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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…

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  • 'Bubble in everything, everywhere': Marc Faber

    Even after the Dow (Dow Jones Global Indexes: .DJI) and the S&P 500 (^GSPC) closed at new all-time highs, closely followed contrarian Marc Faber keeps sounding the alarm. Faber has long argued that the Federal Reserve's massive asset purchasing programs and near-zero interest rates have inflated…

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  • Why you shouldn't buy Alibaba: Pros

    Alibaba (BABA) shares hit the market Friday amid much hype, becoming the biggest initial public offering in U.S. For one, since it's an IPO, it's probably overpriced, Barry James, president of James Advantage Fund, told CNBC. "When you look at initial public offerings, 80 percent of them lose money…

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  • Most expensive house (we could get into): Nashville

    Built in a Greek-revival style, this Nashville estate is a true Southern belle. It appeared on the ABC-TV series "Nashville." Take a peek inside the most expensive house we could get into in Nashville by watching the video and if you want more details, you can read the full listing here.

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  • Next up after Alibaba: Biggest bank IPO ever

    Investors will get a little time to catch their breath after Friday's record-breaking Alibaba trading debut, but not too long. On the heels of what is the largest initial public offering on record, Wall Street will be asked to digest what could be the largest bank or thrift IPO ever-the expected…

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  • Al Jazeera sues former VP Gore over Current TV

    Al Jazeera America filed a lawsuit on Friday against former Vice President Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, the former owners of the embattled TV network that became Al Jazeera America in 2013, claiming entitlement to money that is being held in escrow. Gore and Hyatt sued the network last month in Delaware…

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    Most painful decision Jack Ma made

    Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group's Executive Chairman Jack Ma, discusses Alibaba's affiliated payments business Alipay, and the infrastructure of commerce in the U.S. verses in China.

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  • Early movers: ORCL, AAPL, BABA, HD, WMT, GSK & more

    Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: Oracle (ORCL)- Co-founder Larry Ellison stepped down as CEO after 37 years. He'll remain as chief technology officer, and will be replaced as CEO by Oracle executives Safra Catz and Mark

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  • Nobel winner Fama: Active management 'never' good

    Eugene Fama, the University of Chicago investing researcher who won the Nobel Prize in economics last year, once again warned investors against the lure of active management. "The question is when is active management good? The answer is never," Fama said to laughs Thursday at the Morningstar ETF…

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  • [video] Alibaba underwriters likely exercise greenshoe: NYSE's Cutler

    CNBC's Bob Pisani speaks to Scott Cutler, NYSE head of global listings, about the latest pricing indication for the opening of the largest IPO ever Alibaba Group.

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  • IPhone 6 wait smashes record in Manhattan

    A record number of people waited (and waited) for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on Friday at Apple's (AAPL) flagship Fifth Avenue location, suggesting that sales are off to a better-than-forecast start, according to a note from Piper Jaffray. "It was a lot better than what we would have thought," senior…

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  • [video] China coming to America

    Thomas Donohue, Chamber of Commerce CEO, shares his thoughts on Alibaba's debut on the NYSE, and why China should reciprocate with fair treatment of U.S. companies.

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  • The next Alibaba could come from the Middle East

    As the market fixates on Alibaba and the story that propelled the biggest IPO ever -the rise of the Chinese middle-class consumer-there are other Alibabas in the making-and from the land of Ali Baba, no less. Geopolitical turmoil in the Middle East , from the civil war in Syria to conflict in…

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  • Europe shares close higher on Scotland 'no' vote

    European markets closed higher on Friday, as investors breathed a sigh of relief after voters in Scotland rejected independence and opted to remain in the United Kingdom. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 (FTSE International: .FTEU3) provisionally closed

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  • How colleges can screw up your career

    This week, Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Vice President David Tovar had to very publicly acknowledge that the reason he was leaving the retailer was that the company uncovered he hadn't finished all the courses he needed for the degree listed on his resume. Thousands of other "college graduates" are…

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  • It can get scary being a Russian oil billionaire

    Capital flight was an issue for Russia even before the crisis in Ukraine , but with Russian President Vladimir Putin 's unpredictable geopolitical decisions, Russia's oligarchs are becoming increasingly concerned about the investment climate and economy in general. The arrest on Tuesday of Russian…

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    BABA buyers beware

    CNBC's Jeff Cox outlines long-term concerns he has for Alibaba. Amish Shah, Sierramaya360, and Brian Hamilton, Sageworks chairman provide perspective into the IPO.

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  • Alibaba IPO could make Yahoo activist bait: Pro

    Yahoo (YHOO)'s payday on the back of Alibaba (BABA)'s IPO makes it attractive to a potential activist investor, Ritholtz Wealth Management CEO Josh Brown said Friday. Yahoo holds a 24 percent stake in the Chinese e-commerce company, which raised almost $22 billion in history's largest initial…

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  • Why Jack Ma likes 'Forrest Gump'

    Alibaba (BABA) Executive Chairman Jack Ma 's hero is a fictional character, with a background not much different from his own. The Alibaba dream began in the U.S. Every time when I'm frustrated I watch the movie," Ma said.

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  • The mistake doubling your auto insurance premiums

    When was the last time you shopped for auto insurance? A 2012 Deloitte survey found that 24 percent of people "never" shop for insurance alternatives, and another 34 percent "rarely" do. "We have a combination of fear and boredom," said J. Robert Hunter, director of insurance for the Consumer…

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