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  • Pending Home Sales Rise  Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports pending home sales currently stands at its highest levels in 19 months.

  • New Careers After 50 Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 5:31 PM ET
    If you want to be a model, a bike messenger or a ball boy, it pays to be young. However, if you want a job in which you’re expected to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over 50 have the advantage. They’ve been around the block a few times, and they have years of hard-earned knowledge with which no amount of postgraduate education can compete.However, job-hunters over the age of 50 may be apprehensive about what’s out there. Will they be written off prematurely thanks to ageism? Will

    It pays to be young. but if you want to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over age 50 have the edge. See the new careers for workers over 50.

  • Positive Thoughts About The Economy? Really? Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 10:50 AM ET
    What's Next?

    “Part of the problem is people think we’re not back to where we were before the crisis," says one economist. "I think we’re working through this. There’s no pushing us off the recovery track.”

  • An Elephant With a Well-Paying Job Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 5:03 PM ET
    Surapa paints a wine glass.

    An elephant at the Buffalo Zoo has found her hidden talent — painting. For the holidays, she’s painting wine glasses and ornaments. How she do it without breaking them? Read on!

  • Chances of a Research In Motion Turnaround Slim: Analyst Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 12:56 PM ET

    As Blackberry maker Research In Motion gears up to release its fiscal third-quarter earnings, pressure is rising on the telecommunications company to deliver. Mike Abramsky, managing director and software and wireless research analyst at RBC Capital Markets, weighed in.

  • Best Buy's efforts to boost sales — particularly on Black Friday — by deep discounting took a heavy toll on gross profit margins, resulting in the retailer missing quarterly earnings estimates, Brian Nagel, senior research analyst at Oppenheimer & Co., told CNBC Tuesday.

  • You may feel like a million bucks after striking that power deal. But here's the cold hard truth about what you're worth — and just in time for the holidays!

  • With the poor job market and uncertain recovery, hundreds of thousands of Americans have put off moving out on their own — and that's depriving the economy of a lot of activity. The New York Times reports.

  • Auto Sales: The Next Bubble?  Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | 2:51 PM ET

    Discussing whether the auto industry is forming a sales bubble or if it really is on the road to recovery, with Jeremy Anwyl, Edmunds.com CEO.

  • Is The Blackberry Buried?  Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 1:26 PM ET

    RIMM reports earnings have fallen over one million units since last quarter. Is there reason for investors to be concerned? Matthew Hoffman, Cowen & Company senior research analyst weighs in.

  • Some college athletic departments are figuring out the answer to juicing revenue — beer.

  • Auto Sales Sluggish  Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 3:26 PM ET

    A look at what's driving auto sales, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Europe on the Brink, Guggenheim CIO  Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 12:00 PM ET

    Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Partners on why people will flee the euro and go to a safe haven like US Treasurys, since the United States is 'the least dirty shirt in the bag.'

  • Ford CEO Talks Earnings & Sales  Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 12:15 PM ET

    Discussing the automaker's Q2 earnings and overall U.S. sales forescast, with Alan Mulally, Ford Motor Company president & CEO, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • The Seven Secrets of a Successful Pitch Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 3:52 PM ET
    The Pitching Bible by Paul Boross

    One author who has been out there pitching for 25 years offers his advice on how to get clients to buy what you're selling - be it a product or yourself.

  • Abercrombie & Fitch Shares Fall on Weak Sales Outlook Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 11:37 AM ET
    Abercrombie & Fitch

    Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch expects second-quarter sales will not be as good as those in the first quarter, according to CFO Jonathan Ramsden, who was speaking at a conference in New York.

  • Campbell Soup CEO on Sales  Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    Discussing lower soup sales and how the company plans to grow its consumer base, with Douglas Conant, Campbell Soup president/CEO.

  • Businesses You Can Start for Under $5K Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 5:08 PM ET
    The biggest thing holding most people back from starting their own business is money. But the truth is, you don’t have to have a lot of money to start a business. “If I get one more stinking, whining email about how impossible it is to start a business without any money, I am going to explode!” entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz wrote in his book, “The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur.” In fact, Michalowicz argues that having the money could actually be bad when you’re starting a business. “The lack of mone

    The biggest thing holding most people back from starting their own business is money. But the truth is, you don’t have to have a lot of money to start a business.

  • 2011 Auto Sales Forecast  Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on study that says U.S. auto sales will hit 16 million in annual sales by 2013 due to pent-up demand and aging fleet of current vehicles.

  • Small Businesses Struggling, Not Hiring: NFIB Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 2:58 PM ET

    Small businesses are not hiring, despite what last week's Labor Department employment report may show, according to a National Federation of Independent Business survey.