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  • America's Top States for Job Creation 2012 Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 9:46 AM ET
    Net Job Creation: 211,500 California managed to create jobs in all but two private-sector categories (manufacturing and general services) along with its solid growth rate. Gains in construction and financial activities partly reflect its improving real estate sector. High tech, tourism and international trade are the leading sectors. The state led the nation in job creation in June. Facebook and Zynga both went on hiring binges in the last year. On the negative side, as might be expected of a ca

    Overall payroll growth remains subpar and disappointing but these states, which include a few surprises, are showing healthy and diverse growth.

  • Obama's War on Romney     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 7:34 PM ET

    Discussing whether the middle class worries they will be taxed next, if the rich are taxed, with Scott Rasmussen, Rasmussen Reports founder & president. Marc Lamont Hill, "Our World" host, and Monica Crowley, "What the (Bleep) Just Happened," author, weigh in.

  • Weak Demand Hits Chip Outlook     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    Cummins plunged 9 percent today on news the company lowered its Q2 and full-year guidance today, with the FMHR traders; and Applied Micro Devices & Applied Materials both slashed their estimates yesterday, with Chris Danely, JPMorgan analyst.

  • Most Expensive States to Live in 2012 Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 4:30 PM ET
    Most expensive metro area: Juneau House: $493,167 Movie ticket: $10.50 Rent: $1,437 Doctor visit: $156.42 Gallon of gas: $3.941 T-bone steak: $10.64

    Cost of living may not be among the top criteria for a business, but it can be a big consideration for employees. Look at the cost of a variety of items in the nation's 10 most expensive states.

  • America’s Best States to Live in 2012 Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 4:30 PM ET
    2012 Quality of Life Points: 246 out of 3502011 Quality of Life Rank: 7The Centennial State offers an intoxicating mix of urban flair and natural beauty. Quality of life is a Mile High. Colorado ranks as one of America’s healthiest states, with low incidences of cancer and obesity. Colorado suffers in some environmental measures, and finishes in the middle of the pack for crime, but on balance it is one of the best states in which to live.

    Hawaii’s tropical and beautiful, but some of the nation’s coldest states — including the best one in CNBC’s category – make the top in our study.

  • Siemens Explores New Horizons Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 5:53 AM ET

    The Mars space probe built by Siemens is an “iconic example” of what the technological industry can provide to global aerospace development, Siegfried Russwurm, the CEO of Sector Industry Sector at Siemens told CNBC.

  • The Dollar Rally Could Accelerate: Chart Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 11:16 PM ET

    Investors have been piling into Treasurys in recent weeks, boosting the dollar. In a sale on July 9, the U.S. Treasury sold three-month bonds at minus 0.005 percent, and six-month bonds at minus 0.006 percent. The Treasury says it's the first time they have registered negative yields. This takes place in the context of a temporary pause in the Euro-zone problems.

  • Stock Pops & Drops     Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 5:17 PM ET

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

  • UBS Analyst on the Credit Card Trade     Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 5:09 PM ET

    John Williams, UBS analyst, discusses his company's downgrade on Visa and MasterCard. "These are by no means broken companies, or broken stories, it's just right now we do not like the macro setup," says Williams.

  • Alcoa Reports Earnings Beat     Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    Alcoa kicked off earnings season with an earnings beat. The FMHR traders weigh in on how to play the stock now.

  • Supply Chain Risks Still Loom: Expert Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 7:58 AM ET

    The aeronautical industry is not experiencing a production bubble in the commercial sector, but supply will need to keep up with demand, David Baxt, Global Head of Aerospace and Defense at Jefferies, told CNBC.

  • June Jobs Numbers: Hot or Not?     Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    Michelle Meyer, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says non-farm payrolls will increase 100,000 in June, a modest pickup from the prior two months. But, will a strong jobs number take QE3 off the table? The Fast Money traders discuss.

  • New Careers: Where Tragedy Became Triumph Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 4:39 PM ET
    In March 1999, Aedene Arthur’s son Aaron was killed in an avalanche while hiking Turnagain Pass outside of Anchorage, Alaska. This led her to become versed in avalanche safety and, eventually, to found As the name implies, the business specializes in emergency survival equipment. It sells kits for use in the home, office or vehicle. Apart from providing Arthur with her livelihood, the business also helps her feel like she’s providing a needed service.“I like the sound of selling survival and eme

    CNBC.com presents a list of people who survived tragedies and responded by creating new careers and businesses. These new ventures helped them cope and inspired others.

  • Want to Work With a Superhero? Could Be Annoying Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 2:25 PM ET

    What would it be like to work with a superhero — Super awesome, right? Actually, it could be pretty annoying.

  • US Economy May Be Bottoming Out: Economist Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 10:04 PM ET

    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.

  • Fast Money Web Extra     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

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

  • Investor Carl Icahn updates "Fast Money" on what he wants to see happen to a company he calls a "very undervalued asset."

  • 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.