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With interest rates apparently set to rise, CNBC takes a look at sample record-high benchmark rates from around the world over the past century.
Airpnp, based on the very successful Airbnb, is a site that allows people to rent out their bathrooms. Is this for real?
A band known as the "Chinese Beatles" is about to hit U.S. shores. (Cue the screaming girls.) Is this the beginning of a "Chinese Invasion" of music?
I called it this morning — the Fed's new move is "qualitative easing," says Ron Insana.
The U.S. government has failed in helping protect against cyberattacks by not creating the proper system for sharing critical information, pros said.
Pawn shops to the rich seem to be popping up faster than Starbucks stores, according to an article in Crain's New York Business.
Spot gold extended its seemingly unstoppable run last week but Michael Widmer, a strategist at BoA Merrill Lynch, believes that persistent headwinds could end this move higher.
What technology niche is attracting a ton of IPO buzz for companies that don’t generate a cent of revenue? Think it's social media? Think biotech.
Forget consolidation loans, extended credit lines or debt relief agencies. Some say the only way to escape debt is the hard, sweaty way.
Amid a spate of recent restaurant bankruptcy protection filings, one analyst says "Circuit City" like closures are needed.
Breakfast is increasingly the restaurant meal to watch although analysts say entering the space is no slam dunk.
Coffee futures are up 86 percent, and hot on its heels is another breakfast club member that looks set to rally: orange juice.
A new app has added a twist to video messaging between friends: Instant reactions.
Castlight Health will be in the spotlight, coming to market with a valuation of more than $1 billion, after pricing its IPO above range.
The harsh winter that has gripped much of the U.S. has taken a toll on the golf industry, costing it millions a day.
A semi-secretive, but widely watched data analytics firm partially backed by the CIA has decided against going public, for now.
A new study shows the average household in 24 of America's 25 largest metropolitan areas cannot afford to pay for the average priced new car or truck.
The use of GPS trackers on the elderly - especially those with dementia - looks set to boom, and could even save the state money.
Amazon.com will raise the price of its Prime membership to $99 a year from $79. Should you bite?
The start-up Cuff is working to make wearables stylish by making them look like jewelry.