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  • Hart: The Election's True Mandate Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 11:15 AM ET
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    So what did our congressional representatives really learn from last Tuesday’s election? Not much, I fear.

  • Consumer Borrowing Posts Rare Gain in September Friday, 5 Nov 2010 | 4:24 PM ET
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    Consumer borrowing increased in September for the first time since January even though the category that includes credit cards dropped for a record 25th straight month.

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    In today’s report, the service sector was shown to have added 154k private-sector service-producing jobs. The gain fits with recent data suggesting the composition of U.S. growth has shifted favorably, with spending moving toward services rather than manufactured products. This is of course good for the U.S. job market, because the service sector is where the vast majority of jobs exist.

  • Jobs Numbers:  Breakdown by Sector Friday, 5 Nov 2010 | 9:11 AM ET

    The US economy added 151,000 jobs in October, while the unemployment rate remained at 9.6%. The growth came from gains in the private sector, with 159,000 jobs added in October.

  • Will Unemployment Be Up or Down in 6 Months? Friday, 5 Nov 2010 | 8:17 AM ET
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    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • High-Paying Seasonal Jobs Thursday, 4 Nov 2010 | 3:44 PM ET
    For some handsomely paid seasonal employees, now truly is the most wonderful time of the year. The challenges, chores and annoyances unique to fall and winter can also be seen as temporary opportunities to profit. Of course, the following jobs won’t be found at these impressive rates in every locale, but take them as an inspiration to size up local markets and cook up your own service relating to seasonal demands.

    Now is the most wonderful time of the year. The challenges, chores, and annoyances unique to fall and winter can also be seen as temporary opportunities to profit.

  • Greenberg: Wal-Mart Stock as an Economic Predictor Thursday, 4 Nov 2010 | 12:53 PM ET
    A sign advertising $10 dollar toys is seen in the toy department of a Walmart store.

    Emergency unemployment benefit claims have tracked Wal-Mart’s stock fairly closely over the last two years.

  • Are GOP Election Wins Good For the Job Market? Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 8:20 AM ET
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    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • Decision 2010: Your Money, Your Vote Tuesday, 2 Nov 2010 | 7:15 PM ET

    CNBC gives cutting-edge coverage of the 2010 midterm elections, with analysis that impacts people on both Wall Street and Main Street. Here is the latest analysis from reporters on the  front lines.

  • Velma Hart

    Velma Hart, the middle-class American who gained fame at Obama’s town hall in September told CNBC Tuesday that she would vote for the President twice, if she could—on Tuesday and when he runs for re-election.

  • Why Some Republicans Don't Want to Win the Senate Tuesday, 2 Nov 2010 | 12:18 PM ET
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    Some Republicans worry that a unified Republican House and Senate will bear some of the brunt of voter anger about unemployment—anger that’s now almost entirely focused on the Obama administration.

  • How Healthy Will Economy Be in 2012? Tuesday, 2 Nov 2010 | 7:53 AM ET
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    Will the economy rebound significantly by the next presidential election? Share your opinion.

  • How Healthy Will Economy Be in 2012? Monday, 1 Nov 2010 | 1:41 PM ET
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    Will the economy rebound significantly by the next presidential election in 2012? Share your opinion by taking our poll.

  • Debt Collectors Face a Hazard: Writer’s Cramp Monday, 1 Nov 2010 | 7:31 AM ET
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    When Michael Gazzarato took a job that required him to sign hundreds of affidavits in a single day, he had one demand for his employer: a much better pen, reports the New York Times.

  • Cramer: Next Week’s 3 ‘Big, Bad Events’ Saturday, 30 Oct 2010 | 12:03 AM ET

    Will the market sink 3 percent to 10 percent over the following five trading sessions? That’s what people are saying.

  • State of the States: Governors Push for Recovery Friday, 29 Oct 2010 | 1:54 PM ET
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    Governors of  Delaware, Montana, Maine, Washington and Tennessee, are using a variety of strategies to grow their economies, create new jobs, and keep their states strong.

  • The 10 Coolest Home Upgrades Thursday, 28 Oct 2010 | 2:41 PM ET
    Fewer people are buying new homes these days, opting instead to do home renovations – you know, just to spice things up a little. Maybe you turn your bathroom into a high-tech spa or get some smart appliances in the kitchen. Maybe you do some green upgrades or maybe you do something purely for luxury. So, what’s the new rain showerhead, the new infinity pool? We talked to contractors, designers and developers all of the country and here are the 10 Coolest Home Upgrades.

    We talked to contractors, designers and developers all over the country and here are the 10 Coolest Home Upgrades.

  • States Too Dependent on Federal Aid: Tenn. Governor Thursday, 28 Oct 2010 | 12:41 PM ET
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    Phil Bredesen says those states that have become dependent on federal funding are going to be in trouble in January when stimulus money dries up.

  • 10 Reasons to Like Wednesday’s Big Intraday Decline Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 7:31 PM ET

    Or, how Cramer learned to stop worrying and love the sell-off.

  • Is Las Vegas on the Mend? Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 2:44 PM ET
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    Oscar Goodman is winding down his tenure as perhaps the most famous mayor in Las Vegas' history. He hopes to go out on a high note, even as the state reports the city's unemployment rate has reached a record high of 15 percent.