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Thu 18 Sep  - Stocks: 5 things to know before the open
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Thu 18 Sep  - Who's getting rich off the stock market?
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Wed 17 Sep  - Meet CNNMoney's Tech 30 stock index
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Thu 18 Sep  - Sony shares plunge as more losses loom
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Wed 17 Sep  - Pier 1 Imports shares fall 11%
Profit was nearly cut in half for Pier 1 Imports during the most recent quarter.

Thu 18 Sep  - Alibaba IPO means a big payday for Jack Ma
Alibaba founder Jack Ma could earn as much as $867 million from his company's market debut.

Wed 17 Sep  - Thank Janet Yellen: New record for Dow
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Wed 17 Sep  - Adrian Peterson causes chaos for fantasy football
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Wed 17 Sep  - 5 risks for investors buying Alibaba shares
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Wed 17 Sep  - Sony expects to lose more than $2 billion
Things aren't looking good for Sony -- the Japanese company expects to lose billions of dollars this year, as the global smartphone race heats up.

Tue 16 Sep  - America's largest pension ditches hedge funds
CalPERS, America's largest pension fund, is done with hedge funds after years of high fees and poor performance.

Wed 17 Sep  - Ready for the Fed? Watch these two words
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Wed 17 Sep  - Billionaire Peter Thiel tells Apple: Innovate more
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Wed 17 Sep  - Mark Mobius: Stay away from Alibaba
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Tue 16 Sep  - Awkward: Sears borrows $400M from its CEO
Sears padded its balance sheet this week by securing a $400 million loan from a hedge fund owned by its controversial CEO.

Tue 16 Sep  - Half of the Nasdaq stocks are in trouble
More than half of Nasdaq stocks are in a bear market, signaling investors' aversion to risk.

Wed 17 Sep  - Stocks: 6 things to know before the open
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Tue 16 Sep  - Scots snap up gold ahead of referendum
Concerns about possible independence are pushing Scottish investors to the security of gold.

Tue 16 Sep  - The best Chinese stock NOT named Alibaba
Alibaba should be a huge hit on Wall Street when it starts trading Friday. But why overpay for China's PayPal/eBay/Amazon when you can own China's Google? Baidu already has a proven track record.

Tue 16 Sep  - Beer giants brewing up a deal
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Thu 18 Sep  - Japanese stocks climb to eight-month closing high
[at MarketWatch] - Following a positive lead from U.S. markets overnight, Japanese stocks rise, as the yen hits a six-year low against the dollar, aiding export-related stocks.

Tue 16 Sep  - Japan stocks snap winning streak ahead of Fed meeting
[at MarketWatch] - Japan stocks edge lower, snapping a five-session winning streak, as investors remain cautious ahead of the two-day Federal Reserve policy meeting.

Mon 15 Sep  - [video] Alibaba's blockbuster IPO
[at CNBC] - CNBC's Susan Li reports on Alibaba's roadshow as the company prepares to become the biggest initial public offering in history.



Wed 03 Sep  - Ukraine ceasefire hopes push stocks, rouble higher
[Reuters] - Upbeat Chinese services activity reports helped lift Asian shares on Wednesday, while the dollar was close to 14-month highs against a basket of major currencies after data underscored that the U.S. Chinese stocks cheered the reports, with the Shanghai Composite Index (.SSEC) and the Hang Seng Index (.HSI) rising 1 percent and 1.8 percent respectively.




Wed 27 Aug  - [video] Closing of the Chinese mind: Chang
[at CNBC] - Gordon Chang, "The Coming Collapse of China" author, explains why he thinks China's attempt to develop its own PC and mobile operating system signals the country is closing itself off from the ...

Wed 27 Aug  - [video] China's new foe
[at CNBC] - CNBC's Susan Li reports China is building its own operating system to compete with companies like Google, Apple and Microsoft.

Thu 21 Aug  - [video] Meet 'Squawk Box Asia'
[at CNBC] - The "Squawk Box" crew meets fellow colleague Susan Li, "Squawk Box Asia" anchor. China is back, says Li, discussing the outlook on China.




Wed 13 Aug  - [video] Signs of China slowdown
[at CNBC] - CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a look at the latest economic data coming out of China as credit growth sees a sharp decline in July.

Wed 13 Aug  - Hong Kong stocks close at highest since late 2010
[at MarketWatch] - The Hang Seng climbs to a closing level it hasn’t seen in three years, extending a three-day winning streak.


Fri 08 Aug  - Japanese stocks sink as geopolitical tensions weigh
[at MarketWatch] - Japan stocks sell off amid geopolitical worries, as the benchmark index suffers its worst daily percentage decline since mid-March, with other regional markets also seeing losses.