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  • 5 Surprises Your Retirement Plan Needs to Survive Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    You're just two years away from the big day, then, boom! Why financial advisers say Plan B should always be part of your retirement thinking.

  • Citi Claims with Nasdaq for Facebook IPO: Sources Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 11:21 AM ET

    Citi filed a claim with Nasdaq for losses associated with Facebook's glitch-plagued IPO last May, according to sources.

  • Bitcoin Surges Past $200; Where to Next? Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    The digital currency bitcoin continued its surge on Tuesday crossing $200, more than doubling in value in just over one week.

  • Thatcher's Stock Market Boom Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 9:03 AM ET

    U.K. stocks performed better during Margaret Thatcher's tenure compared to any other period of time over the last 50 years.

  • Krugman Takes on Thatcher Legacy as Debate Rages Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 6:52 AM ET

    New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has entered the tense debate on Thatcher's legacy and already drawn the ire of HSBC's chief economist.

  • Slovenia Faces 'Severe Banking Crisis': OECD Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    Slovenia is heading toward a severe banking crisis and a deep recession despite recent reforms, according to the OECD.

  • France Faces 'Devastating Scandal' as Economy Stalls Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 3:11 AM ET

    France's economy is at near-stall speed, trade and budget deficits widened last month and the country is embroiled in increasing political uncertainty.

  • Earnings Season Kicks Off, Slow Growth Expected Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 5:48 PM ET

    Most sources are expecting a slow earnings period. The real question is how much of this is priced into the market and whether a slow earnings period be the excuse some investors have been looking for to sell into this historic rally.

  • Ask the Car Chasers: Don't get gouged at the garage Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 2:49 PM ET

    For those who not mechanically inclined, having an issue pop up with their car can be a daunting process, and can become downright miserable as they search for the right mechanic.

  • United States, Japan Now Money Printing Allies Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 2:45 PM ET

    U.S. markets, particularly the riskiest areas of investment, are likely to benefit at least near term from the latest entrant to the central bank money-printing arena: Japan.

  • Here's How to Get What You Really Want Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 2:32 PM ET

    How do you communicate expectations? Here's how to be clear of what you expect from your employees.

  • Where the Mega-Homebuyers Are: 10 Top ZIP Codes Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 1:47 PM ET

    Which ZIP codes were home to the priciest home sales? A new report takes a look.

  • Cyber Terrorism and the Innovation Gap Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    Existing security models and defensive technologies have not kept pace with the innovation of the attackers and the return on investment from traditional firewalls and anti-virus is rapidly decreasing.

  • Google Glass Won't Be Welcome Everywhere Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 1:31 PM ET
    An employee wearing a pair of Google Glass

    Google Glass may well be the final step before human-machine interaction moves under our skin, but judging from our early look, it won't be welcome in lots of places, NBC reports.

  • Texting and Driving? Daydreaming's More Dangerous Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    Apparently, you are five times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash because you were "lost in thought" than if you were distracted by the use of some electronic device, according to new research. NBC reports.

  • How to Prepare for a Spring Swoon in Stocks Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 12:48 PM ET

    This week marks the official start of earnings season, during which companies will try to impress investors with their ability to generate profits. It may not be so easy this time around.

  • McDonald's to Chipotle: Secret menus decoded Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Ever do a double take when the person in front of you asks for a McDonald's Monster Mac or Chipotle Quesarito? Check out these not-so-secret menu items.

  • As Marijuana Goes Legit, Investors Rush In Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 11:34 AM ET

    The legalization of marijuana for personal consumption in some states has entrepreneurs focusing the economic future of the market.

  • The environmental impact of "fracking," the drilling technology largely responsible for America's boom in oil and gas production, are hotly contested. Consequences like water contamination have been established, but often it is not clear if they were directly caused by fracking or the result of sloppy drilling practices.

  • Stock Crash Likely If Rally Continues: Marc Faber Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 9:22 AM ET
    Marc Faber

    The US stock market is overbought, and any more near-term gains portend big trouble, "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report" publisher Marc Faber told CNBC.