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  • Your kidney stone: A user’s guide

    Ew! Who’d want to read about kidney stones? Heat leads to dehydration, which leads to kidney stones. According to some women who have both had a kidney stone and given birth, the stone hurts more than childbirth.

    David Pogue
  • OPEC oil deal report boosts stocks

    Crude’s reality improving as an OPEC deal is reportedly here, and stocks bounce higher on the move. Is this the start of oil’s move past $50 and beyond? Catch The Final Round with Jen Rogers and Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer.

    Yahoo Finance
  • Elon Musk’s plan to send 1 million earthlings to Mars

    Elon Musk recently shared SpaceX’s plan to colonize Mars by way of an Interplanetary Transport System. Three separate vehicles would transport at least 100 people each to Mars and then return for more passengers.

    Yahoo Finance
  • Billionaire Tony Ressler: There's 'no doubt' a Trump win would trigger market volatility

    Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Crown Arena in Fayetteville, N.C. in August. Billionaire Tony Ressler, the co-founder and CEO of Ares Management (ARES), a publicly traded asset management firm with $100 billion in assets, says there’s “no doubt” volatility in the market will…

    Julia La Roche
  • How Facebook aims to dominate enterprise messaging

    Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are slightly down at the midday mark, with utilities (XLU) leading the way down, but with energy (XLE) in the green. Peter P Costa, president of Empire Executions, joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange. Facebook is coming to your office. It’s launching an…

    Yahoo Finance
  • Ford CEO: Autonomous cars could influence society as much as Henry Ford's assembly line

    Ford CEO: Autonomous cars could influence society as much as Henry Ford’s assembly line

    Julia La Roche
  • The Internet’s big push to get Americans to vote

    You’ve probably noticed National Voter Registration Day. The Sept. 27 voting drive has been hyped everywhere.

    Yahoo Finance
  • Nike falls, BlackBerry raises outlook, massive beer merger passes hurdle

    Nike (NKE) shares fell in early trading as a metric that gauges future orders was weaker than expected and that’s fueling concerns about the company’s growth prospects going forward. BlackBerry (BBRY) shares were sharply higher this morning after the Canadian smartphone maker raised its outlook…

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  • HBS' Michael Porter: The biggest economic myths from the debate

    The first presidential debate failed to tackle key economic issues head-on, according to Harvard Business School (HBS) Professor Michael Porter. “The debate was disappointing,” Porter said. Porter added the issues were portrayed too simplistically and were too politicized.

    Nicole Sinclair
  • This app revolutionizes how immigrants send money to their families around the world

    Edrizio De La Cruz emigrated to New York City from the Dominican Republic when he was just 12 years old. In fact, he’s motivated by his desire to serve not only his family but also the next crop of young Latino entrepreneurs.

    Melody Hahm
  • Pogue’s Basics: Download YouTube videos

    Everybody knows that YouTube videos are for streaming, right? You can’t download one to have on your laptop, to edit or watch on the plane. Ah … but you can. You can pay $10 a month to YouTube to get the YouTube Red service — Or you can use one of many free YouTube downloading sites. In my…

    David Pogue
  • RAOUL PAL: 'It's not a big storm yet, but the clouds are everywhere'

    A rising full moon is seen over the distinctive twin towers of Germany’s Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt. Shares of Deutsche Bank have been clobbered over concerns the German lender needs to raise capital to pay a $14 billion fine from the US Department of Justice to settle probes over…

    Julia La Roche
  • Stocks jump on confidence data, Clinton debate performance

    Stocks are up for the first time in three days, as the markets cheer growing consumer confidence—and Hillary Clinton’s performance last night. Catch The Final Round at 4 p.m. ET with Yahoo Finance’s Jen Rogers, markets correspondent Nicole Sinclair and reporter Dan Roberts.

    Yahoo Finance
  • Here's why more companies like Coca-Cola are paying attention to "sustainability"

    Coca-Cola (KO) says it is working to repay Mother Earth for all the water it uses to make its products around the world. “Water is our number one critical ingredient,” Bea Perez, Coca-Cola’s chief sustainability officer told Yahoo Finance at the recent Concordia Summit in New York City. In 2015,…

    Alexis Christoforous
  • Monday's Clinton–Trump debate was a swing and a miss: trader

    Forget Lincoln-Douglas or Kennedy-Nixon, this was going to be the debate for the ages. On one side, you had “The Donald”—a newcomer to the political arena, the shoot-from-the-hip and a “no holes barred” billionaire Republican—versus Hillary Clinton—the old pro, a seasoned Democratic politician…

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  • 10 US cities that need new homes now

    Single-family home construction is not meeting demand in 80% of US metro areas, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). NAR reviewed new home construction relative to job gains over a three-year period (2013-2015) in 171 US metro areas and found this housing…

    Melody Hahm
  • Hedge fund CIO explains why returns aren't what they used to be

    Generally speaking, it’s been challenging for hedge funds to beat the market for the last couple of years. Ryan Tolkin, the chief investment officer of Schonfeld Strategic Advisors, pointed out one critical change in the hedge fund landscape that’s affected performance. “I think when people speak…

    Julia La Roche