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  • The new Chavez? Oil trumps rain forest in Ecuador Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    Protesters against the exploration for oil in Ecuador's Yasuni National Park in front of the presidential palace in Quito.

    Six years after trotting out a highly acclaimed commitment to protect a rain forest, Ecuador's leftist president wants to yank the plan in favor of oil exploration.

  • Singer selling $100 million worth of mansions Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 12:02 PM ET
    Celine Dion's mansion in Jupiter Island, Florida.

    The singer is cashing out of the mansion market, listing two of her trophy properties in Florida and Montreal for a total of more than $100 million.

  • Least tax-friendly states for retirees Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    Due to a combo of taxes on ordinary income, pensions, real estate, inherited property and estates, these 10 states can best be described as hostile territory for seniors.

  • Fly us! We'll have first class, too: JetBlue CEO Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 10:58 AM ET

    JetBlue Airways will be adding swanky, new premium seats on popular New York to California routes to keep loyal customers from flying other carriers, CEO Dave Barger told CNBC.

  • San Francisco power, water threatened by wildfire Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 9:45 AM ET
    A firefighter from Cosumnes Fire Department monitors a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California.

    A wildfire that has already charred 15,000 acres of land in California now threatens the water and power supplies for San Francisco.

  • Parents face the student loan double whammy Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Parents increasingly are struggling to pay off student loans even as their children take on new debts to pay for schooling. The loans are becoming a multigenerational burden.

  • Crowdsourcing to save historic Ford Model T plant Saturday, 24 Aug 2013 | 11:04 AM ET
    In 1914 after Ford announced it was raising worker's pay, thousands swamped the Highland Park plant to apply for jobs.

    The Woodward Avenue Action Association is trying to not only save the historic factory, but possibly help turn it into a tourist and learning center.

  • 'Flash Freeze' raises concerns about cybersecurity Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 6:11 PM ET

    Nasdaq officials say a "connectivity" problem was what shut down trading for three hours Thursday, but some cybersecurity experts are concerned that hackers see an opportunity.

  • One college student rides the Tesla stock wave Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 5:09 PM ET
    A Tesla Model S sedan is seen plugged into a new Tesla Supercharger outside of the Tesla Factory on August 16, 2013 in Fremont, California.

    Patrick Hop made an initial investment a year ago. Hop then dumped the stock at $115. But instead of pocketing a huge profit, he re-invested the money into Tesla call options.

  • Nasdaq vs. NYSE: Who will win battle of tech IPOs? Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 4:59 PM ET

    In the wake of Nasdaq's latest trading snafu, it begs the question: Will the next wave of tech IPOs, which includes Twitter, head for the NYSE?

  • Boom! This automaker is back in the Super Bowl Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 4:25 PM ET
    Ed Reed #20 of the Baltimore Ravens hoists the Vince Lombardi Trophy into the air after winning Super Bowl XLVII against the San Francisco 49ers on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    As Detroit's engine starts to rev back up, this automaker has decided it's back in the game, baby.

  • Why didn't I think of this? LavCup urinal shelf Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 12:02 PM ET
    LavCup drink holders for restrooms.

    LavCup is an antimicrobial shelf for toilet stalls and urinals where people can set their drinks while they get down to business. Its tagline: "Because you can't hold it."

  • Ignorance of Obamacare threatens plan's success Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    Continued widespread public ignorance about Obamacare insurance exchanges could hamper enrollment in those exchanges and ultimately jack up premium prices.

  • Cereal killers: Americans' new breakfast habits Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 10:05 AM ET
    Greek yogurt for breakfast!

    Cold cereal is still the top choice for breakfast in America. However, cereal consumption volume has droped 7 percent in the past four years, an analyst says.

  • El-Erian: No 1990s-style emerging market collapse Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 10:05 AM ET

    Emerging markets are in a better position than they were in the 1990s, even with the recent plunge in places like India and Indonesia, Pimco CEO Mohamed El-Erian said on Friday.

  • The hidden reason why the Fed will taper: Pro Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 9:42 AM ET
    South American tapir

    The Fed is in a bind, according to this pro. And tapering is their way out.

  • Wall Street asks: Why can't Nasdaq get it right? Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 6:49 AM ET

    After the Nasdaq exchange shut down trading for an unprecedented three hours today, many voices on Wall Street were wondering: Why can't Nasdaq get its act together?

  • What to call the Nasdaq halt? We asked on Twitter Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 4:57 PM ET

    As the Nasdaq tries to figure out why it couldn't process trades for hours on Thursday, investors outside the exchange are trying to figure out what to name the event.

  • CNBC unleashes 'Decabox' for 'Flash Freeze' Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 3:42 PM ET
    CNBC's "Decabox" - 10 people on screen at once.

    The Nasdaq halted trading in all securities due to a problem affecting quotes. CNBC whipped out the glorious 'decabox,' featuring 10 different people on 10 different cameras.

  • Teaching a computer to recognize Miley Cyrus Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 12:21 PM ET

    Computer deep learning will change the way we live: Imagine artificial intelligence that recognizes celebrities, a smartphone with an IQ hundreds of times today's expectations.