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  • Live blog: What’s happening with Alibaba’s IPO?

    The big day has arrived, and the Chinese company that 88 percent of Americans have never heard of is making history on the New York Stock Exchange. We’re rounding up all the facts, sass and stories you need to hear as Alibaba’s IPO unfolds. For the business

    Gigaom
  • Wondering How You Could Save on Home Insurance?

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  • PepsiCo boss decries NFL problems, backs Goodell

    PepsiCo Inc.'s CEO Indra Nooyi has made a double-edged statement on the NFL's problems handling domestic violence, calling some players' behavior "repugnant" but saying that Commissioner Roger Goodell is "a man of integrity." The boss of the maker of Pepsi, Gatorade and Doritos, one of the league's…

    Associated Press
  • Chinese buyers lead charge in iPhone 6 global debut

    Buyers from China, deprived of the latest iPhone launch at home, were Friday among the first in line in Japan to grab the "6" and its new large-screen cousin as Apple hit back at rivals. Licensing problems in China meant the global rollout went ahead without the huge and lucrative market, in a blow…

    AFP
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    Analyst: Alibaba Stock Is Priced Conservatively

    Morningstar director of equity research R.J. Hottovy joins MoneyBeat and explains why he views the company's shares priced conservatively at its IPO.

    WSJ Live
  • Can Sears Close 2,300 Stores?

    In a widely publicized note to investors, Gary Balter of Credit Suisse said that it is best that Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) close its Sears and Kmart locations while they, and the inventory they sell, still have value. Sears Holdings operates about 2,350 stories. Sears is generating negative…

    24/7 Wall St.
  • Lacker Says He Opposes Fed Plan to Hold Mortgage-Backed Assets

    Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker said he couldn’t fully support the central bank’s revised exit strategy released this week because he opposes a measure to hold mortgage-backed securities. “I believe this approach unnecessarily prolongs our interference in the allocation of…

    Bloomberg
  • Toyota recalling 20,000 late-model vehicles on potential fuel leak

    Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it will recall about 20,000 vehicles worldwide for possible fuel leaks. Most of the affected vehicles are in the United States but were also shipped to other countries, Toyota said. Toyota Motor Sales USA said the recall involves vehicles with its 2GR-FE engine.

    Reuters
  • Best Womens Wrinkle Creams 2014

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  • What Roth Owners Should Do if They Exceed the Income Limit

    You can avoid the 6% penalty on the money you contributed if you take your 2014 contributions (and any earnings on them) out of the Roth before the tax-filing deadline on April 15, 2015 (or October 15, 2015, if you file an extension). You can also avoid the penalty and taxes if you have your IRA…

    Kiplinger
  • 3 Lessons An Investor Learned After Losing His Job, Reputation, And $1.6 Million

    The late Jim Paul went from a poor Kentucky boy to serving on the board of governors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange through a series of lucky breaks and smart investments. By 1990 he was working in the futures research department at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co., managing a team that…

    Business Insider
  • Larry Ellison’s Legacy, Ego, Mentorship: Industry Comments

    Larry Ellison stepped down as chief executive officer of Oracle Corp. (ORCL) , closing a chapter in a career filled with aggressive competition, flamboyant spending and spectacular profits. Scott McNealy, former CEO of Sun Microsystems Inc., an Oracle competitor that Ellison eventually acquired:…

    Bloomberg
  • Buffett Says Burger King Taxes Show Other Logic for Hortons Deal

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett , who agreed to help finance Burger King Worldwide Inc. (BKW)’s planned takeover of coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons (THI) Inc., said the deal wasn’t motivated by taxes. “The highest amount of federal taxes that Burger King has paid in any of the last three…

    Bloomberg
  • Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August

    Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. The Labor Department says unemployment increased in 24 states, fell in 15 and was unchanged in 11. Unemployment rates can rise even when hiring increases if more people start looking for work and don't immediately find jobs.

    Associated Press
  • Silver Is Getting Crushed

    Silver is getting crushed. On Friday, Silver fell more than 3% to less than $18 an ounce, its lowest level in more than four years. The price of gold also fell about 0.8% and touched its lowest level since January.

    Business Insider
  • Mortgage Rates Hit 3.00% APR (5/1 ARM)

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  • Bitcoin tanks, is Alibaba to blame?

    The price of bitcoin has plummeted in the past few days, and some are blaming the Alibaba IPO for the virtual currency's fall. Members of the bitcoin community are pointing fingers at the e-commerce giant's IPO, suggesting that tech-minded China-centric money is being pulled out of the currency in…

    CNBC
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    Wall Street Gears Up for Alibaba IPO

    European markets are up after Scotland's independence vote, plus investors look to Alibaba's IPO rolling out on Friday morning. MarketWatch's Sital Patel discusses on the News Hub. Photo: Getty

    WSJ Live
  • Bears’ Jeffery Joins Fantex for 13% of His Future NFL Earnings

    Alshon Jeffery of the Chicago Bears has become the fifth National Football League player to enter a brand contract with Fantex, Inc., which bought 13 percent of his future earnings for $7.94 million in advance of selling shares in the Pro Bowl receiver to the public. Fantex also has agreements with…

    Bloomberg
  • In film on alternative car fuels, former Shell executive speaks out

    The movie, "PUMP," blames oil companies, and what is described as their obstructive tactics, as well as political inertia for preventing the widespread adoption of cheaper and cleaner fuels based on natural gas and alcohol in the United States, world's largest economy. The former Shell executive,…

    Reuters
  • Micex Falls on Evtushenkov Arrest, Ukraine: Russia Reality Check

    Markets are reacting in real time to tension in Ukraine following Russia’s March incursion into Crimea and subsequent annexation of the Black Sea peninsula. The Micex Index fell 0.9 percent to 1,436.25 at 1:02 p.m. in Moscow, giving a loss since Feb. 28, the day before President Vladimir Putin ’s…

    Bloomberg
  • Pabst Brewing to be sold to Russian company

    The maker of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer is being sold to Russian company Oasis Beverages for an undisclosed sum. Oasis is buying Pabst with TSG, an investment firm known for its work with consumer products companies. TSG Consumer Partners will take a minority stake in Pabst.

    Associated Press
  • Often Overlooked Method to Pay Off Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by an average of $4,100 a year. Here is how it works.

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  • Stock Market Blogger 'Jesse Livermore' Is Calling The Top

    On Friday, Alibaba is set to make its debut on the NYSE in the largest IPO ever.  Jesse Livermore, the pseudonymous blogger of Philosophical Economics, on Thursday night noted that in 2012, Facebook's IPO marked the market bottom for the year, and sees Alibaba's debut as potentially marking the top…

    Business Insider