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  • Jobs You Can Do Forever Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 4:49 PM ET
    In 2010, the average U.S. worker had been with his or her employer for 4.4 years, according to the  That’s a far cry from the 20-year tenure that’s been the American worker’s ideal since time immemorial, and it’s an indicator of an uncomfortable reality -- jobs just don’t last like they used to.While it may not always be possible to stay with the same employer for a few decades, it’s still possible to stay with one profession over the long haul. No matter how the job market changes, and no matte

    Jobs just don’t last like they used to, but it’s still possible to stay with one profession over the long haul. Click to see what some of them are.

  • Up-and-Coming Retirement Cities Abroad Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 11:23 AM ET
    Contrary to popular belief, not all American citizens are required to move to Boca Raton when they retire. Sure, the climate is heavenly, the ocean water is alluring and the shoreline could hardly be more inviting. However, it’s not cheap, as the presence of  will attest, and the simple fact is that not all retirees have the means to live someplace like this.With this in mind,  a publication devoted to showing that “you can live better, for less, overseas,” just released its  By weighing such fa

    International Living just released its Retirement Index for 2012, which determines foreign destinations offering retirees a high standard of living at a low price. CNBC.com highlights 10 of them.

  • Investors Should Avoid Sovereign Bonds: Report Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 8:51 AM ET
    Interest rates

    Japan, the US and the UK will retain zero interest rates policies until at least early 2014, according to a December report by Swedish bank SEB.

  • Gold Could Hit $2,500 Next Year: Strategist Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 4:39 AM ET
    Gold Bars

    Gold prices will rally again in 2012 to reach $2,000 to $2,500 per ounce because demand is still strong and the precious metal is still seen as a safe haven, according to Sabine Schels, a commodities strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • US: A Paradise for Investors     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 5:20 PM ET

    Bill Smead, CEO & CIO of Smead Capital Management explains why he thinks the U.S. markets look attractive.

  • The recent risk-off environment brought on by Europe's debt crisis may have affected fund flows into emerging markets bonds, but the tide will soon turn, says one economist, as investors put off by developed markets return in search of higher yields.

  • Decline in Commodities Is 'Artificial': Jim Rogers Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 9:52 AM ET
    American investor and financial commentator Jim Rogers visits a branch of Xiangcai Securities  in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province of China.

    The recent decline in commodity prices has little to do with fundamentals and everything to do with the collapse of brokerage firm MF Global, says renowned investor Jim Rogers, who described the sell-off as artificial.

  • Mike Crofton, President & CEO, The Philadelphia Trust Company explains why he is bullish about large cap U.S. stocks in the next 3-5 years.

  • Warren Buffett

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett told CNBC on Monday there were a number of European stocks he liked and singled out British supermarket group Tesco, in which he already has a stake, as a buying opportunity if it came down in price.

  • People walk on a busy street in Quiapo on October 28, 2011 in Manila, Philippines. The United Nations today released their 2011 State of the World Population Report, which indicates Asia is home to 60 per cent of the world's population. The Philippines has a young population, with 54 per cent of the population under 25.

    The high unemployment and low consumer confidence in the U.S. may have prompted investors to steer clear of consumer-related bets. But one fund manager is taking the opposite view, believing the return of prosperity in America will bolster shares in consumer discretionary stocks.

  • Time to Bet on Return of US Consumer: Fund Manager Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 11:49 PM ET
    A couple has iced coffee drinks at a Starbucks Coffee shop in lower Manhattan August 21, 2009 in New York City. Starbucks, America's dominant coffeehouse chain, is changing some of its prices, raising them for elaborate specialty drinks and cutting prices for some others.

    The high unemployment and low consumer confidence in the U.S. may have prompted investors to steer clear of consumer-related bets. But one fund manager is taking the opposite view, believing the return of prosperity in America will bolster shares in consumer discretionary stocks.

  • Apple

    The drop in Apple's share price below its 50-day moving average on Thursday has some market watchers asking whether the blue-chip stock is beginning to lose its shine. One trader told CNBC on Friday that he just went short on the stock based on a technical change in the stock’s movement.

  • Markets Have Not Bottomed; Stay Cautious: Analysts Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 2:38 AM ET
    A trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some investors may see the sharp fall in global stock markets driven by fears of a euro zone breakup as a buying opportunity, but analysts warn the market has yet to hit the bottom and investors should tread cautiously.

  • How a Financial Pro Lost His House Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 11:25 AM ET
    broke

    A financial planner recounts how he and his family fell victim to the housing boom and bust and how they survived the ordeal in this story from the New York Times.

  • Dow Could Reach 100,000 in 20 Years: Author Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 3:26 AM ET

    Volatility may haunt global stock markets for another few years, but inevitably, equities are primed for a massive bull run, if historical performance is used as a guide, says Matthew Kidman, author of Bulls, Bears & A Croupier.

  • US Banks at ‘Fire Sale Price’: Strategist Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 10:48 PM ET

    U.S. banking stocks followed the broad decline in Wall Street's Tuesday session on renewed uncertainty over Greece's debt deal. Despite the pessimism, some analysts believe the sell-off in American financials has been overdone and it is time to start buying into the sector.

  • Invest in Latin America's Domestic Plays     Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 7:50 PM ET

    William Landers, Senior Portfolio Manager at BlackRock and Beat Wittmann, CEO and Partner of Dynapartners talk about the best ways to cash in on Latin America's growth story.

  • ‘Darkest Period Is Over’ for Markets: Experts Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 12:35 AM ET

    The recent global market stock rally has brought on plenty of skeptics, who remain unconvinced the uptrend is here to stay and have cautioned investors to stay away. Still, there are a number of analysts in the bullish camp who say markets have been overly negative and are forecasting better times ahead

  • The agreement by European leaders on Thursday to provide Greece with a second aid package has been greeted with optimism by market watchers, who are now closely eyeing what role China will play in the resolution of the crisis.

  • Just as the Obama administration unveils new measures it says will ease crushing student loan debt, the College Board is out with new figures showing the cost of college surged again this year, and student borrowing along with it.

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