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  • Gas Prices Are the Silver Lining as Economy Weakens Saturday, 2 Jun 2012 | 9:31 PM ET

    Despite the dismal jobs report, there's some good news: Gas prices are falling with at least two states reporting $2.99 a gallon. More states could see gas below $3.

  • Money-Making Athlete Wives Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 4:29 PM ET
    The stereotype about professional athletes’ wives is they’re not much more than gold-digging arm candy, with few accomplishments of their own. The stereotype no longer applies today, thanks to the efforts of some high-profile women who established themselves well before they married their famous husbands.Many of the wives of today’s professional athletes are entrepreneurs and business professionals. Some of them have been so successful in their chosen fields they are as famous as their husbands.

    What follows is a list of the wives of 10 athletes who’ve made names for themselves as columnists, models, designers and more.

  • This Memorial Day weekend, motorists will find gasoline plentiful and at the lowest price it’s been for two years. Good news. And it may get better. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Jobs for Loners Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 4:44 PM ET
    In the immortal words of Barbra Streisand, people who need people are the luckiest people in the world. But what about the rest of us? We don’t all have what it takes to be gregarious, and outgoing, and one’s ability to be sociable, or lack thereof, can affect the type of employment one ends up taking.The extroverted have a bevy of jobs that let them press the flesh. There are sales, management, life coaching, and any number of other jobs that demand constant interaction with others. On the othe

    Many jobs that let reserved types work in solitude offer poor salaries and unchallenging work. But there are other careers that are stimulating, well-paying and require little human contact.

  • Chris Christie for Vice President?     Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Will New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie toss his hat into the ring for Vice President? Steve Kornacki, Salon.com and Robert Costa, National Review, weigh in.

  • Space Shuttle's New York Flyover     Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | 10:50 AM ET

    The Space Shuttle Enterprise flies down the Hudson River past CNBC in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

  • Busiest U.S. Trade Hubs Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 1:03 PM ET

    U.S. exports are almost certain to hit a record high in 2012, remaining one of the anchors of the nation’s economic recovery. See the list of busiest land, water, and air trade hubs.

  • Ready to Roll Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 4:09 PM ET

    More than two years after New Jersey approved a measure to legalize marijuana for chronically ill patients, the program may finally be on the verge of allowing dispensaries to open.

  • Top Cities for Job Growth Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 11:05 AM ET
    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, CNBC.com 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

    CNBC.com 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.

  • New Jersey Bets on New Casino     Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    A bit of luck and a lot of new investors are what Atlantic City needs right now, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • All Over the Place Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 12:55 PM ET
    Florida Buildings

    The residential rebound is under way in fits and starts, but it is volatile, and it is local.

  • Tebow Eyes New Jersey Luxury Rental Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 2:27 PM ET
    Tim Tebow Bedminster Trump Cottage

    The newest New York Jet might soon be moving into a pricey rental near his team’s base in New Jersey.

  • Investigators Scrutinize MF Global Wire Transfers Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 4:05 AM ET
    MF Global

    Federal investigators examining the final days at MF Global and how customer money went missing are poring over scores of wire transfers in and out of the brokerage firm, including the possible movement of $325 million that may have belonged to customers, according to people briefed on the matter the New York Times reports.

  • Billionaire Sports Team Owners Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 5:26 PM ET

    Check out some of the billionaires from all over the world who have added a major sports team or two to their portfolios.

  • 10 Short-Lived CEO Terms Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 2:22 PM ET
    In March 2010, Jon Corzine had been out of his job as New Jersey governor for two months. At the same time, the derivatives brokerage firm MF Global was looking for a candidate with both executive and financial sector experience to become its chief executive. Corzine, who was also the former CEO of Goldman Sachs, seemed like the perfect fit. Apparently, it wasn’t. On Oct. 31, 2011, the company filed for bankruptcy protection, and Corzine resigned.The MF Global CEO left his post on Nov. 4, 2011,

    A global corporation is no less likely to make questionable executive hiring decisions as the average small business, and CEOs of major corporations have the short tenures on their resumes to prove it.

  • Companies with the Happiest Employees Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 1:56 PM ET
    In 2011, Google was named the “Happiest Company in America” in an annual survey by job satisfaction–focused web resource CareerBliss.com. http://www.careerbliss.com/ Lately, however, Google’s looking a little blue: In the most recent survey, the Internet search engine company didn’t even make the top 50.Various industries made it onto the 2012 CareerBliss survey, including financial giants, utility companies, pharmaceutical corporations, and even the U.S. military. Retail and hospitality compani

    Various industries made it onto the 2012 CareerBliss list, the 50 Happiest Companies for America , including financial giants, utility companies, pharmaceutical corporations and even the U.S. military.

  • New Yorkers make their way through falling snow in New York, October 29, 2011. New York has been hit by snowfall before Halloween for only the fourth time since the US Civil War. (1861-1865)

    Tens of thousands of Connecticut residents awoke Monday as part of an unenviable fraternity: people entering their second week without power after an early-season storm that hammered the Northeast with wet, heavy snow.

  • Homes of the GOP Candidates Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 3:27 PM ET
    When every part of a presidential candidate’s life and history goes under the microscope, it’s not surprising that some of their homes have led to controversy. In fact, for one candidate, two properties have become the center of a heated debate.

    Click ahead to learn about these abodes, located in nine states, and find out who owns, has owned, or rents each house.

  • Snowstorm's Blackout Impact     Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 10:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman has a closer look at the impact the of the storm in the Northeast, and The Weather Channel's Paul Goodloe has the details on more than 700,000 Connecticut residents in the dark after the storm.

  • Movie Fantasy Jobs Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | 1:31 PM ET
    Movies have glamorized many occupations over the years. The films of Humphrey Bogart let viewers live vicariously as street-smart private eyes. James Bond made audience members imagine themselves as debonair, globe-hopping spies with exotic seductresses in every port of call. And Clint Eastwood’s westerns made people visualize themselves as the frontier’s messengers of bloody vengeance.What these films failed to do was accurately convey a picture of their main characters’ day-to-day finances. Wa

    CNBC.com considered how famous movie characters made their living. We found what their salaries would be in real life, then determined if they could really afford to live in that apartment, drive that car, or eat at that restaurant.