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  • Abu Dhabi Airport Has First Cocoonlike Sleep Pods Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 11:48 AM ET
    Abu Dhabi International Airport is the world's first airport to launch GoSleep pods.

    Wish to catch a snooze at the airport? Abu Dhabi Airport has just the solution with new "GoSleep" pods, where chairs with sliding shades convert into an egg-shaped cocoon.

  • There May Be More to Ferrari Cuts Than Status Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Ferrari is capping production this year. The stated reason: status protection. But what's the reality? Some experts think it may be a sign of lower demand for the luxury car.

  • Coke Takes Anti-Obesity Show on Road With Labels Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 9:15 AM ET

    Coca-Cola will make its caloric and nutrition content more widely available around the world.

  • Did China Fix Its Trade Data? Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 8:05 AM ET
    Shipping containers are transported in a port in Qingdao, east China's Shandong province.

    Trade numbers for China showed an unexpected increase in imports and exports, leading analysts to question whether the numbers were "misleading."

  • The World's Biggest Boozers Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 3:33 AM ET

    A global economic slowdown hasn't had much impact on this resilient market as people continue to turn to alcohol in good times and bad. We look at the top 10 countries with the highest alcohol consumption.

  • What Weakness? Global Data Show Silver Lining Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 3:16 AM ET

    Stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data, an unexpected rise in German industrial orders and now better-than-forecast China trade numbers. The outlook for the world economy is brighter than it was a month ago, analysts say.

  • Youth Unemployment Could 'Scar' Entire Generation: ILO Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 3:14 AM ET
    The underemployed: More than 17 percent of the U.S. employed are part of the part-time economy.

    The long-term impact of rising unemployment among the young could be felt for decades, according to the International Labor Organization, which estimates that 73.4 million young people will be out of work in 2013.

  • Toyota Sticks to Low-Risk Even as Profits Soar Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 2:53 AM ET

    Toyota Motors refuses to be tempted away from its low-risk growth strategy, even as the world's bestselling carmaker met its mid-term profit goals.

  • Stanchart Profit Falls on Increased Cost Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 12:39 AM ET

    Standard Chartered said on Wednesday its first quarter operating profit was likely to be slightly lower than a year ago as an increase in hiring, and wages, pushed up costs.

  • Roubini: No Stock Bubble, but Crash May Come Later Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 12:27 AM ET
    Nouriel Roubini, co-founder and chairman of Roubini Global Economics

    Stocks aren't in bubble territory as yet, but a "huge rally in risk assets" over the next two years puts markets in danger of a big crash, Nouriel Roubini said.

  • Another Crisis Coming, Worse Than the Last: Roche Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 12:07 AM ET

    The bond markets will crash once global central banks stop buying debt, in a financial crisis much worse than the one seen in 2008, strategist David Roche told CNBC.

  • Watch Out, the Nikkei Train Is at Full Speed Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:54 PM ET

    Japan's benchmark stock index rose to its highest level in five years on Wednesday, taking its gains this year to just over 35 percent. Time to turn cautious? Perhaps not, say analysts.

  • China Exports Beat, But Skeptics Are Unconvinced Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:49 PM ET

    China's exports rose 14.7 percent in April from a year ago, beating expectations and possibly easing some of the concerns about weakness in the country's economic recovery, though doubts remain over the strength of real demand.

  • RBNZ Says Has Intervened to Lower Currency Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:41 PM ET

    The Reserve Bank of New Zealand on Wednesday said it had been selling New Zealand dollars on the currency market to limit its strength.

  • Chinese Bank Shuts Key North Korean Bank Account Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    Bank of China has shut the account of North Korea's main foreign exchange bank, which was hit with U.S. sanctions in March.

  • Where the Millionaires Are Might Surprise You Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    If you were looking for millionaires, you'd probably head to London or New York or Monaco. But you might be better off trying Tokyo.

  • Planned Cyberattacks Hit Sites Around the World Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    Hackers on Tuesday launched cyberattacks that affected websites in a planned campaign called "Operation USA."

  • China Not Using Our Equipment for Cyberattacks: CEO Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Akamai has a good relationship with the Chinese government and they're "not exploiting" the company's equipment there, the CEO of the online content delivery network told CNBC.

  • BMW Recalls 220,000 Vehicles Due to Faulty Airbags Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    BMW is recalling about 220,000 vehicles worldwide from model years 2002 and 2003 as part of a wider recall affecting airbags made by supplier Takata.

  • World Party: Stocks in US, Germany Hit New Record Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    U.S. stocks briefly broke into record territory on a wave of optimism for the global economy that also drove German stocks to an all-time high.

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