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  • Stop Worrying! 8 Tips to Help You Knock It Off Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 9:34 AM ET

    We have worried A LOT in the past few years—jobs, money, the stock market—you name it. But guess what? It has yet to be scientifically proven that worrying can fix a problem. So here are 8 tips to help you stop worrying — or, at the very least, to do it properly!

  • Fast Money Web Extra     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Stock Pops & Drops     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 5:32 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Bomb Iran? Where Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum Stand Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 4:20 AM ET
    Mitt Romney - Iowa Caucuses

    The two strongest Republican candidates to emerge from the Iowa caucuses, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, both are open to bombing Iran's nuclear weapons program, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Fast Money Web Extra     Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Can Iran Close the Strait of Hormuz? Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 4:57 AM ET
    This satellite image shows the Strait of Hormuz, between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The Strait of Hormuz runs between Iran and United Arab Emirates.

    The anxious exchange of statements and explicit threats between the U.S. and Iran mark a notable escalation and leave the energy markets struggling to understand the implications.

  • Fast Money Web Extra     Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Argggggggggh! America’s Most Stressful Jobs Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 5:35 PM ET

    Think you have one of the most stressful jobs? Yeah, you do! Click ahead for the 10 Most Stressful Jobs in America — and, in case you're interested in taking it down a few notches, the 10 Least Stressful Jobs in America.

  • End of the Mancession?     Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 2:45 PM ET

    New data shows that men have nabbed two out of every three new jobs during this recovery. Could this give an additional boost to men's retailers? Joel Naroff, Naroff Economic Advisors president, and Richard Jaffe, Stifel Nicolaus, weigh in.

  • Street Signals for 2012     Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 2:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan takes a look at Street signs for what's ahead in the coming year.

  • Daniel Yergin

    Pulitzer prize winning author Daniel Yergin, Chairman of IHS CERA, shared an excerpt on Iran from his latest book “The Quest: Energy Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World.” The piece describes how the balance of power in the Gulf region could shift should Iran obtain nuclear weapons.

  • US Private Construction: First Rise in 6 Years? Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 11:41 AM ET

    US private construction will post growth this year for the first time since 2005, and will be an important driver of gross domestic product growth and job creation in 2012, according to a report by investment firm AllianceBernstein.

  • Euro Break-Up Most Overrated Risk: Eurasia Group Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 10:55 AM ET

    The risk of a break-up of the euro zone is “vastly overplayed” and a collapse of the single currency area is out of the question, Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Crowds crossing the famous Shibuya Crossing intersection at the centre of Shibuya's fashionable shopping and entertainment district, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.

    Volumes of Samurai bonds — yen-denominated bonds issued by non-Japanese entities — hit a 15-year high in 2011, and could be 20 percent higher in 2012, a Tokyo-based analyst told CNBC.com.

  • For 2012, Signs Point to Tepid Consumer Spending Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 4:50 AM ET
    Woman window shopping on a snowy street

    As the weak economy has trudged on, they have leaned on credit cards to pay for holiday gifts, many bought at discounts. They are dipping into savings to cover spikes in gas, food and rent. They are substituting domestic vacations for international trips, squeezing more life out of their washing machines and refrigerators and switching to alternatives as meat prices have risen. The New York Times reports.

  • The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Holdings of U.S. Treasurys by foreign central banks has fallen by a record $69 billion over the past four weeks according to the latest Federal Reserve data. The Financial Times reports

  • One Big Political Idea for 2012     Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 2:07 PM ET

    Sharing perspective on what should be a priority for reviving the economy in 2012, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities senior fellow.

  • Flash Crash Threatens to Return With a Vengeance Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 4:58 AM ET

    What should investors watch in 2012? As the new year dawns, there are plenty of short-term issues on the horizon, ranging from the eurozone to fiscal gridlock in the US to upheavals in the Middle East. The Financial Times reports

  • Fast Money Web Extra     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Let the Election Games Begin     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 2:51 PM ET

    Discussing the current Republican race for the White House, with John Harwood, CNBC's chief Washington correspondent and Josh Boak, POLITICO economics reporter. Boak says, "Iowa sets the tone for the rest of the election."