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The big profits of payday lenders may be over

Payday loans come with interest rates of 100% or higher. The government wants to crack down.  More

Victoria's real secret: A 77-year old billionaire CEO

L Brands, owner of Victoria's Secret, was founded by Les Wexner in 1963. He's still the CEO. He's one of the best (and wealthiest) in retail. The stock is near an all-time high.  More

Who's Wall Street's top woman now?

Ruth Porat, Morgan Stanley's CFO, is jumping to Google. The ranks of women on Wall Street are thin.  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

Oil surges after Saudi strikes in Yemen

Oil prices are bouncing higher as Saudi Arabia launches airstrikes in Yemen, raising concerns that a regional conflict could disrupt supplies.  More

Finally! eBay puts more women on its board

After being pressured by investors, eBay now has three women on its board of 17 directors.  More

Two sisters are among America's most powerful CEOs

Denise Morrison and her sister Maggie Wilderotter have shattered the glass ceiling. They are 2 of only 24 female CEOs of S&P 500 companies.  More

'Deliberate crash' a huge blow to Lufthansa

Lufthansa has been rocked by news that a flight operated by its Germanwings subsidiary was deliberately crashed by the co-pilot.  More

The great tech debate: Are we in a bubble or not?

Here's a roundup of where some powerful Silicon Valley investors stand.  More

Dow tumbles 292 points as economy shows cracks

Wall Street is worried about the economy after the latest in a string of alarming reports.  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

Warning signs in the housing market

Homebuilder stocks are back at 2007 levels. Are consumers and investors getting too giddy? Housing demand could slow if the Fed raises rates and mortgage rates move up as well.  More

University of Phoenix has lost half its students. Stock plunges 28%

The largest for-profit university in the United States is losing money, students and credibility quickly.  More

Wynn Resorts at heart of billionaire divorce fight

Elaine Wynn launches political campaign to avoid being kicked off the board of the casino empire she co-founded with her ex-husband.  More

Warren Buffett must really love mac & cheese

Heinz and Kraft are merging. It's the latest bet on American taste buds by Warren Buffett. Is the Oracle of Omaha going to try and buy even more food companies?  More

Kraft and Heinz merger to create food giant

Kraft is merging with Heinz to create the world's fifth-largest food and beverage company.  More

Think there's a startup bubble? Bet $100K on it.

Y Combinator president Sam Altman says there's no bubble -- that companies like Uber, Dropbox and Pinterest will be worth double in five years.  More

American cash is flooding into European stocks

U.S. investors are throwing money at European stocks lately, but they are careful to hedge the currency risk.  More

How many women are in the C-suite?

A CNNMoney analysis shows women hold just 5% of the CEO jobs in the S&P 500 and the pipeline of rising female stars behind them is thin.  More

How safe are European airlines?

The crash of a Germanwings plane in France has put the safety record of European airlines under scrutiny.  More

3 Warren Buffett habits we should all adopt

We might not all run a company worth $525 billion, but some Buffett tips would help our investing and lives.  More

Herbalife stock is having an INSANE month

Shares of Herbalife are up 40% in March. That's good news for Herbalife investor Carl Icahn but bad for hedge fund manager Bill Ackman. He still thinks Herbalife is a pyramid scheme worth $0.  More

Broken pipeline: Why only 14% of top execs are women

A CNNMoney analysis of the top five executive positions in Corporate America paints a depressing picture about future female leadership.  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

SeaWorld says PETA 'lies' about killer whales

SeaWorld has a new ad campaign touting how it treats orcas. But is it too little to late? The 'Blackfish' documentary has hurt SeaWorld. Attendance is down and so is the stock.  More

Wall Street's most powerful woman jumps to Google

Ruth Porat is leaving Morgan Stanley to return to her Silicon Valley roots as Google's chief financial officer.  More

Surprise! Euro shows signs of life vs. U.S. dollar

The euro is making a comeback, surprising traders who bet it would soon hit parity with the U.S. dollar.  More

China's factories slump amid growth concerns

China's factories slumped in March, dropping to its lowest in 11 months, according to an early gauge of activity in the country's all-important manufacturing sector.  More

Carlyle Group CEO: Oil is best investment right now

A private equity boss is raising billions to invest in energy because it is so cheap right now.  More

