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  • President Barack Obama addressing a town hall in Elyria, OH.

    Eight months before the vote, the re-election of President Obama looks more likely than ever, thanks to the escalating recovery of the stock market and economy, say analysts, and may soon make the bad times of 2009 and 2010 the distant past for many voters

  • Spotlight: Clean Tech Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 1:00 PM ET
    Better Your Business - A CNBC Special Report

    Our special report shows how success is about new investment, new applications, and new markets — smart growth driven by innovation and excellence.

  • The Sideways Play Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 10:58 AM ET

    ETFs broadly covering bonds in the major taxable and tax-exempt asset classes, plus exposure to convertible bonds that feature some of the upside of stocks, are an investor’s best option to deal with uncertainty.

  • Poll: Why Go to WEF in Davos? Sunday, 22 Jan 2012 | 5:08 PM ET
    Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski dances with his wife Jolanta at the Gala soiree of the World Economic Forum in Davos 29 January 2005.

    The annual meeting of the world's power brokers in Switzerland tackles some big subjects and attracts a lot of media attention but so what?

  • Positive Thoughts About The Economy? Really? Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 10:50 AM ET
    What's Next?

    “Part of the problem is people think we’re not back to where we were before the crisis," says one economist. "I think we’re working through this. There’s no pushing us off the recovery track.”

  • Jobs Outlook Improving: 'Hiring Activity Has Picked Up' Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 5:28 PM ET

    Amid all the gloom and doom about unemployment, there are growing signs that things may actually be getting better.

  • Government Opens Gulf Of Mexico For Oil Business Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 12:54 PM ET
    Offshore supply vessels assist and observe the worksite of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion.

    In the first lease auction for Gulf of Mexico oil & gas drilling held since the  BP oil spill, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is expected to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for the federal treasury. 

  • Customers shop for electronics items during 'Black Friday' at a Best Buy store in San Diego, California.

    Despite recession-like attitudes about the economy, the average American plans to spend more on gifts this year, up 22 percent from last year, CNBC's latest All-America Economic Survey reveals.

  • Politics: November to Remember Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:38 PM ET

    Romney squeaks to victory, the GOP takes Congress, Obama raises taxes and the Fed keeps rates on hold.

  • Slightly less dovish Fed sends ripple through markets Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 4:23 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The Fed will continue with $85 billion monthly securities purchases but spooked markets by not mentioning its financial concerns cited in September.

  • Wall Street: Running of the Bulls Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:35 PM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Two big CEOs step down, a political crisis emerges in China and the euro survives.

  • Energy: Flack Over Fracking Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:33 PM ET

    Scrutiny over oil and gas fracking, a hard landing for rare earth stocks, and a surprising jobs engine.

  • Currencies: Euros Galore Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:33 PM ET

    The euro plunges against the U.S. currency, gold prices slump, and the Euro debt crisis  bailout costs $2 trillion.

  • Reality TV Shows Spawn American Collectible Craze Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 5:29 PM ET
    Storage Wars

    A new bargain-hunting culture has emerged, where Americans of all incomes look for antiques  in pawn shops and flea markets — even their own attics and basements.

  • To Erode our Economy: Turn Away Immigrant Entrepreneurs Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 2:58 PM ET
    Map of United States and North America

    Immigration policies are turning away high-skilled entrepreneurs from other countries — at a big cost to our economy, says guest columnist Dane Stangler.

  • 3 Lessons from a Small Business Owner Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 4:55 PM ET
    lightbulb

    Author and entrepreneur Betty Shotton shares her tips to keep your enthusiasm high, your company on track, and mediocre performance a thing of the past.

  • Green Energy Has Clear Winners and Losers in 2011 Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 4:29 PM ET
    An Aerotecture turbine near Chicago.

    To mark our annual November "Green Is Universal" week, we've assembled a "Green Winners & Losers 2011" special report, looking at six  industries whose fortunes either rose or fell this year.

  • Solar Industry Falls Into Shadow in 2011 Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 4:27 PM ET
    Solar plant

    Investors in the solar industry have needed a strong stomach this year, and that’s unlikely to change soon.

  • Tips For Preparing a Small Biz Loan Application Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 9:27 AM ET

    While the current notion is that securing a business loan is near impossible, the truth is that there are still bank loans available for those who do the necessary footwork and come prepared, says Mike Lubansky of Sageworks Inc.

  • Small Is Not New, Big Is Not Always Better Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 11:27 AM ET

    It is not small business that drives the creation of new jobs or even major productivity advances, but new business, according to guest blogger Robert Litan.

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