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  • Apple to shut down Beats Music: Report

    Apple (AAPL)is in the process of shutting down the Beats streaming music service that it bought in May for $3 billion, according to a report in TechCrunch. The move would be curious, as Apple paid what many considered to be a hefty sum for the headphones and streaming music service at the time. It…

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  • After big gains, stocks Cramer would avoid

    If you're looking at these stocks due to chatter of a super-cycle, Jim Cramer thinks you'll come to regret it. Because sand is such an important part of fracking , a relatively new drilling process that's made formerly hard to reach deposits of oil (New York Mercantile Exchange: @CL.1) and natural…

  • 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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    The shocking truth about Wal-Mart and gasoline prices

    Gasoline prices are at their lowest levels since February. But while that might spell relief for consumers, surprisingly, it may not benefit the world’s largest retailer.

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  • Asia stocks mixed after China flash PMI report; Japan shut

    Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday following the release Chinese factory data but trade was quiet with Japan shut for the Autumnal Equinox holiday. HSBC/Markit's preliminary gauge of Chinese factory activity for September rose to 50.5 from August

  • Europe accelerates losses; weak PMIs, US tax rules weigh

    European shares were lower in morning trade on Tuesday, with weak economic data weighing on sentiment and new tax rules in the U.S. hitting the pharmaceutical sector. Euro zone PMIs weigh The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 Index (^STOXX) fell lower with

  • Fed rate tug-of-war divides bond & stock investors

    The market is grappling with the Federal Reserve and prospects of higher interest rates along with weak growth globally, or, as Cameron Hinds, regional chief investment officer at Wells Fargo Private Bank, put it, "Two negative arguments off of two different themes." Last week, the Federal Open…

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  • Darden investor sues board, citing report

    A Darden Restaurants (DRI) shareholder filed suit against the company's board of directors on Monday, citing a recent article as evidence that the board brought harm to the company by selling its Red Lobster restaurant division. The suit, filed in a Florida state court by Teamsters Local…

  • [video] China's black market won't impact iPhone 6: Pro

    Bradley Gastwirth, CEO of ABR Investment Strategy, expects the pent-up demand for a bigger screen among Chinese consumers to fuel sales of iPhone 6 in the mainland.

  • Treasury bonds gain ahead of home sales data

    U.S. Treasury notes continued to gain on Monday, with longer-dated maturities gaining more than shorter ones. Yields on benchmark 10-year bonds (U.S.:US10Y)-used to calculate mortgage rates and other consumer loans-stood at 2.52 percent,

  • Reporter quits on air...with F bomb

    A television reporter in Anchorage, Alaska , quit in grand fashion, walking off the set after finishing a package about a cannabis club. Near the end of her report Sunday night on CBS affiliate KTVA-TV, Charlo Green revealed that she owned the club, which works to pair card-carrying medical…

  • [video] Investors hungry for BABA

    Ronald Josey, JMP Securities, shares his thoughts on Alibaba's "successful" first day of trading and why he sees a lot of "runway for growth" in Facebook.

  • Wall Street to take stock of Syria airstrikes

    Wall Street looked set to open lower again on Tuesday, with U.S. stock index futures and European markets subdued after the U.S. announced it had launched airstrikes in Syria. The bombing began at approximately 8:30 p.m. ET on Monday.This is the

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  • Alibaba opens floodgates for more IPOs: VC

    Alibaba Group (BABA), the Chinese Internet retailer behind the biggest initial public offering ever, has opened the floodgates for even more tech IPOs, a venture capitalist told CNBC on Monday. "The Alibaba IPO is a watershed moment and what it does, it does open up, just like the Facebook (FB)…

  • Fortress: Brazil 'most amazing' trading opp

    Brazil may be the best place to put your money in 2014. "Brazil, with this election in the next couple of weeks, has given rise to the most amazing trading opportunity so far this year," said $63 billion Fortress Investment Group (FIG) executive Gareth Henry at the Alpha Hedge West conference in…

  • [video] Fiscal policy: Germany, France 'fundamentally' different?

    Ebrahim Rahbari, director of European and global economics at Citi Research, discusses the "fundamental differences in opinion" between Germany and France when it comes to fiscal policy.

  • The hidden truth about the Nasdaq rally

    It's a tough start to the week for stocks, as the S&P (^GSPC) has its worst day since early August, and the Nasdaq slides more than 1 percent for its worst session since July. Read More Stocks decline after unexpected drop in home sales

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    We don't need EU membership: Iceland Fin Min

    Bjarni Benediktsson, Finance Minister of Iceland, says the country does not need to join the European Union as it gets all of the benefits by being in the European Economic Area.

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  • Off the charts! New iPhone 6 sales smash record

    Smartphone users snapped up Apple's (AAPL) latest iteration of the iPhone in record numbers, the tech giant announced on Monday, saying the first weekend of sales topped 10 million. In a statement, the Cupertino-based company said sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus eclipsed the launch figures…

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  • Treasury takes actions to deter inversions

    The Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service took action against tax inversions Monday. The issue of what are known as tax inversions-when a company buys a foreign firm to switch its tax domicile to a country with lower rates-has been a major policy point for President Barack Obama over the past…