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  • LeBron has new shoes, but he can't touch Jordan

    LeBron James may be one of the biggest names on the basketball court, but when it comes to sneaker sales, Michael Jordan still holds the title. Nike (NKE) unveiled 10-time All-Star Lebron James' signature shoe late Tuesday. The LeBron 12 debuted at an event at the company's headquarters in…

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  • As Fed takes baby steps, Cramer's trick for profit

    In turn, Cramer says making money in the market, involves looking at the environment through the lens of the Fed. "The trick is to remember that they speak for the common person," Cramer said. "The Fed wants the common person to make money." With that backdrop always in mind, Cramer says it becomes…

  • Europe's winners and losers from Russia trouble

    Russia's incursion in Ukraine and worsening relations with the West have caught neighboring countries in the cross-fire. Some, like the former Soviet satellite states of Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia, have been hit hard by declining trade with Russia, as well as investor uncertainty-particularly…

  • IBM cuts pay for workers who don't keep up: Report

    IBM (IBM) is slashing the salaries of some of its employees for not keeping their skill set sharpened, according to a report from ComputerWorld. Read More Companies' plan to boost workers' pay Selected employees in IBM's Global Technology Services strategic outsourcing group received a memo on…

  • Wal-Mart spokesman resigns after résumé discovery

    David Tovar, Wal-Mart's (WMT) vice president of corporate communications, is leaving the retail giant after a background check revealed he hadn't finished his college degree. In a phone interview, Tovar told CNBC the résumé error was discovered while he was undergoing an assessment as part of the…

  • Billionaire Paul Allen sues to get military tank

    Paul Allen takes his security seriously-including, it seems, a fondness for military tanks. The report said one of Allen's companies-called "Vulcan Warbirds"-claims it paid $2.5 million for a 28-ton Panzer IV. Allen said he planned to include the tank in the Flying Heritage Collection, his military…

  • Scotland vote worries its No. 3 industry: whisky

    Members of Scotland's best-known industry are watching the vote for independence with serious trepidation. Lack of certainty about Scotland's currency, interest rate levels and membership in the European Union -which eliminates trade barriers in its largest market-all compete for the top of the…

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    Your choice: iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew gets their hands on Apple's new iPhones. CNET senior editor Scott Stein discusses the differences between the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.

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  • Fleckenstein on missing the rally: 'So what?'

    Bill Fleckenstein is famous for his record as a successful short-seller. "I think the stock market is more crash-prone than ever," Fleckenstein said Tuesday on CNBC's "Futures Now." "So will we get through September and October without some sort of an accident? Read More Dr. Doom Marc Faber's…

  • Don't care about Alibaba? Here's why it may matter

    When the Alibaba Group Holding prices its initial public offering Thursday, small businesses in particular will be watching. Founder Jack Ma -the former English-teacher-turned-dot-com billionaire-has touted his e-commerce platform as a way for smaller merchants to expand their international…

  • Big Minnesota insurer leaves Obamacare site

    The "Blue Ox" of Minnesota Obamacare is calling it quits. PreferredOne, the insurer that sold nearly 60 percent of all private health plans on Minnesota's Obamacare exchange, on Tuesday said it would leave that marketplace. PreferredOne's plans were the lowest-cost options on that exchange, known…

  • Why investors may get a rude awakening: Siegel

    Stocks could be in for a rough ride in the next week or so as investors come to realize that the market is a "little behind the curve" on interest rates, longtime stock market bull Jeremy Siegel said Tuesday as the Federal Reserve began its two-day policy meeting. "If you look at the Fed Funds…

  • Fed comments tell Cramer to buy Apple & more

    Jim Cramer spent Wednesday afternoon sifting through the Fed statement and the comments made by Fed Chief Janet Yellen in the subsequent press conference. "The trick with the Yellen regime, like the trick with the Ben Bernanke regime before her is to remember that they speak for the common person,"…

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  • Where skittish fund managers are finding value

    If you've been wondering if the stock market is nearing correction territory and it's time to get out, you really need to ask yourself another question: Where else should I go? "The capital markets are doing very well, and there are signs of froth and overly high investor confidence-all things that…

  • What's behind London's freak sidewalk explosions?

    London's spate of exploding sidewalks, which have thrown fireballs and smoke into the capital's streets, are due to electricity cables being corroded by wet weather, a boss of one of the cable companies has admitted. Basil Scarsella, Chief Executive Officer of UK Power Networks, told councillors…

  • Peter Thiel on Twitter, Google, Uber and gay CEOs

    Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel is famously outspoken and sharp-tongued, and on CNBC on Wednesday he did not disappoint. In a "Squawk Box" interview.Thiel trashed Twitter (TWTR), Uber and Apple (AAPL), among others, "Twitter is hard to evaluate.

  • Mortgage applications, rates rise after holiday

    Despite adjustments for the Labor Day holiday the previous week, mortgage applications surged last week, even amid rising rates. Total application volume rose 7.9 percent week-to-week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), driven mostly by refinances, which doesn't jibe with the rise…

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    Valuation king says don't buy Alibaba

    Despite a fairly valued IPO, Aswath Damodaran, NYU professor of finance, explains why investors should not buy the hype of Alibaba.

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  • Don't buy Alibaba stock: 'Dean of Valuation'

    Investors should steer clear of Alibaba , valuation expert Aswath Damodaran said Wednesday. On CNBC's " Fast Money ," Damodaran, a professor of finance at New York University's Stern School of Business, noted that he was looking at Alibaba stock from the perspective of a long-term investor, not a…

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    Boeing may have outfoxed Musk, but it could have bigger problems

    Elon Musk is arguably one of the greatest entrepreneurial minds of the 21st Century, but he may have just gotten beat by an old school aerospace giant.

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