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  • Stocks: Rally On Or Run Away? Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 2:00 PM ET

    The powerful and rapid rebound in the stock market over the past two years calls for a thorough review of your asset allocations. A lot has changed and there's more to come.

  • Forex Gaining Currency With Retail Investors Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 1:59 PM ET

    It's looking like an especially dynamic year for the currency market, so you might want to check out a new generation of low-cost, online foreign exchange trading platforms.

  • Are We There Yet? Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 1:52 PM ET

    In our annual special report, you'll find a bucket of investment-advice stories, as well as soothsaying analysis from our coterie of market watchers, stock charts, polls, slideshows and a quiz.

  • Facebook Prepares to Add Friends in Washington Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 8:13 AM ET

    Facebook has layered its executive, legal, policy and communications ranks with high-powered politicos from both parties, beefing up its firepower for future battles in Washington and beyond., and is looking to add more, reports the New York Times reports.

  • Regulation And Politics Weigh On Market Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 9:09 AM ET

    The mortgage market is currently mired in policy and politics that could directly affect buyer decisions on Main Street, at a time when the housing market remains in a slump.

  • Life on the Run For Democrats In Union Fights Thursday, 24 Feb 2011 | 8:28 AM ET
    Protesters fill the courtyard and steps outside the State Capitol building on February 16, 2010 in Madison, Wisconsin. Protesters were demonstrating against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers.

    The 14 Wisconsin state senators who left the state to prevent a key vote are adjusting to living with less in hotels and keeping a low profile., reports the New York Times reports.

  • Maria Bartiromo Behind The Scenes At Davos: Gearing Up Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 11:47 AM ET
    Davos, Switzerland.

    "I'm very excited about this year’s meeting, particularly because it's two years after the financial crisis. And we're beginning to see some real stabilization in the economy. As we prepare for a lot of interviews and the various sessions, I will be thinking about what pockets of the world will be critical to global economic growth," says CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • New Job, New Decisions Wednesday, 19 Jan 2011 | 11:19 AM ET
    Wallet

    The job may not offer the same salary, benefits or career trajectory, so the newly rehired need to step back and assess how their current compensation might impact both their short- and long-term financial goals In the current economy, however, it may not offer the same salary, benefits or career trajectory

  • Obama Turns to Experienced Hands as He Remakes Staff Thursday, 6 Jan 2011 | 8:24 AM ET
    President Barack Obama in an Economic Stimulus meeting

    The White House is eyeing experienced Washington hands with records of bipartisan deal making as it faces the realities of a Republican-controlled House, a slimmer Democratic majority in the Senate and a resurgent grass-roots conservative movement, reports "The New York Times."

  • New Power Source For Nuclear Plants In The Wings Tuesday, 21 Dec 2010 | 3:43 PM ET
    Thorium

    Company are working on new reactor technologies that replace the classic uranium fuel rods with less expensive and less polluting ones, composed of thorium.

  • Taking The Tax Bite Out Of Retirement-Fund Withdrawals Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 4:30 PM ET

    Retirement savings accounts are a growing source of emergency cash for Americans hurt by the weak economy, but withdrawing money prematurely can have serious tax consequences. Here's how to soften the pain.

  • The Estate Tax Is Back, But Bite Might Not Be So Bad Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 4:30 PM ET

    Gone for 2010 but on the books again in 2011—the estate tax will have changes that should make it less painful for taxpayers.

  • Results of CNBC's Winners & Losers of 2010 Poll Wednesday, 8 Dec 2010 | 12:09 PM ET

    The results of our second annual Winners & Losers poll are in and there are more losers than winners this year. The results are also pretty clear-cut, with one exception.

  • CNBC's Winners & Losers of 2010 Poll Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:43 PM ET

    We're not interested in clear-cut winners or losers, but those candidates that present tough choices, that could go either way, depending on how you look at it. So vote now.

  • ENERGY—Francis Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:28 PM ET
    A man working with oil barrels.

    Crude oil prices surge past $100 a barrel, the natural gas market sputters and the dollar sinks.

  • The Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

    The currency and bond market will get hit, gridlock will be the word in Washington and over a dozen people will be lining up to be the next US President.

  • COMMODITIES—Epperson Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:28 PM ET
    Silver and gold.

    The overall rally powers in, silver trumps gold and ETFs drive industrial metals.

  • MARKETS—Domm Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:28 PM ET
    U.S. Dollar

    The dollar looks sad, US stocks look okay and the econony starts looking "half-full."

  • Predictions 2011: John Kilduff On The Markets And Yemen Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:28 PM ET

    Emerging markets will falter, energy prices will fall sharply, the dollar will rally, the Fewd will drop its QE2 and the U.S. will take military action in Yemen.

  • 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.

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