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  • Researchers Trace Data Theft to Intruders in China Tuesday, 6 Apr 2010 | 11:08 AM ET
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    Turning the tables on a China-based computer espionage gang, Canadian and United States computer security researchers have monitored a spying operation for the past eight months, observing while the intruders pilfered classified and restricted documents from the highest levels of the Indian Defense Ministry.

  • Cramer’s Top 10 Emerging-Market Stocks Friday, 12 Mar 2010 | 9:43 AM ET
    Cramer has always recommended owning stocks with overseas exposure as one of the best ways to diversify a portfolio. That’s especially true in 2010, he says, because the Democrats controlling Washington have proved themselves very unfriendly toward American business. At the same time, countries overseas are more pro-growth, they seem less skittish about using natural resources, they impose fewer taxes, and they aren’t as exposed to the massive budget deficits we carry here in the States. Put sim

    So what stocks should you buy? Cramer compiled a list of his 10 favorites, picking the best names doing business in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Read on to find out who they are.

  • Olympics 2010: Faces And Places Monday, 1 Mar 2010 | 11:28 AM ET
    The United States has more than 200 athletes among the over 2500 competing at the Vancouver Games. Here's a look at some of the most high-profile ones and the venues where they'll be competing.

    Here's a look at some of the most high-profile athletes and the venues where they'll be competing. They are also among those with the richest endorsement deals.

  • Stocks struggled on Friday, the last trading day of February. How should investors prepare for what’s ahead and how might the month of March look for the markets? David Darst, chief investment strategist at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney shared his market outlooks.

  • The 25 Most Marketable Winter Olympians Friday, 26 Feb 2010 | 1:32 PM ET
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    As the 2010 Winter Olympics come to a close, we wanted to know which athletes made the most of their Olympic opportunity.

  • Gold Medal Hockey Game Tickets Red Hot Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 | 6:20 PM ET
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    If you're looking for the hottest ticket in Canadian sports history, look no further than Sunday's gold medal men's hockey matchup.

  • "Miracle On Ice" Still A Hot Seller Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 3:31 PM ET

    Thirty years ago, the United States beat Russia in an Olympic hockey game now dubbed “The Miracle on Ice.” We spoke to Howard Schwartz of Grandstand Sports, who has exclusive rights to “Miracle” memorabilia.

  • No Canada? Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 9:35 AM ET
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    When an Olympics comes to a country, they try their hardest to get to the top of the medal count.

  • Fast And Curious Thursday, 18 Feb 2010 | 8:49 AM ET
    Lindsey Vonn of the Unites States looks on after a training run for the Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

    The Spyder skiwear company would love nothing better than to arrive in Vancouver for the 2010 Olympics this week amidst a little controversy.  Enter the  "slippery suit."

  • Games Go Mobile With Broadband Backbone Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 11:41 AM ET
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    Bell Canada Enterprises' and Avaya's IP network will be powerful and versatile, c overing everything from logistics to communications to security.  And, yes, you can watch the games on your phone.

  • The Money Pit That's Become Hosting Olympic Games Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 11:40 AM ET
    View of the BC Place Stadium which will host the Winter Olympics opening and closing ceremonies in downtown Vancouver.

    "The cost of hosting an Olympic Games in the 21st century has escalated to such astronomical heights that it is almost certainly a losing proposition," says one sports business expert.

  • Opportunities in Greece, Spain: Portfolio Manager Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 8:44 AM ET

    It is certainly time to watch out for investment opportunities in Greece, Kingsley Jones, international portfolio manager at Macquarie Funds Management Group, told CNBC on Wednesday.

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    The winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, are supposed to be a distraction from harsh economic realities and lift our spirits. Instead, it may itself be a victim of these brutal times.

  • Busch: Canada Sounds A US Warning Bell Wednesday, 23 Dec 2009 | 11:48 AM ET

    Over the last two years, many government officials have critiqued the United States for their handling of the crisis. The problem with most of the comments is that they come from countries that are engaging in similar behaviors. Therefore, the validity of their analysis is similar to a family advice column by a golfer.

  • M&A in Oil & Gas? Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 6:37 PM ET

    Yes, if you head north of the border. Cramer offers up his top pick in the group.

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    While not being comfortable with the current gold trade, Dennis Gartman told CNBC that the price of the precious metal will "continue to go up until it stops."

  • BP CEO: Dollar's Fall Is Major Factor in Oil's Rise Tuesday, 20 Oct 2009 | 11:29 AM ET

    The CEO of oil giant BP believes the drop in the dollar in recent months is a major factor behind oil prices breaking through $75 a barrel.

  • CEO of NC-Based RBC Bank to Retire Next Month Thursday, 1 Oct 2009 | 11:54 AM ET

    The chief executive of North Carolina-based RBC Bank is retiring. The U.S. subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada spacer announced Thursday that 51-year-old Scott Custer will retire at the end of October

  • Regulator Tried to Steer Stanford Assets to Ally: Court Wednesday, 30 Sep 2009 | 6:38 PM ET
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    The top financial regulator in Antigua—who allegedly took hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford in exchange for hiding the fraud—improperly tried to steer Stanford's assets to a British liquidation firm, according to a ruling by a Canadian court.

  • Canadian Circus Billionaire Blasts into Space Wednesday, 30 Sep 2009 | 4:19 AM ET
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    Canadian circus billionaire Guy Laliberte blasted off in a Russian Soyuz spaceship from Kazakhstan on Wednesday to become the world's seventh space tourist.