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Goodwill had warned of "catastrophic" consequences on the secondary market.

In Michigan, more than 3,500 lottery winners are also on public assistance, drawing attention to waste in a state still reeling from the nation's economic downturn.

Boston Braces for Economic Impact After Attack Wed, 17 Apr '13 | 9:42 AM ET
Flowers are placed near the bombing site in Boston.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said the state would be open for business, "but it will not be business as usual."

Budweiser Dresses Up Its Can With a Bow Tie Tue, 16 Apr '13 | 3:55 PM ET

Budweiser says its new can will be "eye-catching" and easy to grip. But to borrow a slogan from a competitor, it will also be "less filling." Here's why.

A new AAA report shows the average cost of driving 15,000 miles a year rose to $9,122 per year in 2012, a roughly two percent increase. The biggest increases were in maintenance costs and insurance costs.

The latest selloff in gold was right up there with the stock-market crash of 1987 as scary market events go. And if investors don't get some answers, it may continue.

California Numismatic Investments

At precious metal dealer California Numismatic Investments, business is up as gold prices have become more volatile.

Facebook is trying to take over Apple devices with its new software.

Policymakers and researchers are looking for low-cost ways to get people on the right financial track. The solutions may be simpler than we think.

Would you invest in this company that provides clients with information about what personal information about them is on the Internet?

The meltdown in the price of gold has triggered Wall Street speculation that someone was caught on the wrong side of a big trade.

Airlines, Hotels Waive Fees for Boston Travelers Tue, 16 Apr '13 | 11:09 AM ET

Following the Boston Marathon bombings, major airlines and several hotels have issued waivers allowing travelers to alter their plans without fees. Here's a summary.

A new survey shows that the highest-paid internships aren't on Wall Street but in technology and social media.

Britain's Butler Boom Tue, 16 Apr '13 | 1:56 AM ET

Britain's economy is showing one unexpected bright spot: the job market for butlers is booming.

Korean Rapper Psy's 'Gentleman' Rocks YouTube Tue, 16 Apr '13 | 12:45 AM ET

South Korean rapper Psy's new video, "Gentleman", rocketed up the YouTube heights with more than 82 million views on Tuesday, chasing the success of his megahit "Gangnam Style".

Gold has dropped some 13 percent in two days, the worst two-day drop since 1980, and while some traders say that it's becoming oversold, other say it's just impossible to know.

Foxconn, a key manufacturer of Apple's iPhone, ramped up its hiring of assembly-line workers recently, signaling the next iPhone may be coming soon.

Fatmagül Sultan pours 188 megawatts of electricity into Lebanon's suffering power grid every day.

Lebanon's energy demand has jumped as hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees have fled into Lebanon to escape the war in their country. But Lebanon may have found a fix.

Wall Street Soars as Rest of Economy Limps Along Mon, 15 Apr '13 | 11:20 AM ET

The economy seems split in two, with the profits of the nation's largest companies and the stock market soaring as the rest of the economy continues to struggle.

Main Street is looking ahead to 2014, when the tax implications of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, begin to kick in. A review of the key provisions.

CNBC Beer Label Madness Champ Crowned Mon, 15 Apr '13 | 10:55 AM ET
Troegs Brewery Nugget Nectar

The two-week battle for the best beer labels has come to an end and Troegs Brewing Nugget Nectar took home the title of CNBC Beer News "Beer Label Madness" Champion.

Is this man Thatcher's political heir? Mon, 15 Apr '13 | 5:50 AM ET
Prime Minister David Cameron and Mayor of London Boris Johnson

Following the death of Baroness Thatcher, London's mayor Boris Johnson has argued that her policies of free markets and low taxes are alive and kicking.

Kate Middleton

After several mishaps with its cruise ships, Carnival hopes Kate Middleton will give its new Princess Cruise division the royal touch.

Struggling With Student Loans? Here's a Secret Sun, 14 Apr '13 | 10:11 AM ET

Many people with student loans are struggling but here's what they don't realize: They may be leaving a lot of money on the table by not taking advantage of repayment options.

Landing a Reverse Mortgage Just Got Tougher Sun, 14 Apr '13 | 9:08 AM ET

Seniors looking for a reverse mortgage may have to look elsewhere for needed funds. Defaults on reverse mortgages has prompted a crackdown by the FHA.

The man at the center of a new financial scandal that could involve some NFL and NBA players came out swinging against a complaint from regulators.

WD-40 has been a staple in American households. Now, they aim to fix the world’s problems. "There's still lots of squeaks in China and lots of rust in Russia!" the CEO said.

How Robots Will Change Our Lives Sat, 13 Apr '13 | 1:40 PM ET

The robots are coming and their presence will eventually bridge the digital-physical divide, dramatically impacting human life, experts say.

Teen Golfer Changes the Face of Chinese Sport Sat, 13 Apr '13 | 4:13 AM ET
Tianlang Guan of China plays during the second round of the 77th Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

Chinese amateur teenage golfer Guan Tinglang's background is far from the typical rags-to-riches, product of a state sporting system story usually preferred by the Communist party. The FT reports.

To capitalize on one of the year's most dreaded days, several restaurants and retailers are planning promotions to help customers take the sting out of forking over money to Uncle Sam.

A new study is turning the American dream on its head: Maybe it's not hard work that brings success and money. Maybe it's sheer brainpower.