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Lousy Caterpillar earnings drag market down

Oil's fall is hitting housing and industrial companies like Caterpillar hard, a concerning sign for America's recovery.  More

Winklevoss twins: Bitcoin will explode beyond $1 trillion

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss aren't worried about Bitcoin's recent struggles. They believe the cryptocurrency is the Visa and Mastercard of the future.  More

How much it takes to get into the Top 1% in every state

You need a lot less to get into the Top 1% in Arkansas than you do in Connecticut.  More

Home prices grow at slower pace

The Case-Shiller index of home prices in major U.S. cities shows a continued slowdown, raising concerns about the housing market for 2015.  More

Natural gas prices bounce as blizzard blows

Prices for natural gas are bouncing this morning in New York as a blizzard blasts through the northeastern United States.  More

Best Jobs in America

CNNMoney/PayScale's top 100 careers with big growth, great pay and satisfying work.  More

Can Apple live up to the iHype?

Apple's earnings are expected to be so good that they are distorting the estimated growth rate for the entire S&P 500.  More

NFL (officially) comes to YouTube

The league announced on Monday that fans will be able to watch official NFL highlights on YouTube.  More

Boomerang home buyers are coming back

Millions of Americans who lost their homes in the recession may become eligible to buy a new home beginning this year, according to a report.  More

Stock set to open significantly lower

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

This Chinese brand is worth more than Alibaba

Sorry, Alibaba. Internet portal Tencent is the most valuable brand in China.  More

How to skip the pre-blizzard frenzy in stores

On demand delivery startup WunWun is expecting its order volume to double by the time they close up shop on Monday. All thanks to a blizzard.  More

S&P cuts Russia's credit rating to junk

The credit ratings agency says Russian bonds are speculative, or junk, as the nation's economy slips towards recession.  More

U.S. deficit to 'hold steady' until 2018

Solid economic growth over the next few years should help keep the federal deficit at a very modest level until 2018. But after that, the nation's deficit will start growing again, the Congressional Budget Office said in its latest 10-year outlook.  More

What blizzard? Stock market stays open

The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq both plan on staying open Monday and Tuesday, despite the massive snowstorm set to slam into the Northeast.  More

Microsoft sales soar, thanks to its non-Windows products

Sales of nearly every non-Windows product were up, helping Microsoft's revenue grow 8%.  More

Ex-employee of Fox-owned station commits suicide outside 21st Century Fox HQ

The Fox News Channel has ground-floor studios at the building where the shooting took place.  More

Blizzard costs fliers big bucks

Severe winter storms cost airlines a ton of money -- but they actually hit passengers harder.  More

Apple Pay won't add to Apple's profit

Apple Pay will barely move the needle in Apple's quarterly financial statement on Tuesday.  More

Uber to limit price surges during blizzard

Uber is putting a lid on fares as this blizzard approaches, keeping prices in line with where they have stood recently.  More

Blizzard 2015: There's a run on toilet paper

As the snow hits the Northeast, shoppers are stocking up on a lot more than bread and milk.  More

4 stocks popping thanks to Snowmageddon

Shares of a generator company, snow plow manufacturer and a salt maker are enjoying the Blizzard of 2015.  More

Elon Musk stars on The Simpsons

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Musk is heralded as greatest living inventor in latest episode of animated comedy, but show takes some shots at his business record.  More

IBM disputes report of 112,000 layoffs

IBM calls report of 112,000 layoffs "ridiculous" and "baseless." But layoffs are coming.  More

This money manager is not a fan of Carl Icahn

Ebay and Gannett are two companies that Carl Icahn has targeted. Is it really good for long-term investors?  More

Blizzard of 2015: Winners and losers

A major snowstorm can be a major disruption to the economy, leaving some buried in losses while others see a spike in business.  More

Best dividend stocks to buy now

Philip Morris used to be a 'go to' dividend stock. Not anymore. Here are three better buys.  More

Barbie-maker Mattel CEO out as sales falter

The struggling toy maker says CEO Bryan Stockton will be replaced by long-time board member Christopher Sinclair.  More

Syriza won, so what's next for Greece?

