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  • 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.

  • If a politician in the 2012 election is looking for a way into many a voter's heart, there may be no easier way than to propose a repeal of the alternative minimum tax. But both major parties seem anxious to avoid the issue.

  • Steve Jobs

    Finding the next Steve Jobs of CleanTech can make sustainable clean energy achievable, says blogger Terry Tamminen.

  • Earnings: Bullish and Bearish Views Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 5:36 PM ET

    Earnings estimates are coming down — but not as much as bears predicted.

  • Why You Should Invest Like a Girl Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 11:34 AM ET

    Some say Warren Buffett does.  If that's not enough,  a growing body of research shows that women are  less emotional money managers than men — and have the returns to prove it.

  • How to Know if Your Job Is at Risk Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 9:56 AM ET
    Job Search

    Don't lay low.  Be proactive.  Assess the vulnerability of your company and position by understanding the evolving business strategy  and how your unit and specific function fit into the overall scheme.

  • Defining Bernanke's 'Broad-Based Lending Program' Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 12:41 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve chairman was discussing this in the context of what might happen if the European debt crisis worsened and there was a run on the U.S. financial system.

  • Investor Winterizing - A CNBC Special Report

    Once a sure-bet, investors are beginning to doubt how long emerging market plays can generate steady returns.

  • After the Meltdown Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 9:47 AM ET

    September has almost always been a bad month for stocks, and the past one amply illustrates that. October, however, is often the beginning of of a multi-month upswing for equities. This fall, however, there's little in the way of fundamentals to suggest historical trends will play out.

  • GOP Leadership

    GOP candidates could get ahead by advocating gold-backed money, says blogger Jeffrey Bell.

  • CNBC Poll: Whom Does the IMF Serve? Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 11:47 AM ET
    IMF and World Bank Meeting - A CNBC Special Report

    Between dominate G7 voting rights, and historical European leadership, is the IMF overly weighted towards Western interests?

  • National Success Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 10:12 AM ET
    Man with wings

    Great new ideas are only the first link in a chain that includes government and corporate allies in an economy that supports risk.

  • Chadwick: Hey Washington, Want Jobs? Here's How Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 10:34 AM ET

    Eliminate regulation and an equalize corporate tax rates, and you'll see the U.S. economy turn around, says blogger Patricia Chadwick.

  • Rotblut: Bearish Sentiment Unusually High Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 11:35 AM ET

    New survey numbers show continue unusually high bearish sentiment among investors.

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