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Epic Scenes From the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, an Auto Race Straight Up a Mountain

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has given rabid auto fans and the most daring racers in the country cliff-edge thrills since 1916. This year's 99th edition was no different. More than 40,000 people gathered on the Colorado mountain this past weekend to watch 130 high-powered cars and motorcycles run the 12.42-mile course straight up the side of the mountain. Contestants hit speeds of 150 mph on the way up—with not even a guard rail to shield them along the way.

U.S. Consumer Confidence Spikes to 101.4 in June

U.S. consumer confidence soared to 101.4 in June, topping analyst estimates, and climbing past 100 for the first time in three months. Bloomberg’s Michael McKee reports on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)