Syriza's victory in Greek elections has sent a charge of worry through Europe, and puts Greece's economic future in doubt. So what happens next?  More

U.S.-based Bitcoin exchange set to open

Coinbase, which has served as a platform for merchants and Bitcoin users to transact business, set to open first U.S.-based exchange Monday.  More

No, you can't fly drones over the White House

It's illegal to fly drones into the White House property -- in case it's not already obvious.  More

Europe plays it tough with new Greek leaders

Europe's top officials are playing it tough with the new leaders of Greece, saying the country must follow the rules agreed by all countries using the euro.  More

Disney launches 'Frozen' cruise

Disney Cruise Line to offer "Frozen" theme cruise this summer.  More

Bob Dylan has a 'gift' for AARP members: Free copy of his new album

Bob Dylan is sending seniors free copies of his latest album, tucking 50,000 copies into the next edition of "AARP The Magazine," according to the retirement group.  More

Next question after the blizzard: How to get home

Parts of the Northeast began digging themselves out Tuesday after Blizzard 2015 shut down highways, mass transit and air travel.  More

To avoid Sony's fate, play war games

PwC has developed a computer game to simulate how hackers attack a company. It's called Game of Threats, and it's actually pretty neat.  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

Look out: Big week for the stock market

Investors get to check Corporate America's pulse as over 140 S&P 500 companies report earnings this week.  More

'Records on top of records' for 'American Sniper'

After a $105 million opening weekend, the highest-grossing January movie release ever, "American Sniper," is starting its second weekend by setting yet another record.  More

#HeForShe campaign goes corporate

The gender equality campaign HeForShe, which gained widespread attention in September, has now become a little more corporate.  More

2015: The global economy's 'sink or swim' moment

Let's be blunt: The central banks have done all they can, and now it's 'sink or swim' time for the global economy.  More

Indiana church sues JPMorgan for millions

While the cathedral's money declined, America's biggest bank got rich, the lawsuit claims.  More

Obamacare website reins in personal data sharing was secretly sharing information that let marketers know if you smoked. It has since stopped.  More

Madoff defends sons in email to NBC

Imprisoned Ponzi mastermind bashes media and court-appointed trustee.  More

Sports Illustrated lays off its staff photographers

Company says Sports Illustrated layoffs were driven by 'economic circumstances.'  More

Finally, Jamie Dimon gets his cash bonus

JPMorgan pays its CEO $7.4 million cash bonus, totaling $20 million in 2014 pay.  More

IRS warns of phishing tax scams, fake emails

Tax season is prime time for cons. Tax scammers are sending out so-called "phishing emails" that appear to be from the IRS and claim that the recipient either owes money or is due a refund.  More

Starbucks is morphing into a tech company

Kevin Johnson used to be the CEO of tech firm Juniper Networks. He was just named COO of Starbucks.  More

Hershey lawsuit angers fans of British chocolate in U.S.

Hershey has forced an importer to stop selling proper British chocolates in the United States, angering fans of Cadbury and Toffee Crisps.  More

NHL partners with GoPro for on-ice action

The National Hockey League is partnering with GoPro to get hockey fans closer to the action than ever before.  More

Thank you OPEC! China saves $100 billion

The collapse in oil prices will save China $100 billion in just six months.  More

Oil crash may kill the Texas housing boom

The oil price meltdown is costing thousands of jobs. That means people won't be looking for new homes.  More

France: Our economy is gonna get real

France has promised to accelerate efforts to revive its economy, taking advantage of a window of opportunity provided by the European Central Bank's massive stimulus program.  More

Greece elections: Have 5 years of austerity paid off?

