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  • Japan's Construction Sector Set to Boom After Election Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 4:29 PM ET

    Polls show the election is likely to return to power the long-dominant Liberal Democratic Party, which has promised to boost public works and talks of spending 200 trillion yen on projects over the next decade.

  • Housing Pains From the 'Cliff'     Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 4:43 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how the housing recovery could be derailed by a fall off the "fiscal cliff," with Richard Mack, Area Property Partners, and Barry Habib, Residential Finance Corp.

  • Hudson Yards: NYC Skyline Makeover     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:44 AM ET

    Stephen Ross,The Related Companies chairman, discusses breaking ground on New York City's largest privately-funded building project.

  • Most Expensive Military Programs Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 4:31 PM ET

    Read ahead to see the most expensive U.S. military programs currently under way.

  • America’s Deadliest Jobs Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    These 10 jobs have the highest fatal work injury rates in the U.S.

  • Soaring Lumber Demand After Sandy     Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 11:17 AM ET

    Doug Kuiken, Kuiken Brothers owner & president, discusses the rebuilding process after the storm, and customer demand for building supplies.

  • Officials on Scene of Dangling Crane     Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 4:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan delivers the latest news on the damaged crane which is dangling in midtown Manhattan. Louis Coletti, Building Trades Employers' Association president & CEO, also weighs in.

  • Most Expensive Colleges: 2012-2013 Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 4:41 PM ET
    Total Cost: $57,580Tuition: $44,176Room & Board: $12,782Fees: $622Bard College is a liberal arts institution in Duchess County, New York.  it ranked no. 8 on Campus Grotto’s list, but this year Bard has fallen two spots to no. 10, despite increasing its asking price by almost $2,000.The  for 2012-2013 is $57,580 for a returning student. First-year students are subject to an additional $1,490 in fees, including meal charges, security deposit and ID card.

    According to Campus Grotto's just-released report on the 2012-2013 year, the top 10 colleges all have an average total cost of more than $55,000 per year.

  • September's ISM Manufacturing Index 51.5     Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 10:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on manufacturing and construction spending, and discusses its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • States With the Most Federal Funding Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 11:18 AM ET
    Federal spending per capita: $30,318Total federal spending: $577.80 billionNumber of state residents: 19.1 millionThe state of Florida was the recipient of the most federal spending in the nation, both in total and on a per capita basis. It’s similar to second-place Louisiana in that one of the 10 prime awards it received went to the Department of Health and Human Services, and all the others went to the Department of Homeland Security.Other than the Harris Corporation, a telecommunications comp

    Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.

  • Chinese Investors Snap Up German Industry Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 3:08 AM ET

    The legendary German Mittlestand is opening to investment, but some worry its successful culture may be threatened, the Global Post reports.

  • US Economy May Be Bottoming Out: Economist Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 10:04 PM ET

    A surprise contraction in U.S. manufacturing activity in June has raised the prospects of a worsening slowdown in the U.S., but one economist says the economy may actually be showing signs of bottoming out.

  • Auto Sales Could Help Drive Market Sentiment Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 8:11 PM ET
    Customer at an auto dealership.

    The auto industry has been one of the positives in this shaky economy but will it last? Traders will be watching June auto sales on Tuesday—especially after a weak ISM reading.

  • NYSE trader

    The beach may be beckoning this Fourth of July week but traders are going to want to be at their desks for the start of the third quarter, with the jobs report, an ECB rate decision—and more.

  • Industries Hit Hardest by the Recession Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 11:14 AM ET
    Most economists now agree that the worst part of the recession is over, and we’re officially in sluggish recovery mode. No one can say for sure when things will finally return to normal, but enough time has passed that an analysis of the data from the downturn’s lowest point is possible.For many industries, that point took place in 2009 and 2010. It was a brutal period for most businesses, and many struggled simply to tread water. But others were hit hard, and they offer a unique view into what

    Using data provided by the financial information firm Sageworks, CNBC.com shows which industries took the worst beating in 2009 and 2010.

  • Zoltar Speaks: What the Internet Tells Us About Jobs Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 4:03 PM ET

    It’s that time again — Big Jobs Friday. Of course, we turn to the great Zoltar Fortune Telling Machine of the economy — the Internet — to read the cards.

  • Top Cities for Job Growth Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 11:05 AM ET
    The unemployment rate was lower in February than at the same time last year in 344 of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 372 metropolitan statistical areas, according to an  In other words, the vast majority of U.S. cities jobs continued to add jobs.Using the BLS data, CNBC.com ranked the ten U.S. metropolitan areas that showed the greatest job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Catherine Varner, economist for BLS Current Employment Statistics State and Area Division, offered her

    CNBC.com ranked the ten places in the U.S. that showed the most job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Read ahead to see which cities topped our list.

  • The Best and Worst Jobs of 2012 Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 | 7:56 PM ET
    Audiologist

    The job market has begun a decidely ungraceful recovery. And if there's one thing the recession has taught us, it's that not all jobs are created equal. Here are the 10 Best and 10 Worst Jobs for 2012.

  • Show Me the Money: Wage Growth Hits Three-Year High Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 12:30 PM ET
    Cuba Gooding Jr. in Jerry Maguire

    Good news! Wage growth just hit a three-year high. If you're like Cuba Gooding Jr. in "Jerry Maguire," saying "SHOW ME THE MONEY!" we've got the jobs right here that are seeing the most wage growth and will SHOW. YOU. THE MONEY.

  • Real Estate Outlook - A CNBC Special Report

    As national home sales begin to recover and the foreclosure market thins out, real estate is in varying stages of recovery. What do you think?