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Michael Corbat, CEO fo Citigroup Inc.

In an era of chastened Wall Street egos, Michael L. Corbat, the chief of Citigroup, has cultivated a workmanlike demeanor out of the spotlight. The NYT reports.

Massive protests against Viktor Yanukovich hammered Ukraine's financial markets on Monday, increasing the risk of a currency crisis.

Big liquor's nasty emerging market hangover Sun, 1 Dec '13 | 9:00 AM ET
A bartender mixes a Gibson cocktail behind the counters at Dolce & Gabbana Martini Bar in Shanghai, China.

The world’s biggest liquor brands stocked the emerging markets' top shelf to get dollars from the new middle class, but the hangover has been nasty.

The Olive Garden has added the Italiano Burger and fries to its menu.

As restaurants battle to lure diners, Olive Garden on Monday introduced its version of an American classic: the Italiano Burger.

Stats from the high seas: Stormy weather ahead Sat, 30 Nov '13 | 7:00 AM ET
CMA CMG shipping.

A newly developed set of ocean freight data indicates exports are well below previous years. And imports, while starting the year fairly strong, are sputtering.

Why 3-D, IMAX films are just the beginning Sat, 30 Nov '13 | 10:52 AM ET
"Catching Fire"

The film industry is pushing deeper into technology, amid growing competition for consumer dollars. Why 3-D and IMAX are just the beginning.

10 best smartphones for holiday gift giving Sun, 1 Dec '13 | 3:00 PM ET

If a smartphone is on your holiday wish list, here is a guide to which device will suit you best.

Six wearable tech gift ideas Mon, 2 Dec '13 | 7:35 AM ET

While you may not be able to get Google Glass this holiday season, there are other wearable tech products on the market. Click ahead to see some of them.

"Candy Crush" has been downloaded more than half a billion times and reportedly earns as much as $633,000 a day in in-app purchases.

Take a long, slow drink of $4,000 whiskey Fri, 29 Nov '13 | 1:17 PM ET

Whiskey fans are trying to buy limited stocks of Michter's Celebration Sour Mash Whiskey, made by a Kentucky distillery, for nearly $4,000 per bottle.

Hells Angels pick a new fight—copyright Fri, 29 Nov '13 | 8:41 AM ET
Hells Angels at a softball game in Spearfish, S.D.

In the past 7 years, the Hells Angels have brought more than a dozen cases in federal court, alleging infringement on apparel, jewelry and posters.

A start-up has launched a Bluetooth low-energy connect card device that can store a number of swipeable cards, such as credit cards and gift cards.

With gold scarce, relatives and guests at Indian weddings are having their old heirlooms melted down to be reused as traditional presents.

Wines under $20 wines to impress holiday guests Wed, 27 Nov '13 | 11:41 AM ET

We spoke with some top sommeliers for their picks on good wines that don't break the bank.

The Russian government banned an exhibit by Louis Vuitton for being too over-the-top on Wednesday, the Financial Times Reports.

Is the lingerie market recession-busting? Thu, 28 Nov '13 | 6:39 AM ET
A model poses as Josephine De La Baume opens the new Agent Provocateur store on Grosvenor Street last year in London, England. The Lingerie chain plans to open more stores in the coming year.

The recession saw consumers tightening their belts and cutting back on spending. But kinky shoppers kept the lingerie market resilient.

Bottles of Sriracha hot sauce travel down a conveyor belt to be boxed for shipment at the Huy Fong Foods facility in Irwindale, Calif.

A judge threw cold water on a Sriracha plant, ordering the hot sauce factory to partially shut down due to odor complaints.

Pope calls unfettered capitalism 'a new tyranny' Tue, 26 Nov '13 | 12:15 PM ET
Pope Francis

In his first major written work, Pope Francis referred to capitalism as "a new tyranny," urging global leaders to fight poverty and inequality.

Pizza Hut fires manager for taking back holiday Wed, 27 Nov '13 | 12:31 PM ET

As many restaurants decide open on Thanksgiving to try to boost sales, one Pizza Hut manager decided he'd had enough.

Art Cashin

Art Cashin says investors ignore these risks at their own peril.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Gusts are just below the 23 mph limit that would ground Snoopy and SpongeBob SquarePants balloons in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Pope finds a new enemy—capitalism Wed, 27 Nov '13 | 7:07 AM ET
Pope Francis I

Pope Francis criticises crude and naive trust in the goodness of those wielding economic power

Thanksgiving may not be celebrated abroad, but more and more global consumers are coming to know what the day after means: 50-percent off cashmere sweaters.

Play at your own risk: Dangerous toys of 2013 Tue, 26 Nov '13 | 2:25 PM ET

Risks of choking, deafening or lead poisoning earned these toys slots on a "most dangerous toys of the year" list. NBC News reports.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie did not buy a private island in upstate New York for Brad Pitt's 50th birthday, according to people close to the situation.

It's one of the largest wealth migrations of our time: hundreds of billions of dollars, and waves of millionaires flowing out of China to overseas destinations.

What's brewing for Black Friday? Beer Tue, 26 Nov '13 | 5:33 PM ET

Forget cheap electronics, many consumers will be lining up for something else on Black Friday: beer. Many brewers are using the day to release limited-edition beers.

Don't avoid "The Talk" at the Thanksgiving table if your family has unresolved financial issues.

Mercy Cabrera (L), an insurance agent with Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, helps Amparo Gonzalez purchase an insurance policy under the Affordable Care Act at the store setup in the Westland Mall in Hialeah, Florida.

Even though the excise tax on generous employer health plans doesn't take effect until 2018, it is already causing health care benefits to be cut.

Gifts to make sports lovers cheer Tue, 26 Nov '13 | 1:50 PM ET

Getting a gift for the die-hard sports fan is not always easy. Here's a guide to some unique ideas.