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  • Sweet deal: Buffett candy tour goes for $156,000 Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 5:37 PM ET

    An "all-you-can-eat" tour hosted by Warren Buffett has been auctioned off to a California engineer.

  • Has the market lost its mojo? Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 4:15 PM ET

    Has the market lost its bid? Sure seems that way, but be careful. Volume is painfully low.

  • Steve Case: Four lessons for entrepreneurs Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    Julia Boorstin sat down with Steve Case at the V2V conference. They discussed common traits among successful entrepreneurs and where he sees growth opportunities.

  • Does Icahn make money for anyone but himself? Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 3:37 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Activist investors like Carl Icahn have more money and more influence than ever before. Here's what feeding the rise of this sometimes combative style of investing.

  • A bad day for Jamie Dimon just got a lot worse Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 3:14 PM ET
    JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon

    Wall Street sheriff Preet Bharara directed both barrels at JPMorgan Chase on Wednesday afternoon, and he aimed his sights high.

  • Mortgage rates same for loans big and small Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 1:57 PM ET

    In an unusual twist in the mortgage market, the difference between the cost of a conforming loan (generally $417,000 and under) and a jumbo loan has shrunk to nearly nothing.

  • Euro zone turns a corner; Macy's takes a step back Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:08 AM ET

    Europe is emerging from its economic freeze; retail giant Macy's is another story.

  • Housing recovery radar: The next 18 hot spots Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 9:59 AM ET

    The housing recovery is starting to heat up so much, the "b" word—bubble—is starting to pop up in some markets. So, where are the next hot spots?

  • Morning six-pack: What we're reading Wednesday Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 8:12 AM ET
    The Apple Flagship Store in New York City.

    Today's radical reads from across the universe:

  • This might be when the market returns to normal Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Lower market correlations and the resulting better climate for stock pickers could mean a healthier market—though getting from here to there might mean a rough road.

  • Is this the only way out of EM's rut? Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:18 PM ET

    Emerging markets have opened up to investment and should have a raft of enactments of new investment-friendly legislation. Yet in the past decade, momentum has slowed.

  • Show me the money: Start-up investment dilemma Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 6:06 PM ET

    South by SouthWest's V2V conference aims to help entrepreneurs navigate the often-contentious relationship with investors.

  • Greener terminal lands at San Diego airport Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 4:28 PM ET
    New seats with USB ports, power outlets and cup holders at the San Diego International Airport.

    San Diego International Airport opens its $907 million expansion at Terminal 2 this week, with solar panels, car chargers and seats equipped with power outlets and USB ports.

  • Fitch rings warning bell on Canadian banks Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 3:24 PM ET
    A 'Danger' sign is displayed at a condominium construction site in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

    The housing boom in Canada has allowed banks to reduce capital held against mortgage losses. If home prices decline, some of the biggest banks may feel the pinch.

  • Pro: Here's the S&P level to watch Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 10:39 AM ET

    There may be low volume and volatility, but that doesn't mean there aren't important technical indicators to look for. Here's what pro trader Kenny Polcari is watching.

  • Retail data not huge, yet enough to fan taper talk Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 1:45 PM ET
    Shoppers on 5th Avenue in New York City.

    Consumer sales for July, when taking into account the June revisions, were basically in-line, but were still at their highest levels this year. That's certainly good enough to keep the Fed taper talk alive for the September meeting.

  • China drives the Ford Focus to No. 1 Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 1:05 PM ET
    A 2013 Ford Focus

    In a sign of its growing strength in China, Ford said that demand there for the Focus helped make the model the world's top-selling car in the first quarter.

  • Looking for Fed clues? Forget about Jackson Hole Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 10:59 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve.

    Investors looking for major clues about the future of monetary policy probably will have to look past this month's Federal Reserve summit at Jackson Hole, Wyo.

  • Almost everyone is misreading Fed's new QE study Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 10:26 AM ET

    The new study showing only a limited effect from bond buying is good news, not bad.

  • Good data blitz bodes well for rally and Fed taper Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 9:56 AM ET

    Strong data supports the idea that a taper of bond purchases by the Fed is more likely than not. Those who believe that the Fed will wait are now a minority.

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