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Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett, famously slow to adopt new technology, has sent his first tweet.

San Francisco's homeowners, who pay some of the highest home prices in the country, took the highest average deduction, at $23,900.

A new map of who claims the mortgage interest tax deduction shows how the debate over ending it could pit renters against homeowners and rural areas against cities.

American Airlines Flagship check-in at JFK International Airport.

If you're a VIP, super-elite or international first class flier on American, an exclusive Flagship Check-In area opened for you on Wednesday at New York's JFK Airport.

This is the eighth year the grand-a-piece drinks are being offered at the Derby by bourbon maker Woodford Reserve.

Kentucky Derby: A Billionaire's Bonanza Thu, 2 May '13 | 11:48 AM ET

The truth is that huge money is everywhere at the Derby: from the $8,000 per ticket new luxury area called the "Mansion," to the $500 hats and $1,000 mint julep.

What do you do when the Pope tweets about rising unemployment in Europe, but the trillions of euros pumped into the financial system fail to get the economy going?

Ten Best States for Starting a Business Thu, 2 May '13 | 9:38 AM ET

Maryland and Colorado are among the states supportive of innovation, according to a report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois, home of the Cubs.

A plan to renovate 99-year-old Wrigley Field will be a 'great deal' for Chicago's economy, according to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts.

The retailer is trying to mend fences with customers after former CEO Ron Johnson's disastrous attempt at reinvention.

Here's Why Ashton Kutcher Buys Into Bitcoin Wed, 1 May '13 | 3:37 PM ET
Ashton Kutcher speaks at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013

The "bitcoin revolution" is here, and it offers an investing opportunity, Ashton Kutcher tells the TechCrunch Disrupt conference.

13-year-old quadruple amputee Michael Stolzenberg and his older brother are trying to raise $1 million for Boston bomb victims.

Laser beams and microwave dishes are the latest weapons in an arms race to shave milliseconds off dealing times in the shadowy world of high speed financial trading.

Equestrian Estates Are Back in the Saddle Wed, 1 May '13 | 12:59 PM ET
This Tuscan-style equestrian estate in Santa Barbara, Calif., is currently listed for $14.95 million. The 8,725-square-foot main residence is located on 10 acres with outstanding ocean views, and the stable is large enough to accommodate six horses.

From the rolling green pastures of Virginia to the palatial paddocks of California, equestrian estates are back in vogue.

Nevada has become the first state to legalize online poker play for residents of legal age. Many other states will follow suit if sites such as UltimatePoker.com prove successful.

Here's Why Pick-Up Truck Sales are Surging Wed, 1 May '13 | 12:01 PM ET
Chrysler RAM pick-up trucks sit on display at a dealership in Wake Forest, North Carolina, U.S.

Call this the long overdue Spring sales surge for the pick-up truck. It may not be sexy, but the importance for automakers and the U.S. economy cannot be overstated.

Adding the Costs of the Boston Bombings Wed, 1 May '13 | 11:37 AM ET

In a matter of moments, the Boston Marathon bombings inflicted as much as $333 million in damage to the local economy. Here's a breakdown.

A passenger on Jet Blue Airways checks his cell phone before he disembarks at the Long Beach, California airport.

Hotels, airports and airlines are struggling to meet traveler demand for Wi-Fi. But with networks overloaded and passengers frustrated, how much will fliers pay to log on?

"The Plateau Effect: Getting From Stuck to Success" explores what causes people to "get used" to things and quit striving to max their potential and happiness.

Steps to avoid a big retirement tax hit Wed, 1 May '13 | 10:40 AM ET

Big tax changes this year will force many top earners to pay closer attention to the tax treatment of their investments, including retirement accounts.

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett may be on safari for major acquisitions, which he likes to call elephants, but shareholders may wonder if his Berkshire Hathaway has become the biggest elephant in the room.

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

CNBC's Larry Kudlow lists his choices who should replace Bernanke as Federal Reserve Chairman.

Jason Collins becomes the first openly gay athlete currently playing professional sports in the U.S.

When Jason Collins stepped out of the closet, he opened the door to marketing opportunities that go with the fame of doing something first, sports marketing experts said Tuesday.

Record low interest rates, cold hard cash on balance sheets and Mexico are among the themes at the Milken Institute Global Conference.

A 9-year old kid in India was videotaped driving a Ferrari F430 like this one featured, creating an uproar over India's super-rich.

The sight of a third-grader driving a $200,000 sports car in a country with crippling poverty has touched off a new round of controversy in the East over the new class of the super-rich, and the dangers of wealth gone wild.

Buffalo Wild Wings is launching a new craft beer, Game Changer, in collaboration with Redhook Brewing. The beer is designed to pair with the company's wings.

Going Green on the Frontlines of the Economy Tue, 30 Apr '13 | 8:52 AM ET

To celebrate Earth Week, we asked members of our exclusive Young Presidents' Organization Chief Executive Network to tell us how their companies go green.

George Soros

Billionaire investor George Soros has struck back for distorting his arguments on Germany's role in the euro zone.

Girl Scouts: Big Business for Little Cookies Tue, 30 Apr '13 | 12:00 AM ET
The Girl Scouts did brisk business, setting up shop in locations around Midtown Manhattan.

Don't let America's youngest sales force fool you. This year Girl Scout cookie sales are on pace to set yet another record, rivaling Oreos and Chips Ahoy.

Signs of Another Tech Bubble: VC Mon, 29 Apr '13 | 5:28 PM ET

One venture capitalist notes that today’s young tech entrepreneurs weren't working during the last crash—a blessing and a curse.

Officer, I Can Explain! My GPS Made Me Do It Mon, 29 Apr '13 | 2:33 PM ET

There's some primal panic that happens when we get pulled over by police that causes a scramble for excuses—anything to get out of it! Here are the top excuses we make.