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Just Let the Insolvent Banks in Cyprus Fail Fri, 22 Mar '13 | 12:08 PM ET

The solution to the crisis in Cyprus is very simple: let the troubled banks fail.

Google Is Working on a Smart Watch, Too Fri, 22 Mar '13 | 11:15 AM ET

Silicon Valley's rumor mill suggests that Google, too, has a smartwatch in the works.

Harold Hamm

The split between oil king Harold Hamm and his wife could required him to sell a large number of shares or give her shares that she might then sell.

Alternative Minimum Tax Changes: CNBC Explains Fri, 22 Mar '13 | 10:34 AM ET

The alternative minimum tax, or AMT as it's known, has become one of the most dreaded phrases in tax terminology. CNBC explains.

Kudlow: Does Bernanke Have the Right Strategy? Thu, 21 Mar '13 | 6:12 PM ET
Ben Bernanke

Does Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke have the right strategy for fixing the economy? CNBC's Larry Kudlow weighs in.

Farmers 'Nervous' Over This Year's Crop Season Thu, 21 Mar '13 | 3:54 PM ET
New Growth Corn Field Rows

Nerves are on edge across the heartland, especially after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday that it expects little relief from the drought over the next three months.

Turkey could challenge any move by Cyprus to speed up offshore natural gas exploration as a way of attracting investment to save its economy, Turkish officials said.

Oh, how the Internet loves a good shark video! Here, hundreds of sharks are caught in a feeding frenzy off the coast of Australia.

Ikea says its meatballs are now free of horse meat.

Furniture retailer IKEA's Swedish meatballs are returning to the menu after last month's horse meat scare, with new supply chain controls "from farm to fork," the company's head of foods said.

A contribution rate close to three percent, the lowest in the advanced world, is just one reason why American workers lag behind other developed countries in retirement savings.

Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, a pediatric neurosurgeon, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Dr. Benjamin Carson was a political unknown just weeks ago. Now, He is in some ways a dream candidate for Republicans. The NYT reports.

Court Drama: Too Many Lawyers, Too Few Jobs Thu, 21 Mar '13 | 12:01 PM ET

Becoming a lawyer seemed to be one of those career moves that could stand up to any type of economic setback. Not anymore.

President Barack Obama and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew.

Banks have provisions that allow acceleration of payments owed to senior executives if they take government jobs, NYT reports.

Constantly in the public eye since her birth, Chelsea Clinton has traditionally shied away from the media, yet she opens up for the CNBC Meets profile on her father.

Jimmy Fallon appears on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno.

NBC has settled on two new stars for "The Tonight Show": Jimmy Fallon and New York City. The New York Times reports.

McDonald's Adds Chicken McWrap to Core Menu Thu, 21 Mar '13 | 7:41 AM ET

McDonald's is adding a permanent new offering to its menu: Chicken McWraps. And yes, there's bacon.

Starbucks is taking a cue from the wine industry to create rare high-quality coffees to further separate itself, CEO Howard Schultz said.

CVS warned employees who use the company’s health insurance plan to report to a doctor for an annual WebMD Wellness Review and reveal their weight by May 1 or pay a monthly $50 penalty.

Hooters ballgirl at a Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training game interferes with play against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Hooters girls drafted to man the sidelines during spring training are throwing the game a curveball. Over the last two weeks, there have been several errors, as some Hooters girls attempted to "wing" it playing America's pastime.

10 Innovators Leading the Charge for Change Wed, 20 Mar '13 | 1:38 PM ET

Meet 10 innovators who are pushing their industries forward. Some of the names are familiar. Some you've probably never heard before (and may not hear again), but all of them are working to improve fields that have an impact on most of us.

Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google Inc.

Eric Schmidt said he regrets coming to the social media revolution late during his ten years as Google's CEO.

Retailers Settle 'Faux Faux Fur' Flap. Got That? Wed, 20 Mar '13 | 11:42 AM ET

Animal protection groups are applauding the settlement of federal claims that Neiman Marcus and two other retailers had marketed real fur as fake, The New York Times reports.

Samsung Gets a Head Start on Apple With SmartTVs Wed, 20 Mar '13 | 11:22 AM ET
Kim Hyun Suk, vice president of Visual Display at Samsung Electronics Corp., pose with company's F8000 series smart television in Seoul, Seoul, South Korea.

Samsung recently introduced a new line of smart TVs that will make the TV interface more like a mobile device.

A rare and important 'Ding' Bowl from the Northern Song Dynasty bought at a garage sale for $3 dollars, sells at auction for $2.25 million at Sotheby's, New York.

A rare Chinese bowl bought at a tag sale for $3 has sold at a New York auction for more than $2.22 million.

Cyprus Church to the Rescue Wed, 20 Mar '13 | 5:14 AM ET

The head of Cyprus' influential Orthodox church, Archbishop Chrysostomos II, says he will put the church's assets at the country's disposal to help pull it out of a financial crisis.

The IRS building in Washington, D.C.

As if audits aren't painful enough -- there's a lot the IRS won't tell you. Check out these tips from a former IRS agent.

Movie memorabilia that cleaned up at auctions Tue, 19 Mar '13 | 4:29 PM ET

From "Saturday Night Fever" to "Star Wars," here is some movie memorabilia that cleaned up at auction.

Boone Pickens, Chairman, BP Capital Management

"Tell me the case where you need it?," T. Boone Pickens said of the US's strategic petroleum reserve. Getting rid of it would save the country "one heck of a lot of money," he said.

A simple decision to share your ZIP code with retailers can result in more junk mail heading your way, and more telemarketers disrupting your day, NBC reports.

Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is trying to sell his home near Washington, DC for just under a million bucks.