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  • Mad Money, August 18, 2011     Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Mad Money, August 17, 2011     Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Obama to Lay Out Plan to Cut Spending and Boost Jobs Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 10:06 AM ET

    Seeking a jolt for the economy, President Barack Obama will lay out new ideas for speeding up job growth and helping the struggling poor and middle class in a major speech in early September, a senior administration official told The Associated Press.

  • Hang with Wien: The Next Big Thing     Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 8:20 AM ET

    Discussing whether the private sector will be able to come up with ideas to spur job growth and get the economy growing, with Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners vice chairman.

  • Mad Money, August 16, 2011     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Job Creation: Who's Job Is It?     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 2:14 PM ET

    Debating whether job creation is up to the U.S. government or the nation's CEOs, with Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines chairman/CEO, and Robert Lutz, former General Motors vice chairman.

  • That Jerk at Work May Get Paid More Than You Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 2:04 PM ET

    They say nice guys finish last and, despite your mom’s protests, that may actually be true. That jerk at work may be getting paid more than you.

  • Jobs in the US Heartland     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 7:24 AM ET

    Karen Mills, Small Business Administration, explains what the Obama administration is doing to generate new jobs.

  • Jobs Going East: Recruiter     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 2:50 AM ET

    "There are large companies that are reducing the head count or announcing job cuts," Albert Ellis, CEO at Harvey Nash, told CNBC. " What they're not doing is really explain the pace of technological change plus the fact that the emphasis is moving from the West to the East ."

  • Mad Money, August 15, 2011     Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Paul Krugman Versus Friedrich Hayek Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 11:50 AM ET
    Paul Krugman

    Paul Krugman recently linked to a 1998 paper he wrote on how monetary policy loses its effectiveness in “a liquidity trap.”

  • Chadwick: Take Heart — This is NOT 2008 Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 11:09 AM ET

    The volatility in the markets this past week may be reminiscent of what took place in August and September of 2008, but this summer of our discontent is a far cry from what the world faced three years ago.

  • Are You Cut Out To Be A Financial Advisor? Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:16 AM ET

    As a potential career, the financial advisory business looks alluring.  There's less competition to become a broker than other occupations, and the pay can be quite good. It ain't easy. though.

  • Serving The Boomers Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:14 AM ET
    Retirement

    Millions of jobs are expected to be created in the next decade in order to handle the eruption of  elderly and aging U.S. citizens.

  • Landing An IT Job Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:13 AM ET

    As more companies realize the value of aligning information technology projects with business goals, employers are looking for people with solid business skills to fill certain roles in the IT department.

  • Thinking Small Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:09 AM ET

    JumpStart NYC was created to help unemployed professionals apply their knowledge, skills and abilities in opportunities at small, entrepreneurial companies.

  • Same You, New Career Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:07 AM ET

    Whether you’ve been laid off or you crave more satisfaction, looking for a position doing something you’ve never done before invariably comes with second-guessing.

  • America's Highest-Paid Jobs 2011 Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:27 AM ET
    The salary of a profession is among the most compelling factors for many individuals deciding what career path to follow, what degree to peruse or even where to live. With data recently released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics , BLS, CNBC.com took a look at the most highly-compensated occupations in the country, based upon BLS job definitions. The BLS also breaks down average salaries geographically and by industry, which can help job seekers understand the areas to look in order to find where

    The salary of a profession is among the most compelling factors for many individuals deciding what career path to follow, what degree to persue or even where to live. So, what are the highest paying jobs in the country?

  • Highest-Paid Bachelor Degrees Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:27 AM ET
    While graduate school is typically a safe shelter from the storm in an unforgiving job market, some who have gone back to school or recently graduated are finding that the college degree is worth the investment. The average salary for some professions is going up. The college class of 2011's average starting salary is $51,018, up from $48,661 last year, according to a report from the  NACE. Twice a year, NACE surveys its 900 member employers and 1,800 colleges and universities to come up with a

    What college degrees are pulling in the best paychecks? Click to find out!

  • Retooling At School Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:25 AM ET

    With many jobs and businesses becoming obsolete because of technology, and the slow recovery generating few jobs, education may be the ticket to a new career.