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  • Some big names in investing are saying the great gold rally is over, but these experts see central banks cutting interest rates, and beg to differ.

  • To celebrate Twitter's 7th birthday, we thought we'd share seven facts about the micro-blogging site that most people don't know.

  • With annual shareholder meeting season getting underway, long-term investors should applaud activist shareholders trying to agitate for change.

  • Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades

    Cyprus's parliament on Sunday postponed an emergency session to discuss a levy on bank savings imposed to partially fund an international bailout.

  • Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades

    Cyprus's parliament will vote Sunday on whether savers must pay a levy on bank deposits under terms for an international bailout. Approval is far from certain.

  • New Chinese Premier Li Keqiang waves as he leaves his first press conference after the closing session of the National People's Congress  at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 17, 2013

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday ensuring economic growth was the top priority for his government. He also called for an end to a cyber-hacking row with the United States.

  • A Samsung employee displays the Samsung Galaxy S IV for a photo March 14, 2013 in New York City.

    Samsung launched its latest salvo against Apple in the war for global smartphone dominance. What does it mean for Apple?

  • Europe's rescue of Cyprus, partly funded by bank deposits, is not applicable to other euro zone countries, according to an economy ministry source in Spain.

  • West Coast, best coast? Not so, says the thriving New York City startup scene. During the past decade, the Big Apple has emerged as a top tech center for new companies and a hotbed for angel and venture capital funding.

  • Richard Fisher

    The largest U.S. banks are "practitioners of crony capitalism," need to be broken up to ensure they are no longer considered too big to fail, and continue to threaten financial stability, a top Federal Reserve official said.

  • Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China

    China re-appointed Zhou Xiaochuan as central bank governor on Saturday, a move to ensure policy continuity and to deepen market-based reforms needed to sustain long-term economic growth.

  • Chuck Hagel testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing to become the secretary of defense.

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced plans on Friday to bolster U.S. missile defenses in response to "irresponsible and reckless provocations" by North Korea, which threatened a preemptive nuclear strike against the United States last week.

  • Oil rigs in the South China Sea.

    Right now, China's energy-hungry economy appears more important to oil markets than instability in crude-producing countries. Yet analysts say the world's second-largest economy has less pull on market prices than it did even a few short years ago.

  • US consumer sentiment tumbled to its lowest since December 2011 in March as fewer Americans expected to see improvements in growth or the labor market.

  • Every month, Inside China provides viewers with a front row seat to the historic changes shaping the world’s emerging superpower. Eunice Yoon covers the trends that are defining the new China and influencing the world.

  • U.S. industrial production rose more than expected in February on a rebound in manufacturing, showing the economy continues to gain momentum in 2013.

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Prime Minister Shinzo said Japan will join talks on a Pacific trade pact that would open up protected industries.

  • Cloud storage providers often engage in digital dragnets in the hunt for illicit data. But what falls under that category isn't as simple as it seems.

  • ‘I’m Quite Concerned About Fiscal Cliff’: Greenspan

    Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC the "too big to fail" problem with banks is getting worse not better.

  • Investors watch the electronic board at a stock exchange hall in Huaibei, China.

    Asian equities could deliver gains of 20 percent by the end of the year, according to HSBC.

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