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Highest-Paying Jobs: 2010 Fri, 8 May '09 | 3:33 PM ET
Looking for a bigger paycheck? If you’re not in the medical industry, you’re pretty much out of luck. Health care jobs, ranging from dentists to surgeons, dominate the list of the 20 highest paying jobs, but there are some others sprinkled in. Click ahead for the jobs that pulled the highest pay last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics .

Click to see the jobs that pulled the highest pay last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Drive Your Dream Car For Under $1000 Fri, 8 May '09 | 2:33 PM ET
The past year has been a rocky time for the US auto industry, but the high-end has been more insulated from the recession. Automobili Lamborghini, owned by the Volkswagen group, recently announced that it actually experienced one percent growth in sales for 2008, when orders went to 2,430 from 2,406 the year before.  A new breed of companies is looking to tap into this demand by making the high-end, turbocharged experience more affordable. One such company, New York-based , maintains a fleet of

Gotham Dream Cars offers a range of products, from exotic rentals and club memberships, to the increasingly popular "Dream Car" tours. Here's how this lucrative, high-end business operates.

Top Entry-Level Employers: 2009 Thu, 7 May '09 | 4:03 PM ET
It’s not all gloom and doom in the job market. Many companies are increasing their talent pools by hiring recent college graduates. Take a look at the top 10 employers with the most entry level openings and how many new grads they expect to hire this year, as surveyed by CollegeGrad.com

Take a look at the top 10 employers with the most entry level openings and how many new grads they expect to hire this year, as surveyed by CollegeGrad.com.

Top Sellers at Sotheby's 2009 Art Auction Wed, 6 May '09 | 12:33 PM ET
Like the rest of the global economy, the art world has experienced its share of turmoil, prompting it to change the way it does business. Could a turnaround in the high-end art market signal a comeback for the economy at large?Tuesday’s auction of impressionist and modern art conducted by Sotheby’s sent mixed signals. More than 80 percent of the high-ticket items sold — the highest level in two years — pulling in $61,370,500. Some pieces sold for twice their estimated value. But the top two piec

Could a turnaround in the high-end art market signal a comeback for the economy at large? Tuesday’s auction of Impressionist and Modern Art (conducted by Sotheby’s) sent mixed signals on the state of the art world.

The World’s Best Places To Live 2009 Tue, 5 May '09 | 3:27 PM ET
Each year, Mercer Consulting assembles its ranking of 215 cities worldwide, based on a quality of living point-scoring index that uses New York City as a base comparison.The rankings take into consideration 10 key categories and 39 separate criteria, ranging from the political environment and health considerations to recreation and consumer goods; statistics which are collected via Mercer’s Worldwide Quality of Living Survey. Because quality of living can be rather subjective, Mercer has defined

Each year, Mercer Consulting assembles its ranking of 215 cities worldwide. So, where are the world’s best cities to live? Click to find out!

Highest Paid Chief Executives of 2008 Mon, 4 May '09 | 4:15 PM ET
The compensation of executives running American companies has come under fire throughout the financial crisis, with questions over whether such high pay levels are justified--and whether they make good business sense. tasked , an information services firm that specializes in executive compensation, to compile data on the 2008 compensation of 200 chief executives at 198 public companies that filed their annual proxies by March 27, which had revenue of at least $6.3 billion. Even many of the best

For critics of large executive compensation, these companies are extremely susceptible to criticism.  Who are the highest paid top execs? Click ahead to find out!

Portfolio's Worst American CEOs of All Time Thu, 30 Apr '09 | 4:03 PM ET
Throughout the history of business, the failure or success of a company has relied on many factors, not the least of which is the corporate savvy or managerial shortcomings of the executive at the top. Recently, many CEOs have come under fire for mismanagement, costing taxpayer and shareholder money alike amid the worst economic downturn in decades. So how do these corporate leaders stack up against the worst CEOs of all time? To answer that question,  assembled a panel of professors from top bu

So how do today's corporate leaders stack up against the worst CEOs of all time? Here is the result of Portfolio.com's findings: The 20 Worst American CEOs of all time.

Over a Century of President's First 100 Days Wed, 29 Apr '09 | 3:43 PM ET
First Term:3/3/1897 42.13 6/11/1897 42.54 Second Term:3/2/1901 67.67 6/11/1901 76.11 * (McKinley was assassinated during his second term)
Biggest Types of Personal Debt Mon, 27 Apr '09 | 3:32 PM ET

Personal debt is becoming a major player in the economic crisis. What are the biggest types of personal debt?

