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  • Richest Teams in European Football Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 3:17 PM ET
    As the European soccer season gets underway in August, the best teams in the world will not only be competing for the accolades that come with trophy success, but also for the financial rewards it brings.As champions of Europe, Barcelona are the undisputed kings of the pitch, but rivals Real Madrid topped Deloitte's annual 'Money League' for the sixth year running. Deloitte compares income from broadcasting, ticket sales and commercial deals and this latest list covers revenues for the 2009/2010

    As the European soccer season gets underway in August, the best teams in the world will not only be competing for the accolades that come with trophy success, but also for the financial rewards it brings.

  • Million-Dollar Cars Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 3:37 PM ET
    When vintage car collectors go to auctions, they’re used to seeing price tags exceeding $1 million. They may not necessarily buy any of the immaculately preserved specimens on display, but they’re happy to have to opportunity to note the technical specifications and observe the details that make each car a piece of living history.Then there are cars with million dollar price tags, where that number represents what you have to pay just to drive them off the lot. These are the luxury cars at the h

    So what are some of the cars with prices exceeding $1 million? Click to find out.

  • Rooftop Retreats Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 3:45 PM ET
    Roof decks and terraces are located several stories up or more, but they're not for looking down on people, and they're not just for tanning anymore, either. Today's roof spaces and decks feature everything that was once found only in a yard or inside the house, only now it's up high with a better view. We're talking cooking and fixing cocktails, entertaining and relaxing, even catching a few winks on a four-poster outdoor bed.

    See some elevated eye candy, and homeowners considering buying an outdoor spread like the following ten examples will soon find they have lots of friends in high places.

  • The Most Expensive College Football Tickets 2011 Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 2:47 PM ET
    It's college football time and that means fans are willing to pay top dollar to this year's top matchups. So what are the most coveted games? a ticket market intelligence site, provided us with the highest list prices for the entire season. Not surprisingly, six of the top 10 are games that include an SEC team. So, what are the most expensive games to attend this year? Click ahead for the list.

    What are the most coveted games? TiqIQ, a ticket market intelligence site, provided us with the highest list prices for the entire season.

  • World’s Most Popular Business Cities Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:13 PM ET
    A shift in economic growth from the West to emerging markets over the past decade has led to the emergence of new business hubs across the world.Regions such as Asia, the Middle East and South America have seen rapid economic growth, coupled with improved infrastructure, and in some cases, lighter regulation. Multinational organizations have rushed to capitalize on this, increasing the number of people they hire in these countries and setting up new offices in emerging markets. For example, bank

    Here's a look at the top business hubs in the world, based on research by global real estate firm CB Richard Ellis.

  • America's Highest-Paid Jobs 2011 Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:27 AM ET
    The salary of a profession is among the most compelling factors for many individuals deciding what career path to follow, what degree to peruse or even where to live. With data recently released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics , BLS, CNBC.com took a look at the most highly-compensated occupations in the country, based upon BLS job definitions. The BLS also breaks down average salaries geographically and by industry, which can help job seekers understand the areas to look in order to find where

    The salary of a profession is among the most compelling factors for many individuals deciding what career path to follow, what degree to persue or even where to live. So, what are the highest paying jobs in the country?

  • Highest-Paid Bachelor Degrees Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:27 AM ET
    While graduate school is typically a safe shelter from the storm in an unforgiving job market, some who have gone back to school or recently graduated are finding that the college degree is worth the investment. The average salary for some professions is going up. The college class of 2011's average starting salary is $51,018, up from $48,661 last year, according to a report from the  NACE. Twice a year, NACE surveys its 900 member employers and 1,800 colleges and universities to come up with a

    What college degrees are pulling in the best paychecks? Click to find out!

  • Jobs For Millennials Friday, 12 Aug 2011 | 4:05 PM ET
    Everybody knows that it’s a tough job market out there. One group of people who are intimately acquainted with that reality are the young adults known as Millennials. Opinions vary on their demographics. Some people say that they’re people born between 1975 and 1990, and others put the birth date at 1990 and later. However, when the quibbling is over, the fact remains that Millennials are young adults who are having a hard time finding work these days.The job market has been changing for many ye

    It’s a tough job market out there, especially for the young adults known as Millennials. What are some good job prospects for Millennials? Find out!

  • Top Ad Icons of the 20th Century Friday, 12 Aug 2011 | 11:17 AM ET
    Top Ad Icons of the 20th Century

    See the top 10 ad icons of the 20th century as compiled by AdAge.com and recognizing "those images that have had the most powerful resonance in the marketplace."

  • Double-Duty: Strange but Functional Gadgets Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 4:46 PM ET
    With billions of products on the market, it’s hard for consumers to be shocked by the function or appearance of a gadget. But these products manage to do just that. Some are actually practical while others are just plain strange. Either way, these gadgets are sure to make you say, “What?!” They’ll wake you up, give you a massage, let you tweet in some of the strangest places and charge your gadgets. Here are 10 of the strangest gadgets you’ve ever seen.

    From an iPlunger to a solar-paneled bikini and a flying alarm clock, these gadgets are sure to make you do a double take — but they get the job done!

  • Top Jobs for Sports Fans Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 4:09 PM ET
    The field of professional sports is as competitive as they come, and sadly, not everyone gets to play. For every athlete who makes the cut and plays at the professional level, there are countless others who will never be so lucky. Sometimes a promising career is hobbled by an injury. Sometimes a fire in the belly doesn’t burn as brightly as it needs to. And sometimes the player simply isn’t that good. Indeed, the reasons behind the dashed dreams of aspiring athletes are many.But cheer up! Just b

    Professional athletes need people to make their lives run smoothly, so click ahead to see careers in sports that are performed outside of the spotlight.

