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Is the U.S. in danger of losing its entrepreneurial edge? Tom McGee, Deloitte National, provides perspective.
Only 30 percent of Americans who have access to 401(k) plans actually have advantage of them, with Chad Parks, The Online 401(k) president, and Rebecca Davis, Pension Rights Center.
Martha Stewart, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, joins CNBC's Sue Herera to discuss the first "American Made Awards" at Grand Central in New York City that aims to recognize and encourage the next generation of American-made entrepreneurs and business leaders. Bob Pittman, CC Media Holdings CEO, offers insight.
Aaron Kwittken, Kwittken + Company Worldwide CEO, discusses whether Nike did the right thing.
Is free market capitalism the best path to prosperity? John Allison, CATO president & CEO, weighs in.
Student loan debt topped a trillion bucks this year, and the price of higher education is soaring. Derek Thompson, sr. editor at The Atlantic, discusses why college costs are so high.
Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, offers her take on the monthly jobs data. Is the unemployment rate really 7.8 percent. A lot of the increase is in people taking part-time work, she says.
In these "Squawk Box" excerpts, Rick Santelli, Steve Liesman, Becky Quick, and Joe Kernen react to this morning report from the government that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% in September, down from 8.1% in August.
There's new life for America's space coast, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
Even though millions of Americans are struggling to find work, many who do have jobs are "unhappy" at work, with Aaron Task, Yahoo! Finance editor-in-chief, and Jeff Gardere, clinical psychologist & NBC News contributor.
Tennis pro Maria Sharapova has launched her own candy line, Sugarpova. "I've always been a foodie and have a huge passion for sweets," she told CNBC.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose 4,000 last week, with CNBC's Rick Santelli. James Bullard, president of St. Louis Fed, offers his opinion. "On that claims number, I wouldn't be considered unless it went over 400 again," he says.
Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner, offers insight on the business of the NFL. Bob McNair, Houston Texans owner, weighs in.
Restoration Hardware's co-CEO Gary Friedman has stepped down from the company after an internal investigation found he had an inappropriate relationship with a 26-year-old female employee. Both are single. The company is preparing for its IPO. CNBC's Kayla Tausche; Ashley Lutz, Business Insider; and CNBC Contributor Stacey Widlitz, provide perspective.
With unemployment still high in many states, how might the jobs report play in the presidential election? CNBC's Jane Wells reports.
While Bismarck, North Dakota is seeing the best of times with an unemployment rate of 2.8 percent, El Centro, California has a rate of 28.2 percent. Sedalia Sanders, mayor of El Centro, weighs in.
Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington, offers insight on the "buy now, pay later" society.
Discussing whether traders are hoping for a brutal jobs number tomorrow in order to encourage Fed intervention, with Keith Trauner, The GoodHaven Fund, and Bob Keiser, S&P Capital IQ.
Netflix, Best Buy and Zynga all offer unlimited vacation policies for their employees. Sam Cicotello, The Motley Fool, and Todd Schoenberger, The BlackBay Group, share their opinions. "When you're building a culture of trust, both sides just want to be happy and healthy," says Cicotello.
CNBC's John Carney & Cindy Perman chat about JPMorgan clawbacks, controversy over Olympic uniforms and a secret weapon on Wall Street.