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  • Singapore Demographic Growth to 2030

    Andy Sim, Equity Research at DBS Vickers Securities predicts that the Singaporean population will grow to 7 million people by 2030 and picks the sectors that are most likely to benefit.

  • Cost of Failing US Infrastructure

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the American Society of Civil Engineers says the nation would lose 3.5 million jobs if it fails to fix its aging infrastructure. Donna Cooper, Center for American Progress, weighs in.

  • America's $1.1Trillion Infrastructure Gap

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest data from the American Society of Civil Engineers show the nation could lose 3.5 million jobs due to the shortfall in infrastructure funding.

  • Polls show the election is likely to return to power the long-dominant Liberal Democratic Party, which has promised to boost public works and talks of spending 200 trillion yen on projects over the next decade.

  • Housing Pains From the 'Cliff'

    CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how the housing recovery could be derailed by a fall off the "fiscal cliff," with Richard Mack, Area Property Partners, and Barry Habib, Residential Finance Corp.

  • Hudson Yards: NYC Skyline Makeover

    Stephen Ross,The Related Companies chairman, discusses breaking ground on New York City's largest privately-funded building project.

  • Most Expensive Military Programs

    Read ahead to see the most expensive U.S. military programs currently under way.

  • These 10 jobs have the highest fatal work injury rates in the U.S.

  • Soaring Lumber Demand After Sandy

    Doug Kuiken, Kuiken Brothers owner & president, discusses the rebuilding process after the storm, and customer demand for building supplies.

  • Officials on Scene of Dangling Crane

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan delivers the latest news on the damaged crane which is dangling in midtown Manhattan. Louis Coletti, Building Trades Employers' Association president & CEO, also weighs in.

  • Total Cost: $57,580Tuition: $44,176Room & Board: $12,782Fees: $622Bard College is a liberal arts institution in Duchess County, New York.  it ranked no. 8 on Campus Grotto’s list, but this year Bard has fallen two spots to no. 10, despite increasing its asking price by almost $2,000.The  for 2012-2013 is $57,580 for a returning student. First-year students are subject to an additional $1,490 in fees, including meal charges, security deposit and ID card.

    According to Campus Grotto's just-released report on the 2012-2013 year, the top 10 colleges all have an average total cost of more than $55,000 per year.

  • September's ISM Manufacturing Index 51.5

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on manufacturing and construction spending, and discusses its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Federal spending per capita: $30,318Total federal spending: $577.80 billionNumber of state residents: 19.1 millionThe state of Florida was the recipient of the most federal spending in the nation, both in total and on a per capita basis. It’s similar to second-place Louisiana in that one of the 10 prime awards it received went to the Department of Health and Human Services, and all the others went to the Department of Homeland Security.Other than the Harris Corporation, a telecommunications comp

    Using data from,an OMB website, presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.

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    The legendary German Mittlestand is opening to investment, but some worry its successful culture may be threatened, the Global Post reports.

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    A surprise contraction in U.S. manufacturing activity in June has raised the prospects of a worsening slowdown in the U.S., but one economist says the economy may actually be showing signs of bottoming out.

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    The auto industry has been one of the positives in this shaky economy but will it last? Traders will be watching June auto sales on Tuesday—especially after a weak ISM reading.

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    The beach may be beckoning this Fourth of July week but traders are going to want to be at their desks for the start of the third quarter, with the jobs report, an ECB rate decision—and more.

  • Most economists now agree that the worst part of the recession is over, and we’re officially in sluggish recovery mode. No one can say for sure when things will finally return to normal, but enough time has passed that an analysis of the data from the downturn’s lowest point is possible.For many industries, that point took place in 2009 and 2010. It was a brutal period for most businesses, and many struggled simply to tread water. But others were hit hard, and they offer a unique view into what

    Using data provided by the financial information firm Sageworks, shows which industries took the worst beating in 2009 and 2010.

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    It’s that time again — Big Jobs Friday. Of course, we turn to the great Zoltar Fortune Telling Machine of the economy — the Internet — to read the cards.

  • The unemployment rate was lower in February than at the same time last year in 344 of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 372 metropolitan statistical areas, according to an  In other words, the vast majority of U.S. cities jobs continued to add jobs.Using the BLS data, ranked the ten U.S. metropolitan areas that showed the greatest job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Catherine Varner, economist for BLS Current Employment Statistics State and Area Division, offered her ranked the ten places in the U.S. that showed the most job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Read ahead to see which cities topped our list.