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  • New Careers After 40 Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 3:27 PM ET
    Life may begin at 40, but job searches that begin at that age can be discouraging. After all, it’s not the job market that it used to be. Entire professions are disappearing, and the labor market is flooded with unmarried, childless, eager young applicants whose salary requirements are generally lower.Despite this grim scenario, older workers shouldn’t despair. They bring such hard-won assets as experience and discipline to the table, and the people doing the hiring know it. “Savvy employers are

    CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.

  • Republicans Debate Obama and Foreign Policy Sunday, 13 Nov 2011 | 6:44 AM ET
    GOP symbol and cash

    The eight major Republican candidates for president joined in a united attack against President Obama as commander in chief during a debate Saturday, but at times differed sharply over how to block Iran’s nuclear ambitions and the way forward with Pakistan, the New York Times reports.

  • Republican Debates Are a Hot Ticket on TV Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 2:55 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) addresses the Blackhawk County Republican annual Lincoln Day Dinner in Waterloo, Iowa.

    In September 2007, Fox News put Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee, Ron Paul, Rudy Giuliani and a man who was, back then, a long shot for the Republican presidential nomination, John McCain, on a debate stage in New Hampshire. The face-off attracted 3.2 million viewers—the most of any debate so far that year, the New York Times reports.

  • After Rocky Start, More Study and Sleep for Perry Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 4:02 AM ET
    Texas Governor Rick Perry

    Rick Perry of Texas struggled through his first three debates, so his aides have staged practice sessions, complete with a stand-in for Mitt Romney. He has stirred outrage among conservatives on immigration, so he is defending his stance on the campaign trail as good economics, report the New York Times.

  • A recent survey of the unemployed showed more than a quarter of respondents opposed renewing the current extended unemployment benefits, the NY Times reports.

  • Marking Ten Years of US War in Afghanistan Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 10:06 AM ET
    U.S. Army Sgt. Joseph Evans scans the area through a pair of binoculars while Spc. Brendon Quisenberry pulls rear security during a security halt on a route reconnaissance mission near Mir-e, Afghanistan.

    Ten years ago today, in response to the enormous tragedy of September 11, 2001, the United States invaded Afghanistan. So began the long road of endless war, endless suffering, endless spending, and endless death.

  • Book Details Dissension in Obama Economic Team Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 4:14 AM ET

    A new book claims that President Obama’s response to the economic crisis was hampered by a White House economic staff plagued by internal rivalries, a domineering chief adviser and a Treasury secretary who dragged his feet on enforcing decisions with which he disagreed, the New York Times reports.

  • 9/11: Our First Victory Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 10:15 AM ET

    A few years ago I wrote the first review published about the film "United 93." The film tells the story of the plane that was intended by terrorists to destroy the U.S. Capitol building. Instead, it crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. It was, as I wrote, "the story of the first victory of Americans over our 21st-century terrorist enemies."

  • Charity Day for Cantor Fitzgerald  Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    Insight on Cantor Ftizgerald's charity event for the 9/11 fund, with Shawn Matthews, Cantor Fitzgerald CEO, who also discusses the bank contagion from Europe, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • Pisani Remembers 9/11  Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 4:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani shares his memories of 9/11.

  • Maria Bartiromo Reflects on 9/11  Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 4:21 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo was at Wall Street on September 11th, 2001, and reflects on her memories of that day.

  • 9/11 as it happened Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 12:45 PM ET

    Like many other journalists, CNBC staff watched events unfold in real time while also reporting them live. Here are four snapshots from 9/11.

  • Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick

    Financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald may have lost the most employees in the September 11 attacks a decade ago, but it may also be the biggest comeback story. Howard Lutnick, chairman and chief executive, recounts his company's unique tale of tragedy and renewal to CNBC.

  • Cramer Remembers 9/11  Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 9:23 AM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer remembers his experience in Manhattan during the attacks of September 11th.

  • Mark Haines: September 11th Attacks  Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    CNBC's Mark Haines' reaction to the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th 2001.

  • 9/11 Attacks: Remembering & Rebuilding  Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 7:47 AM ET

    A decade later, there are many stories of how businesses rebuilt after that fateful day. Insight on how Cantor Fitzgerald, which lost 658 employees, was able to rebuild, with Howard Lutnick, Cantor Fitzgerald chairman/CEO.

  • Communicating Threats Ten Years After 9/11 Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 12:36 PM ET

    Ten years after the attacks on September 11, we still don’t live in a world where we are free from terror threats. But we have made great progress on how to best communicate those threats in a way that makes us all a little bit safer.

  • 'Taking Liberties’ — What We All Lost After 9/11 Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 10:38 AM ET

    "Post-9/11 surveillance measures have made it far too easy for the government to review our personal and business records, telephone and e-mail conversations, and virtually all aspects of our lives," the author and President of the ACLU explains in this guest blog why the Fourth Amendment is good for business and essential for democracy.

  • Ground Zero Rebuilding  Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 4:52 PM ET

    World Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein took over the lease at the WTC six weeks before the 9/11 attacks but he never gave up hope the city would rebuild, reports CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Poll: Should Sept. 11 Be A National Holiday? Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 3:31 PM ET