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  • 10 Richest US Presidential Candidates Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 11:10 AM ET
    Since 1992, politicians vying for the highest office in America have tried to project a down-home demeanor to endear themselves to the electorate. At the same time, nobody can mount a serious campaign for the presidency without money, and lots of it. So as nice as it is to come off like someone a voter would love to have a beer with, even the folksiest candidate will never make it to the Iowa caucus without a vast war chest.Since it takes money to run for president, it’s not surprising that some

    CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!

  • Jobs You Can Do Forever Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 4:49 PM ET
    In 2010, the average U.S. worker had been with his or her employer for 4.4 years, according to the  That’s a far cry from the 20-year tenure that’s been the American worker’s ideal since time immemorial, and it’s an indicator of an uncomfortable reality -- jobs just don’t last like they used to.While it may not always be possible to stay with the same employer for a few decades, it’s still possible to stay with one profession over the long haul. No matter how the job market changes, and no matte

    Jobs just don’t last like they used to, but it’s still possible to stay with one profession over the long haul. Click to see what some of them are.

  • Nivea Sponsoring New Years Eve in NYC     Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 4:51 PM ET

    Nivea is sponsoring New Years Eve for its fourth consecutive year and the company is also celebrating its 100th anniversary. Sharing insight into the company's strategies and plans behind the big celebration, with Bill Graham, Beiersdorf USA president.

  • Top 10 Luxurious Ski Homes Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 3:49 PM ET
    Some people avoid winter, either by living in warmer climes or fleeing when winter looms. Others embrace it and head for the hills to strap on the skis or snowboards. These people need places to unwind after a day of romping in the powder.The editors at  put together a list of some prime ski homes, all of them for sale.The houses typically reflect a love for the outdoors, often featuring walls of windows, fireplaces and rustic beams and stone fireplaces. They’re all great for groups and have ent

    Click on to see these luxurious mansions, ranked from least expensive to most, many of which are ski-in/ski-out.

  • Most Expensive US College Dorms Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 12:01 PM ET
    When people lament the rising cost of a college education, they’re usually talking about tuition. Now,  an online resource for college students, has published  that shows that a bed and three square meals a day aren’t cheap either.The priciest dorms are largely in New York and California, where a place to live has never been cheap.The dorm prices show that this sometimes overlooked higher education cost can not only exceed $13,000 per academic year, but in some cases it can almost equal the pric

    When people lament the cost of  college, they’re usually talking about tuition. They often don't think of room and board. Now, there's a list  that shows that a bed and three square meals a day aren’t cheap either.

  • Occupy Protesters Seek to Shut West Coast Ports Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 7:53 AM ET

    Anti-Wall Street protesters up and down the West Coast are joining an effort to blockade some of the nation's busiest ports from Anchorage to San Diego.

  • Cuomo Pushes New Tax Rates for Big Earners Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 9:45 AM ET
    Andrew Cuomo

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday called for “comprehensive reform” of New York’s tax code that would mean higher tax rates for the wealthy and a tax cut for the middle class, according to officials briefed on the plan. The New York Times reports.

  • NYPD Clears Zuccotti Park, Dumps Protesters' Tents Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 7:10 AM ET

    New York police and sanitation workers cleared Zuccotti Park, where protesters from the Occupy Wall Street movement have been camped for nearly two months, in the early morning hours of Tuesday.

  • Madoffs Aim to Write Their Own Future Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 7:02 AM ET
    Ruth Madoff

    For nearly two years after Bernard L. Madoff confessed to running the largest Ponzi scheme in history, Ruth Madoff — who fell in love with him at 13 and married him at 18 — stood by her husband, a man the rest of the world saw as a cold-blooded monster.  After years of silence and seclusion, Mrs. Madoff agreed to talk with a reporter for The New York Times

  • Economy Alters How Americans Are Moving Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | 4:38 AM ET
    Los Angeles

    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.

  • Asia to Become Second Largest FX Market     Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 7:40 PM ET

    Patrik Nagel, vice president of sales at ADS Securities, talks about the Asian FX market becoming the second largest in the world and explains why it will continue to attract investors.

  • Wall Street Protest Gains Steam     Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 7:43 PM ET

    The Occupy Wall Street protests are growing, and a number of politicians are sitting up and taking notice. Is the protesting getting out of hand? Lauri Faggioni, freelance filmmaker, and Occupy Wall Street protester weighs in.

  • 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.

  • Police arrest demonstrators affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement after they attempted to cross the Brooklyn Bridge on the motorway on October 1, 2011 in New York City.

    Everyone at the Occupy Wall Street homeland in Zuccotti Park is talking about the violence that erupted last night.

  • Another week, another pension fund filing a lawsuit over execution of currency trades. Here's what it means for you. 

  • 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.

  • CNBC Business News Headlines     Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 7:24 PM ET

    KNTV's Scott Budman reports New York's AG filed a $2 billion lawsuit against Bank of New York Mellon; Yahoo's financial information may be sent out to potential buyers; and one person was killed, four other injured in a sightseeing helicopter crash in New York's East River.

  • Chopper Crashes in New York River     Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 3:41 PM ET

    A commercial helicopter is down in the East River at 34th Street in New York City.

  • Eastman Kodak company headquarters.

    Amid all the chatter of Kodak possibly going into Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, one thing is clear in the company's home town, Rochester, N.Y.:  No one's surprised.