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Alibaba's Jack Ma: My hero is Forrest Gump

The CEO of one of the hottest companies right now got a lot of inspiration from a 1994 movie.  More

Wall Street nabs Alibaba, but hot startups are going elsewhere

Bankers advising Alibaba on its IPO aren't charging top dollar, but they are thrilled for whatever fees they can get. That's because high-profile startups are shunning IPOs, turning to private investors for cash.  More

Will Yahoo use Alibaba cash to buy AOL?

Yahoo finally hit the Alibaba IPO jackpot. Will it take some of the cash it's getting from selling part of its Alibaba stake to buy AOL? Or maybe an online ad tech firm?  More

U.K. markets rally as Scotland votes to stay

Investors breathed a deep sigh of relief Friday as Scotland voted to stay in the United Kingdom, averting months of turmoil that would have hurt the economy.  More

It's official: Alibaba prices at $68

Alibaba officially secured its place in history as the largest U.S.-listed IPO of all time. The company will be worth $168 billion.  More

Alibaba is getting a social media lovefest

Are investors getting too excited for the big Alibaba IPO?  More

Alibaba IPO means a big payday for Jack Ma

Alibaba founder Jack Ma could earn as much as $867 million from his company's market debut.  More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Sony smartphones sink the stock

Sony's strategy of making smartphones that appeal to the budget consumer is not working, so it's changing course. In the meantime, Sony is losing billions.  Play

Sony shares plunge as more losses loom

Sony stock tumbled Thursday after the firm warned investors it expected to lose billions this year.  More

This is how a stock is born

As Alibaba goes public, the New York Stock Exchange could see the biggest business transaction in history.  Play

Pier 1 Imports shares fall 11%

Profit was nearly cut in half for Pier 1 Imports during the most recent quarter.  More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Thank Janet Yellen: New record for Dow

The Federal Reserve is probably not going to raise interest rates until the summer of 2015 at the earliest.  More

Adrian Peterson causes chaos for fantasy football

The Adrian Peterson scandal is a big headache in the lucrative world of fantasy sports.  More

5 risks for investors buying Alibaba shares

Demand for Alibaba shares is huge. But potential investors should know a few things about the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut before buying.  More

Sony expects to lose more than $2 billion

Things aren't looking good for Sony -- the Japanese company expects to lose billions of dollars this year, as the global smartphone race heats up.  More

Anheuser-Busch has harsh words for NFL

Anheuser-Busch expressed disappointment with the NFL today, marking a turning point in the league's relationship with sponsors amid several controversies. Will more bad press make the companies put the money where their mouths are?  Play

America's largest pension ditches hedge funds

CalPERS, America's largest pension fund, is done with hedge funds after years of high fees and poor performance.  More

Ready for the Fed? Watch these two words

When will the Fed raise rates? It all depends on whether the phrase 'considerable time' is or isn't in the Fed's statement.  More

Billionaire Peter Thiel tells Apple: Innovate more

The founder of PayPal thinks the U.S. is in for years of stagnation if he doesn't innovate more.  More

Mark Mobius: Stay away from Alibaba

One of the world's best-known fund managers has hit out at Alibaba's corporate structure in the lead-up to the Chinese e-commerce giant's IPO.  More

Awkward: Sears borrows $400M from its CEO

Sears padded its balance sheet this week by securing a $400 million loan from a hedge fund owned by its controversial CEO.  More

Half of the Nasdaq stocks are in trouble

More than half of Nasdaq stocks are in a bear market, signaling investors' aversion to risk.  More

Stocks: 6 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Scots snap up gold ahead of referendum

Concerns about possible independence are pushing Scottish investors to the security of gold.  More

The best Chinese stock NOT named Alibaba

Alibaba should be a huge hit on Wall Street when it starts trading Friday. But why overpay for China's PayPal/eBay/Amazon when you can own China's Google? Baidu already has a proven track record.  More

Beer giants brewing up a deal

Two of the biggest brewers in the world might merge: reports.  More

Alibaba is not the Amazon of China

Alibaba is frequently described as the "Amazon of China." But the analogy misses the mark.  More

Yikes! Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn plunge

Tech stocks took a big dive Monday even as the rest of the market was relatively flat. What's going on?  More

