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  • Pension over-promises need renegotiating: Hubbard Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 10:32 AM ET
    Glenn Hubbard Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

    Many governments have too much debt and "too generous public pensions," said Glenn Hubbard, the Columbia Business School dean who advised Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign.

  • Why the A-Rod mess won't actually cost baseball Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    Amid the Major League Baseball doping scandal, many fans are reacting in two ways: a wide yawn and a quick flash of their credit cards to gobble up more games and gear.

  • Tall trucks smash into Indiana bridges 400 times Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:23 AM ET
    Truck accident on the Virginia Avenue Bridge, Indianapolis, IN

    Video shows the Virginia Avenue Bridge in Indianapolis getting hit by multiple tall trucks. In all, seven area bridges have been hit more than 400 times. Bad GPS may be to blame.

  • How China goes crazy on 'Singles Day' Sunday, 4 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    China's Singles' Day had online sales of $4 billion last year, driven by the growing middle class. But the real power is Internet giant Alibaba, which co-opted the holiday to cause consumers hysteria.

  • Younger drinkers tire of the taste of light beer Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Bad spring weather and a sluggish economy were cited by brewers for the recent poor sales of some of their light beer brands. But a couple of new surveys suggest consumers may just be growing tired of the taste of light beer and moving on.

  • Future of banking: Putting humans inside ATMs Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Automated teller machines have served us well for more than 40 years now, but it's time for a reboot. New technology will enable customers to talk to a teller on a video monitor.

  • The CEO vs. the worker: Time to compare paychecks Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Do you think it'd be nice to know how much a CEO makes compared with the typical amount made by an employee of his or her company? You're going to find out.

  • GMC is tops in gas guzzling. So who's the best? Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    While it's hard to find a manufacturer that hasn't been pushing for improved fuel economy, there's still a big gap between brands, according to a study by GasBuddy.com.

  • Is Tesla the next Amazon?     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 5:46 PM ET

    The Tesla chart looks like Amazon's. Trading Tesla's massive move, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Regulators won't investigate anti-Slim activists Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 4:54 PM ET

    Calif regulators have declined to investigate an activist group behind protests against Telecom billionaire Carlos Slim, citing insufficient evidence.

  • CME paused Treasury futures just before jobs data Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    The CME Group paused trading in some Treasury contracts shortly before the jobs report on Friday after big orders hit the market.

  • Should Chuck Norris be the next Fed chairman? Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 1:57 PM ET

    Just imagine the jokes ... "Chuck Norris doesn't buy gold as a hedge against inflation. Gold buys Chuck Norris to hedge against inflation."

  • Career change: From NYC attorney to...Lego artist Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 12:46 PM ET

    Nathan Sawaya worked as an attorney for years, but the work just wasn't satisfying. So he ditched his job to pursue his art: creating sculptures from Legos. It's paying off.

  • Escape velocity hopes give way to law of gravity Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    Bulls were eager for a strong nonfarm payroll report to argue that the economy had reached "escape velocity." That's not happening, so where does that leave the market?

  • 3-D printing brings new dimension to the catwalk Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 9:55 AM ET
    'Face it' - 3-D printed headgear by Melinda Looi

    Haute couture designers are increasingly turning to 3-D printing to bring unconventional, customized designs to the runway.

  • Altman: Summers my battle-hardened Fed choice Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 9:25 AM ET
    Janet Yellen and Larry Summers

    Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman tells CNBC he's looking for "the most battle-hardened veteran" to be the next Fed chairman, and that's Larry Summers.

  • The 10 greatest scandals ever tweeted Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 6:25 AM ET

    It was once possible to keep public figures' outrageous behavior a secret, but those days are long gone. Read ahead to see the 10 greatest scandals ever tweeted.

  • Jaw-dropping things to make with 3-D printers Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

    From food to replacement organs and limbs, sex toys to weaponry—the sky's the limit for what we'll be able to do with this technology.

  • Rep. Engel: Look for Iran sanctions to pass Senate Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 4:11 PM ET
    Iranian President Hasan Rouhani.

    A day after the House passed tough new sanctions on Iran, the ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said he believes the Senate will also vote in favor of the bill.

  • If you want to earn more money, quit smoking Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 3:24 PM ET

    Got a cigarette habit? New research shows what's going up in smoke could be your earnings potential—unless you quit.