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Not extreme enough: GoPro fails to impress

GoPro failed to live up to the extreme expectations set by its blockbuster debut. The camera maker's stock fell even though sales rose sharply.  More

Argentina in default

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says Argentina is in default on about $1.5 billion of bonds as no restructuring deal was reached with 'holdout' bondholders.  Play

Europe hits Russia's biggest banks

Europe cranked up the pressure on Russia on Thursday by including the country's top two banks on a list of sanctions.  More

Russia sanctions: West's top 15 targets

Here are the 15 most significant targets of U.S. and European sanctions:  More

Can Whole Foods turn itself around?

Whole Foods continues to struggle with sluggish sales as the health food market gets crowded.  More

Wall Street wants tax holiday to be a QE4

A tax holiday could juice stock prices just as the Federal Reserve is unwinding its quantitative easing program of massive bond purchases. It could also stop more tax-avoidance inversion deals.  More

Don't spend whole paycheck on Whole Foods

Whole Foods turn things around? Everyone is going organic. Competition is brutal. Takeover talk may return.  Play

Cold War-style tension hits Western companies in Russia

Adidas has become the latest big Western company to warn that Russia's economic turmoil is hitting its business.  More

Federal Reserve stays on cruise control

The economy is strengthening but the Federal Reserve is sticking to its plan to gradually cut back on stimulus. There were no hints about when a rate hike may be coming.  More

No deal: Argentina defaults again

Talks between Argentina officials and the country's bondholders fell apart hours before the midnight deadline.  More

No hot sauce for Buffalo Wild Wings stock

Buffalo Wild Wings stock was in mild mode Wednesday after forecasting 2014 earnings growth that didn't live up to the hype.  More

'Brutally honest' cover letter leads to job

Matt Ross wrote a no nonsense cover letter last year that went viral and ultimately to a full-time job on Wall Street. He tells CNNMoney how his candid approach paid off.  More

No Fail Whale here! Twitter is soaring

Things are looking up for Twitter -- or at least, for its stock price.  More

Twitter proves skeptics wrong ... for now

No Fail Whale here. The little blue bird wows Wall Street. But Twitter is still much smaller than Facebook. And can it sustain the World Cup momentum?  Play

Big bankers: Wait 7 years for your bonus

Regulators in the U.K. are proposing stiff new rules that would see banks withhold bonuses from hotshot bankers for seven years.  More

Russia trading back up after 2-hour halt

Trading in Russia's largest stock market was mysteriously halted on Wednesday for nearly two hours.  More

U.S. economy bounces back sharply

The economy grew at a 4% pace in the second quarter, a rebound from the big, weather-induced decline in the first quarter.  More

Amgen joins job-cut parade

Amgen is the latest to continue corporate America's cost cutting strategy, even as the economy is supposedly on the mend  More

Europe, U.S. slap new sanctions on Russia

European leaders are trying to hit Russia where it hurts by issuing new, tougher sanctions targeting Vladimir Putin's cronies and key Russian industries.  More

Sorry Bill, Herbalife's woes aren't about you

Controversial supplements company Herbalife disappointed investors with weaker-than-expected earnings and cautious guidance. But nobody was talking about short seller Bill Ackman.  More

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is the real Iron Man

Tesla has been on a tear. Investors want more details about the gigafactory and a cheaper car. But don't bet against Iron Man CEO Elon Musk.  More

Stocks get no search love on Google

Americans have dialed back on Google searches for traditional assets like stocks and bonds and are instead looking more for Kickstarter and startups.  More

Have digital subscriptions peaked at the NYT?

The New York Times reported second-quarter results that underwhelmed investors. Digital subscription growth doesn't seem to be fast enough to offset declining ad and circulation revenue.  More

Apple this close to new all-time high

Remember when everyone hated Tim Cook and Apple's stock was in the iDoldrums? Apple's shares have come roaring back and a new record of above $100 is in reach.  Play

More banks caught up in 'dark pools' probe

UBS is the latest major bank to get sucked into a U.S. probe over 'dark pool' trading venues.  More

These startup ideas are money magnets

These niche sectors are attracting attention -- and, more importantly, money -- from small business lenders.  More

Herbalife stock tumbles on earnings miss

Herbalife shares tumble after the maker of nutritional supplements reports earnings that fall short of analysts' estimates.  More

Psychics are bullish on stocks

What's in the cards for Wall Street? Three psychics tell CNNMoney that the future is bright for the stock market. In other words, they're as optimistic as the 'experts.'  More

Investors help the rich pay off student loans

Another sign that credit is only available to those who may need it the least? Bond investors can buy pools of loans backed by student debt of graduate students from Harvard.  More

Richard Branson's Virgin America files for IPO

After ending string of operating losses last year, Virgin America says it plans to sell stock.  More

Kristen Bell invests. Now what?

