The Nasdaq index has rallied to levels matching its dotcom boom glory days, spawning a CNBC smackdown over whether the bubble is back too.

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Morgan Stanley raised its target on Apple’s stock, citing the potential of investments in the driverless car market.

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Going into 2015 the economic outlook held by the U.S. investment establishment could not have been much more positive, and more unified. Pundits saw all the variables aligning to create the best of all investment worlds, a virtual “no-brainer” of optimism. Many believed that the 5.0% annualized growth in 3rd quarter would stay strong in the 4th Quarter and then usher in a strong 2015, which many believed would be the best economic year since the crash of 2008. The only question that divided most forecasters was how good the year would be.High degrees of certainty can be dangerous. Herd…

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There are two chief theories for why the company has been so successful, with important implications for imagining a future without Mr. Buffett.

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<p>RadioShack Corp. shoppers have less than a week to use their gift cards or they’ll face the same fate as customers of other recently bankrupt chains, which closed down before some hapless consumers could redeem the vouchers.</p>

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U.S. stocks gained, with the Nasdaq briefly touching the psychologically key level of 5,000, last reached in March 2000 during the tech bubble peak.

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‘We stand by every single plank of wood and laminate we sell all around the country,’ company says.

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‘We stand by every single plank of wood and laminate we sell all around the country,’ company says.

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Berkshire Hathaway has seen a 1,826,163% return since 1965. Vice chairman Charlie Munger used most of his section in the company's annual letter published Saturday to talk about why he thinks the company…

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Move comes weeks after it ended its relationship with American Express.

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<p>Shares of Lumber Liquidators fell sharply Monday, after a “60 Minutes” report alleged the U.S. retailer of hardwood flooring has installed Chinese-made laminate flooring in many American homes that contain far higher-than-accepted levels of formaldehyde, a chemical known to cause cancer.</p>

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The fate of Obamacare rests with U.S. Supreme Court. Again. Three years after the court upheld the Affordable Care Act by a single…

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Adam Smith, the founder of economics coined the phrase laissez faire, meaning “let do” or “let (it) be.” His lesson: to allow for wealth creation and economic growth, government should play a limited role in the economy beyond protecting people and their property, enforcing the rule of law, and settling disputes judiciously.
Yet throughout man’s history, the simple idea of laissez faire versus command and control from “our betters” continues to be argued. Today’s column looks at the principles of wealth creation and economic growth along with some facts of American economic history. When…

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