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Will an EPA's report implicating fracking for groundwater pollution lead to a nationwide shutdown of oil and gas shale? Christopher Horner, Competitive Enterprise Institute, weighs in.
David Vieau, A123 Systems president & CEO, discusses the tough year for his company, and how he plans to rebuild after laying off 125 workers from a Michigan plant.
Building strategies to keep America competitive and revitalize its manufacturing base, with Chad Holliday, Bank of America chairman of the board.
The Power Lunch crew gives viewers a peek at Samsung's new Galaxy Nexus and what it means for the competition.
Insight on why the unemployment rate dropped .4 percent and whether it is a sampling error, with Edward Lazear, former Council of Economic Advisers president/Stanford University economics professor.
CNBCs Rick Santelli says he does not "trust the unemployment rate," because of the political movement that could alter numbers significantly.
Insight on whether entrepreneurs are seeing the growth needed for job creation, with Steve Case, AOL co-founder.
Strategies for creating jobs in the nation, and a look at whether the financial sector is regulated appropriately to maintain a competitive business model, with Brad Anderson, former Best Buy CEO; Tom Stemberg, Staples founder; John Allison, former BBT CEO, and Austan Goolsbee, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.
Strategies for business growth and job creation, with Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman/CEO.
Weighing in on how regulation is slowing down business growth, with Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman/CEO, who also adds that S&P's downgrade of banks is untimely .
With the success of online deal sites including Groupon, hundreds of imitators have cropped up. But some small-business owners have doubts about the business model's effectiveness.
Ted Frankel, Tom's Toys owner, discusses demand for kids' toys this holiday season. "Free gift wrapping is a major draw," he says.
How Lord & Taylor is defending its market share during the Black Friday season, with Brendan Hoffman, Lord & Taylor CEO. "Being able to reach out to the younger consumer through social media and mobil devices is a great advantage," he says.
AT&T's planned $39 billion merger with T-Mobile hits a roadblock. Insight and analysis, with Jeff Kagan, tech analyst.
Even in a weak economy, there continues to be a strong interest among the millennial generation in pursuing an entrepreneurial career, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
As shoppers hunt down bargains and gift ideas for the holidays, it will be hard for some to remember a time when they couldn’t pull out their smartphone and hunt down a store location, compare a product’s price, or scan customer reviews.
Novice runners often make the mistake of training hard all the time, assuming that the harder they work, the faster they will become and many companies and employees make the same mistake in the office as novice runners do on the road.
A new book details what it really takes to be a good leader in today's world including asking, "Does your CEO pass the kitchen test?"
Help the entrepreneurs and you'll get more than new products — you'll get thousands of new jobs, AOL co-founder Steve Case told CNBC.
Focus on entrepreneurship, says Steve Case, AOL co-founder/White House Council on Jobs & Competitiveness president, who adds that building companies will accelerate growth in jobs.