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It's not up to the airlines whether passengers should be allowed to keep their devices on during takeoffs and landings, said Doug Parker, who will be CEO of the merged American Airlines.

Four Reasons Why Nat Gas Could Sell Off Wed, 27 Mar '13 | 3:56 PM ET

Natural gas has been on fire lately. On Wednesday, it hit the highest level since September 2011, and it's risen an incredible 113 percent since April. So can nat gas keep running higher?

Junior's Plan: At 27, Still Living Off Parents Wed, 27 Mar '13 | 2:49 PM ET

If Junior has his way, there's a good chance he's planning to be on your dime until his mid-20s, new research shows.

Soldiers fill out applications during the “Hiring Our Heroes", hiring fair for veterans and military spouses.

Returning from war is not an easy thing. Returning from war and needing a job is even more difficult. Right now, the national unemployment rate is 7.7 percent. For post-9/11 veterans, it's more than 10 percent. There's a massive effort underway to change that.

Nutritional information is printed on the wrapper of a McDonald's Egg McMuffin in San Rafael, California

Most big chain restaurants now put nutrition information on their menus. How accurate are these numbers? NBC News takes a closer look.

They won't make a sound no matter how many of them you try to toss in a bucket, and you can't pitch them in a fountain and wish for good luck. But make no mistake, bitcoins are getting big.

Retire Before 40? Here's How You Can Do It Wed, 27 Mar '13 | 12:26 PM ET

Thirty-year-old Jason Fieber says he has saved $100,000 in three years even though his annual net income is $50,000. His goal: retire by age 40. USA Today reports.

Cha-Ching! Taxes Won’t Stop Rich From Spending Wed, 27 Mar '13 | 12:20 PM ET

"Taxes are going to kill spending!," they cried. "Don't punish the rich!" Well, the rich have spoken and guess what? They're still spending.

Robert Benmosche, President & CEO of AIG.

American International Group is investing billions of dollars in "big data" as part of its major focus on "rebuilding the foundation of the company," CEO Robert Benmosche told CNBC.

Iceland

For Iceland, there was a sense of deja vu when Cyprus's finance minister said capital controls would probably last "a matter of weeks". Five years after a banking meltdown, the north Atlantic island has just extended its own controls indefinitely.

Who Wins? 'Game of Thrones' vs. 'Walking Dead' Wed, 27 Mar '13 | 8:29 AM ET

On Sunday, millions of real-time TV viewers will be faced with a difficult decision: watch the season finale of AMC's "The Walking Dead" or the season premiere of HBO's "Game of Thrones."

Belgian chocolate

Belgian chocolate makers believe their renowned pralines should have similar protection to that enjoyed by French champagne or Italy's Parma ham.

Wal-Mart's New Thing: Deliver It to My Locker Tue, 26 Mar '13 | 4:46 PM ET

Wal-Mart Stores announced on Tuesday it will begin testing a new in-store locker system that will allow a customer to select an item online, ship it for free to a locker at her local store, and pick it up at her convenience.

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.