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Mistakes to avoid when opening a restaurant Mon, 11 Aug '14 | 2:12 PM ET

A restaurant has to do more than just serve good food. Aspiring restaurant owners should avoid making these rookie mistakes if they want to stay in business.

Ten of the world's most sustainable buildings Mon, 11 Aug '14 | 8:51 AM ET

With the need for renewable energy sources pressing, buildings must be green. Here, we look at 10 of the world's most sustainable.

Facebook's Messenger app displayed on a smartphone.

Facebook Messenger doesn't require users to give up any more personal information than what it already has with the current app.

Bottles of PepsiCo Inc. Aunt Jemima syrup are displayed for sale at a ShopRite Holdings Ltd. grocery store in Stratford, Connecticut.

The great grandson of Anna Short Harrington, the woman who became "Aunt Jemima," has filed a class action lawsuit to try to obtain royalties.

The 5 most expensive states to own a car Mon, 11 Aug '14 | 11:01 AM ET

Drivers often hit with bad weather patterns also get hit with some of the worst fees to operate a car, a new report suggests.

As lifestyles and demographics shift, Americans are emerging as a nation of solo diners—one that restaurants are adjusting to meet.

DoubleLine Capital CEO Jeffrey Gundlach speaks at the Bloomberg Markets 50 Summit in New York.

Home ownership rates in will likely fall to levels last seen in the 1980s as millennials wait longer to form households, DoubleLine's Gundlach said.

Pankaj Parakh, a municipal corporator, wears a shirt made of gold as he walks with his bodyguards to attend his birthday celebrations in Yeola, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra August 8, 2014.

An Indian textile magnate has taken "spoil yourself" to a new level with custom-made gold shirt worth about $213,000.

As interest rates hover near lows, and investors search for anything with yield, commercial real estate is finding its footing.

Loan vs lease: What's best for drivers Fri, 8 Aug '14 | 1:11 PM ET

A new study underscores the financial advantages of leasing over buying, but it also points to a potential alternative.

McDonald's? Cramer is not lovin' it Fri, 8 Aug '14 | 10:16 AM ET
A McDonald's restaurant in Miami.

The hamburger joint's poor sales are just another indication consumers have lost their appetite for fast food, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.

This is the ultimate Malibu beach house! Known as “La Villa Contenta”, this mega home sits on 6.5 acres and offers unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean.

This is the ultimate Malibu beach house! Known as “La Villa Contenta,” this megahome offers unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean.

The death of denim? Blame 'athleisure' Fri, 8 Aug '14 | 11:43 AM ET

A growing trend in casual wear is all about comfort and denim is still struggling to find its place, and leaving some companies in a tough spot.

The FICO credit scoring system will no longer penalize failures to pay if the issue has been resolved, the WSJ reported.

Three things that could derail GoPro Fri, 8 Aug '14 | 10:47 AM ET
Nick Woodman, founder and CEO of GoPro, speaks during the company's initial public offering at the Nasdaq on June 26, 2014, in New York City.

GoPro is doing well for a small, young hardware company. The question is whether founder Nick Woodman can successfully grow the company from here.

Kids on planes ... with clowns and nannies Fri, 8 Aug '14 | 9:58 AM ET
A clown is part of the cabin crew on select El Al flights from Tel Aviv to New York and other cities this summer.

El Al Airlines has added a clown to the cabin crew of select long-haul flights to keep kids entertained. Other carriers have nannies.

Russ and Daughters "appetizing shop" on E. Houston Street.

While restaurants in New York are closing every day, here's how Russ & Daughters, which serves up lox, herring and more, has endured for 100 years.

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is shown prior to a game between the Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles in Arlington, Texas.

A Twitter user on Tuesday posted photos allegedly of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in sexually suggestive poses with young women.

Smallest Disneyland has big comeback plans Thu, 7 Aug '14 | 6:33 PM ET

After years of disappointing results, Hong Kong Disneyland saw its first profit in 2012 and the key to its financial turnaround is expansion.

Former Apple employee Sam Sung is cashing in Wed, 6 Aug '14 | 3:33 PM ET
Apple Inc. employee Sam Sung auctions off his business card on eBay.

A man named Sam Sung no longer works for Apple, but he is still looking to cash in on the irony—for charity, at least.

In dealing with her more than a dozen sponsors, including Revo, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick tells CNBC she does not like to overpromote her brands on Twitter.

The way Congress sees it, higher profits will generate higher corporate tax bills, which will help pay to fix America's crumbling highways.

Prancercise is back! This time with horses... Thu, 7 Aug '14 | 1:38 PM ET

A year and a half after Joanna Rohrback became a viral video star with her odd exercise program and an outfit that defies description, she's returned.

Giddyap! My Little Pony's innovative stampede Thu, 7 Aug '14 | 10:00 AM ET
The original My Little Pony characters, on display at the International Toy Fair in New York City

Hasbro doesn't toy around when it comes to R&D. A look inside the art of innovation with My Little Pony, Mr. Potato Head and Play-Doh.

Has California's plastic bag ban backfired? Wed, 6 Aug '14 | 2:50 PM ET
A pedestrian carries a single-use plastic bag while shopping in the Chinatown section of Los Angeles, June 24, 2014.

The state's effort to go green is costing some stores quite a bit of green.

The $17,000 fight over a monkey selfie Wed, 6 Aug '14 | 4:42 PM ET
Monkey selfie! Who owns the copyright??

A British photographer faces a £10,000 (nearly $17,000) legal bill in attempts to remove a monkey's selfie from a free collection.

The Duchess of Cambridge’s brother, James Middleton, hopes his business idea will get him the royal treatment: turning Instagram snaps into marshmallows.

America's top 10 restaurants ... of 2020 Tue, 5 Aug '14 | 7:00 AM ET
A U.S. flag flies in front of McDonald's Corp. signage in front of a restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky.

Expect a shakeup in the restaurant rankings if Janney's predictions for America's top 10 restaurant chains in 2020 are correct.

Francis Ford Coppola Winery.

The three-year drought in California is officially the worst drought on record for the state, already costing over $2 billion and 17,000 jobs.

Finding the next Triple Crown contender Wed, 6 Aug '14 | 6:42 PM ET
A horse is on display during the 2014 Fasig-Tipson Sarasota Sale.

At Fasig-Tipton's horse auction more than $33 million traded hands as investors chose from 114 yearlings from across the U.S. in search of next champ.