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Contemporary Art Sales Could Top 'Old Masters' Sun, 12 May '13 | 12:11 PM ET

The world's largest auction houses will host "blockbuster" sales of contemporary art this week, as buyers' tastes shift away from pre-19th century "Old Masters", a fine art expert told CNBC.

There's a burgeoning digital content market for a generation that's taking to iPads before they can walk.

How one 'mompreneur' turned $500 into millions Sun, 12 May '13 | 10:48 AM ET

Kendra Scott, a panelist on CNBC Prime’s "Crowd Rules," shares how she turned $500 into a multimillion-dollar jewelry empire that spans the globe.

Stuck: When Moms Can't Afford to Work Sun, 12 May '13 | 6:46 AM ET

You might think that being a stay-at-home mom is a choice. In fact, many moms are staying at home with their kids because they can't afford to work.

Stella Artois Hops on the Cider Bandwagon Sat, 11 May '13 | 11:11 AM ET

The Stella Artois family is getting larger. But this time around you can the leave the beer chalice on the shelf. The new addition is a cider.

Class of 2013: Overqualified and Underprepared Sat, 11 May '13 | 10:53 AM ET
Students from Baruch College in New York City.

A new study finds that many graduates feel overqualified yet underprepared to make the transition from school to work.

Next 'Star Wars' Film to Be Made in Britain Sat, 11 May '13 | 6:06 AM ET
Star Wars Stormtroopers pose for photographers in a queue at Legoland in Windsor west of London. The next Star Wars film is slated to be filmed in the U.K.

The force is coming to Britain. George Osborne, the U.K. finance minister announced on Friday that the next "Star Wars" film will be made in the country.

A still from The Great Gatsby film showing off Tiffany's Great Gatsby Collection Savoy Headpiece.

Inspired by the glitz and glamour of the 1920s, several retailers are launching Great Gatsby-themed lines.

A study found that nearly half of mothers think their children are unprepared to get a job or save. This could be due to the lack of financial literacy, a study finds.

Where the Summer Job Market Is Heating Up Fri, 10 May '13 | 2:57 PM ET

The summer job market looks relatively sunny, including for young entrepreneurs. But teen job seekers will be competing with older workers for seasonal slots.

Mansion Price Cuts in Gatsby Country Fri, 10 May '13 | 2:24 PM ET
Scene from "The Great Gatsby."

In Jay Gatsby's time, the mansions along Long Island's Gold Coast were famous for their excess and price tags. Now, they're more famous for their price cuts.

The Solar Power Paradox: Boom, Bust or Both? Fri, 10 May '13 | 2:06 PM ET

Growing market, falling revenues. The price decline that has hurt European panel makers has helped sustain demand in the face of Chinese competition and disappearing subsidies.

Business ownership benefit communities, according to our guest bloggers. That's why two groups are launching more access to capital to more women this Mother's Day.

Hooters Offers Moms Free Food on Mother's Day Fri, 10 May '13 | 10:30 AM ET

Hoping to attract female customers, the chain is hoping to lure mothers by offering free entrees for mothers. Would you take your mom to Hooters for Mother's Day?

10 Hardware Companies Hot With VCs Fri, 10 May '13 | 8:38 AM ET

While hardware companies were once considered too risky to invest in, advancements in technology have made the space much more appealing.

MouseHouse Winner of 2012 New Venture Challenge

Colleges are beefing up business competitions for students. These contests are key to meeting investors and mentors. Success stories include GrubHub. What's the next, hot company?

The network of thieves who drained ATMs around the world of $45 million in mere hours sent ripples through the security world, raising fears more thefts may be in store.

Asia's Richest Entrepreneurs Fri, 10 May '13 | 12:00 AM ET

We look at Asia's 10 richest first-generation businessmen. Find out who these self-made billionaires are and how they made their money.

Colleges are using merit-based aid to lure wealthier students who can afford rising tuition and fees while low-income students are increasingly bypassed, according to a study.

Look Out Netflix, Amazon—Here Comes YouTube Thu, 9 May '13 | 5:17 PM ET

After months of speculation YouTube is unveiling subscription services for its YouTube channels, as it looks to cash in on the 1 billion users per month, beyond advertising.

Barney Frank

Once a strong supporter of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, former Congressman Barney Frank now says they should be abolished.

The cell hacked into credit card processors to steal MasterCard debit card data, which it used to make about 36,000 transactions over 10 hours, the Justice Department said.

A senior citizen works as a sales associate at Home Depot in the lumber department.

A rising population of working seniors will bring stronger economic growth if companies can retool to accommodate an older workforce, the Fiscal Times reports.

Ashley Madison's new Black Book app.

For better or for worse (probably for worse), cheating on your spouse just got a little easier.

Ready for Mother's Day? Fuhgeddaboudit! Thu, 9 May '13 | 11:42 AM ET

Don't worry if you forget Mom's gift this Mother's Day. Nearly one in three moms only pretends to like what you get her, a survey says.

Under Obamacare, employers offering more generous benefits to highly paid workers could face fines of $100 a day for every worker who doesn't get the perks, up to $500,000.

Teammates assist J.A. Happ after he was hit by a line drive on Tuesday.

Toronto Blue Jay pitcher J.A. Happ's skull fracture from a line drive to the head raises questions about protective gear for baseball. Here are some available products.

Hardware startups are on the rise and are getting serious attention from venture capitalists looking to place bets.

Manchester United, the world's second most valuable soccer club, has appointed David Moyes as the club's manager, following the retirement of Alex Ferguson.

Tesla Model S

Consumer Reports, the independent firm which rates new cars and trucks, says the Tesla Model S performs better, or at least as well as, any other vehicle CR has ever driven.