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  • Dodge bills 'most powerful muscle car ever' Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 12:25 PM ET
    The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.

    It's billed as "the "most powerful muscle car ever," and its maker sounds satisfied with its EPA ratings, USA Today reports.

  • Alibaba to price within existing range: Sources Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    An employee walks past the Alibaba logo during a media tour organized by government officials at the company’s headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.

    Alibaba will price within its existing range of $66 to $68 a share, CNBC has learned from sources familiar with the situation.

  • Philly Fed retreats as manufacturing loses steam Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:12 AM ET
    A Ford worker performs a seat install on a 2014 Ford F-150 truck at the Ford Dearborn Truck Plant, in Dearborn, Michigan.

    A closely watched barometer of business conditions showed the manufacturing sector lost steam in September, and fell short of market estimates.

  • Top millionaire growth? Hint: J.R. would be proud Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:36 AM ET
    The Dallas skyline seen through the windows of a penthouse at night.

    Dallas was the fastest-growing city in 2013 when it comes to new millionaires, according to a report from Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management.

  • Empowering women is good for the economy Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:59 AM ET

    Countries are waking up to the benefits of empowering women but there's more to be done, says the national finance co-chair of Ready for Hillary.

  • Meet Alibaba's freshly minted billionaires Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:50 AM ET
    Alibaba Group's founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma, waves as he arrives for a meeting at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Hong Kong.

    Alibaba's IPO will unleash a flood of wealth for Jack Ma and Joseph Tsai, but unlike some other tech IPOs, the big money isn't being spread around the company.

  • Analyst recommends buying Alibaba AFTER it opens Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:24 AM ET
    A man plays snooker in a hall inside Alibaba's headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, April 23, 2014.

    "I do have a buy rating," said Neil Doshi, analyst at CRT Capital Group. But not all market watchers share his optimism.

  • Cramer demands answers from Rite Aid Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Pedestrians walk past a Rite Aid store in Oakland, Calif.

    The drugstore retailer needs to explain why it cut its profit and sales forecasts, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • Will this bold Alibaba call payoff or flop? Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    In The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: One analyst's buy rating on Alibaba stock; the government's rough housing numbers; and the Apple CEO's privacy push

  • Apple’s Tim Cook takes a swipe at Google, Facebook Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 3:01 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple is expected to unveil the new iPhone 6.

    The CEO of Apple appeared rather critical of some of the tech giant's rivals when he unveiled a new privacy policy in an open letter to customers.

  • 9 stocks in S&P 500 so bad they'll make you sick Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    Nine stocks in the S&P 500, including Coach, Avon Products and Newmont Mining are struggling, reports USA Today.

  • Poroshenko appeals to US for more support Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko greets supporters on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada, Sept. 17, 2014.

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko appealed to the U.S. to support Ukraine's freedom and democracy before unrest spread to other areas with large Russian populations.

  • The new profile of Oracle Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:44 AM ET
    A sign in front of Oracle’s headquarters is shown in Redwood Shores, Calif.

    The world's largest database company has matured and grown in to, what analyst Scott Kessler, considers a utility company.

  • Hoverbike Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:22 AM ET

    The CNBC crowd has spoken and chose Hoverbike drone as Tech Crowd leader, which soon hopes to be the first manned flying motorcycle.

  • Wal-Mart ups holiday staffing; Target, Penney's flat Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 8:45 PM ET
    Target employees help customers at the checkout registers inside a store  in Torrance, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013.

    Target will hire 70,000 seasonal workers this holiday, Wal-Mart 60,000 and J.C. Penney 35,000.

  • Digitsole Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 9:47 AM ET
    App for Digitsole heated insoles

    The vote is in, the crowd has spoken and they want a temperature controlled wearable for their shoes.

  • IMF warns of 'excessive risk taking,' stock prices Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 3:55 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The IMF has become the latest group to warn on risk taking and equity valuations, as prices in "all major asset classes" now look stretched.

  • 10 steps to save more than $1,000 by year-end Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    You'll be surprised how quickly you can save $1,000 by the end of the year, simply by reducing or eliminating some common expenses.

  • Deaths, sickness, aid: Ebola by the numbers Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:03 AM ET

    A list of critical figures related to the Ebola outbreak: the number of sick, number of dead and how much aid has been given. The Fiscal Times reports.

  • Robots will take over, so you may as well profit Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    AeroVironment's small unmanned aircraft, the Raven Gimbal

    The age of robots as mankind's master is beginning, but don't be Terminator-terrified. Profit from the rise of the machines.