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  • What would people give for bacon? One man set out on cross-country adventure with no money, no credit cards, nothing but a trailer full of bacon to find out!

  • To Don Luskin, chief investment officer of TrendMacro, the answer is clear: yes!

  • What’s Your ‘Bacon Number?’ Just Ask Google Thursday, 13 Sep 2012 | 2:17 PM ET
    Kevin Bacon in Footloose

    What’s your "bacon number?" No, not how many slices you’ve eaten today. It’s a new tool Google rolled out to end bar fights everywhere by figuring out how many degrees of separation someone is from a certain celebrity Bacon!

  • Latin America Fears Fed Monetary Stimulus: Chile Minister Thursday, 13 Sep 2012 | 12:07 PM ET
    Latin America

    More monetary stimulus programs from the Federal Reserve or the European Central Bank will force Latin American currencies to over-appreciate, Chile Finance Minster Felipe Larrain told CNBC on Thursday.

  • The California Man Behind the Anti-Islam Film Thursday, 13 Sep 2012 | 8:50 AM ET
    An Egyptian protester runs toward riot police holding a live tear gas canister during clashes near the United States Embassy and Cairo's Tahrir Square on September 13, 2012.

    The search for those behind the provocative, anti-Muslim film implicated in violent protests in Egypt and Libya led to a California Coptic Christian convicted of financial crimes who acknowledged his role in managing and providing logistics for the production.

  • Arab Uprisings Threaten Peace     Thursday, 13 Sep 2012 | 6:19 AM ET

    Discussing growing tensions in the Middle East, and the political and economic implications of the recent uprisings, with Karim Sadjadpour, Carnegie Endowment Iran analyst.

  • Exit Plan – How to Retire Abroad: Thailand Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 4:36 PM ET
    For many people, retirement means that there's finally time to take advantage of newfound freedom. If that definition of retirement appeals to you, an ideal destination when you leave the workforce may be Thailand.Known as “Land of Smiles,” the country has undergone significant social and economic development in the past decade. In 2011, the  upgraded the nation's income categorization from a lower-middle income economy to upper-middle income."Thailand boasts a very favorable cost of living stru

    Thinking about retiring abroad? Click to find out more about making Thailand your own retirement haven.

  • Arab Spring Turning Into Arab Winter     Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Andy Card, former White House Chief of Staff expresses outrage after hearing an angry mob stormed the US embassy in Cairo on 9/11.

  • Mexico to Reduce Reliance on US: President Calderon Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 3:47 AM ET
    Mexico Flag

    Latin America’s second-largest economy—Mexico— wants to reduce economic dependence on the United States, says President Felipe Calderon, who warns of “very weak growth” from its northern neighbor.

  • Fast Money Web Extra: Trading Hess     Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Drawing Red Lines Against Iran’s Nuclear Program Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 4:52 PM ET
    Yuval Steinitz, Israeli Finance Minister

    The dispute between Israel and the U.S. over how to deal with Iran’s nuclear program picked up new momentum Monday, with Israel's Finance Minister weighing in on the push to draw "red lines" that Iran's nuclear program would not be able to cross.

  • World's Best Internship—Interviewing Porn Stars Friday, 7 Sep 2012 | 3:23 PM ET

    Hey there. Feeling lonely in your dorm room? Looking to ditch your workplace virginity? Well, it’s your lucky day, son. A porn site is looking for an intern!

  • Hate Meetings? Why Most Are Complete Failures Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | 2:47 PM ET
    This meeting? Total failure. My nap? Total success!

    Feel like most meetings are a complete waste of your time? Join the club! Here's why most meetings are failures.

  • From DNC to New Venture: Eva Longoria's Big Week Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | 10:36 AM ET
    Eva Longoria, co-chair of the Obama Campaign

    Eva Longoria is busy. In addition to speaking at the Democratic National Convention, the actress is pursuing a new venture. Get the details.

  • Buy It or Rent It?     Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 1:38 PM ET

    According to Trulia.com, national rents rose 4.7 percent in August, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Nicholas Consonery, China Analyst, Eurasia Group discusses Hillary Clinton's visit to China in detail.

  • Obama versus Romney     Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 5:05 AM ET

    Ross Feingold, Chair, Republicans Abroad, Asia and Dae Levine, Chair, Democrats Abroad, Australia debate about the issues facing Obama and Romney as they approach the upcoming November elections. Feingold affirmed popular response which claimed Romney's speech in the Republican National Convention last week a homerun. Levine, while acknowledging that response, argued otherwise. She further cites various misrepresentations in Romney and running partner Paul Ryan's speeches.

  • Why Your Doctor Is Such an Insensitive Jerk Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 2:21 PM ET

    The No. 1 reason doctors cite for become doctors is the “desire to help people” and yet jerk-ism runs rampant in the medical profession. Why is that?

  • Chain stores report their August sales Thursday, providing  a good look at how the discouraged U.S. consumer behaved during the important back-to-school shopping period.

  • Even GOP Convention Is Buzzing About the Fed Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 8:29 PM ET
    Bernanke at Jackson Hole in 2010 when he hinted about QE2

    The Republican Party is using the Federal Reserve as a piñata in Tampa this week, criticizing its policies, but Wall Street just wants another dose of easing.