Portfolio's Best American CEOs of All Time Fri, 24 Apr '09 | 3:43 PM ET
Throughout the history of business, the failure or success of a company relies on many factors, not the least of which is the corporate savvy of the executive running the show. In recent times, many CEOs have come under fire for mismanagement of their corporations, while some have been applauded for successfully navigating a tough economy.With much controversy surrounding CEOs of today, the question stands: Who are the best CEOs of all time?   set out to answer the question. Assembling a panel o

With much controversy surrounding CEOs of today, the question stands: Who are the best CEOs of all time? Check out the list, courtesy of Portfolio.com.

London Alternative Fashion Week Fri, 24 Apr '09 | 11:44 AM ET

Designers emphasized the importance of fashion meaning something during the current recession and suggested consumers will focus on uniqueness and affordability which is what they offer.

UK Budget Top Highlights Wed, 22 Apr '09 | 8:37 AM ET

Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling predicted that the economy would contract at a rate of 3.5 percent in 2009, with a fall of around 1.6 percent in the fourth quarter.

Huge Bargains in a Weak Economy Wed, 15 Apr '09 | 3:27 PM ET
Prices on almost everything are at historic lows. In the short term, some will go up and some will go down, but there are deals to be had that were unthinkable even as recently as six months ago. Some of them will surprise you...

Prices on almost everything are at historic lows and there are deals to be had that were unthinkable even as recently as six months ago. Some of them may surprise you so click to learn more!

Europe's Paper Tigers Thu, 9 Apr '09 | 12:32 PM ET

The new, formerly communist European Union members are beginning to be a burden for their Western neighbors as foreign capital dries up.

New York Auto Show 2009 Thu, 9 Apr '09 | 11:03 AM ET
The times they are a changing. Sounds more like a much-needed slogan for any one of the ailing Big 3 than a throwback anthem from an era when they were infallible giants. The New York Auto show opens its doors to the public this holiday weekend to an ever more economy conscious public.Click ahead to see what they have to offer.

The New York Auto show opens its doors to the public this holiday weekend to an ever more economy-conscious public. Click to see what they have to offer.

What Does $1 Trillion Look Like? Wed, 8 Apr '09 | 11:50 AM ET
Throughout the financial crisis, huge sums of money have been spent, handed out and lost. With talk of billions upon billions being passed around, it’s easy to lose perspective on how much money $1 trillion or even $1 billion really is. With official measurements of American currency from the US Bureau of Printing and Engraving and the US Mint, here’s some perspective on what these huge sums of money would actually look like and how they would compare to every day objects. What would the money a

With talk of billions upon billions being passed around, it’s easy to lose perspective on how much $1 trillion or even $1 billion really is.

America’s New Sports Stadiums Fri, 3 Apr '09 | 5:34 PM ET
The New York Mets and Yankees are not the only teams getting new stadiums. There are currently eight new stadiums that will open in either 2009 or in the next couple of years. Take a look at some of the new stadiums around the country that are in development.

Take a look at some of the new stadiums around the country that are in development, ordered by the year they plan to open.

London G20 Protests Wed, 1 Apr '09 | 9:47 AM ET
Tens of thousands of people voiced their anger at the world economic crisis in London's financial district Wednesday, one day before a summit by leaders of the G20 countries in Europe's financial capital. Protesters accused bankers of "robbing" the economy and a few hundred people smashed the windows of the Royal Bank of Scotland, whose CEO retired last year with a big pension despite the fact that the bank was nationalized to be saved from collapse.Four different groups tried to organize one la

Thousands of people voiced their anger at the world economic crisis in London's financial district, one day before a summit by leaders of the G20 countries in Europe's financial capital.

G20 - How They Want To Fight the Crisis Wed, 1 Apr '09 | 7:29 AM ET
The G20 meets in London on Thursday but judging by the statements of various leaders ahead of the meeting, the rifts among members appear too deep to be bridged by a one-day session in the UK capital.From accusations that the crisis was sparked by "white men with blue eyes" to reproaches for not spending more to fend off the crisis, it looks like the talks will be marred by discord.Developed countries differ in how they think their economies can be revived, while developing countries want an inc

Developed countries differ in how they think their economies can be kick started again, while developing countries ask for an increased role in the decision-making process.

Nine Wackiest Tax Deductions Wed, 25 Mar '09 | 2:55 PM ET
This year's best cocktail stories—culled from certified public accountants nationwide, some of whom requested to remain nameless—naturally comes with a disclaimer: Do not try this at home. Or in the home office, for that matter. As audacious as these stories might be, rest assured that the Internal Revenue Service is not amused when taxpayers fail to file, misfile, underreport income or otherwise attempt to avoid taxes. Ready for some laughs? Behold , 2009 edition.