  • Top Execs Who Started at the Bottom Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 1:36 PM ET
    The American Dream. We all know it well—the ability to set out with few prospects and little experience and work our way up the corporate ladder, one rung at a time. It’s the prospect of starting from the ground up and pulling ourselves up by our own bootstraps in the hopes of one day achieving tremendous success. Perhaps “60 Minutes” creator Don Hewitt comes to mind when you think of the great men and women of our time who have accomplished just that. There are plenty more, however, who started

    Click for a glimpse of some of America's top executives who started out sorting mail and making copies.

  • Island Enclaves for Sale Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 9:54 AM ET
    As Americans work longer hours and technology enables professionals to be ever more on-call, getaways and vacations are needed more than ever. Too bad vacation days have not increased along with employee availability. But now that so many professionals can work from home, who’s to say that home can’t look and feel more like a vacation spot? For those with the right situation and enough determination, one man can be an island—or at least he can live on one. The editors at TopTenRealEstateDeals.co

    The editors at TopTenRealEstateDeals.com have released their 2011 list of The Top Ten Island Enclaves For Sale. See the ten amazing island outposts currently on the real estate market.

  • 10 Most Divorced States Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 4:34 PM ET
    In 2010, a study by the National Vital Statistics Report and the U.S. Census Bureau was released. It calculated the number of divorces by state, and it found that married couples in Massachusetts stayed together the most, with only 1.8 marriages dissolved for every 1,000 people.As for the states whose rates of divorce were the highest, some of the results might be surprising. Many are in areas of the country traditionally believed to be socially conservative. However, a closer look at the data s

    A study by the National Vital Statistics Report and the U.S. Census Bureau calculated the number of divorces by state. Click for the results.

  • US Cities With the Most Underwater Mortgages Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 12:46 PM ET
    For individual homeowners, being “underwater” on a mortgage – when a home is worth less than outstanding debt, also known as “negative equity” – is one of the worst positions to be in, short of foreclosure. However, if you're currently underwater on a mortgage, you're not alone. a firm that compiles US real estate and mortgage information, has put together a list of the 154 largest metro areas that includes statistics on median home values, market changes and the proportion of homes with negativ

    Being “underwater” on a mortgage – when a home is worth less than outstanding debt, or has “negative equity” – is one of the worst positions to be in, short of foreclosure.

  • Luxurious Log Cabins Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 11:40 AM ET
    The log cabin is embedded in the national consciousness as an old-time icon of simple, wholesome American living. Abraham Lincoln grew up in a log cabin, by gum, and look at what he made of himself! However, as with every other aspect of American culture, today’s log cabin has been supersized. The structures that follow in this slideshow are a long way from Lincoln's logs. Log cabins have gone from inspirational to aspirational. Whereas it was once incongruous to link the phrase “million dollar”

    As with every other aspect of American culture, today’s log cabin has been supersized. The structures that follow in this slideshow are a long way from Lincoln Logs.

  • Scenes From the London Riots Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 1:47 PM ET
    In some of the worst disorder seen on the streets of London in years, riots across the capital city began following a vigil for a 29-year old man shot by police days earlier. Hundreds have been detained by police as violence has continued for days on the streets of London, although officials blame copycat criminals for prolonging the disorder. The hardest-hit area by far has been Tottenham, where residents identified “greedy youths” as primarily responsible for the looting and destruction, notin

    The last 48 hours have seen some of the worst rioting in a decade. These slides tell a story of a neighborhood in shock after a peaceful protest was hijacked by criminals and angry youths.

  • 10 Commodities With the Biggest Price Moves Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 11:56 AM ET
    Commodities are something many investors can relate to. What's not to like about corn, crude oil, or gold? Some commodities have been on a tear in recent months while others have significantly fallen off their highs. In fact, the a global commodity benchmark tracking 19 commodities mostly traded in the U.S., is down 32 percent from its all-time high back in July 2008. So far in 2011, the CRB index is down 3.8 percent compared to an 8.2 percent loss for the S&P 500. Despite that trend, several in

    CNBC’s Analytics Team compiled a list of the 10 best and worst performing commodities in the CRB index. Click ahead to learn about the hot and the not-so-hot commodities of 2011.

  • Lee Iacocca's Favorite Cars of All Time Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 11:40 AM ET
    Lee Iacocca, the quintessential brash chief executive of the 1980s, revamped the American automotive industry. From his first gig as a student engineer at Ford Motor, all the way up to CEO at Chrysler, his passion, vision, and love of the automobile created some of the most memorable and most successful car stories in the U.S.Here, we take a look at this auto-industry titan's favorite vehicles of all time.

    Lee Iacocca, the quintessential brash CEO of the 1980s, revamped the American automotive industry. Here, we take a look at this auto-industry titan's favorite vehicles of all time.

  • 10 Most-Hated Jobs Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 4:54 PM ET
    At one time or another, we have all known at least one person who has hated his or her job. That person may have suffered silently or vented constantly, but at the end of the day, there was no question that this person was truly unhappy with the thing that they spent at least 40 of their waking hours every week, for 51 weeks a year.The reasons for job dissatisfaction vary. Low pay, irregular hours and lack of a window to sit next to are all assumed to be culprits, and to be sure, they can all co

    Click ahead to see the ten jobs with the highest levels of employee unhappiness, according to data collected in 2011. The results may surprise you.

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