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  • Estate planners shift gears in new tax environment Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    As trust beneficiaries feel the bite of Obamacare's 3.8 percent investment income tax and higher rates, estate planners look to reduce it.

  • Turkey's Twitter ban slammed by politicians, public Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 6:15 AM ET
    Tayyip Erdogan

    The Twitter ban by Turkey's prime minister is "not acceptable," the EU's digital commissioner Neelie Kroes told CNBC.

  • Oregon health exchange loses second boss: Report Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 6:43 PM ET

    Oregon's botched Obamacare insurance exchange lost its second director, according to The Oregonian.

  • Handbag wars: The great luxury goods divide Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    France's Hermes - maker of the iconic Kelly and Birkin leather handbags - posted a solid set of numbers Thursday, while across the Channel the CEO of Mulberry quit in the latest bout of turbulence for the group.

  • New fund takes its whisky neat Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 1:41 AM ET

    Investors looking for drinkable alternative assets now have an option besides wine: Whisky.

  • Crimea, Scotland…now Venice votes on breakaway Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 2:29 AM ET
    Voters leave a polling station after having casted their vote in Venice, Italy

    The number of regions striving for independence is growing: this week Venetians have been voting on breaking away from Italy, albeit in a referendum not recognized by the authorities.

  • Fitch Ratings takes US off negative ratings watch Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 1:30 AM ET
    The American flag flies over the Senate side of the U.S. Capitol.

    Fitch Ratings on Friday affirmed U.S.credit ratings at 'AAA' with a stable outlook, taking the country off negative ratings watch.

  • Stupid things employers ask job candidates Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 7:11 AM ET

    Many of the common questions people ask in job interviews aren't actually that helpful in predicting how well a person will do in a job, experts say.

  • Where Russia's wealth is outside its borders Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 2:57 PM ET
    A car drives past a billboard promoting a Russian bank on a main road in the southern Cypriot port of Limassol.

    Of the half a trillion dollars held by Russians outside the country, roughly two-thirds is held in accounts in just three countries.

  • LONG BEACH, CALIF., March 21- Gold has been a highly coveted asset for millennia, but its appeal lately has been intermittent at best. Running a fund that concentrates on mining stocks is difficult amid such a backdrop, but John Hathaway, lead manager of Tocqueville Gold, and Joseph Foster, manager of Van Eck International Investors Gold, have done it better than most.

  • Mt.Gox finds 200,000 bitcoins in 'forgotten' wallet Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:36 AM ET

    Mt.Gox said on Friday it found 200,000 "forgotten" bitcoins, a week after the Tokyo-based digital currency exchange filed for bankruptcy protection.

  • Twitter outages in Turkey after PM threatens ban Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 7:29 PM ET

    Twitter users in Turkey reported widespread outages on Friday, hours after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan threatened to ban the social media platform.

  • China moving closer to unleashing fresh stimulus Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 11:52 PM ET

    China's slowing economy has stoked chatter that Beijing is moving closer to unleashing fresh monetary stimulus measures as soon as next quarter.

  • Bloomberg hints at curb on articles about China Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 11:18 PM ET

    The chairman of Bloomberg said that the firm should have reconsidered articles that deviated from its core of coverage of business news. NYT reports.

  • What does U.S. know about Putin's oil wealth? Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 10:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK, March 20- The most startling part of Washington's sanctions on Russian businessmen loyal to President Vladimir Putin may be a single sentence that contains an explosive allegation: that Putin himself profits from the world's No. 4 oil trading company, Gunvor.

  • Facebook likely to start charging for promotion Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 10:59 AM ET
    Video ads will play automatically but silently, going fullscreen and adding sound when you tap or click.

    Want to reach people on Facebook with your business? You may soon have to pay up.

  • Pancake robot makes your hotel breakfast Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    As travelers demand more exotic technology, robots are hard to beat.

  • Reports of coal's demise are greatly exaggerated Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    There's nothing like a polar vortex to drive down inventories and boost demand for coal, still a key generator of electricity. But how long will King Coal's run last?

  • Russia retaliates to sanctions, bars 9 US officials Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 1:51 PM ET
    Russia has imposed sanctions on nine U.S. officials including John Boehner, Harry Reid and John McCain, in response to U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia.

    Russia says it has imposed entry bans on nine U.S. lawmakers and officials in retaliation to Washington's sanctions over Crimea.

  • Home sales woes: Fewer people moving out Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    Home sales slumped in February in part because of a lack of so-called household formation. And that is a mystery.

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