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Want a Viral Tweet? It'll Run You $150 Sat, 27 Apr '13 | 12:07 PM ET

There's a thriving black market around the sale of Twitter followers, retweets and favorites. But buyer beware.

How one ex-pat returned to the U.S. with a new-found appreciation for Argentine gelato, a passion that propelled the entrepreneur on a quest to conquer the ice cream market.

Will Microsoft's Xbox Win More Gamers? Sat, 27 Apr '13 | 1:40 AM ET
Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Studios Phil Spencer speaks during the Microsoft Xbox press conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo at the Galen Center on June 4, 2012 in Los Angeles.

On Wednesday, Microsoft confirmed the worst-kept secret in the video game world: It plans to unveil its next generation console on May 21.

No other group of consumers has transformed the Bordeaux market quite like China's new rich, a theme explored in a film, "Red Obsession." What now after the bursting of the bubble?

Have Twinkies Killed the Union Movement? Fri, 26 Apr '13 | 4:00 PM ET

Months after Hostess shut down over a standoff with its unions, the re-formed cupcake maker is expecting to put its snacks back on store shelves—using nonunion workers.

Judging ‘Gatsby’ by Its Cover(s) Fri, 26 Apr '13 | 1:24 PM ET
Dueling book covers: The original cover of The Great Gatsby battles the new movie version now on sale in bookstores.

Now the novel is dividing the nation's booksellers with dueling paperback editions: the original enigmatic blue cover and a flashy version with Leonardo DiCaprio front and center.

Beer With That Burger? Smashburger Does Pairings Fri, 26 Apr '13 | 12:41 PM ET

Smashburger has offered craft beers at its restaurants as a way to extend its focus on local flavors, but a decision to pair craft beers with burgers has been a huge success for its sales.

Manti T'eo #5 of Notre Dame moves against Wake Forest on November 17, 2012 in South Bend, Indiana.

From college football superstar to hoax-embroiled NFL prospect, the cost to Manti Te'o came home Thursday night when he was passed over in the first-round of the NFL draft.

Actors Eric Nelsen and Denise Tontz embrace during filming of the soap opera "All My Children" in Stamford, Conn.

In a wager to revive canceled soaps "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," two Hollywood veterans are taking the 40-year-old dramas online, remaking them for lifelong fans and a younger audience.

Annabelle Bond

A British socialite is embroiled in a fight between an ex-Goldman exec and a hedge-fund millionaire over her child-support claims.

Mold? Struggle to Police Marijuana Production Fri, 26 Apr '13 | 10:24 AM ET

Months before legal sales of marijuana begin in Colorado and Washington, officials are struggling with rules to govern issues including "medibles," mold and production.

'Hand-to-Hand Combat' in Advertising: WPP CEO Fri, 26 Apr '13 | 5:49 AM ET

The CEO of the world's biggest advertising firm has warned the industry is facing sluggish growth and the firm is fighting a daily battle.

Bankers who behave recklessly would be jailed under a new law being considered by MPs and peers on the banking commission, whose final report is due next month. The FT reports.

Mortgage Fix Failing at 'Alarming Rate' Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 4:39 PM ET

The U.S. Treasury's mortgage bailout program is failing at an "alarming rate," a government watchdog found.

Michael Farr

The next leg up for stocks may only come if we see better prospects for top-line growth, argues one investment manager.

Millionaires Have Faith in Bull Market: Study Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 2:39 PM ET

A recent jump in investors' confidence has been driven by millionaires, while the merely rich remain unconvinced that the recent stock market rallies are real, a new survey said.

Hostess Twinkies

The classic Twinkie will hit store shelves nationally by late July, Hostess Brands told NBC News.

The New York Times building in New York City.

After an 11 percent decline in ad revenue, the New York Times CEO outlined his strategy to turn the company into a multi-platform, international content giant.

Michael Haigh, SocGen's head of commodities research and the man who called gold's collapse says stay short.

AR-15s Flying Off Shelves Amid Gun Control Fears Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 12:06 PM ET

The AR-15's use in the mass shootings in Newtown and Aurora has thrust it into the national spotlight, but just the threat of a ban has been a boon to its sales.

Hog Hunting With the AR-15     Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 12:00 PM ET

Many enthusiasts of the AR-15 rifle say it's great for hunting. CNBC tagged along on a feral hog hunt in Georgia.

What's America's Newest Taboo Subject? Don't Ask Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 11:07 AM ET

About 85 percent of Americans surveyed said their credit card debt is a taboo subject for conversation with strangers.

Global Slowdown Powers US Economy Higher Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 11:01 AM ET

A slumping global economy is depressing the prices for many products, saving U.S. businesses and consumers billions.

Twitter Trading: 8 Tweets That Moved Markets Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 9:50 AM ET

News that breaks on Twitter is now news that moves the markets, sometimes even when it's not news. Here's a look at some tweets that affected trading.

How Much Is Manhattan's Trinity Church Worth? Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 9:39 AM ET
Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan, New York.

A lawsuit has prompted the historic parish to offer an estimate of the value of its assets: more than $2 billion.

A large fire from two explosions on a fuel barge in Mobile, Alabama.

The explosions and fire, which critically injured three people, occurred across the Mobile River from where the Carnival Triumph is being repaired.

Gold will top $10,000, the stock market will tank, and U.S. bond yields will be anemic, Albert Edwards said in a trademark bearish report.

A bill to impose sales tax on Internet purchases took a step closer to being passed Wednesday. Your days of tax-free online shopping could be numbered. Now what?

Tim Cook

If you have something you would like to discuss with Apple CEO Tim Cook, this is your chance.

A driver backs his truck into a bay at a Waste Management trash processing facility in Cicero, Illinois.

Waste Management CEO David Steiner chats with CNBC about how his clients are going green and whether his company will be able to profit from recycling.

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