Actor-founded This Bar Saves Lives had Hollywood connections, but learned Start-Up 101 the hard way.  More

El Pollo Loco en fuego after IPO

Investors love Mexican food restaurant chain El Pollo Loco. The stock surged in its market debut and CEO Steve Sather says the company will pay down debt and expand in the Southwest.  Play

Math nerds are taking over Wall Street

Elie Galam is a math geek turned finance wizard who is now running a hedge fund. He and other 'quant' traders are the opposite of the Wolf of Wall Street.  More

There's no place like the economy

Is the economy back on track after a weak first quarter or about to get blown away? Investors will find out when the curtain is drawn on jobs and GDP data. There's also a Federal Reserve meeting.  More

Former Bear Stearns CEO Ace Greenberg dies

Greenberg worked more than 60 years at Bear Stearns and was chairman went it collapsed in 2008.  More

Crazy stock Cynk is back! Plunges 80%.

Cynk Technologies plunged 80% in its first day of trading after being halted by the SEC for two weeks. The company has no revenue or assets but surged 25,000% a few weeks ago.  More

Investors go LOCO for grilled chicken stock

Mexican-style chicken restaurant El Pollo Loco shares surged nearly 30% from their initial public offering price. It's the latest restaurant IPO to do well on its first day.  More

Introducing the $7.76 Big Mac

Would you pay $7.76 for a Big Mac? The Economist's iconic Big Mac index is a lighthearted way to compare currencies and buying power around the world.  More

The 4 biggest investing mistakes

Avoiding stocks, chasing yield, focusing on the short-term and forgetting inflation. Sound familiar? Strategists say this is what investors shouldn't be doing now.  More

Argentina is now very close to default

Argentina will default in just a few days unless the country can strike a deal at the eleventh hour with holdout creditors.  More

GM stock is eating Ford's dust

Ford shares are doing much better than GM's this year. That trend is likely to continue.  More

SodaStream pops on sale rumors

Is SodaStream going private? The stock surged on a report that it will. But there have been sale rumors ever since Coke bought a stake in Keurig Green Mountain.  More

Global economy still limping along

The world economy is still stuck in low gear even as the risks to growth mount, the International Monetary Fund says as it cuts its 2014 forecast.  More

Dunkin' stock dunked on poor sales

The owner of Dunkin' Donuts reported weak sales and lowered its outlook. It blamed the weather. But tough competition may be the real reason. Investors aren't pleased.  More

Dunkin' stock has many holes

Dunkin' Brands said U.S. sales were a bit weak due to the weather. Really? That seems like an excuse. Tough competition from Starbucks and others may be the real culprit.  Play

Will investors eat up El Pollo Loco IPO?

Mexican-style chicken chain El Pollo Loco wants to raise $100 million in the stock market this week to pay down debt as it pushes ahead with expansion plans. Can it be the next Chipotle?  More

Facebook at all-time high on mobile might

Facebook posted another strong quarter driven by its success in mobile advertising revenue.  More

Facebook is all grown up

Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook had a 'good' second quarter. That's a massive understatement. The company is firing on all cylinders and the stock is soaring. Even Janet Yellen might approve.  Play

ECB hacked: 20,000 e-mail addresses stolen

Hackers have broken into a database at the European Central Bank, stealing 20,000 e-mail addresses and other contact information. The bank said its market data was not affected.  More

Chocolate, waffles and... U.S. bonds?

Belgian holdings of U.S. debt have skyrocketed in the last year, though many suspect China is the reason why.  More

Why regulators haven't shut down Herbalife

Despite the mountains of evidence that Bill Ackman presented against Herbalife and its distributors, regulators haven't made much more than a peep about investigating the company.  Play

McDonald's stands by rotten meat supplier

McDonald's is standing by a troubled meat supplier, even after allegations the company was selling tainted and expired meat.  More
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