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  • Latest Libor Probe Developments

    As ten enforcement agencies throughout the globe have been investigating a possible Libor rates fixing scandal for up to eighteen months, what regulators were looking for "doesn't seem to be what they are now encountering in terms of potential abuse," Megan Murphy, investment banking correspondent for the Financial Times, told CNBC.

  • Canaccord Financial and China's deep-pocketed Eximbank announced plans on Thursday to form a $1 billion fund to invest in Canadian resources, the newest push by the Asian giant to gain access to Canada's oil and minerals.

  • Australia beat out the United States and Singapore to take top place among expatriates as an ideal residence for quality of life and career prospects, according to an international survey released on Thursday.

  • 100 Dollar Hot Dog

    In honor of the Year of the Dragon, a Vancouver hot dog vendor going by the handle Dougie Luv created the Dragon Dog. The price: $100.

  • Fireplaces have performed a central role in warming homes since the first huts and houses were built, and for a many generations they looked more or less the same way. Thanks to new technologies, changing tastes, and new materials, a fireplace is typically no longer the main way to heat the home -- nor is it necessarily just a hole in the wall, a mantle, and a chimney. Fireplaces now come in almost as many varieties as there are styles of homes, and they might not have a mantle, or in some cases

    Here's a selection of properties currently on the market that feature fireplaces great and minimal, modern and rustic, indoor and outdoor.

  • Why he thinks it's important to have at least one international stock in your portfolio.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook

    The week's top business news and investing advice, including gold stocks and bank bets, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Supreme Court to Hear Immigration Case

    Scott Budman, KNTV reports the Supreme Court will hear Arizona's controversial immigration case, with NBC's Pete Williams. Also, Canada is pulling out of the Kyoto Protocol; MF Global's former CEO, Jon Corzine, will testify at a Senate subcommittee on Tuesday; and New Jersey Nets owner and Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov intends to run against Vladmir Putin for president of Russia.

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    The industry is  at a unique point in history, where  economic growth overseas, high energy costs, demand for commodities  and better recovery technologies have converged to swell revenue.

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    The Obama administration said plans to build a 1,700-mile oil pipeline from Canada to Texas were on hold to study how environmentally sensitive areas could be avoided.

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    Consumers in the United States and Canada have sued Research in Motion for a days-long service outage on BlackBerry devices that rippled across the world earlier this month.

  • Positioning Your Portfolio

    Canada is trying to diversify from the US, says Dennis Gartman, of the Gartman Letter. "GDP numbers show Canada is dependent on US," he adds.

  • Why he thinks it's important to have at least one international stock in your portfolio.

  • Canadian flag

    As some of the toughest new banking rules, known as Basel III,  are imposed across the globe, John Taft, CEO of  retail brokerage firm RBC Wealth Management, thinks the rest of the world is now turning "into what Canada was, going into the financial crisis."

  • Regional Banks Profit on Consolidation

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the growing power of regional banks, and a look at profitable Canadian banks, with John Taft, RBC U.S. Wealth Management CEO.

  • Why he thinks it's important to have at least one international stock in your portfolio.

  • TD Bank

    TD Bank Group started in Toronto and has become the sixth-largest North American bank by using a basic business model, Ed Clark, the bank's president and CEO, told CNBC Friday.

  • Canadian Banks Flourish

    A look at Canada's Bay Street bank and why that country's financial institutions continue to grow, with Ed Clark, TD Bank, CEO.

  • Mention gambling and glitzy images of Las Vegas come to mind. But you'll be surprised to know Americans are not the world's biggest gamblers. In fact, the world’s biggest gambling nations include plenty of unlikely candidates.The rankings are based on data from , a consultancy based in London. They take into account average gaming losses (the amount bet and never recovered) in a year divided by the adult population in over 200 countries. The numbers include money lost on all types of betting inc

    The world’s biggest gambling nations include plenty of unlikely candidates. Read on to find out the countries with the biggest losers and the boldest gamblers.

  • By Darren Rovell

    After the Canucks got shut out in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, losing to the Boston Bruins, the city residents put on one of the most heinous riots we've ever seen surrounding a sporting event.