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  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.— If SpaceX founder Elon Musk's plan to establish a city on Mars sounds like science fiction, then consider the name of his first passenger ship. Musk is leaning toward the name "Heart of Gold," the starship in the novel wtih Infinite Improbability Drive. The name generated applause at the International Astronautical Congress in Mexico, where...

  • Amazon stock hitting all-time highs

    Shares of the ecommerce giant continue to climb largely due to upbeat analyst notes.

  • Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc.

    Another day, another reason for Jeff Bezos to smile.

  • MUMBAI/ HONG KONG, Sept 29- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy a minority stake in India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, two people familiar with the matter said, as the world's biggest retailer aims to break into a fast growing but highly competitive online retail market. Wal-Mart operates 21 wholesale stores in the South Asian country, but is discouraged...

  • An employee restocks a shelf in the grocery section of a Wal-Mart Supercenter

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy a minority stake in India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, two people familiar with the matter said.

  • Wal-Mart operates 21 wholesale stores in the South Asian country, but is discouraged from setting up its own bricks-and-mortar shops by rules that limit foreign ownership for multi-brand retailers to 51 percent and the cost of setting up shops in a country as large as India. For Flipkart, a cash infusion from Wal-Mart would come in handy at a time when funding...

  • GUADALAJARA, Mexico Sept 27- SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk outlined his plans for the Mars rocket, capable of carrying 100 passengers plus cargo per voyage, even as SpaceX is...

  • GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Sept 27- SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk outlined his plans for the Mars rocket, capable of carrying 100 passengers plus cargo per voyage, even as SpaceX is...

  • GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Sept 27- SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk outlined his plans for the Mars rocket, capable of carrying 100 passengers plus cargo per voyage, even as SpaceX is...

  • GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Sept 27- SpaceX is developing an interplanetary rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk outlined his plans for a massive Mars rocket, capable of carrying 100 passengers plus cargo per voyage,...

  • Mad Money 2

    Jim Cramer describes how Amazon could change how stocks are bought to let investors compete with high-frequency trading.

  • Jeff Bezos

    Amazon says it's the most customer-centric company. Yet its algorithm is hiding the best deal from many customers, ProPublica reports.

  • Warren Buffett

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the third-richest person in the world.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 13- The prominent short-seller Jim Chanos, founder of Kynikos Associates, on Tuesday called the proposed merger of Tesla Motors Inc and SolarCity Corp "crazy," noting that the combined company would need constant access to capital markets. "To burden your own balance sheet and cash flow statement to, in effect, bail out shareholders at SolarCity...

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept 12- Jeff Bezos on Monday unveiled a heavy-lift reusable rocket expected to compete against Elon Musk's SpaceX and other companies for commercial satellite launches before the end of the decade. Bezos' Kent, Washington- based Blue Origin space company is designing two versions of the rocket, named New Glenn, a nod to John Glenn, the first...

  • Amancio Ortega

    Forbes says there's a new richest man in the world. But other billionaire counters say nothing has changed.

  • Amazon.com

    After recently implementing fees to sell certain brands, Amazon clarified the rules by saying the charges only apply to new merchants.

  • SpaceXs Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft lift off from Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for their eighth official Commercial Resupply (CRS) mission on April 8, 2016 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

    It's not just ride-hailing apps and food-delivery start-ups anymore: Venture capitalists are now also exploring space for outsize returns.

  • Warren Buffett eats a Dairy Queen ice cream bar prior to the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, May 1, 2010.

    Warren Buffett has averaged a gain of wealth of $2 million per day — for every day of his life.

  • A 12,000 foot runway at Spaceport America.

    A $220 million, taxpayer-funded spaceport in New Mexico hopes to be home to big-time commercial space launches. Right now, it's pretty quiet.