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The car used for the classic '80s movie should go for more than $250,000, but some think it could fetch up to $1 million.

Egyptian army defiant as protests begin Fri, 16 Aug '13 | 9:05 AM ET
Egyptian army soldiers take their positions on top and next to their armored vehicles while guarding an entrance to Tahrir square, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.

Thousands of protesters took to the streets in cities across Egypt on Friday, including Tanta, Alexandria and Nasr City in eastern Cairo.

$1 trillion fraud? Skeptics attack China's GDP Fri, 16 Aug '13 | 9:01 AM ET
A worker labors on a residential building under construction in Shanghai, China, on Sunday, June 30, 2013.

China may be exaggerating the size of its economy by $1 trillion by releasing "willfully fraudulent" inflation and GDP [gross domestic product] data, according to a new study.

Yes, it is all about "me me me" and kids today say, "You know what? That's not such a bad thing." Here's why.

Head-banging football: Team named after Kiss Thu, 15 Aug '13 | 5:48 PM ET

There are few businesses Kiss front man Gene Simmons hasn't tried but here's one you didn't expect: Football. Season ticket holders of the L.A. Kiss will get free concert tickets.

Procter & Gamble is recalling nearly 30 types of dry cat and dog food, including Iams and Eukanaba, though no person or animal has been reported sick.

Budweiser is king of beers in the ER: Study Thu, 15 Aug '13 | 3:48 PM ET

When Johns Hopkins researchers surveyed ER patients who had been drinking, they found that Budweiser was the No. 1 brand consumed, followed by Steel Reserve Malt Liquor.

In the months since Microsoft first introduced the video game system, the company has made four major policy reversals—and there's no telling if it's done yet.

CNBC's Herb Greenberg says goodbye ... for now Thu, 15 Aug '13 | 12:02 PM ET

In case you missed it: Today is my last day as a full-timer at CNBC. Tomorrow my status shifts to CNBC contributor.

Quake-prone Kiwi city gets cardboard cathedral Thu, 15 Aug '13 | 11:26 AM ET
The new cathedral was designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban. "Even concrete buildings can be destroyed by earthquakes very easily, but paper buildings cannot," he said.

Replacing a neo-Gothic structure destroyed in a 2011 earthquake, the new church is expected to last for more than a decade while a permanent one is built.

A hacker virtually entered a sleeping 2-year-old's room when he hacked into the child's baby monitor. This is not the first such incident involving wireless baby monitors.

The 'gold rush' for 3-D printing patents Thu, 15 Aug '13 | 10:48 AM ET
3-D printer creates a sculpture of a woman at the DMY International Design Festival at the former Tempelhof Airport Hangar on June 5, 2013 in Berlin, Germany.

3-D printing could reshape patent and intellectual property laws. Get ready for a patent land grab of intellectual property not seen since the dot-com boom.

Is tea ready for its 'Starbucks moment'? Thu, 15 Aug '13 | 3:07 AM ET

Tea may be the world's most consumed beverage in terms of volume, but as far as retail sales go, it still falls short of its peers like coffee and carbonates.

Global consumers aggressively ramped up purchases of physical gold in the April-June period, led by opportunistic buyers in emerging markets, the World Gold Council said on Thursday.

Egypt: At least 235 killed as camps cleared Wed, 14 Aug '13 | 3:58 PM ET
A supporter of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi walks through the debris following clashes with police in Cairo on August 14, 2013, as security forces backed by bulldozers moved in on two huge pro-Morsi protest camps, launching a long-threatened crackdown that left dozens dead.

Egypt's capital descended into a chaotic bloodbath Wednesday after security forces moved in on protest camps set up by supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi, sparking deadly violence.

A bad day for Jamie Dimon just got a lot worse Wed, 14 Aug '13 | 3:14 PM ET
JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon

Wall Street sheriff Preet Bharara directed both barrels at JPMorgan Chase on Wednesday afternoon, and he aimed his sights high.

Scenes from the turmoil in Egypt Wed, 14 Aug '13 | 10:41 AM ET
Egyptian army soldiers take their positions on top and next to their armored vehicles while guarding an entrance to Tahrir square, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.

Egyptian police in riot gear sweep in with armored vehicles and bulldozers to clear two sprawling encampments of supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president in Cairo.

Good Hyperloop news: G-forces won't crush you Wed, 14 Aug '13 | 10:28 AM ET
A U.S. military subject undergoes G-force testing while seated and wearing padded eye protection.

Despite what you might think, G-forces from traveling through a tube at hundreds of miles an hour won't crush you.

Road rage! Beware the man in the blue BMW Wed, 14 Aug '13 | 10:23 AM ET

Steer clear if you see a blue BMW on your commute home, as new research claims that men driving blue BMWs are the angriest drivers on the road.

With the stock market in a summer lull, Wall Street's activist investors are looking downright hyperactive.

The harried mom. The bargain hunter. The plain-old indecisive shopper. For many consumers, buying what catches their eye and returning what doesn't work out is a strategy for smart shopping.

Tweaking, or outright overhauling, a corporate logo is a risky move that could turn off customers, but over the years some of the biggest technology companies have successfully done it.

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing made a costly error while printing hundred-dollar bills that resulted in billions of butchered Benjamins. Taxpayer money is financing the fix.

ET3 Hyperloop concept

Elon Musk's "Hyperloop" concept has caught the world's attention, but many are questioning the financial and technical feasibility of the project.

What's in $1 million video game? A trip to space Tue, 13 Aug '13 | 11:48 AM ET

This $1 million dollar video game package is for serious gamers only. It includes luxury perks including plastic surgery, a Lamborghini Gallardo and even a trip to outer space.

Cybercrime threat? 'You ain't seen nothing yet' Tue, 13 Aug '13 | 11:16 AM ET

Combating cybercrime will become an uphill struggle, with the tools needed to commit technological crimes readily available to anyone armed with a computer and a few dollars.

Rapid rupee depreciation and sluggish economic activity have dashed hopes for a turnaround in India's economy. But, according to Credit Suisse, it's not all gloom and doom for the country.

Why the Hyperloop isn't wishful thinking Mon, 12 Aug '13 | 8:46 PM ET
Hyperloop passenger transport capsule conceptual design sketch.

It's not just wishful thinking to want Musk to build at least a prototype of his proposed Hyperloop. But it's the only logical way we'll see if high speed mass transportation can become a reality.

Two Fed economists are telling the Street what it already suspected: Dovish talk may have an even bigger impact than quantitative easing.

Two New Yorkers find a fortune in meatballs Mon, 12 Aug '13 | 3:48 PM ET

What does it take to run a successful niche business? The Biz Fix talks with Michael Chernow about how he built a business around meatballs that is humming in supercompetitive New York.