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Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Jubilant equity investors have been piling into ETFs in the last few months, triggering a number of cautionary signals for stocks.

Eastern Europe fights off sanctions 'chill’ Mon, 1 Dec '14 | 3:19 AM ET
Wawel Castle in Krakow, Poland

Russia sanctions, the Ukraine conflict and the euro zone's sluggish economic growth have had a "chilling" effect on Central Eastern Europe.

The oil that's actually soaring 30 percent Mon, 1 Dec '14 | 12:35 PM ET
Tuscan bread is topped with fresh olive oil for a taste during the harvesting of olives at the Castello La Leccia estate on in Castellina in Chianti (Siena), Italy

Olive oil prices are soaring 30 percent, thanks to a hot European summer that severely hurt production, the Daily Mail reported.

If you think Ebola was bad... Mon, 1 Dec '14 | 5:00 PM ET
Ebola preparation

Ebola was just a wake-up call for a more serious health threat, says Barry I. Eistenstein, a doctor and senior VP at Cubist Pharmaceuticals.

Costs of drilling oil around the world   Mon, 1 Dec '14 | 1:27 PM ET

CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the breakeven price of oil for oil producing countries around the world.

Japan suffers rating downgrade   Mon, 1 Dec '14 | 11:20 AM ET
Japan suffers rating downgrade

CNBC's Phil Han explains why Japan suffered a credit rating downgrade at the hands of Moody's.

Who is new European Council President?   Mon, 1 Dec '14 | 11:30 AM ET

CNBC's Phil Han profiles the new president of the European Council, Donald Tusk.

What ISIS really wants: Potato chips and candy Fri, 28 Nov '14 | 9:44 AM ET
A masked man speaking in what is believed to be a North American accent in a video that Islamic State militants released in September 2014.

What do jihadi militants crave on break at the battlefront? Pringles are one frontline favorite. Another is Red Bull.

Turkey dinner, Thanksgiving dinner, cost thanksgiving

Want to avoid throwing away your Thanksgiving leftovers? Now, there's an app for that.

Christian Dior store, left, and a Boucheron jewelry store in central Prague, Czech Republic

Some 25 years after the fall of communism, Prague has become a favorite shopping destination of Russian and Chinese rich.

Is this Switzerland's gold rush?   Fri, 28 Nov '14 | 4:30 AM ET
Is this Switzerland's gold rush?

CNBC's Phil Han explains an upcoming referendum in Switzerland that could see that country radically impact the gold industry worldwide.

Pfizer deal would probably have failed: AZ CEO Fri, 28 Nov '14 | 1:01 AM ET
Viagra made by Pfizer and Nexium made by AstraZeneca.

Pfizer's attempt to take over AstraZeneca through a $110 billion bid would have run aground on changes to U.S. tax laws, even if the companies had reached a deal.

Why Black Friday is heaven for cybercriminals Fri, 28 Nov '14 | 6:40 AM ET
Computer hacker cyber crime

Black Friday and Cyber Monday could provide the perfect cover for cybercriminals, analysts warn.

OPEC exec vs CNBC's Sedgwick   Thu, 27 Nov '14 | 5:30 AM ET
Al-Naimi Vs. Sedgwick

Ahead of the OPEC meeting, CNBC looks at Steve Sedgwick's encounters Saudi Arabia's oil minister, Ali Al-Naimi.

Meet Hong Kong's oldest stockbroker   Thu, 27 Nov '14 | 8:33 PM ET
Floor traders monitor share prices during afternoon trading at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

The oldest stockbroker in Hong Kong may have made his fortune in the city, but he thinks the future lies in Shangai. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.

A woman looks for information at Macy's Herald Square after the store opened its doors at 8 pm Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City.

Crowds flocked to Wal-Mart, Target and Toys R Us locations around the U.S. to snatch up doorbuster deals.

Just how important are the oil sands to the Canadian economy, and do they represent a good investment?

Despite declining average selling prices and signs of saturation in developed markets, smartphone shipments are set to hit a record high in 2014.

Best hedge fund bet of 2014 is...India? Wed, 26 Nov '14 | 11:58 AM ET
Narendra Modi, prime minister of India.

Hedge fund managers who focus on emerging markets have produced returns that are all over the map in 2014.

Hundreds of watches containing Napoléon Bonaparte's DNA are being sold by Swiss luxury company De Witt.

Report: Sony making a watch out of e-paper Wed, 26 Nov '14 | 10:10 AM ET

According to a report, Sony is said to be developing a watch made out of electronic paper that is set to be released in 2015.

Pushing a plane down runway   Wed, 26 Nov '14 | 4:21 PM ET
Pushing a plane down runway

Airline passengers in Siberia had to get out of a passenger plane and push it, because the wheels were frozen to the ground. With CNBC's Kelly Evans.

Actress Angelina Jolie is the latest in a string of celebrities to criticize proposals for a so-called "mansion tax" in the U.K.

Million dollar homes: Home for the holidays Wed, 26 Nov '14 | 8:26 AM ET
This million-dollar stone mansion, hosted several Thanksgiving dinners for CNBC’s Eamon Javers and his family friends.

CNBC reporters will showcase properties in their own childhood housing markets in the latest edition of the, "Million Dollar Home Challenge."

Tetley tea has insured its master blender's taste buds for £1 million ($1.5 million), according to the U.K.'s Mirror newspaper.

Europe looks 'aged and weary': Pope Francis Tue, 25 Nov '14 | 7:03 AM ET

Pope Francis has warned European politicians and policymakers that Europe is becoming less of a protagonist in the world as it looks "aged and weary."

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

A Twitter account apparently run by the office of Iran's Supreme Leader said "arrogant" powers had failed to bring it to its knees.

Next energy frontier: The Arctic   Tue, 25 Nov '14 | 3:47 PM ET
The Arctic oil rig 'Prirazlomnaya' in the Barents Sea owned by energy giant Gazprom, near Naryan Mar, Russia.

CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera highlights the world's next big energy plays and looks at just how much oil and gas is waiting to be tapped.

Russians dumping rubles for...Rolls Royces? Mon, 24 Nov '14 | 9:53 PM ET

Even as Rolls Royce hits speed bumps in China, the carmaker is breaking new sales records in Russia as consumers look to diversify away from the ruble.

What is OPEC?   Tue, 25 Nov '14 | 4:00 AM ET

CNBC's Phil Han explains what OPEC is and why it's important.