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  • The mistake doubling your auto insurance premiums Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Studies have found that the average driver is overpaying by nearly $400. How to cut your bill.

  • The link between illegal fishing and piracy Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A trawler moored in Dakar on Jan. 5, 2014.

    Fishery poaching is wiping out shoreline stocks and pushing poor fishermen from some countries toward piracy.

  • Unboxing the iPhone 6: Our first impressions Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 12:01 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook shows off the new iPhone 6 on Sept. 9, 2014 in Cupertino, Calif.

    They are bigger, slimmer and have faster processors than the iPhones that came before them, but what's in Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus box?

  • The downside to Apple Pay Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    Tim Cook announces Apple Pay during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California.

    Apple Pay is a key feature to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but there are a few downside issues consumers should know.

  • Alibaba prices IPO at $68 a share Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 5:47 PM ET

    The IPO was expected to be the largest in history and to give Alibaba a massive valuation—making founder Jack Ma one of the world's richest men.

  • High Scottish turnout makes result ‘unpredictable’ Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 3:04 PM ET
    Campaigners wave Scottish Saltires at a "Yes" campaign rally in Glasgow, Scotland, Sept. 17, 2014.

    What turnout indications are telling us about the Scottish independence vote, according to Deutsche Bank's currency strategist.

  • Oracle CEO Larry Ellison steps down Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.

    Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, currently Oracle's presidents, will become the CEOs of the company.

  • Obama battles new threat—resistant bacteria Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 2:29 PM ET

    President Barack Obama ordered federal departments to launch a concerted effort to combat the growing health threat of bacteria resistant to antibiotics.

  • 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.

  • Economy weak due to 'stupid' policies: JPM's Kelly Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:46 PM ET
    David Kelly speaking at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago.

    A top Wall Streeter thinks the government is hurting the economic recovery by unfairly constraining banks and continuing bad policies.

  • I applaud IBM's retrain-or-be-fired memo Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    IBM's memo to select staff forcing them to take a pay cut and retrain may seem harsh but it makes sense for investors, this hedge-fund manager says.

  • Hot wheels: Stolen XKE finds owner 46 years later Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 8:52 AM ET
    Ivan Schneider's 1967 Jaguar XK-E, stolen 46 years ago, is shown to the media by the U.S. Customs agency in Carson, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014.

    Ivan Schneider was 36 when he bought "the prettiest" Jaguar XKE convertible. Now 82, he's finally getting his hot wheels back.

  • Are we building too many homes? Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 2:18 PM ET
    New homes under construction in California.

    With plenty of vacant homes, there’s just not enough demand to necessitate building more new homes. So why are they being built?

  • 'This is the end' for Sears: Credit Suisse Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
    A sign outside the Sears store at the Laguna Hills Mall, Laguna Hills, Calif.

    Credit Suisse analyst Gary Balter is the latest retail expert to call for struggling department store Sears to liquidate.

  • Avoid 3 stocks after Fed meeting: Paul Hickey Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    If you're looking to put new money to work, you may want to avoid these stocks, says Bespoke's Hickey.

  • Household debt grows at fastest rate in 6 years Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    Vehicles pass the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C.

    The federal debt grew at the slowest pace since 2007 in the second quarter, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday.

  • Manhattan's income gap is widest in US: Census Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 8:20 AM ET
    Manhattan apartment buildings

    The mean income of the top 5 percent of households in Manhattan has soared, giving it the biggest income gap of any U.S. county. The NYT reports.

  • 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.

  • UK retail sales boosted by vacuum cleaners Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 5:00 AM ET
    Customers look at electrical goods inside a Currys and PC World, operated by Dixons Retail.

    U.K. retail sales were up in August compared to the previous month and gained almost 4 percent year-on-year, with consumers flocking to buy high-powered vacuum cleaners ahead of an EU ban.

  • Vale CEO: How we're staying competitive Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 3:14 AM ET
    Vale's Brucutu mine in Barao dos Cocais, Minas Gerais.

    A new deal with Chinese shipping firm Cosco will help Vale capture a larger share of the Chinese iron ore market, CEO Murilo Ferreira told CNBC.