Alibaba lifts IPO price range to $66 to $68

The Chinese e-commerce giant is gaining momentum for its IPO this week. Its shares are so in demand, Alibaba is increasing the starting price.  More

Tesla shares fall on run-up concern

Analyst cautions growth for shares may be slower -- sending shares tumbling.  More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

The bond market is panicking

Bond yields have been rising in September. But it's premature for investors to be too worried about the Fed's rate hikes.  More

Netflix's French connection

Netflix is hoping to duplicate its U.S. streaming success in France and other European markets. But is it overvalued?  More

Tesla shares fall on caution about run-up

Morgan Stanley analyst cautions growth for Tesla shares may be slower, sending shares tumbling despite court win in battle to sell cars in Massachusetts.  More

Alibaba is coming: Should you buy it?

Alibaba is making its case to big time investors this week. There are many reasons to get in on this Chinese e-commerce juggernaut.  More

Investors tell Fed: don't fumble interest rates

It's game time for the Fed this week, and investors are trying to read its playbook on interest rate hikes.  More

Heineken rejects takeover in bid to stay independent

Heineken has rejected a takeover bid by beer giant SABMiller, becoming one of few holdouts as a spate of mergers sweep the beer industry.  More

The biggest iPhone 6 winner = Sprint

Sprint shares are up more than 20% since the iPhone 6 was unveiled. Investors like the iPhone for Life plan and new CEO Marcelo Claure.  More

Stocks: 6 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Olive Garden's big problem? Cold breadsticks

Olive Garden is famous for its never ending pasta. But sales are falling, and one shareholder is demanding changes to make the food taste better.  More

Most loved and hated stocks right now

These are the 6 stocks Wall Street recommends buying and selling in September.  More

Alibaba has a major counterfeit problem

Alibaba has launched a crackdown on fakes in advance of its IPO, but critics say more must be done.  More

JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon finishes cancer treatment

Jamie Dimon says he's feeling 'fine.' The chief executive of JPMorgan is recovering after eight weeks of cancer treatment, according to the Wall Street Journal.  More

Russia sanctions: West's top targets

Here are the most significant targets of U.S. and European sanctions:  More

Why investors remain unfazed by ISIS

ISIS is striking fear in the hearts of millions around the world, but it's not even making investors flinch.  More

Apple who? Microsoft, Intel stocks rule

Shares of Microsoft and Intel are surging on increased corporate PC demand.  More

Alibaba 101: The biggest IPO of all time

These 3 simple charts explain why Wall Street is going nuts over this Chinese e-commerce giant.  More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Lululemon soars 17%. Namaste!

Namaste! Lululemon is doing its best to put the yoga pants recall controversy behind it. The stock surged on solid results. But the company faces tough competition.  More

The Wolf of Wall Street wants redemption

Jordan Belfort has paid back a fraction of the $110 million he swindled out of victims. He's now on a speaking tour.  More

Scotland's banks threaten to leave

Scotland stands to lose the heart of its financial services industry if it votes in favor of independence from the United Kingdom.  More

RadioShack, almost out of cash, seeks a lifeline

Troubled electronics retailer says it is actively exploring ways to raise cash as sales plunge, losses mount.  More

How we made nearly $1 million on Apple stock

Ning Wang and his wife Ting Qian bought 100 shares of Apple stock in the late 1990s and never looked back.  More

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Will Apple Pay kill PayPal?

Apple is revolutionizing the mobile payment business. That has investors in PayPal parent eBay nervous. But is the sell-off an overreaction?  More

Scotland's $25 billion question: How much oil?

A week before Scotland votes on whether to split from the United Kingdom, a furious row has erupted over just how much oil the new state would have.  More

Glazed and confused: Krispy Kreme stumbles

Krispy Kreme's profits were not tasty. But sales were higher. Can the new CEO get Krispy Kreme back in the good graces of Wall Street?  More

Sizzling: Argentina's stock market is up 100%

Like the country's famed Tango shows, Argentina's stock market is hot  More

Dollar store fight gets nastier

Dollar General says it will take its bid to buy rival Family Dollar directly to its shareholders.  More

More US families own cats than stocks

Only 14% of US families own stocks directly, according to the latest data from the Federal Reserve.  More

Asia consumers shun McDonald's after food scare

The fallout from a food scandal in China is becoming a major problem for McDonald's.  More
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