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The Housing Slowdown In 5 Charts: It Might Be A Good Thing

Last week brought a bushel of economic data and a Senate plan to tap your home loan to build highways. This week brings news on jobs and the financial health of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Thursday, elephants crowd into a room at Quicken Loans Arena. Maybe the location will inspire them to talk …

Mark Cuban explains one of his top investing rules, courtesy of star venture capitalist Fred Wilson

The show's producers may like when entrepreneurs put on a show, but it immediately sets off a trigger in Cuban's mind, he tells Grantland writer Zach Lowe in the latest episode of Lowe's podcast.<p>His reaction is based on a principle he heard from Union Square Ventures cofounder Fred Wilson: "The …

Report: Adidas offers James Harden $200-million deal to leave Nike

Could James Harden be leaving Nike for Adidas?<p>With Damian Lillard, John Wall, Derrick Rose and Andrew Wiggins on their roster, Adidas has some of the …

Report: Magic to acquire Shabazz Napier from Heat for 2nd-rounder

Shabazz Napier is reportedly going from Miami to Orlando.<p>The Orlando Magic have reached an agreement to acquire guard Shabazz Napier from the Miami …

Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller to Trail Blazers: Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

The Cleveland Cavaliers banked a big trade exception Sunday, dealing dormant center Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller and two future second-round picks to the Portland Trail Blazers for cash considerations, the team confirmed.<p>Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported the news of the trade and the …

NBA

Nick Young on trade rumors: 'I felt like Pau Gasol for a minute'

Lakers guard Nick Young made light of recent trade rumors.<p>Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young has been rumored to be on his way out of town for a …

Phil Jackson on Kobe Bryant: 'Quite often I could feel his hatred'

Phil Jackson believes that at times, Kobe Bryant sincerely hated him.<p>Hate is a strong word. Yet that is the feeling Phil Jackson got from Kobe Bryant …

Kevin Durant's Return Is Just What the NBA Needs in 2015-16

Link to Media<p>After displaying the depth of its young talent last season, the NBA will get a boost from the return of the sport's second-best player, Kevin Durant. With Durant coming back from a shortened 2014-15 campaign, the league will benefit from the Oklahoma City Thunder reestablishing …

NBA Rumors: Examining Speculation on Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant and More

After working overtime earlier in the summer, the NBA rumor mill has slowed down a bit. Most teams have completed whatever deals they had on the table and are shifting their focus toward the preseason.<p>However, a few stories have trickled through the grapevine, and the discussion about next year's …

Basketball

Karl-Anthony Towns wants to learn how to be a champ from Kevin Garnett

Karl-Anthony Towns wants Kevin Garnett to teach him how to win a championship.<p>After drafting Karl-Anthony Towns with the No. 1 overall pick in June's …

Amir Johnson on wearing No. 90: Boston 'basically retired' 1-34

New Celtics big man Amir Johnson had a bit of trouble selecting his jersey number.<p>It's hard out there for new Boston Celtics players. The storied …

John Calipari: 2016 UK recruiting class 'could be one of our best ever'

Kentucky coach John Calipari said the recruiting class he's working on for 2016-17 could be the best he has ever assembled.<p>Calipari, appearing on the …

Why is Russia sending bombers close to U.S. airspace?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Russian bombers intercepted by U.S. fighter jets off the California coast on July Fourth could be seen as having raised a metaphorical middle finger to the United States.<p>"Good morning, American pilots. We are here to greet you on your Fourth of July Independence Day," they said, …

5 Topics For…Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Representatives from Iran and six other countries are meeting in Vienna for the latest round of negotiations surrounding Iran’s nuclear activities. The deadline for a deal between the so-called P5+1 countries (U.S., U.K., France, China, Russia and Germany) has been pushed back twice as the group …

On the Red Couch with Million Dollar Listing’s Justin Fichelson

<i>Historically San Francisco has been a place where almost anyone could make their fortunes. From the Gold Rush to the ongoing tech boom, newly rich entrepreneurs have made the City by the Bay their permanent home—and their residences often reflect the outrageousness and opulence one might</i> …

Windows 10 will save Microsoft from itself after the Windows 8 disaster

But Windows 10, which officially launches on Wednesday, July 29th, is a real return to form for Microsoft. And it may have saved Microsoft from itself.<p>Windows 8 was a flop, by most standards. Circa 2014, the 13-year-old Windows XP was still more widely used than the two-year-old Windows 8. In fact, …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 13)

An Iranian nuclear deal was reached this week. Americans were fatally shot in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The world saw the first images of Pluto. The 2016 presidential election roared on, with Donald Trump as the center of attention. And Harper Lee‘s much anticipated book, “Go Set A Watchman,” was …

Want to stay at a luxury hotel? Two websites give you all the insider tips on getting the best deal

These websites may change the way you book your next luxury hotel. Far from the crowd-sourcing crowd, Mr & Mrs Smith and TLSelectHotels.com do their own vetting of hotels they list at good rates, and offer travelers some nice extras too.<p>TLSelectHotels.com launched Monday as a website out to "tempt …

How much money you need to save each day to become a millionaire by age 65

"Becoming rich is nothing more than a matter of committing and sticking to a systematic savings and investment plan," financial adviser David Bach writes in his book "Smart Couples Finish Rich."<p>"You don't need to have money to make money," he writes. "You just need to make the right decisions — and …

John Kerry warns Congress: back Iran nuclear deal or face dire consequences

The secretary of state said US rejection of deal would tarnish country’s future negotiating credibility and push Iran closer to developing an atomic bomb<p>The United States risks a collapse in its future negotiating credibility if it walks away from the Iranian nuclear deal, according to US secretary …

South Asia