It's decision time in Greece. National elections on Sunday are widely seen as a vote on years of punishing austerity, and whether its citizens can handle much more.  More

McDead? More lousy results from McDonald's

McDonald's sorely needs a turnaround. Look for a simpler and healthier menu soon.  More

Heard at Sundance: 'Black lives matter'

The Sundance Film Festival always tries to reflect the times, and this year that means featuring several films that relate to the ongoing anti-police brutality protest movement.  More

SkyMall catalog lands in bankruptcy

SkyMall catalog lands in bankruptcy  More

Microsoft unveils next version of Office

Microsoft's next version of Office will come in two forms: Office universal apps and Office 2016.  More

Western Union CEO: It's tough being an immigrant in Europe

The boss of Western Union says it's much harder being an immigrant in Europe than in the U.S.  More

Gold is sexy again. Price jumps above $1,300

Gold is soaring after the Swiss franc shocker and the European Central Bank stimulus plan.  More

UPS delivers bad news. Stock tumbles 10%

The package delivery giant warns that its fourth-quarter results will be weaker than expected, citing costs tied to preparations for the holiday rush.  More

Fake IRS phone calls tops list of tax scams

Scammers impersonating IRS agents are targeting the elderly and new immigrants threatening them with arrest, deportation or the loss of their driver's license. And the IRS says this scam is on the rise, topping its list of "Dirty Dozen" tax scams this year.  More

Box jumps 66% in first big IPO of 2015

Investor demand for online storage company Box is in the clouds. Stock soars as trading begins.  More

Uber restarts in New Delhi

Uber says it has resumed operations in New Delhi, six weeks after one of its drivers was accused of rape and the service was banned.  More

16 firms worth billions despite losing money

Shazam is now valued at $1 billion despite the fact it doesn't generate a profit. It's hardly alone.  More

Tim Cook on his way to billionaire club

Tim Cook and other Apple executives had massive paydays in 2014 as a result of the company's record year.  More

Russian elites warn West: Sanctions will never move Putin

Elite Russian political and business leaders are warning the U.S. and Europe not to push their luck too far as the sides clash over sanctions.  More

Davos elite: We are not the bad guys

The rich have a message for the 99%: Don't hate us, we are good for you.  More

AT&T texts can be faked to hack you

AT&T alerts don't look legitimate enough. It's too easy to make fake AT&T alerts to scam you.  More

Rocker Jerry Lee Lewis's Harley sells for $385,000

An icon of the early years of rock-n-roll, Lewis sells off a Harley-Davidson that was given to him in 1959 and that he's owned ever since.  More

Kelley Blue Book's Best Resale Value Cars

Depreciation is the biggest cost of owning a car and these vehicles depreciate the least.  More

Phone wars: Li Ka-shing's Hutchison to buy O2 for $15 billion

Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa is in talks to pay up to £10.25 billion ($15.4 billion) for U.K. mobile operator O2  More

Can 'lumbersexuals' save Land's End?

Dressing in flannel shirts and boots is the trend right now. LL Bean is hot, but Lands' End is struggling.  More

Google is becoming a wireless carrier

Google will sell wireless service directly to customers over Sprint and T-Mobile's networks, according to multiple reports.  More

NYPD bolsters security over Charlie Hebdo

The New York Police Department has stepped up security for media companies that republished Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.  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

Wells Fargo, JPMorgan loan officers took cash kickbacks

Federal and state regulators say loan officers at Wells Fargo and JPMorgan steered business to a Maryland title company in exchange for cash payments.  More

Facebook's Sandberg wants more women online

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg has made it her personal mission to get more women connected to the Internet in developing countries.  More

The Army gun: My 'Lethal Weapon' moment

On a visit to the Beretta USA factory in Maryland, I fired the classic M9, and also the new M9A3 that was just submitted to the Army.  More

McDonald's sued over claims of racism

Ten ex-workers in Virginia claim they were fired because of their race after a supervisor allegedly told them that there were "too many black people in the store."  More

