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  • 25 Years of CNBC: How things have changed Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Here's a quick look at how London, Hong Kong and Singapore have changed over the last 25 years.

  • Recalls aren't stalling GM’s sales Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 12:26 PM ET

    Compared to last June, sales have climbed 1 percent and the stock has seen double-digit growth. What's fueling the surge at the height of GM's recall crisis?

  • What do you think is most overvalued? Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 8:29 PM ET

    As the second half of the year gets into swing, investors are becoming wary about certain trades given stellar gains in the first half of the year.

  • Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Was Thursday's jobs report all the market needs to run—or does it give investors a fresh reason to get nervous?

  • Maybe those foreign Rx drugs aren't so shady Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    While there are weaknesses in the alternative market of prescription drugs, the risks are not always as serious as some claim.

  • Oil sinks to 3-week low; Libya ends oil shortage Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 2:01 PM ET
    Drilling for oil in the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, N.D.

    Crude oil dropped as supply fears began to ease after Libya declared an end to an oil crisis that has slashed exports.

  • What holiday in the Hamptons says about Wall St. Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    It's summertime and the living, at least in the Hamptons, is looking pretty easy.

  • Party on: Hurricane will only help holiday spending Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    Neither wind nor rain nor a storm named Arthur will keep Americans from making July Fourth the busiest travel weekend of the summer.

  • 'River' runs in airplane's aisles after water leak Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 1:36 PM ET
    Boeing Airbus A380

    A Qantas Airbus A380 had to turn back to Los Angeles after a water leak flooded the aisles while 30,000 feet over the Pacific. NBC News reports.

  • Global warming, aging to hit global growth: OECD Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 9:14 AM ET

    Global growth will slow due to a combination of aging population, global warming and a slowdown in emerging markets, the OECD warns.

  • Parasailing deaths prompt crack down on safety Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 5:11 PM ET

    Millions of people enjoy parasailing over lakes and beaches across the country, but many don't know that the industry is mostly unregulated.

  • Ex-CalPERS head to plead guilty Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:39 PM ET
    Signage stands outside the offices of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (Calpers) in Sacramento, California.

    The former head of the largest public pension system is set to plead guilty for illegally steering private equity placement fees to a friend.

  • How one start-up is trying to raise credit scores Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 12:24 PM ET

    A better credit score may eventually be just be a few mouse clicks away.

  • China's Alibaba chooses NYSE for US IPO Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 12:48 PM ET
    Softbank president Masayoshi Son.

    China's Alibaba plans to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange, under the ticker symbol "BABA," dealing a blow to rival Nasdaq.

  • 14. Tennessee Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    Businesses that choose Tennessee are rewarded with a stellar workforce and an excellent infrastructure. But crime hurts quality of life.

  • 8. Virginia (Tie) Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Virginia offers a welcoming business climate. But its proximity to the nation’s capitol is now a curse as the federal government shrinks.

  • 3. Utah Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    There is a buzz about Utah, which is attracting a swarm of business capital. But large class sizes and small budgets hurt education.

  • 11. South Dakota Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    The Mount Rushmore State offers monumentally-friendly business regulations, but costs have risen along with the state’s profile.

  • 39. Kentucky Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    The Bluegrass State offers America’s lowest cost of living. But the state economy has suffered badly from the decline of the coal industry.

  • 13. Arizona Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    The Grand Canyon state offers a growing and independent workforce and good access to capital. But, its the education system is ranked last.