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  • Canadian pleads guilty in NY rhino horns case Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:31 PM ET

    Xiao Ju Guan, also known as Tony Guan, entered the plea to a count of attempted smuggling in federal court in Manhattan. Guan, who remains incarcerated, admitted that he tried in March to smuggle two black rhinoceros horns from New York to British Columbia, where he intended to sell them at a store. He said he had smuggled more than $400,000 of rhino horns and...

  • Unboxing videos online chronicle the big reveal Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 12:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Rrrrip goes the packing tape and squeak goes the protective foam. Are there sweeter, more seductive sounds than the opening of a new toy or gadget? For the uninitiated, unboxing is the recording and sharing of the big reveal, whether it's Dad behind the camera on Christmas Day or a geek reviewer fawning for his tech-specific fans.

  • Future of Canada's energy boom     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis takes a look at the future of North America's booming energy business.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to Dec 8 Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    TOKYO- Europlace Financial Forum in Tokyo. Banque de France Governor Christian Noyer, French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron and Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso to attend. SYDNEY- RBA Deputy Governor Philip Lowe speaks at the Annual Australian Business Economists Conference dinner in Sydney- 0905 GMT.

  • Cramer speculates: Is the mall really dead? Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:40 PM ET
    Pedestrians carrying shopping bags walk past a Victoria's Secret store in New York.

    Will Black Friday even make a dent at the mall this year? Jim Cramer has a stock up his sleeve that could run ahead of the rest of them.

  • Cramer: Check your attitude at the door, Dan Loeb Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:22 PM ET
    Daniel Loeb

    Jim Cramer is disgusted with the tactics taken by this hedge fund activist.

  • Cramer's recipe for high prices in 2015 Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:10 PM ET
    The Apple flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York.

    Money managers are looking for a reason to buy right now, and Jim Cramer is here to help. He goes sector by sector to offer his pick of hot stocks.

  • "A guy can invest in the Alberta oil sands or a Bakken shale-type company and they are going to make a little bit of money, but they are not going to hit that grand-slam home run we are looking for in elephant country," said Mark Sommer, spokesman at Simba Energy. But Ebola, Islamic State and the Ukraine conflict have made an already tough market tougher for these...

  • BioBoxes-United Technologies-Chenevert, Successors Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 2:55 PM ET

    CAREER: Chief executive officer and chairman of United Technologies Corp., 2008 to 2014, chief operating officer of United Technologies, president of jet engine manufacturing subsidiary Pratt& Whitney. EXECUTIVE STYLE: Chenevert frequently talked about urbanization as a driver for growth for United Technologies. Urbanization also will lead to increased...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 24- First, Samantha Kemp-Jackson started noticing something unusual at the local grocery store. Then it started happening to the Toronto mom of four at the department store. An analysis of more than 60 of the most prominent such fundraising campaigns found that they brought in $358 million in 2012, according to consulting firm Cause Marketing...

  • Mon dieu! Glitch hits French Canadian Android users Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    Journalists check out Google's newest tablet Nexus 9 during a media preview in New York on October 29, 2014.

    Some French-speaking Android users have reported system-breaking bugs connected with the Canadian French language option.

  • VANCOUVER, Nov 21- The Canadian government will decide before Dec. 25 on whether to approve the takeover by U.S.-based Burger King Worldwide Inc of Canada's iconic coffee-and-donut Tim Hortons Inc, Industry Minister James Moore said on Friday. In August, Burger King agreed to buy Tim Hortons in a transaction which would create the world's third-largest...

  • Desaulniers named AP's New England media director Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    BOSTON— Dwayne Desaulniers, a former business and technology director for The Associated Press, has been named the news cooperative's director of local media for New England. "Dwayne brings a great mix of news, technology and entrepreneurial experience to our New England market, as well as an in-depth understanding of AP services and our mission to inform the...

  • The country with most computer literate kids is... Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 12:32 PM ET

    A new test measures whether kids know the ins and outs of a computer. Thousands of Canadian kids took the test and they excelled.

  • OTTAWA, Nov 21- Canada's annual inflation rate jumped last month as prices for shelter and food rose, putting pressure on the Bank of Canada's stance that interest rates will remain low for some time. The Bank of Canada has shrugged off recent firmer inflation, saying the strength is likely temporary. "With this unexpected pressure on the inflation side, it raises...

  • Dutch move 122 tons of gold out of US Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 3:17 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM— The Dutch Central Bank says it has recently shipped 122.5 tons of gold worth around 4 billion euros from safekeeping in New York back to its headquarters in Amsterdam. In a statement Friday morning the bank said that its 612.5- ton national gold reserve is now divided 31 percent in Amsterdam, 31 percent in New York, 20 percent in Ottawa, Canada and 18...

  • Quebec's ambitious Plan Nord mineral project goes south Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:54 PM ET

    MONTREAL/ VANCOUVER, Nov 20- A plan by the Canadian province of Quebec to spend billions to develop the mineral riches of its northern region has been dealt a crippling blow by the pending closure of a major mine as iron ore prices sink and China's interest wanes. But Plan Nord took a big hit on Wednesday, when Cliffs Natural Resources said it is closing its Bloom Lake...

  • VANCOUVER, Nov 20- Canadian police said on Thursday they arrested environmental protesters who have been blocking work at two Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP sites in the Vancouver suburb of Burnaby, three days after a court injunction for their removal came into effect. Kinder Morgan, which hopes to triple the size of its 300,000- barrel-per-day Trans...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 20- TransCanada Corp's plans for a pipeline to ship Alberta oil to Canada's East Coast face a new hurdle after Quebec said this week the project must meet seven conditions before it will be allowed to proceed through the province. Quebec's demands for the C $12 billion project, known as Energy East, follow a failed vote in the U.S. Senate aimed at...

  • Nov 20- Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said it may buy back up to $2 billion worth of securities, replacing a previous $1.5 billion program under which it bought back no securities. The announcement comes a few days after acquisition-hungry Valeant's $54 billion offer to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc was trumped by Actavis Plc's $66...