Fox's new show 'Empire' is a hit 3 weeks in a row

While most shows fall in ratings after their premiere, Fox's 'Empire' grows stronger with audiences.  More

Ford makes major push into Silicon Valley

Ford aims to have 125 engineers, researchers and scientists in Palo Alto, Calif., working on self-driving cars and connectivity features, by the end of this year.  More

3 reasons the ECB stimulus matters

Wall Street is saying 'Bellissimo!' to the big QE announcement by the European Central Bank. You should too.  More

Southwest Airlines is saving billions on fuel

America's favorite low-cost carrier expects to save half a billion in the first quarter alone on fuel. The stock is up 7%.  More

$7.54 for a Big Mac? Only in Switzerland

Switzerland has the most overvalued currency in the world, according to the Economist's Big Mac index. Ukraine and Russia have the most undervalued currencies.  More

T-Mobile rejects 50% for bad credit

T-Mobile reveals that half of Americans don't have sufficiently good credit to qualify for the company's best plans.  More

Europe to Russia: We won't blink over Ukraine

Europe won't even think about relaxing sanctions on Russia unless it sticks to a Ukraine peace agreement signed four months ago.  More

Why airfares are sky-high when jet fuel is dirt cheap

Jet fuel is costing airlines about half of what they were paying a year ago, but passengers not seeing any break on fares.  More

Bill & Melinda Gates' next target: banking

The billionaire power couple believe banking -- specifically the mobile variety -- can help lift millions out of poverty.  More

Tootsie Roll names 83-year old widow as new CEO

Ellen Gordon, who has served as president of Tootsie Roll for 37 years, tapped as CEO following passing of her husband.  More

GalaxyBerry? Samsung-BlackBerry rumor is back

BlackBerry has said it isn't talking to Samsung. But the market refuses to believe it. Shares surged again on more takeover rumors. But why would Samsung want BlackBerry?  More

Greek elections: Faces of austerity

Severe spending cuts designed to repair the Greek economy have dealt a heavy blow to its citizens.  More

Turing manuscript going up for auction

A handwritten manuscript by mathematician Alan Turing, subject of the Oscar-nominated movie, is expected to sell for at least $1 million.  More

Struggle City: Most U.S. cities haven't recovered yet

60% of American metro areas are still below their pre-recession levels when it comes to jobs and growth.  More

London mayor bends to IRS, settles U.S. tax dispute

After steadfastly refusing to pay an "absolutely outrageous" tax bill demanded by American authorities, the mayor of London is back in the good graces of the IRS.  More

Belichick talks #DeflateGate in front of Gillette #Flexball ad

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick talked about DeflateGate in front of a Gillette Flexball banner.  More

I've made millions playing poker, own almost nothing - and I've never been happier

Once he made some money, this poker player tried settling down. But he found he was happier on the road.  More

Smarter people use iPhones - study

A new study shows that states with more college-educated people tend to have higher iPhone sales.  More

Chinese Premier: We'll slow down but we won't crash

One of China's top government officials, Premier Li Keqiang, is reassuring markets that his country will avoid a much-feared "hard landing" as economic growth slows.  More

Netflix plans more original series

The chief content officer at Netflix says the company "can probably launch successfully ... around 20 original scripted shows a year."  More

London is the fastest growing western city

Britain's capital grew more than any other western city last year, according to a new Brookings report  More

Hands on with Microsoft's HoloLens

A first hand test of Microsoft's new augmented reality goggles.  More

World's top cities: Zurich. Paris. Hartford?

Hartford, Connecticut has a higher gross domestic product per capita than Paris, Geneva and New York.  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

Toy story: What toy sales tell us about China's future

China has been the world's toy factory for decades. But now, Chinese consumers are buying, and helping to reshape the industry.  More

Macau: China's gambling mecca desperately needs to diversify

Macau has enjoyed years of blockbuster growth. But the Chinese territory is far too dependent on gambling.  More
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