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  • 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.

  • Cut Coverage or Hours? Firms Face Obamacare Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    For large retail and restaurant chains the big unknown in the year ahead is how much more they'll pay for health coverage. Employers with 50 or more workers who put in 30 hours a week will be required to provide health care coverage or pay a fine, under the Affordable Care Act.

  • Comcast CEO: 'Bullish and Optimistic' About NBCU Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 9:51 AM ET
    Rockefeller Center

    Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts told CNBC on Wednesday that he's "bullish and optimistic" about the prospects for NBCUniversal.

  • Are These Potato Chips Worth a Million Dollars?!     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Lays introduces their new chip flavors: sriracha, chicken and waffles, and cheesy garlic bread.

    Lay's is offering $1 million for the next big chip flavor. CNBC did a taste test on the three finalists -- Sriracha, Cheesy Garlic Bread and Chicken and Waffles. Here are our highly unscientific results.

  • Legg Mason to Name Sullivan CEO, Kass to Board Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 11:26 PM ET

    As Legg Mason moves to restock its executive and board ranks, the asset manager is said to tap insider Joseph Sullivan as chief executive and Dennis Kass as a board member.

  • Kate Upton: The Price I Paid to Be on SI Cover Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 9:30 PM ET
    Kate Upton visits CNBC to talk about being the two-time cover girl for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition.

    "If I didn't get sick standing in Antarctica in a bikini, something would be wrong with me," recounts SI swimsuit model Kate Upton.

  • Yahoo Wants to Make Content, Ads Just for You Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 5:51 PM ET
    Marissa Mayer

    Yahoo personalize content and advertising for its users on both the mobile and desktop platforms, CEO Marissa Mayer said Tuesday.

  • Bernard Madoff

    A new distribution announced Tuesday by court-appointed trustee Irving Picard will bring the total amount returned to investors past $5 billion for the first time.

  • How Target Rebounded From Holiday Disappointment Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 2:21 PM ET

    In the company's first designer collection after its Neiman Marcus collaboration disappointed analysts, Target has already sold out of several items online while also avoiding the website crashes that have plagued past successful launches.

  • Delta, Starwood to Offer Reciprocal Elite Benefits Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    Delta and Starwood will offer some VIP perks to each others' top elite members. Find out what they are and if you qualify.

  • Why Women are Driving the Demand for Rental Apartments Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 12:07 PM ET
    Sarah Dussault is an employed social media consultant and rents an apartment.

    As housing and the greater economy improve, a shift in demographic trends will likely favor the rental apartment market for the foreseeable future.

  • The explosion in Chinese wealth is being felt across the United States as hundreds of thousands of Chinese tourists descend upon America. They're here to celebrate their New Year holiday, and while they're at it, spend like crazy.

  • As Tax Time Nears, Can You Trust Your Taxman? Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 10:39 AM ET

    An attempt by the IRS to get new regulations to stop fraud among tax preparers has hit a roadblock. The issue raises the age-old question of credibility for those who prepare our taxes.

  • Companies Can't Get Rid of Cash Fast Enough Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    Companies have a problem many people would envy. After a fourth year of higher profit, companies' piles of cash is approaching yet another all-time high and they can't get rid of it fast enough. USA Today reports.