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  • Measuring Miley Cyrus' success: Look at the tickets Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:18 AM ET
    Miley Cyrus performs at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY

    The Miley Cyrus ticket market is open for trading, and may provide a glimpse into economic value of her VMA performance.

  • Why shut down Fannie and Freddie now? Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 10:24 AM ET

    The two are making a profit that goes straight to Treasury. Against this backstop, lawmakers are setting the stage for an epic debate on the future of U.S. housing finance.

  • Could Syria spell doom for Summers' Fed candidacy? Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 10:20 AM ET

    A fight over Syria puts President Obama in a weaker domestic position, which may make him less willing to support Larry Summers as the next Fed chairman.

  • Icahn gives up: Full letter to Dell shareholders Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 10:12 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Here's the text of the letter Carl Icahn sent to Dell shareholders, explaining that he has given up his efforts to block the company's decision to go private.

  • Emerging market currency crash: Who’s to blame? Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

    Emerging markets' currencies are crashing, and their central banks are busy tightening policy, trying to stabilize the financial markets. Who is to blame for this state of affairs?

  • Morning six-pack: What we're reading Monday Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 8:02 AM ET
    Former Lehman Brothers chief Richard Fuld Jr.

    Happy Monday. Seems this "six-pack" concept is getting popular. Just ask the New York Giants, who had a six-pack of turnovers Sunday evening. Go team!

  • Bulls pile into housing sector Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 4:59 AM ET
    A new home under construction in Daybreak, Utah.

    Bullish investors piled into home builders and related stocks on Friday, triggering a flurry of upside option activity.

  • NFL bag ban: Women overcome purse prohibition Sunday, 8 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Aunt Fleaux’s Gameday Packs, New Orleans Saints version

    Several "mothers of invention" have emerged to create solutions to the NFL's ban on most bags inside stadiums. And these female entrepreneurs may even make a buck or two to boot.

  • Seen here: A woman not involved with Sergey Brin Saturday, 7 Sep 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    This is from the Sept. 16, 2013 issue of People Magazine incorrectly purports to show all three corners of a "Google Triangle".

    Amanda Rosenberg, the alleged mistress of Google's Sergey Brin, has posted images of herself on the Internet, so it's not difficult to find out what she looks like. Unless you're People Magazine.

  • The new big thing in exec pay: Restricted stock Saturday, 7 Sep 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    Options are fading out and restricted stock is zooming in for companies trying to retain executives and find new ones.

  • This may be strangest earnings release ever Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 4:31 PM ET

    When companies have a bad quarter, they often sugarcoat results with fancy language and fuzzy math. However, at National Beverage, they call a spade a spade. Sort of.

  • Perella Weinberg shuts health care funds Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 3:39 PM ET

    The Tōkum Fund, a hedge fund that invested in the stocks of medical and pharmaceutical companies, is being liquidated.

  • One-quarter of recent college graduates lack jobs Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    At the turn of the century, recent college graduates had an average debt of $15,100. Last year the average debt of graduates was $27,253.

  • Auto profits to surge, but there's another problem Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 2:32 PM ET
    A Cadillac SRX SUV displayed at a dealership in Shanghai

    Global auto profits will grow by 50 percent by 2020, with more than half of that coming from China, according to a new report.

  • Jobs letdown: Was it all about the porn shutdown? Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 1:58 PM ET

    The disappointing level of job creation in August may have had an unlikely source: Porn.

  • Is Apple's iRadio a Pandora killer? Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 11:38 AM ET
    Apple iTunes Radio

    Despite the fact that it's going after a piece of Pandora's ad revenue, the true upside for Apple is a way to sell more music.

  • Jobs report tempers mortgage rates Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 11:16 AM ET

    The negative revisions to the jobs numbers leaves enough doubt about that for interest rates to catch their breath just a bit.

  • Verizon, AT&T top US airport connectivity survey Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 9:47 AM ET

    A study of mobile reliability and speed at 50 major U.S. airports found a wide range of quality. Verizon and AT&T were the clear winners on the data side, according to RootMetrics.

  • Morning Six-Pack: What we're reading Friday Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 8:22 AM ET
    Steve Ballmer

    Happy Jobs Friday. You think we don't take this nonfarm payrolls stuff seriously around here? Here's a live blog to prove how very wrong you are.

  • Cheniere bulls clean up in a hurry Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 6:29 AM ET
    Workers install a natural gas pipeline.

    The bulls came back to Cheniere Energy after a long hiatus yesterday, and the move paid off almost instantly.

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