Problem: The bond 'conundrum' is back

Investors keep buying bonds. That shouldn't happen as the Fed gets ready to hike interest rates.  More

New index tracks hot Israeli tech companies

Investors hoping to cash in on Israel's success in the tech world could find it easier soon.  More

Bull market guns for third place

We're in the midst of the fourth longest bull market in history, and it's fast approaching the third place spot. Christine Romans explains the gains generated from the 2100-day climb.  Play

What bubble? Many social media stocks are losers

It's fair to worry about froth with the Nasdaq above 5,000. But don't point the finger at social media. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are thriving but many other social media stocks are in the dumps.  More

Keeping Greece in the euro: Mission impossible?

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras warns of debt default before cash crunch meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.  More

China loves buying European companies

China's buying spree in Europe has moved up a gear as it makes an $8 billion play for Italian tiremaker Pirelli.  More

The best performing investment under Obama is...

President Obama took office in the midst of the Great Recession. Many assets have rebounded, but some more than others.  More

U.S. companies hoard record amount of cash

Big American businesses literally have more cash than they know what to do with.  More

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Brackets aren't just for basketball. Which of these Sweet 16 stocks will emerge as the champion?  More

Olive Garden's neverending comeback

Darden Restaurants, the owner of Olive Garden, is thriving under new management. Sales are up after a hedge fund took over. And the stock is at a record high.  More

Nasdaq near all-time high. Is it another bubble?

The Nasdaq is closing in on the record levels it hit on March 10, 2000. Does that mean that the market -- and tech stocks in particular -- is too risky and now due for a big fall?  More

Just buy it? Nike stock soars to all-time high

The strong dollar may hurt Nike's sales a bit going forward, but demand remains strong in Europe and China. Investors were pleased.  More

Fed's profit jumps 30% to $101 billion

The Fed gave almost all of its earnings to the Treasury Department. And that amount was a record. But critics may not be happy to see the Fed's balance sheet grow even more last year as well.  More

$45 billion cement merger back on solid ground

Holcim and Lafarge have agreed new terms for a mega merger that is expected to create the world's biggest construction materials group.  More

California teachers are mad their pension fund still owns gun maker

Two years after Newtown, CalSTRS still owns Freedom Group.  More

Starbucks can do more than #RaceTogether

Forget the #RaceTogether backlash. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz should try to get his company certified as a B Corp.  More

GoDaddy IPO values company at nearly $3 billion

GoDaddy is moving forward with its IPO. GDDY stock will be priced at $17 to $19 a share.  More

What's next for AT&T? Apple pushed it out of Dow

Ma Bell has lagged the market -- and top competitor Verizon -- for a while. Will things get worse now that Apple has taken its place in the Dow 30?  More

The best advice for new investors

Investing can be daunting for beginners, but all you really have to do is answer 4 questions.  More

What an interest rate increase means for real people

Life is about to get better for savers and a little harder for borrowers.  More

Gates, Bloomberg join forces to fight big tobacco

Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg have launched a fund to help poorer countries battle legal challenges from tobacco firms.  More

Apple joins the Dow: What took so long?

Apple is the largest company in the world. Here's why it took so long for AAPL to find its way into America's blue chip index.  Play

Thank you, Janet Yellen! Stocks surge after Fed

The stock market jumped over 200 points after the Fed suggested rate hikes are coming, but they won't be too dramatic.  More

Fed removes 'patient': Prepare for an interest rate hike

The Federal Reserve is signaling that the U.S. economy is healthy enough to start raising interest rates soon.  More

Bond king tells Fed: Don't be a blockhead

Jeffrey Gundlach is worried the Federal Reserve will rush to raise interest rates and regret it.  More

Sorry, Kim Jong-un! Sony has made huge comeback

Sony's stock is on fire over the past few months. Sales outside its movie business are soaring. And the financial damage from the cyberattack inspired by "The Interview" was minimal.  More

Cheap oil is costing 100,000 jobs

The layoffs are adding up quickly as big energy cuts back on oil drilling and production.  More

What investors need to know from SXSW

Flying cars made headlines, but here are the ideas that could make money a bit sooner.  More

Violent protests target the European Central Bank. Why?

Riots have erupted at the European Central Bank in Germany as protestors rage against an institution they blame for ruining the lives of millions in the eurozone.  More
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