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  • President Barack Obama is reflected on a glass table as he appears on television screens at an electronics shop in 2008 during a segment of a 30-minute prime-time infomercial.

    If television ad spending is any guide, the White House race will come down to nine states that have absorbed an eye-popping $350 million in commercials so far.

  • Where the Wall Street Companies Are Moving Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 11:48 AM ET
    On July 1,  published an  called “Financial Giants Are Moving Jobs Off Wall Street.” It detailed an emerging trend in which major Wall Street companies are taking swaths of on-site mid-level jobs and relocating them to less expensive locations in the U.S. This phenomenon is known as “near-shoring.”It’s easy to understand the rationale. The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the financial crisis of 2008 and the Dodd–Frank Act of 2010 had a cumulative effect on many of these companies’ bottom li

    Which locations have Wall Street companies chosen for their mid-level operations? Read ahead to find out.

  • 10 White Collar Fugitives Wanted by the FBI Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 9:33 AM ET
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s has included some of the world’s most notorious criminals, including Osama Bin Laden, Ted Bundy, and Warren Jeffs — totaling 497 since its creation in 1950. Of these fugitives, 466 have been apprehended or located, according to the FBI. Of these, 154 arrests have been assisted by the public through methods such as the information posted on the website and disseminated “wanted” posters. With the success of the “Most Wanted” list, the bureau began putting phot

    Who are some of these white collar fugitives and what did they do to attract the FBI’s attention? Find out.

  • 10 Female Fugitives Wanted by the FBI Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 10:21 AM ET
    The FBI’s most wanted list is exclusively male, and the vast majority of the other fugitives on its website are also men. Women fugitives do appear on the agency’s website, mostly in parental kidnapping cases, but also in murder, domestic terrorism, white collar crime and violent crime cases. Bounties for women fugitives range up to $1 million. Read on to learn what some of these women did … and see if any of them look familiar.

    Bounties for women fugitives range up to $1 million. Read on to learn what some of these women did…and see if any of them look familiar.

  • Surprisingly Legal Drugs Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 10:15 AM ET
    Amyl nitrate is a medical treatment for heart disease and cyanide poisoning. It’s also used as an inhalant that goes by the street name “poppers,” and it’s been abused ever since the disco era.

    The marketplace for narcotics isn’t what it used to be. Read ahead to see a list of dangerous drugs that are legal in many American states.

  • No Sign of Hidden Cash for Vanishing Millionaire Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 3:59 PM ET
    Guma Aguiar

    An audit of missing millionaire Guma Aguiar’s finances has found little evidence that he hid cash or “tunneled out” part of his fortune before his disappearance, an attorney says.

  • Montana landed right in the middle of the pack in CNBC’s “America’s Top States for Business” at #24. Here’s why: Montana is both the best of states and the worst of states for doing business.

  • Florida's Not Just for Retirement: LaVigne Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 8:45 PM ET

    In the new economy, remote access and quality of life will be king, and for that, Florida is a very unique option. Where else in the country can you find all that Florida has to offer — climate, ocean, airports, hotels, housing, healthcare and infrastructure

  • $8.25 Million Glass House Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 2:37 PM ET
    Behold the Taghkanic House, presiding over a gentleman’s farm in upstate New York’s Hudson Valley, a two-hour drive from New York City.  The most visible part of this largely invisible contemporary home consists of an 1,800-square-foot glass pavilion. Glass houses always raise questions of privacy. However, in this case such practical concerns are addressed so that the majority of the home's living space consists of hidden subterranean chambers.

    Behold the Taghkanic House, presiding over a gentleman’s farm in upstate New York’s Hudson Valley, a two-hour drive from New York City.

  • Gov, Rick Scott on Sunshine State Jobs     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 8:57 AM ET

    Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL) discusses which companies are hiring in his state.

  • Dueling Governors: Florida vs. Texas     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    Gov. Rick Perry, (R-TX), discusses jobs creation in the Lone Star State and health care coverage, with Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL).

  • Florida's Gov. Scott: 'It's All About Jobs'     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 7:05 AM ET

    Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL) discusses how his state is getting people back to work and the importance of capitalism in creating opportunities for people.

  • City by City: America’s Most Expensive Homes Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 4:11 PM ET
    Price: $29.5 million           Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 11Square Footage: 10,511The neoclassical Georgian  Mount Vernon overlooking White Rock Lake was built in 1930 and first occupied by the oil magnate H.L. Hunt and his family. Luxury features of this 10-acre estate include a two-story guesthouse, a pool house, a four-lane bowling center, a 16-car collector’s garage, lighted tennis courts, swimming pool (one of Dallas’ first residential pools), putting greens and a gazebo. The house has nine marb

    Ranked in order from the least expensive to the most expensive mansion, here are the priciest homes in the 10 biggest cities in the U.S.

  • The More You Have, the More You're for Mitt Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 12:01 PM ET

    Growing demand from the increasingly itinerant global rich, coupled with a shorter supply of trophy homes in some markets, has led to a rise in $100,000-a-month rentals.

  • Heat Wave Hits Eastern U.S.     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Today was the warmest day of the year, reports Weather Channel Reporter Eric Fisher.

  • Island Towns Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 5:16 PM ET
    Other than danger posed by hurricanes, there isn’t much to dislike about island communities, with their seafood, beaches, nature sanctuaries, houses on stilts, submersed shipwrecks, and often with their pirate lore and history. Thanks to paparazzi following celebrities and politicians on their vacations, some island vacation destinations like Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, Mass., and off the left coast, Catalina, are fairly well known. We decided to take a look at some other water-bound locati

    We decided to take a look at some water-bound locations, beautiful isolated hamlets on land masses surrounded by water.

  • Sen. Rubio on the Politics of Immigration     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL), discusses the housing market in Florida; how the US can profit from free trade agreements in Latin America; and why the nation needs to update its immigration laws.

  • Sen. Rubio's Rising Star     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 8:04 AM ET

    Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL), discusses how to improve the nation's immigration laws, and the cause and effect of income inequality.

  • Miami Housing Bubble?     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 2:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports Miami could already be in the midst of a housing bubble.

  • Is the Miami Mansion Boom Becoming a Bubble? Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 2:02 PM ET
    Miami, Florida

    Miami's high-end real-estate market is hot, but with wealthy foreign speculators providing the heat, a global stumble could cool it off in a hurry.