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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.

The Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, France, site of the recent jewelry theft.

The Pink Panther gang is suspected of pulling off some of the most brazen diamond heists in history, with more than $100 million worth of jewels stolen in just the past month.

BlackRock's muni bond investment and research team has just published a handy guide to life in the aftermath of the Detroit bankruptcy, highlighting six myths that govern the market.

Will sports be the tipping point in the fight between CBS and Time Warner Cable? Golf fans with TWC service sure hope so because of the PGA Championship this weekend.

JetBlue's upcoming premium seats pale in comparison to perks offered on other airlines, such as real beds, massages and in-flight showers.

2013 Chevrolet Sonic

The auto industry continued its poor performance in an influential US safety group's new crash test as half of the small cars tested did not fare well.

India swoons, and investors should stay alert Thu, 8 Aug '13 | 6:00 AM ET

The broad-based selloff in emerging markets has pushed the Indian currency into free fall, underscoring the need for investors to tread cautiously.

The lobster industry is being crippled by a glut of supply that many attribute to climate change, sending the price per pound plummeting and making the crustacean affordable.

Toyota recalls over 340,000 compact pickups Wed, 7 Aug '13 | 4:11 PM ET
2008 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab

The latest in a slew of safety-related problems involving the pickup is a seat belt issue that could increase the risk of injuries and even fatalities in the event of a collision.