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It's an American Gold Rush! Tue, 26 Mar '13 | 4:23 PM ET

Gold fever is gripping the nation. Americans once again chose gold as their top investment choice in the CNBC All-America Economic Survey.

Exit Strategy: Is It Time to Quit Your Job? Tue, 26 Mar '13 | 3:29 PM ET

Employees who've been at the same company 10 years or more are as rare as a unicorn these days. Is it time for you to move on?

CFOs expect to see a modest improvement in the economy over the next six months but not much of a dent in employment. Read the full results of the CNBC Global CFO Council.

Tiger Woods is the number one ranked golfer in the world again, a status he has not had since 2010. But that's not even close to the whole story. He is on top again, and people seem to like it.

U.S. soda consumption fell last year for the eighth-straight year, dipping to levels not seen since the Clinton administration, according to new beverage statistics.

What Would You Do to Avoid Paying the Bills? Tue, 26 Mar '13 | 1:40 PM ET

It's getting close to the end of the month. Time to break out the checkbook (anyone still have one of those?) and pay the bills. It turns out some people really will do anything to avoid paying the bills.

March has seen a fairly brisk exodus from municipal bonds in what could be the first signs that investors are beginning to worry about fixed income.

Caveat Emptor: Just Looking Could Cost Big Bucks Tue, 26 Mar '13 | 12:56 PM ET

Just browsing? That'll cost you at some retailers. These fees are the latest company tactic in the fights against counterfeiting and "showrooming."

World's Most Expensive Penthouse? Tue, 26 Mar '13 | 12:54 PM ET
One of the designs for a penthouse at the Tour Odeon in Monaco.

Here's one sign of a global housing recovery: Every month seems to bring a new "world's most expensive" listing or sale. This month's offering is the penthouse of the Tour Odeon in Monaco.

The Robot Reality: Service Jobs Are Next to Go Tue, 26 Mar '13 | 12:39 PM ET
President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sample matza bread offered to them by small robots during a tour of a technology exposition at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.

"When machines and robots start taking over service sector jobs, that's when we'll really start to notice," says one author. The Fiscal Times Reports.

Facebook Is Quickly Becoming 'Spambook': Analyst Tue, 26 Mar '13 | 11:53 AM ET

Facebook now looks more like "Spambook" said Richard Greenfield, analyst at BTIG Partners, who has a "sell" rating on Facebook with a $22 price target.

Sneak Peek at Bentley's New Uber-Luxury Car Tue, 26 Mar '13 | 11:24 AM ET
Bentley's Flying Spur

The Bentley Flying Spur is making its U.S. debut at the New York Auto Show, but CNBC got a sneak peek Tuesday morning.

Jeroen Dijsselbloem: Foot-in-Mouth Disease Mon, 25 Mar '13 | 3:46 PM ET
Jeroen Dijsselbloem

Twice in 8 days Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem has made unguarded comments which moved markets. And then had to retract them.

How to spot a fake: Furniture Mon, 25 Mar '13 | 2:51 PM ET

Antique furniture is one of the most faked types of items. It could be a reproduction or you might have a partial original with newer additions. How can a collector tell? CNBC "Treasure Detectives" host Curtis Dowling goes over some tips.

Avery Dingman #22 of the Creighton Bluejays drives on Seth Curry #30 of the Duke Blue Devils.

March Madness has become a more digital experience, and several companies are trying to take advantage of the trend.

How do you know when it's time to change your tires? We put the question to Jeff Allen, owner of Flat 12 Gallery and star of CNBC Prime's "The Car Chasers."

Cramer is seeing signs of a bull market in retailers and blue chip stocks and said a significant revaluation is happening right now as investors shift to tried-and-true companies.

Michael Dell

Dell shareholders would "lose badly" if the takeover battle for the struggling PC maker results in Michael Dell losing control, management expert Jeffrey Sonnenfeld told CNBC.

The Baco: Bacon Taco

On April 4, opening day for the West Michigan Whitecaps baseball team, fans will be able to buy The Baco after voting for it in an online contest for new menu items. The Baco is made from bacon strips fried into the shape of a taco shell, then filled with lettuce and tomato.

Boomers Feeling (Slightly) More Secure Mon, 25 Mar '13 | 7:26 AM ET

A new survey finds Boomers' fears about finances have abated, with nearly a quarter of them feeling more secure than they did 12 months ago.

Lofoten Islands, Norway

Middle East-style oil wealth combined with a generous Nordic welfare model is slowly throttling big chunks of Norway's economy.

Narrowing Fast — Bankers' Pay Premium Mon, 25 Mar '13 | 12:57 AM ET
City of London

Investment bankers still get paid much more than other professionals, but for the first time in a generation, the gap is narrowing. The Financial Times reports.

The Louisville Cardinals celebrate after winning against Syracuse during the final of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament in March 2013.

This year's top overall seed is the University of Louisville. They also happen to be number one in another aspect of college basketball: money.

Coupon Use Plummets as Companies Tighten Belts Sat, 23 Mar '13 | 2:39 PM ET
A woman sorts through coupons while shopping in California, Md.

After reaching fever pitch during the cash-strapped economic downturn, coupon usage appears to be waning, but not for lack of consumer interest, according to a new report.

3-D Printers and the Cool Stuff They Make Sat, 23 Mar '13 | 9:34 AM ET

Three-dimensional printing is gaining traction in business, medicine and among consumers, but most people have no idea how they work. Click ahead to find out how to fabricate a piece of jewelry—or perhaps even a human organ.

You probably realize there are tax breaks related to your home, your charitable giving and your work—but you may be eligible for more than you know.

One spillover effect of the US energy boom has been putting relatively obscure places on the map. One of those is Bakken, an oil hub in the west that some believe could challenge the Gulf Coast's prodigious crude output.

Ford Apologizes for Ads Showing Women in Bondage Fri, 22 Mar '13 | 11:22 PM ET
Ford Figo ad depicting Paris Hilton and the Kardashians

Ford and its Indian advertising agency have apologized for ads showing women in bondage.

Now Boarding Sooner: Fliers Without Carry-Ons Fri, 22 Mar '13 | 1:59 PM ET

American is testing a new boarding procedure, allowing fliers without large carry-ons to board early. But is this a way to get passengers to pay checked bag fees?

DreamWorks Under Pressure With 'The Croods' Fri, 22 Mar '13 | 12:52 PM ET

The pressure is on for DreamWorks this weekend to have a big hit with the release of "The Croods."