CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports the restaurant industry, a new rule affecting your 401(k), and the United States' superiority are the hottest topics among CNBC.com readers.
President Obama is to order an expansion of overtime pay for those working 40 plus hours per week. CNBC's John Harwood reports.
A 22-pound cat went after a child and became so angry after he was punished that he trapped an Oregon family in its bedroom. You can hear the angry cat in the background of the 911 call. Reggie Aqui reports.
Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist of IHS Global Insight, says a political resolution, rather than an interest rate cut by the Bank of Thailand, would be the real solution to Thailand's economic woes.
With a global recovery on the way, Daphne Roth, Asia Equity Strategist at ABN AMRO Private Banking, says Japan, a late cyclical player, will be able to leverage it, while a weaker yen will provide a further boost.
Analysts continue to question whether bitcoin will be recognized as a currency or remain a payment mechanism. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.
Simon Ballard, the head of credit strategy at National Australia Bank, disputes George Soros' assertion that now is the time to punt on peripheral Europe.
Sweden's foreign minister, Carl Bildt, discusses the West-versus-Russia confrontation ongoing in Ukraine's Crimea region.
European stocks closed lower on Wednesday amid lingering worries over China's economy and concerns ahead of the referendum in Crimea this weekend.