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Apple slips on a ring of blue glass Fri, 8 Nov '13 | 6:22 PM ET
Apple iPhone 5s

Apple has signed a $578 million deal with U.S. manufacturer GT Advanced Technologies to become its producer of sapphire substrate, or sapphire glass.

Five things teens don't know about money Sat, 9 Nov '13 | 9:00 AM ET

Financial literacy among teens is low, despite persistent efforts to improve matters. But what teachers say teens don't know may surprise you.

POW! Superhero films knock 'em dead in China Sat, 9 Nov '13 | 3:00 PM ET

As "Thor 2" debuts this weekend, Chinese audiences have recently clocked the most ticket sales outside the U.S. for "Iron Man 3" and "Man of Steel."

Albert II, the Belgian king who handed the crown to son Philippe in July, has complained that a cut in his annual allowance is "ungrateful" on the part of the Belgian government and financially "problematic" for the former monarch, according to local media reports.

When the cold front moves in, your car is put to the test. Which are best for the frozen tundra? Read CNBC.com's list of cars for bad weather.

Comedy at CNBC: Bob Pisani action figures? Fri, 8 Nov '13 | 8:57 AM ET
Raj Mahal hopes to be Wall Street's funniest comedian.

A trader-turned-comedian stops by CNBC's "Power Lunch" and no one is safe, from Bob Pisani to Ben Bernanke!

China's Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

A meeting of China’s top leaders gets underway in Beijing on Saturday and widely is expected to be the launch-pad for the major economic reforms.

Disney reported higher profit for the quarter, lifted by more visitors to U.S. theme parks and higher sales of toys and other consumer products.

India`s Viswanathan Anand (R) plays against Norway`s Magnus Carlsen during the Norway Chess 2013 Blitz tournament in Sandnes near Stavanger, on May 9, 2013.

Some of Wall Street's biggest names are focused on India, but it's not the country's finances that have their attention. It's a chess tournament.

Big Mac vs. Big King: Watch our taste test Wed, 6 Nov '13 | 4:23 PM ET
Burger King "Big King" hamburger

Burger King has released a burger called the Big King that looks almost identical to McDonald's Big Mac. How does it stack up? Find out.

CryptoLocker has been actively infecting business and person computers worldwide, encrypting files and demanding payment to unlock them.

Victoria's Secret Model Candice Swamepoel wearing the 2013 Fantasy Bra.

Who needs the hemline indicator, when you have Victoria's Secret's $10 million bra?

Bond fund manager: I hate bonds Tue, 5 Nov '13 | 4:54 PM ET

Stewart Cowley runs a bond fund — but he says bond investors could suffer "double-digit losses."

Patrick Stewart at the NYSE on Nov. 7, 2013.

Patrick Stewart says the social networking site has given his acting career a new boost since his days as "Star Trek" Capt. Jean-Luc Picard.

U.K. Equalities Minister Jo Swinson with Debenhams' plus-sized mannequins

One of Britain's largest department store chains has introduced plus-sized mannequins at its flag-ship store.

Burger King to bring back Big Mac knockoff Tue, 5 Nov '13 | 1:25 PM ET
Burger King Big King

What has two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions on a sesame bun? Burger King's latest sandwich.

Gov. Chris Christie arrives to speak at his Election Day victory party Tuesday night.

Chris Christie's ability to bring together deeply divided Republicans would be a key factor in a possible presidential run, the authors of "Double Down" told CNBC.

Steven A. Cohen

The decision to indict a company, and to spare, at least for now, its founder and billionaire manager has ignited criticism. The NYT reports.

Officers in the parking lot of the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, N.J., on Nov. 4 after reports of a shooter

A shooting at a New Jersey mall raises new questions about what stores are doing to keep people safe during their busiest months.

David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after hitting a two-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth inning of Game Two of the World Series on October 24, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.

World Series MVP David Ortiz, of the Red Sox, loves Red Sox fans and was honored to win the World Series after the Boston marathon bombing.

Twitter's ambitions: #ChangeWorld #MakeMoney Tue, 5 Nov '13 | 12:58 PM ET
A user checks a Twitter feed.

Can a community of swift messaging transform into a serious, profitable venture? A look inside Twitter's business model and ambitions.

Former BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins

BlackBerry needs massive changes that it has little time to make, experts said Monday.

No moment in life is either too serious or too trivial to pass without someone providing a rapid, vapid response through social media.

Sky may not be falling on Hong Kong property Mon, 4 Nov '13 | 9:24 PM ET

Analysts tipping the sky may fall on Hong Kong property, forecasting as much as 30 percent price declines, may just be playing Chicken Little.

Nine daredevils make an amazing escape after two planes collided at 12,000 feet, all seen in footage captured on helmet cameras.

I'm 16 and I think all teens NEED Facebook Mon, 4 Nov '13 | 2:24 PM ET

You know that 13-year old who said none of her friends use Facebook? This 16-year old has a message for her: When you get to high school, you're gonna NEED a Facebook page!

Business eyes a 3-way ocean shipping armada Sat, 2 Nov '13 | 7:00 AM ET
CMA CMG shipping.

The world's three largest ocean carriers are forming an "alliance" on the trade routes connecting the world's three biggest economic centers.

Dennis Gartman, editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter

"If crude oil makes its way lower, I think it spells the demise of the solar energy phenomenon," the commodities trader says.

Check out a solar phenomenon known as "the canyon of fire".

Artwork looted by Nazis recovered in Munich Mon, 4 Nov '13 | 4:58 AM ET
Hermann Goering and Adolf Hitler admire a painting.

A trove of 1,500 works of art plundered by the Nazis has been discovered in Munich, according to a German news magazine report.