearson takes a closer look at the job market: the progress it’s making and the challenges ahead.

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Tonight: A special Labor Day edition focusing on the job market: the progress it’s making, the challenges ahead and what some companies are doing to train workers with the necessary skills.

Nightly Business Report — September 1, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, a special Labor Day edition focusing on the job market: the progress it’s making, the challenges ahead and what some companies are doing to train workers with the necessary skills.

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A Walmart Care Clinic in Carrollton, Georgia, is ready to start seeing patients. Those who use the clinic will pay $4 if they are covered by Wal-Mart's employee health plan or $40 if they do not.

Wal-Mart has played it safe when it comes to retail clinics, partnering with regional hospitals to offer services like flu shots. But now, the retailer is taking a more aggressive tack, with in-store branded clinics offering primary care at a price competitors may find hard to match. “It was important to Wal-Mart that we be able …

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Educational Support Specialists provide online university level tutoring in Mountain View, California.

The $7 billion market for tutoring services is in the midst of a transformation, driven by new technology. And it’s not just nonprofits like Khan Academy and for-profit online schools like University of Phoenix that are making it happen. “Tutoring tends to be a very labor intensive business. But you don’t need tutors in every …