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Richard Branson's Virgin America files for IPO

Virgin America, the U.S. airline formed by billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Group seven years ago, has filed for an IPO.

While the West Coast-based airline got its name from Branson's Virgin Atlantic airline, it is not mostly owned by Branson, Vir...

Stock Market

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Investors yawn on another Merger Monday

It was another merger Monday on Wall Street. But that didn't seem to lift investors' spirits.

The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq all fell in morning trading. Investors are probably focused more on the deluge of economic reports coming later this week: a re...

Zillow, Trulia

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Zillow buys Trulia for $3.5 billion

The two biggest names in online house hunting -- Zillow and Trulia - are joining forces in a stock deal valued at $3.5 billion.

Trulia shares jumped 12% on the news that it's selling to Zillow.

Zillow will continue to operate two separate websites, whe...

Stock market traders

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Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Markets appear ready to start the week with a whimper, continuing last week's uninspired performance.

Here are the four things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:

U.S. stock futures were practically flat as investors showed lit...

Benji Kurtz

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He lost 100 pounds with a plant-based diet

Having to ask for a seat belt extender on a flight was one of Benji Kurtz's biggest life humiliations.

Federal Reserve

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There's no place like the economy

Forget lions, tigers, and bears. For market watchers this week it's all about the Fed, GDP and jobs, oh my!

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Math nerds are taking over Wall Street

When you think about the typical Wall Street trader, you probably picture a fast-talking Wolf of Wall Street type.

raw ground beef closeup

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Big Mac shortage in China as scandal-ridden supplier issues recall

There are no Big Macs. There are no Chicken McNuggets. The menu at McDonald's restaurants in China was much slimmer on Monday after a troubled supplier issued a major recall.

At one Beijing location, no burgers or chicken items of any kind were availa...

Buzzfeed

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BuzzFeed fires editor for plagiarizing

Confronted by charges of plagiarism, BuzzFeed on Friday fired Benny Johnson, the viral politics editor whose work often typified the website's energetic storytelling style.

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Stocks end week on sour note

Investors will have to wait until next week to see if the S&P 500 can finally top 2,000. Stocks fell broadly on Friday.

For sale real estate

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Would-be online house-hunting giant has brokers scared

The two biggest names in online house hunting -- Zillow and Trulia -- may be teaming up, a pairing that is making some real estate brokers nervous.

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