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Diamond manufacturing is a dwindling trade in Israel. The country has one of the world's hottest diamond exchanges, but polishers and cutters of the precious stones have been replaced by cheaper workers in newer hubs like India and China.
Jim Cramer has some experience wrestling with difficult dogs - of the Dow, that is. Following are his insights.
Richard Kovacevich, former chairman & CEO of Wells Fargo, sizes up the "fiscal cliff" agreement and what we have to look forward in the debt ceiling debate. "I'm stunned and shocked that basically, nothing has been done," he says.
The Justice Department has reached a $1.4 billion settlement with Transocean Ltd., the owner of the rig that sank after an explosion killed 11 workers and spawned the massive 2010 oil spill.
CNBC's Kate Kelly examines the 34% run-up in lumber futures from the roots - on the ground in Athol, ID.
When the dragon Smaug captures the dwarven mine in the Hobbit, is the primarily a monetary shock or a supply shock?
A look ahead at key trends to watch—from the rise of cannabis businesses to the mounting pressure on digital deal platforms. With a fiscal deal signed, is the uncertainty finally over?
Fears of tax hikes in 2013 sent sales of high-end Manhattan properties soaring.
The eleventh hour deal reached to avert the fiscal cliff in the U.S. merely masks the bleak long-term outlook for the country, Nouriel Roubini said in an opinion piece published in the Financial Times newspaper on Thursday.
Despite its well-publicized cutoff at incomes of $400,000 and up, the fiscal cliff deal could increase taxes on people making less.
What are the most stressful jobs? Here is CareerCast.com's list for 2013. Click ahead to see if yours is on the list.
It’s easy to see why thieves might target an electronics store, but sometimes they steal items of unknown or dubious value, that range from the confusing to the downright bizarre.
Retail sales reports from a handful of retailers on Thursday will provide another peek at holiday spending and help gauge how consumer spending is shaping up. But the expected dour reports may not foreshadow a poor 2013 for retailers.
Bonds may lose altitude in 2013, lagging stocks and other asset classes as a long-term bull market starts to wane.
2012 will go down in the record books as a good year for investors. But to give us more insight into what might lie ahead, perhaps it's better to delve into the world of the IPO market.
Jane Wells takes a look at the federal budget numbers like it's your household.
Anheuser-Busch InBev is stealing a page from its own playbook with Beck's Sapphire, a pilsner-style brew that woos younger adults with is upscale image.
A patch to stop the reimbursement cuts to doctors who treat Medicare patients included in the "cliff" deal doesn’t address patient disengagement from the health care process, Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush told CNBC on Wednesday.
Now that there's a "Cliff" deal, the housing market is on firmer ground today, and here's why.
Just in case you were under the impression that the fiscal cliff debates were carried out with a high level of respect and intellectualism, check out how nasty things got on Friday.