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Cambodia National Rescue Party supporters cheer at Freedom Park on December 29, 2013 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Tens of thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters rallied on Sunday to demand long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen step down and call an election.

That house is, like, crazy! Fri, 27 Dec '13 | 9:00 AM ET

Realtor.com has released its year-end list of craziest places to live, from a pirate-themed mansions to a missile silo.

Crowd on Tung Choi Street (Ladies Market), Hong Kong, China.

The U.K.-based Centre for Economics and Business Research says China won't eclipse the U.S. economy until later than some analysts have suggested.

Do you really know bitcoin? Here are 11 myths Fri, 27 Dec '13 | 12:08 PM ET

While there were plenty of big surprises in 2013, no story was more unique than bitcoin, the online currency that shook up the global monetary system.

Why exes of the wealthy want a London divorce Fri, 27 Dec '13 | 3:35 AM ET

If your marriage is over, you’re a member of the jet set and earn less than your partner, London seems to be the place to get a generous settlement.

Stand aside Jeeves, female butlers are moving in Fri, 27 Dec '13 | 11:24 AM ET

"Downton Abbey" might spread the iconic image of the English manservant around the world but the modern-day "Jeeves" is just as likely to be female.

Gulfstream jet in Beijing, China

China is preparing to welcome private aircraft, a move that may herald the greatest expansion of business and private aviation in 30 years.

Contrarian view: Why gold will recover in 2014 Tue, 24 Dec '13 | 10:07 PM ET

After a catastrophic year, the gold bears are lining up, but Capital Economics argues the precious metal could come back into favor in 2014.

10-year yield at 3%? Not a problem for stocks Thu, 26 Dec '13 | 4:40 PM ET
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

The U.S. stock market is taking the 10-year Treasury note's latest ascent to 3 percent in stride.

Going bearish on emerging markets may be the consensus call, but some fund managers are quietly turning more positive, citing attractive valuations.

Christmas shoppers fill the pavements of Oxford Street

If the promotions seemed relentless in the U.S. this holiday season, be thankful you weren't in the United Kingdom.

As banks that comply with Islamic law are making inroads into the global banking scene, Western businesses are working to meet their expectations.

What you need to know about digital currencies Tue, 24 Dec '13 | 8:10 PM ET

In the past year, cryptocurrencies have soared in popularity. Here are five things that might help make sense of the new world of digital currencies.

Schaft S-One at Darpa Robotics Challenge

A growing network of robotics manufacturers are working hard to help integrate machines into defense and law enforcement organizations.

Despite all the liquidity sloshing around, inflation remains worryingly low – possibly because central banks are exporting deflation, HSBC said.

Hipster hobbies: Cashing in on ancient skills Tue, 24 Dec '13 | 1:16 AM ET
Taxidermist Margot Magpie runs The Last Tuesday Society workshops

A growing number of trendy city-dwellers are taking lessons in archaic – and sometimes weird – skills to stand out from the crowd.

The Old Street roundabout, which has been dubbed 'Silicon Roundabout' due to the number of technology companies operating from the area in London.

Britain is becoming a hub for innovative startups. We look at ten that have achieved staggering rates of growth in the past five years.

The emerging market to watch in 2014 Mon, 23 Dec '13 | 9:00 PM ET

Vietnam stocks have far outperformed regional peers this year, and with the nation getting its economic house in order, this trend is set to continue.

The onesie: A perfect Christmas gift?     Tue, 24 Dec '13 | 3:54 AM ET

Could a onesie be the ultimate Christmas loungewear?

China’s golfing industry is teeing off Mon, 23 Dec '13 | 8:44 AM ET

Golf is a multibillion-dollar global industry – and a sport that China is increasingly keen of joining.

CNBC's technology reporter Julia Wood takes you through some of the top toys on sale for kids this year.

On jammed jets, sardines turn on one another Mon, 23 Dec '13 | 2:53 PM ET
Passengers aboard an Allegiant Airlines flight en route from Las Vegas to Colorado Springs, Colo., Dec. 19, 2013.

Airlines are shrinking the size of their seats, raising revenue but also tensions between frustrated passengers. The NYT reports.

Apple's deal with China Mobile is set to up the ante in the smartphone war with Samsung, which stands to lose its leading position in the market.

As gold moves close to its 2013 low, one strategist told CNBC he wouldn't even buy the precious metal with his worst enemy's money.


While prime property prices in many global financial centers are likely to pull back, the Dubai market is set to climb, Knight Frank said.

As Asia's wealthy population continues to grow, bespoke cars have become the latest must-have for those looking to stand out from the crowd.

It's all gravy at Christmas     Mon, 23 Dec '13 | 2:20 AM ET

How do you like your gravy at Christmas? The Squawk Box Europe team discuss.

Some presents just aren't a good idea and are primary candidates for regifting.

For China, Christmas is now a season to shop Thu, 19 Dec '13 | 5:46 PM ET

It’s not quite the Lunar New Year, but with each year that passes, Christmas appears to be gaining ground as a season for shopping in China.

Goldman: Stay out of emerging markets Sun, 22 Dec '13 | 9:00 AM ET

The investment bank predicts those markets will underperform and see lots of volatility in the next five to 10 years.