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  • Congress takes on the 'superbugs' Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 1:56 PM ET
    A magnified image of the MSRA bacteria. The "superbug" now kills 20,000 people each year.

    Proposals in Congress are taking aim at deadly superbugs, but what's the right answer to stop their spread?

  • Another world record for Sotheby's Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 3:31 PM ET
    Sotheby’s in New York City auctioned off a total of $44.3 million dollars in sales at its Magnificent Jewels auction. The big record breaker was a stunning 28.18 carat sapphire and diamond ring selling for $5 million dollars (L). The top seller of the evening was a 15 carat orangy pink diamond and diamond ring that sold for $6.1 million dollars.

    Sotheby's auctioned off a total of $44.3 million dollars in jewels Tuesday, including a record-breaking sapphire.

  • Why isn't Wall Street cheering the Fed? Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 2:20 PM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, speaks at The Economic Club of New York on April 16, 2014.

    The Fed just modestly upgraded its assessment of the economy. Wall Street should be cheering, right?

  • Rumored Apple watch could come this year Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 1:48 PM ET
    The Apple store on Fifth Avenue in New York City.

    Apple is expected to unveil a smartwatch this year, even as some consumers dismiss wearable devices as a fad.

  • This trio's interested in the LA Clippers Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 1:48 PM ET
    Larry Ellison, Oprah Winfrey, David Geffen

    David Geffen says he, Winfrey and Oracle's Larry Ellison are joining together to bid for the team, according to ESPN.

  • Watch: How big news spreads on Twitter Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    Twitter Inc.'s market debut will be the most anticipated initial public offering since Facebook Inc. listed last year, and the microblogging service is making sure to avoid some of its rival's pitfalls.

    News travels fast on Twitter. That much is obvious. But ever wonder how fast exactly? And to where?

  • Coach shares slump following downgrade Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 1:16 PM ET

    Citigroup analyst Oliver Chen said the accessories company's transformation could take multiple years.

  • Dolce & Gabbana sentenced to 18 months in jail Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 10:49 AM ET

    Fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were sentenced to one year and six months each in jail on Wednesday, over tax evasion charges.

  • Lenders settle NY's high-interest claims Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Four firms that charged New Yorkers as much as 55 percent interest for medical loans will pay 317 borrowers to settle usury claims.

  • Travelocity tops J.D. Power survey Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 3:23 PM ET

    Price and quality of information are the top elements customers want from a trip booking site, according to a survey.

  • An even pricier student debt crisis Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    College students are struggling with loans, but graduate student debt is rising at least as fast. Here's why.

  • Six travel-booking tricks to save cash Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 8:11 AM ET

    To save on your vacation, you'll need to get creative. Six tricks to cut airfares and hotel stays with minimal effort.

  • US says it lost $11.2 bln on GM bailout Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 11:36 AM ET
    The front of the General Motors world headquarters complex sports a new banner to proclaim its return to the NYSE November 18, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan.

    The $11.2 billion loss includes a write-off in March of the government's remaining $826 million investment in 'old' GM, a Treasury watchdog said.

  • Don't bet on the Kentucky Derby, own it Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 11:10 AM ET
    Joel Rosario atop Orb on his way to winning the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013.

    Shares of Churchill Downs offer investors steady growth that has little to do with horse wagering.

  • Retirees, you need this now Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    A withdrawal policy statement helps retirees manage income distributions when market changes might spur rash decisions.

  • Bogle blasts finance industry's failing ethics Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    John C. "Jack" Bogle, founder of the mutual fund company Vanguard Group

    Jack Bogle says all it takes is three numbers to know how far and how fast ethics in financial services have fallen.

  • Women-only hotel floor ruled illegal Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 8:51 AM ET
    Bella Sky Hotel

    As some hotels have added ladies-only floors to increase security and add amenities, one court has said it's unfair.

  • On-demand-TV ads worth more than live? Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 10:48 AM ET
    Will.i.am has been a judge on The Voice (U.K.) for two series.

    Some network executives say ads shown during video-on-demand viewing could be worth more than those shown on live TV.

  • Wall Street's kiddie swings Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 6:17 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    When measuring daily volatility, the stock market isn't showing acute signs of manic-depressive behavior, USA Today reports.

  • Wal-Mart's latest target: Auto insurance Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    Wal-Mart announced a new marketing partnership with AutoInsurance.com, a comparison website for drivers.


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