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  • Every economic opportunity in the world, on a map Sunday, 15 Sep 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    LinkedIn’s grand vision is the creation of a map based on its user activity that surveys every economic opportunity in the world.

  • Lobbies spar over ethanol as 'Blend Wall' nears Sunday, 15 Sep 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    As the U.S. prods the oil industry to blend more ethanol into gasoline, charges are flying between refiners and biofuel advocates about the impact of mandates.

  • A job that lets you hang with sports stars Sunday, 15 Sep 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    Can’t hit a curve ball? No problem. Just because you don’t have game, doesn’t mean you can’t work in sports. Become a data superstar.

  • Kerry warns Syria: 'Threat of force is real' Sunday, 15 Sep 2013 | 11:08 AM ET

    US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Syria that it must comply and hand over its chemical weapons. "We cannot have hollow words in the conduct of international affairs," Kerry said.

  • There could be another financial crisis in 5 years Sunday, 15 Sep 2013 | 10:32 AM ET

    Op-ed: Five years after Lehman Brothers, big pillars of reform are still not in place and five years from now, we could find ourselves in another financial crisis.

  • Law? Medicine? These graduates go for Mary Poppins Saturday, 14 Sep 2013 | 3:00 PM ET
    Elyse Barletta, 27, works full-time as a nanny in Charlotte, N.C., taking care of nine-month-old Reynolds Norman.

    Highly credentialed child-minders are being greeted by middle-class and upper-class families who want to give their kids an edge.

  • Porsche 911 marks its 50th with special edition Saturday, 14 Sep 2013 | 5:00 PM ET
    2014 Porsche 911 GT3

    The German maker is marking the occasion with a limited run of 1,963 in honor of the year the iconic sports car was introduced.

  • Fed contender Larry Summers cancels Citi events Saturday, 14 Sep 2013 | 7:14 PM ET
    Larry Summers

    Fed contender Larry Summers, who has been criticized for being too cozy with Wall Street, has canceled all events with Citigroup while Obama mulls his decision.

  • Want to be a CEO? Work here Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 11:33 AM ET

    To outsiders, McKinsey & Co. is a simply a consulting firm, but for many of the biggest hitters in corporate America, it is an indispensable tool.

  • Alabama rematch with Manziel scores record price Saturday, 14 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies is tackled by defensive back Vinny Sunseri #3 and defensive back Dee Milliner #28 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

    Saturday's rematch between Alabama and Texas A&M is one of the most anticipated games in college football—and one of the most expensive.

  • IRS throws companies a bone on tax deductions Saturday, 14 Sep 2013 | 1:32 PM ET
    The IRS building in Washington, D.C.

    The IRS is expanding its rules for what business repairs qualify as tax deductible, everything from laptops to aircraft engines.

  • US defends 'green loans,' despite failed start-ups Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 12:29 PM ET

    The Energy Department is sticking by its green loan program, even as critics question the government's moves into venture capitalism.

  • Well-crafted: Hands-on hobbies learned online Saturday, 14 Sep 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    A growing number of sites offer paid online classes teaching hobbies traditionally picked up in person—like landscape photography and baking bread.

  • Christie: Jersey Shore boardwalk fire 95% contained Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 11:38 AM ET
    Gov. Chris Christie: “I feel like I want to throw up.”

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the massive fire that destroyed part of an iconic Jersey shore boardwalk in two towns is 95% contained.

  • Apple's iWatch and wait approach Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    An iWatch concept design.

    Apple is exceptionally successful when it enters new product categories a little later, this CNBC.com contributor says.

  • Post-Lehman, money market risks remain Saturday, 14 Sep 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Lehman Brothers building in New York in September, 2008.

    Regulators have been laboring to shore up the industry, but some still question whether cash would be safe in a crisis.

  • JC Penney board shake-up continues Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    Vornado Realty Trust Chairman and Chief Executive Steven Roth resigned from the board of JC Penney, the company said in a regulatory filing.

  • Sen. Jon Tester says he'd vote 'no' on Summers Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 7:20 PM ET
    Janet Yellen and Larry Summers

    Jon Tester is the latest member of the Senate banking committee to say he'd vote "no" on Larry Summers if President Obama nominated him for Fed chief.

  • Obama taps White House insider as economic advisor Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 4:17 PM ET
    Jeffrey Zients

    President Obama has named Jeffrey Zients as an economic advisor in a shakeup as the White House struggles to gain traction for its economic agenda.

  • The next start-up frontier: Why Denver's booming Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 2:06 PM ET

    Denver has grown into a popular start-up destination. On Monday, "Denver Startup Week" kicks off. A look at the city's positives and negatives.

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