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  • 'Frustrated' Madoff Now Second-Guessing His Guilty Plea Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 4:41 PM ET

    Bernie Madoff says he is frustrated. Writing to CNBC from the federal prison where he is serving a life sentence for his epic fraud, Madoff said he is not getting credit for what he calls his "instrumental" role in returning money to his victims.

  • Russian Billionaire's Mega-Yacht Makes Waves in NYC Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    'Eclipse' owned by Russian businessman Roman Abramovitch.

    Mystery surrounded the appearance of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich's 533-foot yacht, Eclipse, at a berth in mid-town Manhattan.

  • Could Delayed Tax Refunds Cause Spending 'Collapse'? Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    Tax refunds are running $26 billion behind where they were this time last year and one economist fears the delay could shave 0.2% off of consumer spending in the first quarter.

  • Protesters Dislike Zuckerberg Fundraiser for Christie Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:15 PM ET
    Protesters chant outside Mark Zuckerberg's Silicon Valley home, where he hosted a fundraiser for Gov. Chris Christie.

    About 40 protesters showed up at Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's home where he was hosting a fundraiser for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christi.

  • New American Airlines Means 'Big 4' Control US Skies Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    Once the merger of U.S. Airways and American Airlines is completed 87 percent of the commercial flights in America will be flown by the four biggest carriers.

  • Switzerland, US Sign Pact to Crack Down on Tax Evasion Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 12:28 PM ET

    Advancing a U.S. crackdown on tax evasion by Americans, the U.S. Treasury Department said Switzerland and the United States have signed a pact to make Swiss banks disclose more information about U.S. account holders.

  • Madoff's Emails From Jail     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the emails Bernie Madoff has written from jail, including his feeling that he should have pleaded not guilty. As remorseful as he is, Madoff says, he is comforted by the fact that he helped his customers recover their original investment principal.

  • Married Entrepreneurs Get Less Bedroom Satisfaction Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    Entrepreneurs said their sex life improved a mere one percent after starting small businesses. Would you mix love and marriage with business?

  • Russia: Don't Compete Through Currencies Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:16 AM ET

    Russia fueled the G-20 currency war debate when the Russian finance minister criticized countries that are trying to stimulate their economies through currency devaluation.

  • Brace for a Brutal Year for CEOs: Salzman Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:12 AM ET

    It's no longer possible to justify poor performance by pointing out that you're not doing any worse than anyone else.

  • Why Marrieds Tend to Be Richer: It's Complicated Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 9:02 AM ET

    Marriage confers the benefits of division of labor and economies of scale on everything from washing machines to health insurance. But it's not just about living under the same roof.

  • Record 401(k) Balances—How Does Yours Compare? Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 6:44 AM ET

    Employee 401(k) accounts are jumping to record levels thanks to the surging stock market and increased contributions from workers and their employers.

  • Four Ways to Make Your Tax Refund Pay You Back Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 2:17 PM ET

    For the nearly half of Americans expecting a refund on their taxes this year, four ideas for maximizing the money that's coming back.

  • Cooperman Sells Apple, Buys Facebook Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 1:27 PM ET
    Leon Cooperman, chairman and chief executive officer of Omega Advisors Inc.

    Leon Cooperman liquidated his Apple stock and purchased Facebook, according to a 13F filing. Is it time to buy Apple?

  • Zell: US Borders Not a Problem Because 'Jobs Aren't Here' Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 12:54 PM ET

    America should not worry too much about the border because nobody's coming anymore, entrepreneur Sam Zell told CNBC.

  • Why This Metal's Rally Is Good for Stocks: Pro Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 12:10 PM ET

    To pro trader Jim Iuorio, the correlation between this metal and the stock market is undeniable.

  • Celebrating the Year of the Snake With a $500 Dinner Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 11:39 AM ET

    A private dining room inside the Bellagio in Las Vegas has been transformed into the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. Later this week, the casino resort will be hosting Chinese New Year dinners here for $500 a plate.

  • Mortgage Mess Still Mires US Housing Recovery Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 11:17 AM ET

    President Obama says he wants more Americans to be able to save money by refinancing their mortgages. The trouble is that mortgage rates are rising.

  • How Romanian Workhorses Reach the Dinner Plate Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 11:02 AM ET

    In tough times poverty stricken rural Romanian farm owners sell their old workhorses to slaughterhouses to make a little extra cash, and begin a process whereby horsemeat winds up on the dinner table.

  • Brace for G-7 Currency Confusion: El-Erian Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    G-7 officials issued a currency statement, "clarified" it and then criticized the clarification! Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian says prepare for more confusion.

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