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  • This start-up is making office coffee cool again Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 9:57 AM ET

    Some of the most innovative companies in New York are taking notice of a new start-up that looks to redefine the way we drink coffee in the office.

  • Consumer Reports gives a Chevy its highest rating Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    In a rare move, Consumer Reports has rated a large sedan from a U.S. automaker as the best in its category - the first time in more than 20 years a domestic model has been rated the best sedan.

  • Arctic 'economic time bomb' to cost $60 trillion Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 10:03 PM ET

    The rapidly melting Arctic is an "economic time bomb" likely cost the world at least $60 trillion. The Financial Times reports.

  • Why social app Snapchat is worth $800 million Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 4:08 PM ET

    Snapchat's wild success has been a surprise to even its top investors. But is the company really worth $800 million?

  • Elemental: How some are playing the uranium glut Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 2:16 PM ET
    The Ranger uranium mine in Kakadu National Park, Australia

    The uranium surplus in the market has dragged on prices, but that’s not stopping some people from making bets on the radioactive element longer term.

  • The high-tech race for economic data pays Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    The once-sleepy process of releasing economic data has quietly gotten a lot more complicated, and a lot more lucrative.

  • Michael Dell holds the line on Dell bid Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 11:21 AM ET
    Michael Dell

    Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners responded Wednesday to a demand for a higher bid from Dell's special committee, saying the $13.75 per share offered is a "full and fair price."

  • What's more feared than death? Long-term care Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    More middle-age workers fear the financial consequences of a critical illness than fear dying from that illness, but few are preparing for that possibility, a survey finds.

  • Detroit aftershocks will be staggering: Whitney Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 2:27 AM ET
    A frown face drawn on the window of an abandoned office building in downtown Detroit is shown July 19, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit's emergency manager Kevin Orr filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy making Detroit the largest city to file for bankruptcy in U.S. history.

    Detroit's leaders have set an important precedent in siding with residents rather than unions and bondholders in their decision to declare the city bankrupt last week, Meredith Whitney wrote in the Financial Times.

  • Carl Icahn readies a major Twitter surprise Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 5:18 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Carl Icahn, the billionaire investor whose stock ideas move markets, plans to tease investors by leaving clues on Twitter as to his next big investment soon.

  • Who pays for college education? Not Mom and Dad Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 2:38 PM ET

    Scholarships and grants have trumped parental contributions as the No. 1 source of paying for college for the first time in four years, according to a new report.

  • How your city might pay for Detroit's money mess Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 1:45 PM ET
    A pedestrian walks by graffiti in downtown Detroit. Detroit became the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy when State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr asked a federal judge for municipal bankruptcy protection.

    If Detroit gets its way in bankruptcy court, the cost of borrowing for cities and states could spike, the CEO of bond insurer Assured Guaranty warns on CNBC.

  • Billionaire joins battle for NASA launch pad Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 1:37 PM ET
    Space Shuttle Discovery atop the crawler transporter from the vehicle assembly building to Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

    Billionaire Jeff Bezos joined the space race when he backed Blue Origin, a previously low-profile company that is now waiting to hear if it can take over a former NASA launch pad.

  • Steve Cohen and the Hamptons pool defense Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 12:47 PM ET
    Steve Cohen, chairman and chief executive officer of SAC Captial Advisors LP.

    In a highly unusual, 46-page white paper, lawyers for Steve Cohen shoot back at regulators who says he ignored "red flags" at SAC Capital.

  • Beer sales take a knock from payroll tax hike Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 8:11 AM ET

    U.S. beer sales declined in the first half of 2013 fueled by the payroll tax hike and a jump in unemployment among young men, according to new research.

  • Luanda, Angola.

    Luanda, the capital of Angola in Southern Africa, has overtaken Tokyo as the world's most expensive city to live in for expatriates, according to Mercer's cost of living survey.

  • $100 billion lost to this crime every year Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 3:46 PM ET

    Cybercrime's toll on the U.S. economy is difficult to predict but one new study puts the price tag at $100 billion and 508,000 lost jobs as a result.

  • Hot trends from Fashion Week Swim 2014 Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 1:27 PM ET
    Models walk the runway at the Poko Pano show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2014 at Oasis at the Raleigh on July 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida.

    Thousands of fashion industry buyers, editors and onlookers ventured to South Beach to view the latest styles in the $4.2 billion swimwear industry. Click ahead to see the hottest trends for 2014.

  • Investors are moving out of housing. Here's why Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    Investors swarmed the distressed housing market, buying thousands of foreclosed properties and pushing prices higher faster than anyone expected. Now they're now pulling back.

  • Wall Street is missing money (and you may be too!) Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 11:55 AM ET
    Bill Ackman and Mark Zuckerberg

    Locked in various state comptrollers' vaults are billions in unclaimed funds that are owed to millions of people, ranging from the average Joe to Wall Street heavyweights.