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  • RIM’s BlackBerry Dethroned by Apple on Its Home Turf Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 11:32 AM ET
    The Blackberry Curve 8900

    Research in Motion's Blackberry is no longer the top smart phone in its native Canada, having been beaten out by the iPhone.

  • Homes Inspired by Nature Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 4:39 PM ET
    While some homeowners see their abodes as shelter from the elements, others want to embrace nature and invite it inside. Some homes are designed with prominent features that bring the outdoors in.  This is not simply a matter of throwing together a few house plants, or including lots of windows and sliding glass doors or planning for a stone accent wall or some exposed wooden beams. Some homeowners, designers and architects take their love of nature further by bringing in and building in parts o

    While some homeowners see their abodes as shelter from the elements, others want to embrace nature and invite it inside.

  • US Can Be Energy Independent: Pipeline Exec Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 1:00 PM ET
    A crew from Alpha Oil & Gas Services Inc. constructs a 10 inch gas pipeline outside of Watford City, North Dakota, U.S

    The U.S. can be energy independent in fewer than 10 years if it keeps developing domestic oil and shale gas fields, a TransCanada official told CNBC Tuesday.

  • The World's Biggest Oil Reserves Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 2:08 PM ET
    Heat rises from stacks at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, California.

    With the most recent data from the Energy Information Administration and the CIA World Factbook, here are the countries with the biggest proven oil reserves.

  • G20 Says to Europe 'Show Us the Money' Sunday, 26 Feb 2012 | 6:31 PM ET
    Euros at an angle

    Leading economies told Europe it must put up extra money to fight its debt crisis if it wants more help from the rest of the world, piling pressure on Germany to drop its opposition to a bigger European bailout.

  • Latest Libor Probe Developments Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | 2:30 AM ET
    Latest Libor Probe Developments

    As ten enforcement agencies throughout the globe have been investigating a possible Libor rates fixing scandal for up to eighteen months, what regulators were looking for "doesn't seem to be what they are now encountering in terms of potential abuse," Megan Murphy, investment banking correspondent for the Financial Times, told CNBC.

  • Canaccord Financial and China's deep-pocketed Eximbank announced plans on Thursday to form a $1 billion fund to invest in Canadian resources, the newest push by the Asian giant to gain access to Canada's oil and minerals.

  • Australia Seen as Ideal Home for Expats Sunday, 5 Feb 2012 | 9:27 PM ET

    Australia beat out the United States and Singapore to take top place among expatriates as an ideal residence for quality of life and career prospects, according to an international survey released on Thursday.

  • 100 Dollar Hot Dog

    In honor of the Year of the Dragon, a Vancouver hot dog vendor going by the handle Dougie Luv created the Dragon Dog. The price: $100.

  • Extreme Fireplaces Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 5:28 PM ET
    Fireplaces have performed a central role in warming homes since the first huts and houses were built, and for a many generations they looked more or less the same way. Thanks to new technologies, changing tastes, and new materials, a fireplace is typically no longer the main way to heat the home -- nor is it necessarily just a hole in the wall, a mantle, and a chimney. Fireplaces now come in almost as many varieties as there are styles of homes, and they might not have a mantle, or in some cases

    Here's a selection of properties currently on the market that feature fireplaces great and minimal, modern and rustic, indoor and outdoor.

  • Cramer's Case For Buying Foreign Stocks Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 6:52 PM ET

    Why he thinks it's important to have at least one international stock in your portfolio.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    CNBC.com Market Outlook

    The week's top business news and investing advice, including gold stocks and bank bets, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Supreme Court to Hear Immigration Case Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 7:25 PM ET
    Supreme Court to Hear Immigration Case

    Scott Budman, KNTV reports the Supreme Court will hear Arizona's controversial immigration case, with NBC's Pete Williams. Also, Canada is pulling out of the Kyoto Protocol; MF Global's former CEO, Jon Corzine, will testify at a Senate subcommittee on Tuesday; and New Jersey Nets owner and Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov intends to run against Vladmir Putin for president of Russia.

  • Recycling Export Boom Turns Green Into Gold Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 4:26 PM ET
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    The industry is  at a unique point in history, where  economic growth overseas, high energy costs, demand for commodities  and better recovery technologies have converged to swell revenue.

  • Opponents Claim Victory as Obama Delays Oil Pipeline Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 8:33 AM ET
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    The Obama administration said plans to build a 1,700-mile oil pipeline from Canada to Texas were on hold to study how environmentally sensitive areas could be avoided.

  • RIM Hit With Lawsuits After BlackBerry Outage Thursday, 27 Oct 2011 | 6:17 AM ET
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    Consumers in the United States and Canada have sued Research in Motion for a days-long service outage on BlackBerry devices that rippled across the world earlier this month.

  • Positioning Your Portfolio Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 5:19 PM ET
    Positioning Your Portfolio

    Canada is trying to diversify from the US, says Dennis Gartman, of the Gartman Letter. "GDP numbers show Canada is dependent on US," he adds.

  • Cramer's Case For Buying Foreign Stocks Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 6:56 PM ET

    Why he thinks it's important to have at least one international stock in your portfolio.

  • Canadian flag

    As some of the toughest new banking rules, known as Basel III,  are imposed across the globe, John Taft, CEO of  retail brokerage firm RBC Wealth Management, thinks the rest of the world is now turning "into what Canada was, going into the financial crisis."

  • Regional Banks Profit on Consolidation Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 12:15 PM ET
    Regional Banks Profit on Consolidation

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the growing power of regional banks, and a look at profitable Canadian banks, with John Taft, RBC U.S. Wealth Management CEO.