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  • Virgin Australia "Lie-Flat Business Class Seats"

    More carriers are offering new, luxury amenities to lure deep-pocketed fliers. Delta, for example, is adding plush, Westin-branded "Heavenly Bedding." Duvet, anyone?

  • Why Markets Will Be Paying More Attention to CFOs Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 2:50 PM ET

    If you want to know how important the role chief financial officer will be playing in the corporate and investing worlds, look no further than Apple.

  • Corporate America: Tax Me If You Can Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:57 PM ET

    The American corporate tax system is a paradox. Comprehensive corporate tax reform sounds good politically, but is difficult to do in practice.

  • Behind the Scenes at the Oscars Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:18 PM ET
    Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, and George Clooney, winners of the Best Picture award for 'Argo,' pose in the press room during the Oscars.

    I was lucky to attend the Oscars on Sunday night and there were a number of details that surprised me about the in-person experience. Here are a few.

  • Italy Deadlock Ripples Through Europe Markets Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:11 PM ET
    Beppe Grillo, leader of the Movimento 5 Stelle, Five Star Movement

    World markets turned volatile on Monday, with fears of a hung parliament in Italy rippling across the globe, as the outcome of its general election remained highly uncertain.

  • Can Mid-Sized Companies Forecast Recession's End? Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 12:50 PM ET
    Composite Horizons, provider of advanced aerospace composites

    Corporations, small businesses, and startups grab the headlines – but middle-sized companies drive the economy.

  • The documentary "Inocente" won an Oscar Sunday for best documentary short, making it the first film funded by Kickstarter to take home the prestigious award.

  • Sequester Cuts Will Hurt the US: Kyle Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 11:28 AM ET

    One thing should be made clear - We should have a stimulus, not a cut says this professor.

  • Wealthy Chinese Shift Their Luxury Buying Overseas Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 11:10 AM ET
    Harrods, London

    Wealthy Chinese are buying more luxury goods — just not at home. Here's where they're spending their money.

  • 2013 The Year of M&A? Beating the Odds of Failure Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 10:39 AM ET

    Experts have recently reported a distressing level of M&A failure, citing failure rates as high as 90%. So how can a leader contemplating a deal beat the failure odds? These authors have a plan.

  • 'Coupon Indicator' Points to a Stressed Consumer Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 10:21 AM ET

    Consumers could be foreshadowing a new recession. Coupons.com releasing its Internet Coupon Index exclusively to CNBC. It shows a spike in coupon offers and demand that hasn't been seen since just before the 2007 recession.

  • Here's What Could Put the Brakes on Market Rally Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 10:13 AM ET

    There are a few triggers that could put the brakes on the stock market's bull run but investors hoping for a significant pullback to get in may have to wait.

  • 'Argo' Storms to Oscar Victory on Night of Surprises Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 12:27 AM ET
    Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, and George Clooney, winners of the Best Picture award for 'Argo,' pose in the press room during the Oscars.

    "Argo" stormed to Best Picture victory at the Oscars on a night that ended in disappointment for frontrunner "Lincoln" and handed the most overall wins - four - to "Life of Pi."

  • Scenes From the Inaugural Lingerie Fashion Week Sunday, 24 Feb 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    Showcasing the latest in the big business of skimpy, several designers hit the runway during the inaugural Lingerie Fashion Week.

  • Which Tax Deductions Are Most Likely to Go? Sunday, 24 Feb 2013 | 11:19 AM ET

    Some tax loopholes and deductions are under immediate scrutiny in efforts to cut the deficit and raise revenues. But questions remain on whether closing or reducing deductions will raise revenues and make the tax code fairer.

  • Top 10 Universities for Billionaire Alumni Saturday, 23 Feb 2013 | 2:56 PM ET

    Looking for the best return on your college investment? Here's a fun list: The top 10 universities for producing billionaires -- and some of their famous alum.

  • UK Suffers Blow, Pound Under New Pressure Saturday, 23 Feb 2013 | 8:17 AM ET

    Moody's downgrade is a blow to the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, who has stuck to his plan to reduce government spending in the face of slowing economic growth.

  • Marissa Mayer

    Looks like Yahoo employees who normally work remotely won't be for much longer. CEO Marissa Mayer is making all remote employees now report to Yahoo offices, according to a report.

  • Cars You’ll Never Drive Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 4:37 PM ET

    Some concept cars never became production models, and they're holy grails for certain collectors. Read our list of 10 cars that never made it to the showroom.

  • Global Fight Against Tuberculosis     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 1:22 PM ET

    Turberculosis is making a global comeback, including in the United States. Dr. William Schaffner of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, discusses the concern surrounding the disease.