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What's America's Newest Taboo Subject? Don't Ask Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 11:07 AM ET

About 85 percent of Americans surveyed said their credit card debt is a taboo subject for conversation with strangers.

Global Slowdown Powers US Economy Higher Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 11:01 AM ET

A slumping global economy is depressing the prices for many products, saving U.S. businesses and consumers billions.

Twitter Trading: 8 Tweets That Moved Markets Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 9:50 AM ET

News that breaks on Twitter is now news that moves the markets, sometimes even when it's not news. Here's a look at some tweets that affected trading.

How Much Is Manhattan's Trinity Church Worth? Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 9:39 AM ET
Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan, New York.

A lawsuit has prompted the historic parish to offer an estimate of the value of its assets: more than $2 billion.

A large fire from two explosions on a fuel barge in Mobile, Alabama.

The explosions and fire, which critically injured three people, occurred across the Mobile River from where the Carnival Triumph is being repaired.

Gold will top $10,000, the stock market will tank, and U.S. bond yields will be anemic, Albert Edwards said in a trademark bearish report.

A bill to impose sales tax on Internet purchases took a step closer to being passed Wednesday. Your days of tax-free online shopping could be numbered. Now what?

Tim Cook

If you have something you would like to discuss with Apple CEO Tim Cook, this is your chance.

A driver backs his truck into a bay at a Waste Management trash processing facility in Cicero, Illinois.

Waste Management CEO David Steiner chats with CNBC about how his clients are going green and whether his company will be able to profit from recycling.

Thanks to Social Security's complex rules, many recipients find out how to maximize their benefits only after it's too late to change their elections.

Visa said prom spending this year will average $1,139. That's up nearly six percent from 2012, and up a whopping 41 percent from 2011.

AP's Twitter Hacked, Who Did It?     Wed, 24 Apr '13 | 1:07 PM ET

What are the FBI and SEC looking at as they try to track who hacked into AP's Twitter account and sent the market on a mini-plunge.

Rising Stars of Collaborative Consumption Wed, 24 Apr '13 | 1:02 PM ET
Maria Bartiromo participating in CNBC's Seat at the Table.

Maria Bartiromo hosts an intimate dinner with the rising stars of collaborative consumption, a new breed of technology companies.

Maria Bartiromo invites tech stars, from entrepreneurs to investors, to dinner.

Branson Wants You to 'Get Lucky' at 35,000 Feet Wed, 24 Apr '13 | 11:50 AM ET

Want to send a cocktail to that attractive passenger across the aisle? Virgin America has the answer with a new seat-to-seat drink or meal delivery feature.

Some Banks Destroy Value Every Day: Krawcheck Wed, 24 Apr '13 | 11:47 AM ET
Sallie Krawcheck

Big banks must innovate and not simply rely on increased leverage and risk to increase returns said former Bank of America President Sallie Krawcheck. If they don't, she expects that shareholders will be the ultimate losers.

Day laborers wait near a Home Depot home improvement store in hope of finding work for the day in Los Angeles, California.

Millions of people who can't find a full-time job are taking anything that pays them under the table, and in turn are helping to boost consumption, say analysts.

Where the Budget Cut Pain Is Really Being Felt Wed, 24 Apr '13 | 9:18 AM ET
Federal employees take part in a rally in front of Department of Labor protesting budget cuts.

Flight delays from air traffic controller furloughs may seem like the start of the predicted doom of sequestration. But many have already felt the pain of mandated budget cuts.

Saudi Arabia Mulls Western-Style Weekend Wed, 24 Apr '13 | 5:36 AM ET

Saudi Arabia could change its official weekend to Friday-Saturday, in a move designed to move it closer into lockstep with global financial markets, and boost its economy.

Octavio Castillo paddles a boat down a street to reach his cousin's home in Des Plaines, Ill., on April 19.

Floods in the Midwest have made it harder to plant corn this spring, but the question is what might happen in the wheat belt as unusually late snows melt in the northern Plains.

The Million-Dollar Home Challenge Tue, 23 Apr '13 | 6:13 PM ET

CNBC's Million Dollar home contest pits six $1 million homes against each other, and a panel of experts will decide which house gives a better bang for the buck.

Tuesday's mini-flash crash demonstrates what happens when high-speed data meets high speed trading.

Cupcake Crashes on Wall St., Rises on Main St. Tue, 23 Apr '13 | 4:53 PM ET

Although Wall Street has declared the crash of the cupcake, it's not over on Main Street, but what's waning is the over-marketed, mass-produced, lesser-quality cupcakes.

Beach houses on Shinnecock Bay, in the Hamptons, in Suffolk County, NY.

A regulatory filing on behalf of Suffolk County shows it missed an interest payment on some of its debt, putting the county technically in default.

Cursed and haunted treasures Tue, 23 Apr '13 | 2:21 PM ET

Some treasures have become legendary for their bad luck. These are treasures rumored to be cursed or haunted, which reside in the limbo of legend and superstition. Nonetheless, many have track records that even the most hardened skeptic might find hard to ignore.

Feds to Automakers: Stop Driving Distractions Tue, 23 Apr '13 | 2:19 PM ET

The Department of Transportation wants automakers to limit their in-car communication systems in an effort to curb distracted driving accidents.

How Not to Lose Your Most Valuable Millennials Tue, 23 Apr '13 | 12:40 PM ET

College-educated Millennials have a slightly different set of expectations about the workplace, and employers need to make changes or risk losing the best new workers. NBC News reports.

Big pharma is abandoning antibiotic research at a time when fears over superbugs are growing at an alarming rate, leaving smaller firms to fill the breach.

Tax-Free Internet Shopping Jeopardized by Bill Tue, 23 Apr '13 | 6:06 AM ET

Tax-free shopping on the Internet could be in jeopardy under a bill making its way through the Senate.

....The Worst Jobs in America for 2013 Tue, 23 Apr '13 | 4:10 AM ET

There are a variety of reasons a job can get slapped with the "worst job" title,be it danger, stress or just a poor outlook. Here are the 10 Worst Jobs for 2013.