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Sears' silver lining: Extremely loyal shoppers Thu, 22 May '14 | 2:17 PM ET

Members of Sears' Shop Your Way loyalty program made up more than 74 percent of sales at Sears and Kmart's domestic locations for the first quarter.

A McDonald's restaurant in Miami.

In a series of posts on its website, McDonald's answers customers' frequently asked questions about its food in the U.S.

Collectible toy trucks survive Hess deal Thu, 22 May '14 | 12:53 PM ET

Collectors can breathe easy as Hess announced it will continue making its toy trucks after the sale of its retail arm to Marathon Petroleum.

Cramer goes all-in on these oil stocks Thu, 22 May '14 | 9:49 AM ET
Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

"It's a feel-good story that I insist on," CNBC's Jim Cramer said of the oil sector.

NOAA releases hurricane season predictions Thu, 22 May '14 | 1:55 PM ET

The Atlantic hurricane season will see a 'near-normal or below-normal' number of storms in 2014, NOAA officials said on Thursday, NBC News reports.

Matching luxe handbags—for you and Fido Thu, 22 May '14 | 3:13 PM ET
Your own handbag plus a miniature replica ‘pawbag’ for your pooch.

Just when you thought the pampered pet craze had gone too far, a luxury company has just come up with a new badge of excess: The pawbag.

will.i.am searching for the next Zuckerberg Thu, 22 May '14 | 10:35 AM ET

The megastar musician discusses his early investment in Twitter, Beats and his growing philanthropic work.

Candy crush! Checkout treats banned here Thu, 22 May '14 | 9:28 AM ET

UBritain's Tesco has pledged to remove checkout confectionery from all stores before the end of 2014, amid rising concern over health and well-being.

Want to grow your business? Lemonis says do this Wed, 21 May '14 | 11:21 AM ET
Marcus Lemonis giving advice to Sandy Marsico

Marcus Lemonis drops in on Sandstorm Design in Chicago and proves work can be healthy and fun.

Where Congress wants your mailbox to move Wed, 21 May '14 | 3:25 PM ET

Millions would no longer get mail delivered to their door, but would go to communal or curbside boxes instead, under a proposed law.

The Fiat 500e electric car

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has a request for potential buyers of the automaker's Fiat 500 e electric car: Don't buy it.

Actor Hugh Jackman attends the 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' world premiere at Jacob Javits Center on May 10, 2014 in New York City.

The studio has thrown an estimated $250 million behind the flick, and a strong performance can buoy Fox after a string of disappointments.

And the next 'Game of Thrones' beer is... Wed, 21 May '14 | 3:06 PM ET
Ommegang beers on tap

New York-based Brewery Ommegang said Valar Morghulis, a Belgian-style Abbey Dubbel ale, will be the next "Game of Thrones"-inspired brew.

New product from Apple next month? Wed, 21 May '14 | 11:43 AM ET

Even though Apple's WWD conference is almost never about new products, the rumor mill has been churning heavily about this year's event.

UCLA students explain Snapchat and sexting Tue, 20 May '14 | 10:55 AM ET
Students on the campus of UCLA

Snapchat may be "old," but it's quick, easy, and users like the fact that whatever you post disappears.

A new company called Blade is launching a service between New York and the Hamptons this week that allows you to crowdsource a helicopter charter.

Even after the Heartbleed bug, some of the most popular websites aren't taking password security seriously, according to a study.

A tractor plows a field in Firebaugh, Calif.  The farmer had 20 percent of his almond trees removed because he doesn't have access to enough water to keep them watered.

Analysts say farmers, businesses and consumers are all going to feel the effect of the drought hammering the West.

Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs Tue, 20 May '14 | 2:00 PM ET
Jim McMahon of the Chicago Bears in 1988.

The lawsuit aims at what it calls a culture of drug misuse. It says drugs were used to speed players' return to the field.

Dmitri Rybolovlev with his now ex-wife Elena attend the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters on April 21, 2012 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.

A Swiss court has ordered a Russian billionaire to pay more than $4.5 billion to his ex-wife in what could become the biggest divorce settlement in history, the AP reports.

Edward Snowden: Comic book superhero? Tue, 20 May '14 | 1:20 PM ET
Beyond Edward Snowden comic book cover.

A new comic book says it "takes a look at the man behind the headlines, searching for what might have motivated him."

More companies crack down on flexible hours Tue, 20 May '14 | 11:33 AM ET
Still from the movie "Office Space."

A recent study found that only 20 percent of companies offered a variety of flexible workday options to most employees, the NYT reports.

Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

No matter how challenged the market may appear, there are always stocks that Cramer thinks are worth owning.

Most expensive house (we could get into): Boston Tue, 20 May '14 | 10:00 AM ET

It doesn't get much more "Boston" than this: a historic mansion on Beacon Hill. CNBC cameras go inside for the most expensive house we could get into)in Boston.

McDonald's new mascot is a box with teeth Mon, 19 May '14 | 6:21 PM ET
McDonald's Happy Meal character

Happy is an animated Happy Meal box with a set of teeth on the front and a pair of cartoon arms and legs.

Dennis Gartman: A correction is coming Mon, 19 May '14 | 6:42 PM ET
Dennis Gartman

A divergence in the Dow, Russell and Nasdaq indices is cause for concern in the S&P, Dennis Gartman says.

These public servants are earning millions Mon, 19 May '14 | 7:32 AM ET
Ohio State University.

The highest-paid president of a public college or university was Ohio State's E. Gordon Gee, according to a study. How much did he make?

Wal-Mart's biggest problem: Its customers Mon, 19 May '14 | 12:16 PM ET
Shoppers pay for their purchases at the cash register at a Walmart Neighborhood Market in Panorama City, California.

Wal-Mart's core consumer is facing stagnant wage growth and simply can't afford to spend on discretionary items.

Health craze whipping up this food's price Mon, 19 May '14 | 12:20 PM ET

A run on egg whites in the US food industry has made prices sizzle for the sticky ingredient. FT reports.

California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, races to the finishline to win the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

The average price for the Belmont Stakes stands at $407.94 as of Monday, up more than 48 percent since Saturday.