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Tony Stark, Meet the Real-Life 'Iron Man'

"Iron Man 3" flew into theaters this week, but there's been a real-world Tony Stark toiling among us all along: Elon Musk. Here are a few of the uncanny resemblances.

5 Things to Watch This Week

Nobody can predict all the news that will move the markets in a given week, but here are a few things we do know will help shape the week ahead on Wall Street.

5 Winners and Losers of the Week in Business

It's been an interesting week in the world of business, from BlackBerry losing another major client, to travel troubles on land and sea that will cost Tesla and Carnival some serious goodwill. Here's a rundown of this week's biggest wins and loses.

America's Wealthy Step Up to the Plate

This month, 12 more billionaire families committed to donate at least half of their wealth to charity by taking the Giving Pledge. Here are introductions to some of the new signatories and their pet philanthropic projects.

Red Star Rising: Is U.S. Losing the Space Race?

On Sept. 29, 2011, the first module of a new space station blasted into orbit, initiating an era of space exploration different in one key respect: We didn't launch this station; China did. And while China's ascendance to space superpower confirms changes in the global economy, you shouldn't count the U.S. out of space just yet.