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Copies of U.S. President Barack Obama's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget.

Obama's proposed 2015 budget, reducing tax incentives for small businesses to offer retirement plans to employees, may harm Americans' savings plans.

Ron Paul to Fed: Hands off interest rates! Wed, 19 Mar '14 | 9:27 AM ET
Ron Paul

The ability to change interest rates is too much power for any one person, former Republican congressman Ron Paul told CNBC.

Howard Schultz, left, chairman and CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company, clinks tea cups with Oprah Winfrey, right, to announce their partnership to offer Teavana Oprah Chai tea, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Starbucks' annual shareholders meeting in Seattle.

Oprah Winfrey unveiled her new chai tea drink. The beverage will be sold at Starbucks and Teavana, which was recently bought by the coffee company.

Porsche warning: 911 GT3s can catch fire.

All 2014 model year 911 GT3 sports cars are affected. Owners have been told to stop driving them because they could catch fire.

An unidentified man posing for a photo with two Tibetan mastiffs after they were sold at a 'luxury pet' fair in Hangzhou, in eastern China's Zhejiang province.

A golden-haired Tibetan mastiff puppy has reportedly been sold for a whopping $2 million in China, potentially making it the world's most expensive dog.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar eyes Milwaukee Bucks Wed, 19 Mar '14 | 12:27 PM ET
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of the Milwaukee Bucks in 1969.

If the Milwaukee Bucks are up for sale, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said he'd like to be a part of it.

Here come the 'Chinese Beatles'! Wed, 19 Mar '14 | 2:34 PM ET
Mayday's five members pose in a still from their recent music video "Step by Step." From left, Guan You (drummer), Masa (bassist), Monster (guitarist), Ashin (vocalist) and Stone(guitarist).

A band known as the "Chinese Beatles" is about to hit U.S. shores. (Cue the screaming girls.) Is this the beginning of a "Chinese Invasion" of music?

Map showing the expanded areas of search for the MH370 flight that went missing early Saturday in mid-flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

The investigation into the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane, has presented some twists and turns. Here's a timeline of the announcements.

Workers' retirement confidence has recovered from record lows of the past five years, showing an increase in 2014. But that's not the whole story.

Cook: New book slamming Apple is 'nonsense' Tue, 18 Mar '14 | 3:52 PM ET
Apple CEO, Tim Cook.

Tim Cook has issued a statement about a new book about the tech giant called, "Haunted Empire," saying it is "nonsense."

The owner of seven franchised McDonald's restaurants in Manhattan agreed to pay almost $500,000 to workers who were required to work 'off the clock.'


Toymaker GoldieBlox, which was featured in a Super Bowl ad, has settled its lawsuit with the Beastie Boys.

Cramer: This stock has become the new Apple Tue, 18 Mar '14 | 11:25 AM ET

Citing a report from Goldman Sachs, CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down just how disruptive experts think Tesla can become.

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is offering $1 billion to anyone who will fill the perfect NCAA tournament bracket. But the odds and numbers are in his favor.

Silent no more, El-Erian takes to Twitter Mon, 17 Mar '14 | 12:10 PM ET
Mohamed El-Erian

The former co-CEO of the Newport Beach, Calif., bond giant posted his first tweet Monday morning at around 10 a.m. to announce his presence.

Kermit the Frog waves after ringing the opening bell at the NYSE on March 17, 2014.

Kermit the Frog tells CNBC he's not insulted about Wall Street's "muppet" investors.

Collections from New York's so-called mansion tax—a 1 percent levy on homes sold for $1 million—reached a record $259 million in 2012-2013.

Screen image from Sony's "Infamous Second Son"

Sony will release the third installment "Infamous: Second Son" this Friday. Analysts say that Sony could spend hundreds of millions on the game.

Hawaii's high prices may be putting a chill on the state's tourism industry. NBC News reports.

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett said that when he called the 2008 financial crisis an "economic Pearl Harbor" the description was not "strong enough."

Russian television journalist Dmitry Kiselyov.

A Kremlin-backed journalist issued a warning to the U.S. about Moscow's nuclear capabilities.

McSorley’s Old Ale House, New York

Few American businesses last a decade let alone 160 years. How did McSorley's Old Ale House do it?

The Brewers Association reports craft brewers saw an 18 percent rise in volume last year and a 20 percent increase in retail dollar value.

Your March Madness pool is probably illegal Mon, 17 Mar '14 | 8:02 AM ET
Patric Young No. 4 of the Florida Gators and Julius Randle No. 30 of the Kentucky Wildcats vie for a rebound in the second half during the championship game of the 2014 Men's SEC Basketball Tournament in Atlanta.

Workers will likely break the law by taking part in office pools for the NCAA basketball tournament. But not always.

Cashing in on the selfie: Fortune maker or fad? Mon, 17 Mar '14 | 10:08 AM ET
Ellen takes this selfie with fellow celebrities at the Academy Awards 2014.

The "Oscars Selfie" was a major coup for Samsung, but can companies actually make money from the latest trend?

Fund managers and traders have chased hog prices to record highs on fear of a deadly pig virus. But a market reversal could be possible.

Jeep goes big on bet to go small Sat, 15 Mar '14 | 1:00 PM ET
A Jeep Renegade SUV, is driven on to the stage during its launch at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, March 4, 2014.

The Jeep Renegade is the anchor of an aggressive plan to take the brand global.

The quintessential Irish pour, Guinness, says it will not be part of the landmark St. Patrick's Day, the parade through New York City City.

Breakfast Wars! New breakfast offerings from Taco Bell (L), Dunkin' Donuts (C) and Starbucks (R).

Breakfast is increasingly the restaurant meal to watch although analysts say entering the space is no slam dunk.

Tax breaks for every life stage Sat, 15 Mar '14 | 7:00 AM ET

When life changes, so will your taxes. Breaks and pitfalls to be aware of before you file.