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  • Workers at Chivas Brothers plant in Scotland have accidentally flushed thousands of gallons of the company's Scotch down the drain.

  • We've Seen This 'Sequester' Movie Before Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 12:29 PM ET

    All of Washington, and most of us, are focused on the automatic spending cuts which went into effect today. These cuts have been described as repeatedly as "draconian," yet history tells a different tale, writes this contributor.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    With such a record of failure on long-term policy initiatives, it is no wonder that Congress is skeptical of the Fed's ability to unwind its aggressive monetary policy, writes this contributor.

  • 10 Ways to Turn Around Groupon Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    Groupon fired CEO Andrew Mason on Thursday afternoon. Mason said he's leaving because he's become a distraction for the company as it continues its turnaround. But how can it turn itself around? TheStreet.com reports.

  • Europeans Want to See Gain Before More Pain: Blair Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 11:19 AM ET

    There's anxiety across Europe that the mix of economic-stabilization policies are not getting the job done, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair told CNBC.

  • On the day mandatory budget cuts are to begin, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday that market fears about Washington's gridlock are overblown.

  • Investor: British Basketball Wants Your Money Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 8:51 AM ET
    Dan Clark of the Standard Life Great Britain Basketball team.

    Basketball in Great Britain is apparently growing. The British Basketball Association is putting on a full court press to entice investors for a new pro league.

  • Groupon's Fired CEO Mason: The High and Lowlights Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 3:34 AM ET
    Andrew Mason, former CEO of Groupon Inc.

    Andrew Mason signed off from the company he founded in his usual style: unconventional, colorful, full of humor and more than a little wacky.

  • Girls Gone Wild Goes Bankrupt Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 4:46 PM ET
    Athena Lundberg, Kerry Waters and Jade Evans during The Girls Gone Wild Halftime Games at Girls Gone Wild Island.

    "Girls Gone Wild" is now "Girls Gone Bankrupt." Whoa! What does this mean? John Carney breaks it down.

  • Facebook to Acquire Microsoft's Atlas Solutions Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    Facebook announced on Thursday it plans to acquire the Atlas Advertiser Suite from Microsoft. The company didn't reveal a price tag, but sources tell me Facebook is paying in the ballpark of $100 million.

  • Billionaire Population Hits 1,453—Or Maybe 4,000 Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    Guessing the number of billionaires in the world (or even in a single country) is just that -- a guessing game. But it's a highly profitable and increasingly popular one.

  • United Allows Fliers to Zip Through Security for $9 Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    United Airlines Premier Access

    Opening the door for more elite fliers to rub elbows with the masses, all United passengers can now buy priority check-in, security and boarding starting at $9. So what's the point of elite-level miles and perks?

  • Pro: These Levels Matter the Most for Stocks     Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 1:02 PM ET

    Jeff DeGraaf of Renassance Macro Research reveals the key technical levels for equities, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Nigeria, Dubai, Iceland: All Better Bets Than US Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 12:47 PM ET
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Investors who have done well buying U.S. stocks this year could be doing even better with Nigeria.

  • 'Endless' Love? Smaller, Cheaper Plates at Olive Garden Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 12:05 PM ET

    New management has big changes in store for the casual dining chain, which touts family-style Italian food and has struggled with declining sales. Among Olive Garden's changes: smaller plates, cheaper items and lower-calorie meals.

  • Shifting Gears to Woo a Cautious Consumer Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    The American paycheck's not the only thing that's shrinking as big business thinks of creative ways — from smaller packages to deep price cuts — to capture the hesitant consumer's dollar amid signs of weak sales.

  • Fortress' Novogratz 'Wrestles' With Olympic Committee Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 11:40 AM ET
    Greco-Roman Wrestling

    Takedown! This guy says the Olympic committee vote to give wrestling the boot will be overturned.

  • Cramer: JC Penney 'Is in a True Tailspin' Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 10:09 AM ET

    After J.C. Penney posted a larger-than-expected fourth quarter loss, CNBC's Jim Cramer asks how long CEO Ron Johnson can keep his job.

  • Calls for ending the mortgage interest deduction are circling through Washington. Proponents of the deduction say they're prepared to fight to the bitter end.

  • How the Pope's Retirement Package Compares to Yours Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 7:51 AM ET
    Pope Benedict XVI, on his retirement day Thursday.

    Pope Benedict XVI's retirement package – the first the Vatican has offered in almost 600 years – is a sweet deal by the average American senior's standards.

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