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Kyle Sweet is a renovator for Key Properties, a firm that buys foreclosed homes, fixes them and sells them stands inside this house in Lawrenceville, GA.

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a foreclosed home tour with Kyle Sweet, from Key Property Systems, which purchased the house at auction Tuesday for $80,000. The company will put about $20,000 into refurbishing, he says, and will sell the house for about $130,000.

John McAfee

John McAfee says he is glad that the chipmaker plans to drop his name from the product.

When breaking and entering is legal Wed, 8 Jan '14 | 2:37 PM ET
Kyle Sweet is a renovator for Key Properties, a firm that buys foreclosed homes, fixes them and sells them stands inside this house in Lawrenceville, GA.

So-called door-kickers working for investors in foreclosed homes often get the first peek inside vacant properties.

Lindsey Vonn arrives for training for the Women World Cup Downhill on Dec. 18, 2013, in Val d'Isère, France.

America's top female skier won't be in Sochi, and that could mean trouble for U.S. medal hopes and TV viewership.

Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight concept car at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on January 6, 2014.

The Detroit Auto Show has traditionally been the year's kickoff for automakers, but the Consumer Electronics Show has increasingly upended that role.

Man who invented Kung Fu films dies Tue, 7 Jan '14 | 1:22 AM ET
Still from Five Fingers of Death movie

Run Run Shaw, the Hong Kong media mogul who was largely credited with inventing the kung fu genre — died on Tuesday at his home in Hong Kong. He was 106. NYT reports.

Overstock CEO: Why we're accepting bitcoins Tue, 7 Jan '14 | 8:36 AM ET
Patrick M. Byrne

Overstock recently announced it would accept bitcoin as payment. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne explains the business — and philosophical — reasons behind the decision.

The push to increase the minimum wage reinforces an "unhealthy" message, asserts venture capitalist Kevin O'Leary, known as "Mr. Wonderful" on the reality show "Shark Tank."

Toyota Senior Vice President Bob Carter speaks about the Toyota fuel cell concept vehicle at the 2014 International CES on January 6, 2014 in Las Vegas.

Toyota will sell a new hydrogen-powered car in 2015 called the FCV which emits only water vapor as exhaust.

Frozen oranges with misters running to avoid as much damage as possible during a cold snap affecting the San Joaquin Valley citrus crop, Dec. 6, 2013 in Traver, Calif.

Cold weather did not harm oranges and other fruit across Florida's citrus-growing regions, the state's leading growers association said on Tuesday.

So you're an entrepreneur with a great product, and now you have to get financing. CNBC.com asked investors and inventors to define the perfect pitch.

Prosecutors say suspect Richard Cosentino, seen on a boat fishing, fraudulently received more than $207,000 in a broad disability scam.

More than 100 people, including former police officers and firefighters, were arrested Tuesday in a broad disability scam, the Manhattan DA's office says.

The most stressful jobs for 2014 Tue, 7 Jan '14 | 5:00 AM ET

Think your job is stressful? Take a number. Here are the 10 most stressful jobs of 2014.

Producer/director Michael Bay

When technology news conferences go bad, they go really bad.

A Spanish judge charged Princess Cristina - younger daughter of King Juan Carlos - with tax fraud and money laundering.

Jim Cramer thinks corporate mogul John Malone has just created a 'tremendous opportunity’ for investors.

Aubrey Lee Price

Aubrey Price, a banker wanted for allegedly bilking investors, was apprehended. Price was featured on CNBC's "American Greed Fugitives.

On Tuesday, Starbucks will launch portable, less expensive versions of two of its most popular beverages.

Old Spice pushes new boundaries with this ad.

Old Spice's new ad featuring moms singing sad songs about their sons growing up could have you laughing, or calling your therapist. NBC's TODAY reports.

A Utah-based gun manufacturer turned down a $15 million deal to supply Pakistan with precision rifles.

These companies will have to make significant changes if they're to become a Wall Street comeback story. The Fiscal Times reports.

Amazon's Bezos rescued by Ecuadorean Navy Sun, 5 Jan '14 | 10:05 AM ET
Jeff Bezos

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was flown from the Galápagos by an Ecuadorean navy helicopter after a kidney stone attack.

Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fractured her pelvis in a cross-country skiing accident, her spokesman said.

Want better returns? Hire a good-looking CEO Fri, 3 Jan '14 | 1:08 AM ET
Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo

Attractive CEOs receive better returns on their first days on the job and boost stock performance when they appear on TV, a study shows.

A man cleans jars that will hold recreational marijuana at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver on Monday.

Pot-friendly guides, activities and tours in Colorado are expected to expand as recreational marijuana sales become legal as of Jan. 1.

Showtime's boxing game plan: More Mayweather Thu, 2 Jan '14 | 12:42 PM ET
Floyd Mayweather Jr. (R) hits Canelo Alvarez in their WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sept. 14, 2013, in Las Vegas.

Showtime's strategy in the high-stakes game of pay-per-view boxing worked once. Now it hopes the gameplan works again.

New York is running out of luxury condos Fri, 3 Jan '14 | 12:48 PM ET
144 Duane Street

New York City's real estate market set records in the fourth quarter, but it is a tale of two real estate markets.

Cryptocurrency gets hip with 'Coinye West' Thu, 2 Jan '14 | 9:23 PM ET

There are plenty of digital currencies out there, but what about the overlap between frenzied crypto-anarchists and hip hop fans? NBC reports.

Colorado's brand-new pot economy Thu, 2 Jan '14 | 2:05 PM ET

One retail dispensary almost doubled the price of an eighth of an ounce in the face of high demand, The Cannabist's editor told CNBC on Thursday.

From left: Ken Langone and Pope Francis

Pope Francis' comments about the wealthy and capitalism have at least one wealthy capitalist feeling hesitant about supporting a church project.