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  • 7 Companies Twitter May Want to Acquire for Its Birthday Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    Twitter, which now has more than 200 million users, turns 7 years old today. To celebrate, we've compiled seven companies the social media giant may want to gift itself.

  • Allow Bad Cyprus Banks to Fail: Banking Expert Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 10:15 AM ET
    Cypriots line up at the ATM to withdraw their savings in the midst of the banking crisis in Nicosia, Cyprus.

    Cash-strapped banks in Cyprus should be restructured, banking expert Adam Lerrick of the American Enterprise Institute told CNBC.

  • Chelsea Clinton: my life has never been an enigma Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 9:47 AM ET

    Constantly in the public eye since her birth, Chelsea Clinton has traditionally shied away from the media, yet she opens up for the CNBC Meets profile on her father.

  • 'London Whale' Not End of Big US Banks: Volcker Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 8:44 PM ET

    The "London Whale" risky trades involving JPMorgan is not going to spell the end of big American banks, according to Paul Volcker, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Starbucks Taking a Cue From the Wine Industry: CEO Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 6:04 PM ET

    Starbucks is taking a cue from the wine industry to create rare high-quality coffees to further separate itself, CEO Howard Schultz said.

  • CVS to Workers: Tell Us What You Weigh or It'll Cost You Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 3:33 PM ET

    CVS warned employees who use the company’s health insurance plan to report to a doctor for an annual WebMD Wellness Review and reveal their weight by May 1 or pay a monthly $50 penalty.

  • Payback? Cybersecurity Firm Says It Is Under Attack Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 2:34 PM ET

    Mandiant, the cybersecurity firm that in February released a ground-breaking report detailing the suspected activities of a Chinese military hacking unit, told CNBC it is suffering the consequences of going public.

  • Hooters Girls Throw Spring Training a Curveball Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 1:40 PM ET
    Hooters ballgirl at a Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training game interferes with play against the Tampa Bay Rays.

    Hooters girls drafted to man the sidelines during spring training are throwing the game a curveball. Over the last two weeks, there have been several errors, as some Hooters girls attempted to "wing" it playing America's pastime.

  • 10 Innovators Leading the Charge for Change Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 1:38 PM ET

    Meet 10 innovators who are pushing their industries forward. Some of the names are familiar. Some you've probably never heard before (and may not hear again), but all of them are working to improve fields that have an impact on most of us.

  • Mojang Follows Up 'Minecraft' With 'Scrolls' Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    As Mojang, the maker of the popular videogame "Minecraft," gets ready to release the beta version of its next game "Scrolls" at the end of April, it is targeting a different type of gamer.

  • Next Revolution Will Be Printing in 3-D: Expert Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 12:01 PM ET
    A host explains various objects created from molten plastic and a MakerBot 3-D printer at the 2013 CeBIT technology trade fair.

    We are standing at the cusp of a computing and industrial revolution with the use of three-dimensional printers, said a Washington insider.

  • Kitchen 'Jewelry' Boosts Profits: Williams-Sonoma CEO Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 10:46 AM ET

    A "strong holiday lineup" of new products propelled Williams-Sonoma to better-than-expected quarterly earnings, company CEO Laura Alber told CNBC.

  • Low Fed Rates 'Akin to Price-Fixing': JPM Strategist Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 10:17 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve's near-zero interest rate policy is hurting savers and keeping a lid on consumer spending, David Kelly, chief global strategist at JPMorgan Funds, told CNBC.

  • Cyprus 'Blackmailed' by EU: Former Cypriot Official Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 8:39 AM ET
    Cypriot security guards stand outside the parliament building in Nicosia.

    The EU strong-armed the government of Cyprus to shut down its financial system, Athanasios Orphanides, former governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus, told CNBC.

  • Warning! China Stocks May See Double-Digit Drop Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 11:46 PM ET

    Chinese stocks are headed for a correction of up to 15 percent in the next two months, one technical analyst says.

  • What the IRS Doesn't Want You to Know About Audits Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 8:01 PM ET
    The IRS building in Washington, D.C.

    As if audits aren't painful enough -- there's a lot the IRS won't tell you. Check out these tips from a former IRS agent.

  • Movie memorabilia that cleaned up at auctions Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 4:29 PM ET

    From "Saturday Night Fever" to "Star Wars," here is some movie memorabilia that cleaned up at auction.

  • Aetna CEO: Slashing Health Costs With Workplace Yoga Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 4:02 PM ET

    After a near-death experience while skiing, Aetna CEO introduced yoga and mindfulness to the workplace to reduce stress. Is a similar move right for your office?

  • US Doesn't Need an Oil Reserve--Get Rid of It: Pickens Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 3:49 PM ET
    Boone Pickens, Chairman, BP Capital Management

    "Tell me the case where you need it?," T. Boone Pickens said of the US's strategic petroleum reserve. Getting rid of it would save the country "one heck of a lot of money," he said.

  • Mary Ann Bartels, head of technical and market analysis at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, comments on momentum for a stock market rally, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.