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  • Some Look to Norway as Model for US Oil Bounty Sunday, 2 Jun 2013 | 1:33 PM ET

    State control of natural resources tends to evoke images of authoritarian countries, yet the most oft-cited example for the U.S. is Norway.

  • The Coolest Jobs of 2013 Saturday, 1 Jun 2013 | 4:11 AM ET

    Would you go swimming with sharks under the sea or tussling with alligators in the Florida bayous? Meet the people who get paid for this stuff and more of the world's coolest jobs!

  • Junk Bond Volume Piling Up, but Trouble Lurks Saturday, 1 Jun 2013 | 4:08 AM ET

    Junk bond issuance is at record highs this year — and thus at the greatest danger should yields keep rising.

  • Kudlow: Tax Reform Is the IRS Fix Friday, 31 May 2013 | 6:17 PM ET

    Our complex tax code only nurtures corruption. The best way to strip the power of politics and corruption from the IRS is to initiate broad-based, pro-growth tax reform.

  • Pittsburgh Says, No Boston Beer Allowed Here! Friday, 31 May 2013 | 5:42 PM ET

    A Pittsburgh bar bans beer from Boston and Dogfish Head Craft Brewing serves up a line of beer infused brats.

  • The 'Hindenburg Omen' Scares Market Friday, 31 May 2013 | 4:39 PM ET
    The Hindenburg burning.

    The Hindenburg—the stock market version—may not have crashed into Wall Street but it certainly appeared to be circling.

  • New York City Shouldn't Imitate Ontario's Pensions Friday, 31 May 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    The Empire State Building

    The pension plan for Ontario teachers has posted excellent returns. NYC wants to follow its lead. This won't work.

  • 12 Jobs Where Women Win on Gender Pay Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Men usually out-earn women, but the tables are turned in these 12 jobs. Click ahead to see what they are.

  • It's a Bond Sell-Off! No, It's Not! ... GS vs. UBS Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    Two major brokerages are taking opposite sides over whether or not a long awaited sell off in the bond market is here.

  • Just Do It: Summer To-Do List for Small Businesses Friday, 31 May 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    Business slows down for some small shop owners in the summer. From networking to updating websites, a to-do guide for all those pesky tasks you've been meaning to do—for months.

  • European Banks Set to Cash in on Subprime Sales Friday, 31 May 2013 | 8:23 AM ET

    Europe's banks, which were among the biggest buyers of U.S. mortgage bonds before the financial crisis, are set to cash in on America's housing recovery by selling the once "toxic" assets back to U.S. lenders.

  • Rising Yields May Stifle Boom in Dividend Stocks Friday, 31 May 2013 | 8:01 AM ET

    The S&P 500 collectively no longer yields more than government bonds, calling into question whether the rush to high dividend-payers can continue.

  • Stocks to Watch at This Year's Biotech Super Bowl Friday, 31 May 2013 | 6:21 AM ET
    Merck lab

    The spotlight at this year's American Society of Clinical Oncologists meeting will be on data from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Roche, and Merck on a new class of cancer drugs.

  • Will Fracking Make the Middle East Irrelevant? Friday, 31 May 2013 | 1:56 AM ET
    Oil workers on a hydrofracking site.

    America's shift toward self-sufficiency in energy will weaken its strategic interest in the Middle East, North Africa and the Persian Gulf, the globalpost reports.

  • God’s New Banker Tries to Clean Up Vatican Friday, 31 May 2013 | 1:24 AM ET
    The Vatican

    The new head of the Vatican bank will need plenty of prayer and strength to rescue its scandal-torn reputation.

  • August Smart Lock Creates a Virtual Doorman Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 5:00 PM ET
    The August smart lock.

    One of the most striking products unveiled at the D11: AllThings D conference is a smart lock called "August." It makes any deadbolt into a digital "virtual doorman."

  • New Chargers Blackout-Proof, Says Tesla's Musk Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 4:42 PM ET
    Tesla Motors

    Tesla Motors is adding a couple of hundred charging stations by 2015 that will be able to provide power even if the national grid goes down, according to CEO Elon Musk.

  • Bacon Backlash Unlikely Over China-Smithfield Deal Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:57 PM ET
    A butcher chops pork at a market in Shanghai.

    The proposed $4.7 billion acquisition of Smithfield Foods by China's Shuanghui International is unlikely to change pork-buying habits of American consumers.

  • First Natl. Pot Brand Planned by Ex-Microsoft Exec Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:25 PM ET

    A former Microsoft executive plans to create the first US marijuana brand, kicking off his Seattle-based business by acquiring medical cannabis dispensaries in three states.

  • Seniors Warned, Beware of Selling Pension Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    The growing number of retirees selling their pensions for cash is raising major concerns and drawing increased scrutiny for what some are calling unfair lending practices.

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Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:50 PM ET

Taro Kono, Member of the House of Representatives in Japan's Parliament, says the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) stands behind Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in pushing for the TPP trade deal.

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:34 PM ET

Charles Li, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, says the launch of a new commodity trading platform for three metal contracts will facilitate long-term cross-border investments.

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:16 PM ET

David Garrity, Principal at GVA Research, says Apple's decision to raise its dividend and step up its stock buyback program signaled confidence in the tech giant's outlook.