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  • 10 Ways to Invest In Youth Thursday, 2 Dec 2010 | 2:21 AM ET

    The International Labor Organization has been looking at ways companies can invest in young people while at the same time driving profitability.

  • MARKETS—Kaminsky Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:28 PM ET
    Commodities trader

    The bond rally keeps going, M&A activity booms and the IPO market slows down.

  • REAL ESTATE—Olick Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:28 PM ET

    Home inventories hit a new high, housing starts start to recover and GSE reform goes nowhere.

  • EMPLOYMENT—Vault Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:28 PM ET
    A line of the unemployed.

    The jobless rate barely budges, more finance pros head to China and vocational schools become more popular.

  • Deficit Commission Members Weigh In Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 2:48 PM ET

    America's "Number 1 domestic problem," the federal deficit, took center stage on Wednesday morning as President Obama's bipartisan deficit commission released its findings. Some members of the 18-member bipartisan deficit commission, appearing on CNBC Wednesday, weighed in with their thoughts. To read the full report,

  • 9 Tax Cuts Set to Disappear in 2011 Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 1:13 PM ET
    Think the Bush tax-cut debate doesn't apply to you? Think again. Unless Congress hammers out an agreement on extending a whole range of tax breaks beyond this year, many Americans will soon find it more expensive to be married, have a child, send them to college or buy an energy-efficient car. And it will be a lot more expensive to die next year—at least for your heirs. The Bush tax cuts have received the most attention because they have the widest impact—affecting personal income, capital gains

    Think the Bush tax-cut debate doesn't apply to you? Think again. Find out which tax cuts are set to disappear next year.

  • Farrell: What Obama Can Learn From Clinton Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 10:33 AM ET

    Bill Clinton could sniff the political winds better than most 20th-Century politicians...President Obama is much more committed to his ideological slant, but that won't help his dream if he is a one-term President.

  • Chadwick: The GOP's Biggest Challenge Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 9:56 AM ET

    With their newly won power, Republicans in Congress have the opportunity to exert pressure and hopefully exact cooperation from Democrats. But they must keep in mind that the voting public is watching with a distrusting eye, and can withdraw that power in two years if it is not exercised to the advantage of their own wellbeing.

  • CEO Blog: Putting an End to the Dropout Epidemic Tuesday, 30 Nov 2010 | 12:02 AM ET
    Education

    For every effective business, data drives decision making from the cubicle to the boardroom. Without supporting data, new projects and products are not funded, people are not added, and marketplace conditions are not understood. This basic principle of American business is starting to take hold in American education. As a result of better data in recent years, America has awakened to its dropout epidemic.

  • Job seekers wait in line to have their résumés reviewed at the second annual Anaheim/Orange County Job Fair.

    Next week brings November's employment report, a critical bit of data in a week likely to be dominated by readings on the U.S. economy and the developing debt crisis in Europe.

  • Velma Hart: My New Reality Wednesday, 24 Nov 2010 | 11:52 AM ET

    More than 14 million Americans are unemployed today and that number is growing. In that reality, five people I know lost their jobs last week. One of them was me.

  • When Will Record Corporate Profits Translate to Jobs? Wednesday, 24 Nov 2010 | 4:33 AM ET
    Job seekers wait in line to have their résumés reviewed at the second annual Anaheim/Orange County Job Fair.

    It may not have felt like a red-hot summer, but in the three months between July and September, US businesses netted more money than in any quarter since the government started keeping records.

  • Tiny Homes, Big Price Tag Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 | 3:11 PM ET
    Why would you pay over $1 million for a home that’s less than 1,000 square feet? “Location, location, location,” said Candice Cerro, a spokesperson for . “The square footage might be small but it’s a trade-off for a gorgeous view or a fun location,” she said. Realtor.com compiled a list of 10 homes that fit that bill. You might think they’re all in New York, home of the closet-sized apartment, but many are in vacation destinations like Hawaii, California or the Massachusetts harbor and often ser

    Why would you pay over $1 million for a home that’s less than 1,000 square feet? For Location? Views? Realtor.com compiled a list of 10 tiny homes that come with a hefty price tag.

  • Velma Hart, the woman made famous at the CNBC Town Hall in September for questioning President Obama about the economy, remains upbeat, following the loss of her job on Friday.

  • Busch: The Obama Halftime Adjustment Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 | 9:52 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    From health care to fin reg to the EPA, it appears that the Obama administration has had an agenda and has not deviated from that agenda despite the economy.

  • Extending Tax Cuts Will Create Jobs: George W. Bush Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 12:37 PM ET

    As the question of extending the Bush tax cut remains up in the air, President George W. Bush defended the cuts on CNBC Monday, saying that they lead to job growth.

  • Excess Government Property at Auction Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 11:46 AM ET
    The federal government may not have a bridge to sell you, but it does have an ammunition plant, an access road, and a handful of lighthouses. They’re all part of the government’s ongoing effort to unload unused and unwanted federal real estate to save money on maintenance – and bring in some bucks in the real estate market. The government lists 14,000 buildings and structures as excess and 55,000 as under- or not-utilized, and by selling handfuls of property at a time, officials believe that rem

    The federal government may not have a bridge to sell you, but it does have an ammunition plant, an access road, and a handful of lighthouses.

  • Unions Yield on Wage Scales to Preserve Jobs Saturday, 20 Nov 2010 | 10:39 AM ET
    Auto assembly line

    Even at manufacturing companies that are profitable, union workers are reluctantly agreeing to tiered contracts that create two levels of pay, the New York Times reports.

  • Geithner Opposes Effort to Remove Employment Goal Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 5:38 PM ET
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the Obama administration will oppose any effort in Congress to strip the Federal Reserve of its legal mandate to pursue low unemployment.

  • Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke

    You could call it Ben Bernanke's, "Speak softly and carry a big stick" speech.  The Fed boss offers a lesson on global trade and the important role a healthy US economy plays in it.