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  • Where Are the Jobs? Don't Expect Much This Year Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    CFOs expect to see a modest improvement in the economy over the next six months but not much of a dent in employment. Read the full results of the CNBC Global CFO Council.

  • First Voice-Activated Flight Search App Unveiled Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 1:49 PM ET
    CheapAir's voice activated flight search app.

    CheapAir.com released the first-ever app allowing users to search for flights by simply speaking their request into an iPhone or iPad.

  • What Would You Do to Avoid Paying the Bills? Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    It's getting close to the end of the month. Time to break out the checkbook (anyone still have one of those?) and pay the bills. It turns out some people really will do anything to avoid paying the bills.

  • 3 Signs That Municipal Bonds Could Be in Trouble Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    March has seen a fairly brisk exodus from municipal bonds in what could be the first signs that investors are beginning to worry about fixed income.

  • T-Mobile USA Finally Gets the iPhone Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    T-Mobile USA will start selling Apple Inc's iPhone on April 12, making it the last of the national U.S. operators to sell the device.

  • Warren Buffett Shows His Love for Goldman Sachs Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will become one of the biggest shareholders of Goldman Sachs.

  • Caveat Emptor: Just Looking Could Cost Big Bucks Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    Just browsing? That'll cost you at some retailers. These fees are the latest company tactic in the fights against counterfeiting and "showrooming."

  • World's Most Expensive Penthouse? Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 12:54 PM ET
    One of the designs for a penthouse at the Tour Odeon in Monaco.

    Here's one sign of a global housing recovery: Every month seems to bring a new "world's most expensive" listing or sale. This month's offering is the penthouse of the Tour Odeon in Monaco.

  • The Robot Reality: Service Jobs Are Next to Go Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 12:39 PM ET
    President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sample matza bread offered to them by small robots during a tour of a technology exposition at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.

    "When machines and robots start taking over service sector jobs, that's when we'll really start to notice," says one author. The Fiscal Times Reports.

  • Facebook is Watching You...And Not Just on Facebook Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 3:05 AM ET

    In shaping its targeted advertising strategy, Facebook is tapping into outside sources of data to learn even more about Facebook users, the NYT reports.

  • How to spot a fake: Furniture Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    Antique furniture is one of the most faked types of items. It could be a reproduction or you might have a partial original with newer additions. How can a collector tell? CNBC "Treasure Detectives" host Curtis Dowling goes over some tips.

  • Mike Walker, inventor of the Remington 700 trigger mechanism.

    Firearms engineer Merle "Mike" Walker, who patented a wildly successful but controversial trigger mechanism forbolt-action rifles and repeatedly proposed ways to make it safer, has died in a North Carolina hospice at age 101.

  • UPenn Entrepreneurs Remake Online Customer Service Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 11:33 AM ET

    From Airtime to Firefly, meet the three UPenn entrepreneurs behind two software startups that are changing how smaller companies do business online.

  • Buy Now, Move in Later: Rent Your Old Age Home Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 11:06 AM ET
    Retirement village in Florida.

    Retirement communities aren't just for the retired anymore. They are luring in younger buyers who see an investment opportunity.

  • Luring Young Web Warriors Is a Priority--and a Game Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, is looking for her own hackers — 600, the agency estimates.

  • SEC OK's Nasdaq Payback for Botched Facebook IPO Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 8:12 AM ET

    Regulators have given Nasdaq the go-ahead to compensate investors for Facebook's botched 2012 initial public offering, sources told CNBC.

  • Boomers Feeling (Slightly) More Secure Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 7:26 AM ET

    A new survey finds Boomers' fears about finances have abated, with nearly a quarter of them feeling more secure than they did 12 months ago.

  • The Louisville Cardinals celebrate after winning against Syracuse during the final of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament in March 2013.

    This year's top overall seed is the University of Louisville. They also happen to be number one in another aspect of college basketball: money.

  • Coupon Use Plummets as Companies Tighten Belts Saturday, 23 Mar 2013 | 2:39 PM ET
    A woman sorts through coupons while shopping in California, Md.

    After reaching fever pitch during the cash-strapped economic downturn, coupon usage appears to be waning, but not for lack of consumer interest, according to a new report.

  • JPMorgan 'Whale' Traders Probe Advances Saturday, 23 Mar 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    The Justice Department is in advanced stages of an investigation into whether former JPMorgan traders tried to hide losses from the infamous "whale" trade.

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