Yahoo Finance Originals: Business

  • Why fossil fuels may never go away

    Rich nations can afford to pay more for clean energy. Unfortunately, much of the world can't.

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  • Here are the undervalued stocks in this high-flying market: Winters

    Despite record gains in the markets, there are still some stock bargains out there, says David Winters, managing member of the Wintergreen Fund which has more than $2 billion in assets.

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  • Climate change protests meet fossil fuel realities

    This weeks UN climate summit is raising hopes for a new treaty in Paris next year. Meanwhile, global greenhouse emissions hit a record in 2013 and fossil fuel usage is expected to rise 38% by 2040.

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  • G20 finance ministers add to fears of a stock-market bubble

    Even governments are warning that stocks seem overvalued.

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  • The next Chipotle? It may be Pizza Hut

    KFC and Taco Bell, two of the three main units of Yum Brands, have stepped out of their fast-food comfort zone to try and gain a foothold in the rapidly expanding fast-casual restaurant space. The third one hasn't. That's Plano, Texas-based Pizza Hut, the world's largest pizza chain, with almost…

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  • How billionaires control the world: Darrell West

    Jack Ma is now reportedly worth more than $26 billion after the Alibaba IPO. Ma is part of that rarified club of global billionaires that is growing. According to Wealth-X, a Singapore-based research firm and Swiss bank UBS, the global population of those worth more than a billion dollars has now…

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  • What to watch for next week: U.S. dollar, BlackBerry and the end of Q3

    It’s Alibaba’s world and we’re all just living in it this week, but there’s plenty more to look forward to next week! Yahoo Finance’s Jeff Macke, Aaron Pressman, Michael Santoli and Aaron Task break down everything you need to know before your morning grind on Monday.

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  • What's Your Definition of Success?

    Success means different things for different people, that’s why we’ve started “The Success Project”.

  • Home Depot tops Target for the biggest credit card breach

    Yahoo Finance's Aaron Task and Jeff Macke discuss the massive credit card breach at Home Depot.

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  • Oracle names new leaders: are two CEOs better than one?

    Safra Catz and Mark Hurd will now share the top leadership job at Oracle. The co-CEO model is rare, but it’s not new. There are co-CEOs at Chipotle and Whole Foods. Deutsche Bank has co-CEOs as well. Daimler Chrysler and Blackberry did at one point too. Does the structure work?

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  • Higher interest rates won't derail a recovery: Brusca

    The sluggish economic recovery is not giving the Federal Reserve enough confidence to raise the federal funds rates just yet, the central bank said Wednesday. “The economy is growing,“ Robert Brusca, chief economist at FAO Economics, tells Yahoo Finance editor in chief Aaron Task. “The question is…

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  • Apple's iPhone 6 is out today: is Samsung dead in the water?

    Tech fans are lining up around the block and camping out for days-- all in the quest to be the first to get their hands on the latest Apple iPhone. The release of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus already exceeded pre-order supplies, the new devices were released ten days ago near Apple headquarters in…

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  • Scotland votes: UK loses no matter what the outcome

    The polls are open in Scotland, and voters are casting their ballots in the referendum on Scottish Independence from the United Kingdom. The 4.2 million registered voters will face a simple question, “Should Scotland be an independent country?” They will be able to answer with yes or no. Voting is…

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  • Another financial crisis is inevitable: Martin Wolf

    Financial Times’ chief economics commentator, Martin Wolf, contends economic growth is still too closely tied to debt. Wolf’s new book, “The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned—and Still Have to Learn—From the Financial Crisis,” looks at how dependent world economies remain on the creation of…

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  • Jack Ma set to be one of the world's 20 richest?

    Alibaba founder Jack Ma is already the richest man in China... but could Friday's listing make him one of the 20 richest people in the world?

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  • Prepare for liftoff: Alibaba is the 'anti-Facebook' IPO

    Alibaba's IPO has an opportunity to be an old-fashioned, style blowout. It's not hard to imagine the stock trading well above $100 on its first day.

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  • The best companies for working mothers

    Working Mother magazine released its latest annual list of the best companies for working mothers. Editorial Director Jennifer Owens explains why many made the list.

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  • Fed and TWTR Overvaluation, Evidence of Looming Market Crash: Stockman

    Former Director of the Office of Management and Budget and author of the new book, The Great Deformation, David Stockman, says the Fed has created "the greatest bubble in human history."

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  • Alibaba is a phenom — just not in America

    Even though it's a huge IPO, few Americans may ever shop at an Alibaba site.

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  • Fed, Yellen keep ‘considerable time,’ miss great opportunity

    The FOMC statement, released Wednesday afternoon at 2:00pm, was a considerable disappointment to Fed watchers who were hoping for an indication of when Fed Chair Janet Yellen would raise short-term interest rates, which are currently near 0%. The language that would indicate a change boiled down to…

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  • World's billionaire population growing

    The worldwide population of those with wealth exceeding $1 billion has grown to 2,325, up 7% from last year. The typical billionaire has about $3.1 billion, is male, about 63 years old, and owns four properties, each worth an average of more than $23.5 million. Their average wealth grew by 4.4%…

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