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Should you give up short selling for Lent? Fri, 7 Mar '14 | 3:05 AM ET

Investors tired of the "sell in May" cliche might want to replace it with "buy at Lent," with stocks typically gaining over the around 40-day period.

A Soyuz rocket is launched with Russian Commander Mikhail Tyurin and flight engineers Rick Mastracchio of NASA and Koichi Wakata of Japan on Nov. 7, 2013.

Ukraine tensions could push Congress to invest more in the space program. Here's why.

Monte Carlo, Monaco

A new report shows that on a per-square-foot basis, New York is half price compared to some other favorite cities of the rich.

Cramer: Has market gotten too hot to handle? Wed, 5 Mar '14 | 6:02 PM ET

The S&P 500 hit another all-time high this week. Now, some investors are starting to wonder, is the market way ahead of itself?

A LNG tanker sails through the Houston Ship channel.

Energy experts at IHS Ceraweek say market dynamics will keep the lid on prices of U.S. natural gas even if more expensive techniques are used to extract it.

Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Philly Fed President Charles Plosser is "very worried" about the potential for unintended consequences of the Fed's exit from its bond-buying program.

One of the six decaying metal canisters filled with 1800s-era U.S. gold coins unearthed in California by two people who want to remain anonymous.

The rare coin expert who is helping a Calif. couple sell $10 million in gold pieces they dug up said that there is no way it came from a 1900 heist.

Wide receiver Torrey Smith No. 82 of the Baltimore Ravens tries to elude Chris Clemons No. 30 of the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium in October 2013 in Miami Gardens, Fla.

Many—maybe most—NFL players face serious financial stresses after leaving the game. One boot camp wants to change that.

An employee slices avocados to be made into fresh guacamole at a Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. restaurant in Hollywood, California, July 16, 2013.

Headlines about Chipotle possibly stopping to serve its famous guacamole are nothing to worry about. NBC News explains why.

John F. Kennedy

JFK understood that high tax rates, even on the rich, bring inequities into the nation's political economy that do not befit America's traditions.

Watch Art Cashin: Too soon to celebrate Tue, 4 Mar '14 | 2:36 PM ET

Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services explains why the stock market's "sigh of relief rally" may not last long.

CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down the good fortune of Chipotle Mexican Grill, just as the stock hit an all-time high Wednesday.

Google's barge in San Francisco Bay.

The state of California says the tech giant needs to move its barge—currently parked at Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay—by Friday.

Cramer seeks acceleration in his car stock Tue, 4 Mar '14 | 6:14 PM ET

Jim Cramer checks the charts to determine if this automaker can motor higher!

Il Mio Papa cover

One of the largest publishing companies in Europe is launching a weekly magazine dedicated to Pope Francis, scheduled to hit newsstands Wednesday.

Airbnb's webpage for SXSW in Austin, Texas.

Homeowners are cashing in on the overwhelming demand for hotel rooms during SXSW by renting out their homes for a premium during the conference.

My other Lamborghini is a yacht Tue, 4 Mar '14 | 11:50 AM ET
Detail of the inside of Marine Technology’s Aventador boat, which is modeled after a Lamborghini, down to the iconic “start” button hidden under a small red lid.

A few supercar owners and companies have started building boats modeled after Ferraris, Lamborghinis and other supercars.

Warren Buffett's 5 key investing don'ts Mon, 3 Mar '14 | 11:52 AM ET
Warren Buffett

Here are five key lessons for investors offered by Warren Buffett during his three-hour appearance Monday on CNBC's "Squawk Box."

Investors looking to catch a ride with companies that have high-flying earnings projections should be wary before hopping aboard.

Argo Tea

Argo Tea is trying to stay competitive against Starbucks' Teavana. Here's how the company is hoping to combat the coffee giant.

The world’s super-rich could soon switch from setting up home in the traditional property hot spots such as London to heading for outer space.

A new report suggests that America's national parks have an economic impact that extends beyond their boundaries.

The plan is already sparking a furious debate over who actually wins from the new budget and whether "wealth distribution" is the right goal.

Putin’s Kampf Mon, 3 Mar '14 | 5:45 PM ET

If the West intends to be taken seriously, it needs to act as decisively as Putin has, argues a member of the European Parliament.

Fear over the ongoing standoff on the Crimean peninsula could be a good thing for the value-seeking investor, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Monday.

Why Crimea matters Mon, 3 Mar '14 | 3:11 AM ET
A unit claiming to Cossack and other citizen pro-Russian volunteers arrive to take up position outside a Ukrainian miltary base where heavliy-armed unidentifed soldiers have surrounded Ukrainian soldiers inside as Russian flag flies behind in Crimea on March 3, 2014 in Perevalne, Ukraine.

Crimea may seem a nondescript piece of land to fight over – but its strategic position has made it a battleground between Russia and the West before.

Pro-Russian supporters rally outside the Crimean parliament building on Feb. 28, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine.

Russian television isn't pulling any punches when it comes to what it thinks about Ukraine and the United States.

Ellen takes this selfie with fellow celebrities at the Academy Awards 2014.

A selfie of host Ellen DeGeneres and stars including Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence quickly became the most shared photo ever on Twitter.

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

In a live interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Warren Buffett said he would keep buying stocks even if he knew a major war was coming.

National security: America's new robotic army Mon, 3 Mar '14 | 12:14 PM ET
An X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator is towed into the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush.

The U.S. military's human footprint is shrinking, but its robotic fighting force is on the rise, transforming the battlefield in air, land and sea.