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Scouting the 'next private equity paradise' Tue, 25 Feb '14 | 3:33 PM ET

Private equity investors sitting on a record amount of cash are poised to leap into southern Europe after shunning the region for years.

Jobs, Gates, Buffett: 100 who changed business Tue, 25 Feb '14 | 8:00 AM ET
Howard Stern, Martha Stewart and Steve Jobs.

These are the people who have had the greatest influence, who caused the most disruption in business over the past 25 years.

Inside the palace of Ukraine's former president Tue, 25 Feb '14 | 11:56 AM ET
CNBC visits the palace of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.

Regular Ukrainians traveling to view President Viktor Yanukovych's property are stunned by its opulence.

Insure.com has ranked car insurance premiums in every state. Here are the five best and five worst places to find affordable auto insurance.

Unique funding stories from three start-ups Tue, 25 Feb '14 | 3:36 PM ET

Only so many entrepreneurs hit the venture capital jackpot. Others need to get creative and use some unorthodox tactics.

Let’s see, there’s the trantrum thrower. The tattler. The crybaby. Tips for dealing with childish behavior at work. Waaaaaaaah!

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., speaks during an interview in New York, Oct. 22, 2013.

Warren Buffett says if you want to make money from the stock market you should look at how he made money with two small real estate investments.

Five years ago, the American political landscape changed due in large part to one fed-up CNBC journalist.

John Lefevre is the anonymous tweeter behind the Goldman Sachs Elevator twitter account.

There is a good reason Goldman Sachs has been unable to uncover the employee behind the @GSElevator Twitter account: he doesn't work at the firm.

With economic data muted and the stock market in rally mode, Jim Cramer thinks these stocks are likely to attract bulls.

Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks after the Fed meeting in December.

Ben Bernanke, who stepped down last month after eight years as chairman of the Federal Reserve, is planning a memoir.

Caution tape is wrapped around a vehicle that crashed into a tree during a storm in January in Snellville, Ga.

This year's severe winter weather in the U.S. could easily add up to one of the top five costliest since 1980, causing over $1.5 billion in insured losses so far.

A 'Jeopardy' villain? Stop it, haters Mon, 24 Feb '14 | 2:24 PM ET
Arthur Chu

"Jeopardy" whiz Arthur Chu found a way to win the game—and a hatefest erupted on Twitter. Hey, America, why do you hate people who figure out how to be successful?

Daytona speedway getting 21st century tuneup Mon, 24 Feb '14 | 7:16 AM ET
A car on its way to the Daytona inspection station Feb. 21, 2014.

NASCAR's $400 million renovation of its primary stadium won't make a dent in rain delays, but it aims to appeal to a more diverse, plugged-in crowd.

New tech gadgets to turbocharge your business Mon, 24 Feb '14 | 9:00 AM ET

To boost competitiveness, companies of every ilk are eyeing exciting new breakthroughs—from drones and eye-tracking devices to biometric ID checking.

Bad news: Gasoline prices aren't done going up Mon, 24 Feb '14 | 1:04 PM ET

Gasoline prices, already up about 12 cents in two weeks, are expected to rise before topping out in the spring.

How can you make money with bitcoin? Mon, 24 Feb '14 | 6:00 AM ET

Although risky and still unregulated, the digital currency has value. But how do you make money?

Samsung smartwatch: New name, new start? Mon, 24 Feb '14 | 4:09 AM ET
Samsung Galaxy Gear

Samsung kicked off the 2014 Mobile World Congress by unveiling two new smartwatch models to succeed its original Galaxy Gear.

Dutch speedskating coach: US football 'sucks' Thu, 20 Feb '14 | 11:18 AM ET
CNBC's Joe Kernen square's off with Netherlands speedskating coach Jillert Anema

Jillert Anema says America's weak speedskating performance comes from a lack of competition and support for skaters in the U.S.

Corona Light on draft: Tapping a new market Sun, 23 Feb '14 | 1:00 PM ET

Corona Beer is moving beyond the bottle. The brand will be boosting its presence on tap in bars and restaurants.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman's will was 10 years old, and experts say that was just one of the problems.

OMG! Is this the end for texting? Fri, 21 Feb '14 | 4:10 AM ET

With Facebook forking out $16 billion for WhatsApp, could 2014 be the year when most of us give up on texting?

A model shows off Augmate, a digital eyewear platform for Google glass at the Wearable Tech Fashion Show during Social Media Week.

From Google Glass to health-tracking wristbands, it's no secret wearable tech is on the rise. But just how far can tech enthusiasts and fashion designers see into the future?

What bankers and Olympic curlers have in common Thu, 20 Feb '14 | 10:08 AM ET
Canada's Ryan Fry throws the stone during the Men's Curling Round Robin Session 7 at the Ice Cube Curling Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 14, 2014.

"You're not just thinking what are you going to do, but what is the other guy going to do," one banker says of curling.

Poop and eight other trends from the Toy Fair Sat, 22 Feb '14 | 11:00 AM ET

The widespread and wacky toy trends that could influence what kids want this year.

No pot of gold: Banks balk at marijuana money Fri, 21 Feb '14 | 8:05 AM ET

Bankers and those in the expanding legal marijuana business say new guidelines from the Obama administration aren't enough. They want Congress to act.

Amateur video, shot by a protester on a cellphone and provided to CNBC, shows hand-to-hand fighting between protesters and police in Kiev.

Four reasons why mobile messaging is huge Fri, 21 Feb '14 | 12:51 PM ET
WhatsApp and Facebook apps on phone

Mobile messaging has long been a hot space in technology, but here's why Facebook and others want to cash in.

Surprising things you can't sell in the US Fri, 21 Feb '14 | 7:32 AM ET

The free market is not absolutely free for all. A look at some surprising items that Americans can't sell.

In this Feb. 11, 2014 photo, a car drives by a pothole in Detroit.

Highways have been ravaged this winter, prompting tires to blow and cities and states to ponder costly repairs.