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  • CEO strikes back at critics over minimum wage Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 2:42 PM ET
    An employee at Hardee's in Pasadena, Maryland.

    The CEO of the chain that owns Hardee's and Carl's Jr. strikes back at critics over his position on raising the minimum wage.

  • Why I'm worried about youth unemployment: CEO Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 12:29 PM ET
    Employees at a Hardee's Restaurant in Pasadena, MD.

    The CEO of the chain that own's Hardee's and Carl's Jr. took some heat for an op-ed on youth and unemployment. Here's his rebuttal.

  • Best and worst countries for youth unemployment Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    By one count more than 350 million young men and women around the world are neither in school nor employed, with uncertain futures. The Global Post reports.

  • House of cards that is Obamacare is falling down: Pro

    Steve McMahon, Democratic strategist, and Emily Miller, Washington Times opinion page senior editor, discuss how the lack of young people signing up for Obamacare is impacting the rollout.

  • I go on Facebook if I'm bored: Teen   Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 11:14 AM ET
    I go on Facebook if I'm bored: Teen

    Ruby Karp, Mashable op-ed writer, foresaw Facebook's teen troubles months before the social media giant's CFO confirmed the trend. The 13-year old middle school student says there are many new apps like Instagram and SnapChat; Facebook is old. She also says TV has lost her attention, and watches most shows from Netflix.

  • How millennials use technology   Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 5:20 AM ET
    How Millennials Use Technology

    José Maria Alvarez-Pallete, chief operating officer of Telefonica, comments on a survey on the millennial generation, how they use technology and their concerns about the economy.

  • Abdul Malik Al-Jaber on Middle East Start-Ups   Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    Abdul Malik Al-Jaber on Middle East Start-Ups

    Abdul Malik Al-Jaber, founder and chairman of MENA Apps, says the Middle East needs to improve its regulatory framework and modify its culture to allow young people to create their own businesses.

  • Badr Jafar on the Arab World 'Demographic Timebomb'

    Badr Jafar, CEO of Crescent Enterprises, tells CNBC that the lack of investment in entrepreneurship, the poor access to capital by SMEs and the red tape involved in setting up a business in the Arab World are slowing youth employment in the region.

  • Cars With the Best Resale Value Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:39 PM ET
    Cars With the Best Resale Value

    Kelley Blue Book is the go-to resource for new car shoppers with performance and resale value in mind. CNBC.com presents Kelley's list of 10 cars with the best resale value for 2013.

  • Class of 2012: Europe's Young Pursue Dreams Abroad Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 6:51 AM ET
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    Young and talented Europeans from hurting euro zone nations are abandoning home not only for stronger European countries but surging former European colonies in Africa, Asia and the Americas.

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    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.

  • Jobless Youth Face Crime, Drugs, Depression: ILO Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 5:30 AM ET
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    The youth unemployment rate is expected to show a "minimal decrease" in 2011 since its peak last year but the young, particularly in areas most hit by the crisis, are struggling to find jobs, the International Labor Organization said in a report released Wednesday.

  • French Youth Asked to Answer World's Problems Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 1:06 AM ET
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    On Thursday morning, French youth who took the test were asked “Is equality a threat to liberty?”, “Can one be right despite the facts?” or even “Is art any less necessary than science?”

  • Drug Trade Flourishes in Spanish Port Town Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 2:10 AM ET
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    Andalusia has the highest unemployment rate among Spain’s 17 regions, 29.7 percent at the end of the first quarter, according to the National Institute of Statistics. That compares with a national jobless rate of 21 percent, double the European Union average.

  • Top 10 U.S. Cities for Young People Friday, 13 May 2011 | 3:14 PM ET
    What makes a city attractive to young people?Well, first and foremost, it’s that there will be other young people there.“You need other young people around to bounce ideas off of -- to get excited with. That’s No. 1 most important,” said Bert Sperling of .There has to be a strong indie culture – a lot of bands, artists and other creative types. To gauge that, Sperling checked in with , which helps artists sell their music and merchandise to fans, , a site that offers tools for musicians and shar

    Sperling took all those criteria and came up with a list of the top 10 cities for young people.

  • 10 Ways to Invest In Youth Thursday, 2 Dec 2010 | 2:21 AM ET
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    The International Labor Organization has been looking at ways companies can invest in young people while at the same time driving profitability.

  • Middle East Growth Fueled by Infrastructure and Consumers Wednesday, 31 Mar 2010 | 5:53 PM ET
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    What many Westerners may know about the Middle East falls far short of what the vast region has to offer investors.

  • Aging Boomers Could Spell Big Trouble for Walmart Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 6:17 PM ET
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    Walmart is a Baby Boomer consumer-based business. As Boomers’ paychecks grew over the years, so did Walmart’s profits. Now, the retailer is facing a daunting challenge and haunting question: As Boomer demand falls and Boomer consumption declines, will WalMart’s sales move in the same direction?

  • 'Bling' Culture Kicked to the Curb by Recession Friday, 24 Jul 2009 | 1:21 PM ET
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    The recession's latest victim: Bling. Man, this economy is a lot less fly than it used to be!

  • Rob Frankel, Founder, RobFrankel.com Tuesday, 5 Dec 2006 | 5:01 PM ET
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    In an exclusive live interview on cnbc.com’s home page, the branding guru tells CNBC's Liz Claman what firms must remember to keep customer loyalty in 2007.