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  • Is Carnival's CEO Ready to Face Shareholders? Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 8:53 PM ET
    Mickey Arison, CEO Carnival Corp.

    It's a big week for Carnival cruise lines and CEO Micky Arison -- they have to face shareholders and Congress is breathing down their neck. Is Arison up to the task?

  • Warby Parker: Cool Glasses in a New Retail Store Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 2:51 PM ET
    Customers try on Warby Parker eyewear at the flagship store's grand opening in SOHO, New York.

    Hip start-up Warby Parker debuted its flagship, eyeglass store in New York City's SoHo neighborhood. Do online retailers need brick-and-mortar stores?

  • French Gangster Escapes From Prison Using Explosives Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 12:28 PM ET
    Members of Eris, a regional intervention unit  of the French penitentiary administration are at work in front of a door opened with explosives by an inmate, Redoine Faid, who managed to escape after holding five wardens hostage.

    One of France's most notorious criminals escaped from prison using explosives to blast his way through five security doors.

  • Struggling With Student Loans? Here's a Secret Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 10:11 AM ET

    Many people with student loans are struggling but here's what they don't realize: They may be leaving a lot of money on the table by not taking advantage of repayment options.

  • CEO Comes Out Swinging Against Regulator Complaint Saturday, 13 Apr 2013 | 8:41 PM ET

    The man at the center of a new financial scandal that could involve some NFL and NBA players came out swinging against a complaint from regulators.

  • Squeak Patrol: WD-40 Aims to Fix World's Problems Saturday, 13 Apr 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    WD-40 has been a staple in American households. Now, they aim to fix the world’s problems. "There's still lots of squeaks in China and lots of rust in Russia!" the CEO said.

  • How Robots Will Change Our Lives Saturday, 13 Apr 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    The robots are coming and their presence will eventually bridge the digital-physical divide, dramatically impacting human life, experts say.

  • Teen Golfer Changes the Face of Chinese Sport Saturday, 13 Apr 2013 | 4:13 AM ET
    Tianlang Guan of China plays during the second round of the 77th Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

    Chinese amateur teenage golfer Guan Tinglang's background is far from the typical rags-to-riches, product of a state sporting system story usually preferred by the Communist party. The FT reports.

  • Are Billionaires Just Smarter Than the Rest of Us? Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 8:21 PM ET

    A new study is turning the American dream on its head: Maybe it's not hard work that brings success and money. Maybe it's sheer brainpower.

  • Kudlow: GOP Should Say 'No' to Obama's Budget Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 5:11 PM ET
    President Barack Obama, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House with Jeffrey Zients, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB, in Washington, D.C.

    Larry Kudlow warns the GOP to stay away from the President's growth-busting budget proposal.

  • Billionaire Wins $12 Million in Fake Wine Suit Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 4:13 PM ET
    William Koch

    That'll give him something to wine about: A judge awarded a billionaire $12 million after a tech entrepreneur sold him vintage wine that turned out to be fake.

  • How to Tame Health-Care Costs in Retirement Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 3:54 PM ET

    Americans face sizable out-of-pocket medical costs when they retire and most have no idea of the magnitude. Here's how you can start preparing yourself.

  • What Obama Paid in Taxes in 2012     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 1:47 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks to guests during a visit to Argonne National Laboratory on March 15, 2013 in Argonne, Illinois.

    This just in: The president's tax returns! Take a peek at what the Obamas made in 2012 and what their tax rate was. Was it higher or lower than yours?

  • Ivy-League Degree Makes Mom More Likely to Stay Home Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    Moms who graduate from the best schools are among the least likely college grads to be working full-time—or at all—a new analysis of government data finds. NBCNews.com reports.

  • 'Walking Dead'? US Has Zombie Consumers: Analyst Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:28 PM ET
    "The Walking Dead"

    American consumers are like the walking dead, said leading economist Stephen Roach, adding they're just walking around "barely able to make ends meet."

  • Is Tiger Good for Golf? Not Everyone Thinks So Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:21 PM ET

    Tiger Woods has had no effect on the economics of golf, TaylorMade CEO Mark King told Jane Wells.

  • What's Holding Up City Home Prices? Boomers Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 11:32 AM ET
    A Chicago neighborhood.

    In a growing trend, Baby Boomers are ditching their suburban homes and moving into cities. Developers are working fast to cash in.

  • Starbucks Bean Counters Cut Supermarket Prices Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Starbucks is cutting the suggested retail price of its bagged coffee sold in supermarkets, following similar moves by competitors amid falling commodity costs.

  • 'Unpublish': The Continued Internet Controversy Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    Ever heard of the "unpublish"? It's a phenomenon peculiar to Internet journalism. It's basically taking down a story or video you've posted on your Web site.

  • Parents Kinda Stink at Teaching Kids About Money Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    Parents always want their children to succeed, but a survey from T. Rowe Price shows many parents are "unrealistically optimistic" about their children's financial future.