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  • Cuba shows beginnings of free enterprise—Sort of Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    Cubans involved in certain trades are now permitted to form a business, run it without the intervention of the state, and most importantly, to keep the profits for themselves.

  • As data spooks, markets face China Syndrome Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 9:42 AM ET

    Three days before Chinese GDP data, the Minister of Finance suggests he is comfortable with growth of 6.5 percent, when the "official" target is 7.5 percent. Coincidence?

  • The art of haggling: What have you got to lose? Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    Haggling doesn’t always work, but if you have the courage to try it, you might save some money or get something extra for your efforts.

  • Wal-Mart to DC: Force us to raise wages? We'll leave Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 6:56 AM ET

    Wal-Mart is butting heads with D.C. over a vote that would require large box retailers to pay employees at least $12.50 an hour.

  • Stock picking is back, and hedge funds win Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 10:57 AM ET

    Life has gotten a bit better for stock pickers. Here's why that's good news for hedge fund managers.

  • Investors, be wary of Eliot Spitzer the activist Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    The record of activist investor's running pension funds is not exactly good news for ordinary investors.

  • Evacuation Began Only 90 Seconds After Asiana Crash Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 9:45 PM ET

    Flight attendants aboard Asiana Flight 214 that still haven't been interviewed could help explain why the pilots initially told them not to evacuate the plane.

  • Two More BlackBerry Executives Leaving: Report Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 6:47 PM ET

    Two more BlackBerry executives are leaving the struggling smartphone maker, according to a report.

  • Fed Officials Worried About Easing Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 2:26 PM ET

    Fed officials expressed concern about how well the central bank was conveying its intentions to a jittery investing public.

  • Pumped up kicks? Sneaker sales soar Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 12:07 PM ET
    Jaime Penaloza, a member of an Instagram group called "Sneakaholics," poses with his shoe collection.

    Call them “sneakerheads” or “sneakaholics.” There's a growing number of designer athletic shoe junkies—who comb the Internet, camp out in the wee hours and pay hundreds of dollars for the most highly anticipated sneaker releases.

  • America's most expensive states to live Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 10:33 AM ET

    The average cost of one item related to home price, a half-gallon of milk, doctor visit, even a pound of ground beef give an idea of prices in the most expensive areas in 10 states.

  • The worst states for business Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 9:46 AM ET
    Los Angeles freeway traffic.

    If we are going to have Top States, we have to have Bottom States. Find out which states bottomed out for business.

  • Spitzer to New York City: Trust Me... Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 6:53 AM ET
    Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is mobbed by reporters while attempting to collect signatures to run for comptroller of New York City.

    The prostitution scandal that drove him from office will not weigh heavily on voters, Eliot Spitzer tells CNBC. He says voters will come to embrace his knowledge and experience.

  • Hawaii: The Worst State for Business in America Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:48 PM ET
    Traffic in Hawaii.

    Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.

  • Set it in stone! South Dakota is Top State in 2013 Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?

  • Vintage Apple disappoints at auction Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:29 PM ET
    Christie's is auctioning off an original Apple-1 computer owned by Ted Perry as part of its First Bytes: Iconic Technology from the Twentieth Century, an online auction of vintage tech products.

    The price of an Apple-1 computer sold at auction marks a huge increase from its 1976 sale price and shows how rare, highly prized vintage electronics are becoming a class of collectibles.

  • The Myth of the Overpaid American CEO Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 3:31 PM ET
    John Watson, chairman and CEO of oil giant Chevron

    Despite what you might have heard, American CEOs aren't really paid that much more than their foreign counterparts. And when they are, it's for very good reasons.

  • Hold That 'Pig': GOP's Corker Says of Obamacare Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 9:21 AM ET
    Senator Bob Corker

    Implementation of President Barack Obama's health-care law needs to be put on "permanent hold," GOP Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.

  • Kroger Buys Harris Teeter for $2.5 Billion in Cash Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 8:44 AM ET
    Customer shops at a Kroger supermarket in Peoria, Ill.

    Kroger says it will acquire Harris Teeter Supermarkets in a deal valued at $2.5 billion, including debt, to expand in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic states.

  • Weak economy means fewer babies (for now) Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 6:41 AM ET
    Skye Pearce and Bryan Haas play with their dog, Lucky. The couple says the dog helps fill the void of not having kids.

    The fertility rate has fallen sharply since the nation went into recession in 2007. "When times are bad, births go down," one researcher said.

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Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

Anthony Polini, Raymond James analyst, breaks down the big bank's quarterly numbers. It looks like they are doing a good job at reducing core operating expenses, says Polini.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:36 AM ET

Thomas Digenan, UBS, and Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James, discuss how to play the market's volatility.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

Bitcoin. Digital gold rush or a shadowy tool empowering criminals on the dark web? What is really driving The Bitcoin Uprising? CNBC's Mary Thompson takes an in-depth look at this emerging digital currency by speaking to the bitcoin faithful, who believe the open source currency will upend the global financial system, as well as those who believe bitcoin is an easily manipulated tool that empowers criminals, hackers and drug barons in the dark online underworld. Although the future of bitcoin is uncertain, The Bitcoin Uprising sheds much needed light on the speculative currency and the future of money.