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  • Icahn Takes Aim at Forest Labs  Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 5:11 PM ET

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn questioned the timing of certain stock sales by Forest Laboratories' CEO Howard Soloman today, and discusses his concerns over its corporate governance.

  • America's Highest Paying Jobs 2012 Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 9:39 AM ET
    Average Salary: $112,160Current Employment: 272,320Pharmacists are not only responsible for dispensing prescription drugs, but also provide patients with information about the drugs, their potential side effects, and how to correctly use them. Pharmacists are required to have a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.), a 4-year professional degree. They also must be licensed, which requires passing two exams.The highest paid pharmacists in the country are found in the sparsely populated states of Alaska ($

    A salary is among the most compelling factors for individuals deciding on a career path, a degree or even where to live, since some areas pay higher salaries for the same position.

  • Cities With the Best Credit Scores 2012 Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 2:09 PM ET
    Average Credit Score: 789Average Debt: $22,439Average Number of Late Payments: 0.27Average % Credit Available: 77.52Average Number of Open Credit Cards: 1.71The highest-ranking city is Wausau, Wis., a remarkable development considering that in the previous year, it didn’t even make the list. Interestingly, of all 10 cities on this list, four including Wausau, are located in the state of Wisconsin. When it comes to managing personal credit and debt, the people of Wisconsin must be doing something

    What U.S. cities have the best credit scores for 2012? Click to find out.

  • Obamacare: Business' Burden  Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 7:33 PM ET

    Discussing the potential burden bussiness' might face on news of the health-care ruling, with Jim Garland, Sharp Details CEO and Joe Engler, Business Roundtable president.

  • Supreme's Shock the World!  Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on how President Obama reacted to the passing of his health care law; and Zeke Emanuel, former White House health policy advisor; Rudy Giuliani, former New York City major; and Greg Abbott, Texas Attorney General, weigh in.

  • Research In Motion Plunges 17%  Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    Nike plunges post-earnings, with the FMHR traders; and discussing whether Research In Motion can recover, with Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee analyst.

  • What the Health Care Ruling Means for Families Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 4:44 PM ET

    How much the Affordable Care Act will affect your pocketbook depends on how much you already make.

  • Stock Pops & Drops  Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 5:14 PM ET

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

  • Are You Sold on the Housing Turnaround?  Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    Housing stocks are moving higher in the past two days, with the Fast Money traders; and David Rosenberg, Gluskin Sheff, explains why he is not sold on the housing turnaround.

  • Think Six Figures Makes You Successful? Not Anymore Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:12 PM ET

    Since the magical shoulder-pad wearing, “Greed is good” era of the 1980s, Americans have considered six-figure salaries a sign of success. But in this era of Justin Bieber and saggy pants, six figures just doesn't cut it anymore.

  • Tomorrow Magazine

    When eight web journalists and designers suddenly found themselves unemployed, they raised  money for a new project and broke through their goal in hours. How did they do it? Porn stars and tote bags.

  • Senator Rubio: Immigration, Politics & US Economy  Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Senator Marco Rubio, (R-FLA) discusses his new book, "An American Son," and the Supreme Court's ruling on the Arizona Immigration Law. "The ideal scenario is for the federal government to finally do its job, secure the border, have an electronic verification system in place, and modernize our legal immigration system so it reflects the 21st Century needs of our country," says Rubio.

  • Are We Failing Our Kids?  Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    According to a recent Gallup poll, only 29 percent of Americans say they have a "great deal" or "quite a lot of confidence" in the U.S. education system. Michelle Rhee, StudentsFirst founder and CEO, discusses the quality of public education in the United States, with radio talk show host John Batchelor.

  • Wine glass

    Think that glass of wine or scotch is going to help you relax? Of course you do. And you know what? You're starting to relax already, just thinking about it. Hey, that's not me talking, that's science!

  • Beware, Oil Could Tumble Even Further: Pro Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 5:23 AM ET

    Oil fell to its lowest levels in a year and a half on Thursday, the outlook for oil remains weak and sanctions imposed on Iran are likely to make matters worse, Dan Yergin, co-founder and chairman of energy research consultancy Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) told CNBC.

  • Oil Breaks Below $79  Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders break down today's market action since China reported weak manufacturing data; and Stephen Schork, The Schork Report, offers inside on crude's plunge. "We have too much supply, not enough demand, and we are now in a massive correction," says Schork.

  • Financial Titans Make Push to Hire War Vets Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 4:31 PM ET
    Veterans Michael Futch (R) and Logan Remillard (L) register for the 'Hiring Our Heroes' job fair November 4, 2011 at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy, Utah.

    With a job fair on Wall Street, America’s financial titans are making a major push to find fresh talent among returning war veterans.

  • The Fed Has Spoken, Now What?  Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    The Fed is extending "Operation Twist" as a way to help boost the economy, but is it enough? Lawrence Goodman, Center for Financial Stability, weighs in.

  • US Watchdog Hits at ‘Risky’ London Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 2:58 AM ET
    JP Morgan London Offices

    US lawmakers and regulators have attacked London as a source of financial crises and promised tougher crossborder rules in the wake of $2 billion of trading losses at the UK unit of JPMorgan Chase., the FT reports.

  • Tradeventure: Fed to Announce QE3?  Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    In anticipation of the Fed meeting tomorrow, the Fast Money traders discuss which of three scenarios is most likely to happen.