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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.

Larry Summers' latest opponent—Bette Midler? Mon, 12 Aug '13 | 2:05 PM ET
Bette Midler

There are plenty of famed economists taking sides in the Summers vs Yellen debate for the next Fed chair. But award-winning singer/actresses? Much less feedback in that department.

Shatner beams up Priceline to be $1,000 stock Mon, 12 Aug '13 | 12:47 PM ET

With a boost from William Shatner, Priceline is heading at warp speed to be the S&P's first $1,000 stock, surprisingly with a reasonable valuation, investors and analysts say.

What bubble? Silicon Valley housing roars back Mon, 12 Aug '13 | 12:05 PM ET
A three-bedroom, 2.5 bath listed for $1,350,000, in Menlo Park, Calif.

Home prices in the Santa Clara County continue to skyrocket, with little sign of returning to earth anytime soon, according to experts.

To catch a thief: Businesses fight copper crime Mon, 12 Aug '13 | 11:59 AM ET

Stolen copper is so valuable because it's used for so many items. But a growing industry is going to great lengths, including satellite images, to stop scavengers.

Health-care cost fix? Deport fat migrants Mon, 12 Aug '13 | 11:07 AM ET

Nearly a third of New Zealand's adult population is overweight, in an effort to solve the obesity epidemic and combat rising health costs, the country is deporting its fat people.

$ave Me: Cutting back-to-school bills Mon, 12 Aug '13 | 10:53 AM ET
Back-to-school shopping at Staples.

Spending on back-to-school supplies is down, but bills can still be high. Here's how to find the deals and save.

Tim Armstrong, CEO and chairman of AOL

In a tense conference call last week, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong abruptly—and awkwardly—fired his creative director, in an audio clip now going viral.

Japan's soaring national debt, already more than twice the size of its economy, has reached a new milestone, surpassing one quadrillion yen. The New York Times reports.

Mom, my teacher is a zombie! Sun, 11 Aug '13 | 3:00 PM ET
Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

Zombies ... they're everywhere! Well, now they're not just eating your brains and making you run for you're life, they're also teaching math and helping you find a job.

TV's top car geeks pick their favorite convertible designs of all-time.

If U.S. law is changed to allow the Post Office to deliver beer, wine and spirits, it could help the cash-strapped agency and drive alcohol sales. But other challenges linger.

Your next car color? Look at your iPhone Sat, 10 Aug '13 | 7:00 AM ET

The trendsetting Apple iPhone made white a symbol of high technology, something long associated with silver.

Marc Faber is not exactly known for making rosy prognostications. But there's one sector he'd actually recommend buying right now.

Google Glass: Bound to excite and annoy Fri, 9 Aug '13 | 11:20 AM ET
A man wearing Google Glass in Bryant Park, New York City.

Google Glass looks will excite gadget lovers and information junkies while annoying plenty of others who may wish for a simpler time.

Making it on Wall Street isn't easy. Neither is breaking into the New York restaurant industry. That didn't stop Jon Snyder from trying both.

Cross-border organized crime is big business, worth around $2.1 trillion per year, according to the United Nations. Click ahead to see the most lucrative criminal activities.

David Karp, founder of the micro-blogging site Tumblr, opens the NASCAQ Exchange in New York City.

As part of Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr, the blogging service's founder, David Karp, will receive a $81 million payment if he stays will the company for the next four years.

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez being led out of his home in handcuffs.

The pace of athletes making the police blotter seems to have sped up dangerously this year.

Turnkey real estate.

Haggling over fossils and forks has become increasingly common at the top of the real estate market as more and more foreign buyers rush into the market for high-end properties.

The battered Aussie dollar is a popular short for currency traders at the moment, but one economist says the market has got it wrong and the Aussie is, in fact, a 'screaming buy.'

Ashton Kutcher...for Fed chief?! Thu, 8 Aug '13 | 7:03 PM ET

Who will be the next Fed chief? You won't believe it but Ashton Kutcher's name came up. What's even more surprising, is who said it—Dallas Fed chief Richard Fisher!

Jim Cramer has learned something valuable about investing at almost every junction in his life.

Rachel Farmer and her son, Christopher, bag up some clothing to send to Schoola Stitch. They hope to raise money for his school in Bowling Green, Va.

Schoola Stitch opened for business on Thursday, offering parents a new way to shop for gently used children's clothes and promising deals as much as 70 to 90 percent off retail.