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McDonald's is offering free coffee to its breakfast customers for a limited time as competition for the breakfast crowd intensifies.

Don't bother! Schools not worth the coin: Report Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 11:59 AM ET

The Atlantic published a list of 11 schools with a dubious distinction: all of them had a 20-year net negative return of at least $30,000.

As more Americans turn to the Internet to find love, online dating services are starting to look like the new investment darling.

Inside your portfolio's hidden Russia risk Fri, 28 Mar '14 | 11:50 AM ET

Today BRIC and EMEA funds typically have 15 percent to 25 percent of their portfolios invested in Russia. Are you a global investor at risk?

How a mother-daughter crime duo stole millions Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 5:40 PM ET

An inside look at how a mother-daughter crime duo posed as soldiers and swindled money from women who were seeking love on the Internet, according to prosecutors.

Tesla Model S

U.S. regulators said they closed an investigation into fires involving Tesla Motors' popular Model S sedans after finding no "defect trend."

According to TheKnot.com, the average wedding budget reached an all-time high in 2013, climbing to $29,858.

This rare 1719 Stradivarius viola that is expected to sell for more than $45 million in a private sale by Sotheby's.

Violas, which look like overgrown violins, are the butt of musician jokes, but hold the humor here.

Where in the world are the millionaires going? Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 1:51 PM ET

According to a report, the U.K. was the number one destination for migrating millionaires over the past decade.

New ED drug takes over March Madness Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 3:45 PM ET

The first drug to treat erectile dysfunction in almost a decade launched a huge marketing campaign Wednesday by taking over the CBS Sports website.

Fink vs Icahn: Who's right on corporate cash? Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 1:29 PM ET
Larry Fink and Carl Icahn.

BlackRock chief Larry Fink thinks companies should focus more on long-term results while Carl Icahn is more "short-termist." Who's right?

Loans that promised to help older people stay in their homes in retirement are, in some cases, pushing their children out. The NYT reports.

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

Facebook's buy of virtual reality headset maker Oculus is prompting some to wonder if CEO Zuckerberg is already living in an alternate reality.

A mammoth, multiyear opportunity to make money Wed, 26 Mar '14 | 6:14 PM ET
Jim Cramer

I think this stock is a steal, said Jim Cramer. Get all the details.

Here are the world's best airports Wed, 26 Mar '14 | 2:33 PM ET

Singapore's Changi Airport has been voted the world's best airport with not a single U.S. facility making the top 10.

Emanuel: I had 'contrary' views on Obamacare Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 11:10 AM ET
Rahm Emanuel

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel took pains to praise President Obama, but said he offered a different take on health care reforms as White House chief of staff.

19-year-old makes viral game hit in a weekend Wed, 26 Mar '14 | 8:40 AM ET

What do you do if you're a 19-year-old with some time to pass on the weekend? Make a game that becomes an unexpected internet hit.

Call it the Chinese Student Invasion Wed, 26 Mar '14 | 1:37 PM ET
On March 22, 2014, the Taiwanese alternative rock group Mayday became the first Chinese-speaking band to perform at Madison Square Garden. From left to right: Masa (bassist), Monster (bandleader and guitarist), Guan You (drummer), Ashin (vocalist and song composer) and Stone (guitarist).

The debut of Mayday, aka the Chinese Beatles in the U.S. was well received — but it's not quite a Chinese Invasion of pop culture just yet.

Jamie Dimon

Shaking off the surprise at the departure of a longtime aide to JPMorgan CEO, the parlor game begins again: Who will succeed Jamie Dimon?

Wu-Tang Clan plan to release only one copy of their next album to the highest bidder.

Hip-hop group Wu-Tung Clan is doing something unprecedented in the music industry—it will sell only one copy of its double album.

McDonald's to Chipotle: Secret menus decoded Wed, 26 Mar '14 | 11:23 AM ET

Ever do a double take when the person in front of you asks for a McDonald's Monster Mac or Chipotle Quesarito? Check out these not-so-secret menu items.

Nouriel Roubini warned that global central banks could cause the next crisis if they continue to use monetary policy to stimulate growth.

Nouriel Roubini, the bearish economist known as "Dr. Doom," warned investors to look out if the Fed waits too long to hike interest rates, causing a market bubble.

Get away from me: Anti-social apps attract money Wed, 26 Mar '14 | 12:16 PM ET
Detail from screen of Split - The Antisocial app

Tired of getting more connected with people via every platform imaginable? Apps that help you avoid people are starting to attract decent funding.

A massive snowstorm smashed into Cape Code and eastern Maine and is expected to hang around for much of the day, forecasters said.

Americans chill with pot businesses: Survey Wed, 26 Mar '14 | 7:00 AM ET

The CNBC All-America Survey finds that 56 percent of Americans would view it as acceptable if a business sold marijuana in their city.

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant has proven himself on the basketball court. Now he hopes hoops success will translate to the business arena.

Why margarita drinkers are seeing double Tue, 25 Mar '14 | 1:46 PM ET

Lime prices are surging, putting pressure on restaurants, bars and grocery stores.


The Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday that it will treat bitcoin and similar virtual currencies as property for U.S. federal tax purposes.

Australia is redoubling its efforts when it comes to clean tech. Here, we feature 10 Australian companies at the forefront of clean energy.

Adam Carolla Hosts Cinco De Mangria Party Benefiting Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

CNBC's Jane Wells speaks to Mangria creator Adam Carolla about how he created his popular drink.