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  • 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.

  • Economy Alters How Americans Are Moving Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | 4:38 AM ET
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    The continuing economic downturn has drastically altered the internal migration habits of Americans, turning the flood of migrants into the Sun Belt and out of states like New York, Massachusetts and California into a relative trickle, an analysis of recent federal data confirms, the New York Times reports.

  • Narrow Escapes Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 5:33 PM ET
    Skinny homes are built for any number of reasons. It could be space constrictions, tax or code restrictions, the creative muse, or even for the vengeful-minded to grind an axe with a family member.What does it mean to say a house is skinny? You know you’re in one if you can stand in the center of the room and touch opposing walls. Alas, many New Yorkers can identify (and the following homes are all in cities where space is at a premium).  But the Dutch may be more familiar with the phenomenon. T

    Skinny homes are built for any number of reasons. Click to view some slim pickings from across the world.

  • Chris Christie Backs Romney In Presidential Run Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 9:29 PM ET
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    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — who spurned repeated calls to run for president himself — endorsed Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, sending a signal to the skeptical GOP establishment to fall in line behind the former Massachusetts governor.

  • Remakes That Made Less Than the Originals Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 5:05 PM ET
    Hollywood has remake fever. While nobody ever accused the American film industry of having too many new ideas, the number of remakes being trotted out by the major studios lately is alarming -- as is their choice of movies to remake. For example, on Oct. 14, 2011, remakes of both 1984’s “Footloose” and 1981’s “The Thing” will come to theaters, and although no one can say how much money they’ll make, it’s hard to imagine that they’ll make less money than their 30-year-old predecessors. Or will th

    Hollywood has remake fever. What are notable movie remakes that made less money than the originals?Find out!

  • 13 Scary Homes for Sale Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 4:46 PM ET
    While not everyone believes in ghosts, there are still houses that are generally considered to be haunted—and that’s already been covered here on CNBC in . Plenty of houses just look scary, as if they’re starring in a ghost story or a horror movie. A few of the following structures  starred in scary movies.

    Plenty of houses just look scary, as if they’re starring in a ghost story or a horror movie. A few of the following structures have starred in scary movies.

  • Out of Work

    Senate Democrats are rewriting portions of President Barack Obama's jobs bill to include a new 5 percent tax on income above $1 million—a proposal that is sure to be blocked by Republicans.

  • Chris Christie's Not Running, Now What?     Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Discussing which potential GOP candidate has the best chance against President Obama in the 2012 election, with Robert Costa, National Review; Dan Gerstein, Gotham Ghostwriters; and Mona Charen, syndicated columnist.

  • Gov. Chris Christie’s Decision Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 4:06 PM ET
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

    So, Gov. Chris Christie gracefully, elegantly, and forcefully decided to stay out of the race.

  • Christie: 'Now Is Not My Time' to Run for President Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 1:26 PM ET
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced at a news conference Tuesday that he will not run for president in 2012.

  • Will New Jersey's Gov. Christie Run?     Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    Discussing whether Gov. Chris Christie is ready to throw his hat into the presidential ring, with Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author; Matt Lewis, The Daily Caller; and Robert Costa, National Review.

  • Will Chris Christie Run for President?     Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Debating whether New Jersey's republican governor, Chris Christie, will decide to enter the presidential race, with Barry Nolan, former Joint Economic Cmte Comm. director; Mark Simone, WABC Radio talk show host; and Dinesh D'Souza, The King's College president.

  • Is Chris Christie the New Reagan?     Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 7:25 PM ET

    Will Gov. Chris Christie change his mind and made a bid for the presidency? Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies partner discusses.

  • Live Blog: Business Braces for Hurricane Irene @@@@@ Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    With more than 50 million people potentially in Hurricane Irene's path, residents along the US east coast stocked up on food and water and worked to secure homes, vehicles and boats.

  • Run Chris Christie, Run?     Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Debating whether New Jersey's republican governor will enter the 2012 presidential race, with E.J. Dionne, Brookings Institution senior fellow, and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute economic columnist. Also, discussing whether a new poll from Rasmussen will shake-up the GOP race, with Robert Reich, former U.S. Labor Secretary, and Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author.

  • Chris Christie

    They are rich. They are unattached. They are looking for a little excitement. Meet the Draft Christie committee, a small but influential group of Republican-leaning donors and activists, many based in New York, united by a shared desire to see Gov.Chris Christie of New Jersey run for president. The New York Times reports.

  • Jersey Shore Tax, Here's the Situation     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 2:26 PM ET

    Under a tax credit approved by the state's economic development authority, over $400,000 in production costs from the first season of the popular show will be paid for by taxpayers, CNBC's Mandy Drury and Brian Sullivan.

  • Floods Nearing Levels Never Seen Before     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 2:25 PM ET

    Damages due to floods in the northeast are widespread and may surpass those of Hurricane Agnes in 1972, with the Weather Channel's Jim Cantore.

  • Previewing President Obama's Jobs Plan     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 4:37 PM ET

    Democrats are asking President Obama to be tough in his jobs speech tonight. Discussing the President's plan, with Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Communicating Threats Ten Years After 9/11 Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 12:36 PM ET

    Ten years after the attacks on September 11, we still don’t live in a world where we are free from terror threats. But we have made great progress on how to best communicate those threats in a way that makes us all a little bit safer.