This year's best cocktail stories naturally comes with a disclaimer: Do not try this at home. Behold Bankrate's wackiest tax write-offs, 2009 edition.

The World's Most Expensive Real Estate Markets Tue, 24 Mar '09 | 3:04 PM ET
In 2008, with falling prices, sluggish sales and currency fluctuations, the credit crunch and global financial crisis have devalued real estate in places that have traditionally been the most expensive residential markets in the world.On March 23,  released the Wealth Report 2009, a survey of high-end, prime real estate around the world. It reports some dramatic price fluctuations around the world in the 2008 calendar year, and even more dramatic swings from Q3 to Q4. The firm defines prime real

Stable or rising prices are a good measure of future development and the demand for investment. See the world’s most expensive high-end real estate markets!

Most Affordable Metro Areas Fri, 20 Mar '09 | 1:39 PM ET
Looking to move to a more affordable area? Take a look at these 10 metro areas, ranked based on the percentage of affordable homes for a family making the median income in that neighborhood.

Take a look at these 10 metro areas, ranked based on the percentage of affordable homes for a family making the median income in that neighborhood.

Least Affordable Metro Areas Fri, 20 Mar '09 | 12:48 PM ET
If you’re looking for inexpensive housing, stay clear of the East and West coasts: They are home to some of the least affordable metro areas in the country. Take a look at the top 10, ranked by the percentage of affordable homes for families making a median salary in that area.

If you’re looking for inexpensive housing, stay clear of the East and West coasts: They are home to some of the least affordable metro areas in the country.

Top NCAA Basketball Champions Thu, 19 Mar '09 | 11:57 AM ET
Teams that win the NCAA championship are known to produce their share of NBA stars, but many of the same schools have also been the launching pad of business leaders. Here's a look at the 13 schools that have won the most championships and some of their stars of the business and basketball worlds. Click on to check them out.

Here's a look at the 13 schools that have won the most championships and some of their stars of the business and basketball worlds.

Companies at Greatest Risk for Default Wed, 11 Mar '09 | 4:43 PM ET
In an economy plagued by tight credit markets, it is sometimes difficult to determine which companies can cover their debts, and which ones are in serious trouble. In Moody’s “U.S. Bottom Rung” report, the ratings agency lists the 283 speculative-grade, non-financial U.S. companies most at risk of default, up from 157 companies one year ago. Companies on the list have not defaulted, carry either a Probability of Default Rating of Caa1 or lower, a B3 with a negative rating outlook, or a B3 with a

In Moody’s “U.S. Bottom Rung” report, the ratings agency lists the 283 speculative-grade, non-financial U.S. companies most at risk of default. Check out the list.

The Collection of Michael Jackson Tue, 10 Mar '09 | 5:49 PM ET

In order to get back on stable financial ground, Jackson apparently planned to liquidate approximately 2,000 of his possessions in a public auction.

Help Wanted: Where To Find a Job Right Now Thu, 5 Mar '09 | 3:32 PM ET
With rising unemployment, corporate layoffs and an economy in recession, jobs are hard to come by. It may surprise you to see that some companies are still hiring, and in large numbers around the country. Click ahead to see the big companies that are hiring right now and where those new jobs will be!

With rising unemployment, corporate layoffs and an economy in recession, jobs are hard to come by. See the big companies that are hiring now and where those new jobs will be.

The World's Safest Banks Thu, 5 Mar '09 | 12:38 PM ET
In a world economy plagued by troubles in the global financial system, the words “safe” and “bank” are rarely put together. The shake up of banking systems around the world raise the question of which banks are the safest? For the past 17 years, Global Finance has compiled a list of the World’s 50 Safest Banks, and for the first time ever deemed it necessary to publish a mid-year list. The rankings were created through the comparison of long-term credit ratings (from Moody’s Standard & Poor’s an

The shake up of banking systems around the world raises the question: "Which banks are the safe banks?" Click to find out!

Most Expensive Office Rents Wed, 4 Mar '09 | 10:47 AM ET
For the first time in nine years, London does not have the most expensive office rents and that's largely because of the financial crisis. In the past, rapidly expanding financial institutions and hedge funds drove commercial property rental rates ever higher. Now a sharp drop off in demand is taking a toll on prices. In some cities, like London, office rents are the cheapest in years. On a global basis rents managed to rise by just 3 percent in 2008, significantly lower than the 14 percent gain

Due to the global economic crisis, London was thrown off the the top of the list for the first time in years. See which city took the No. 1 spot.

Degrees in Most Demand Wed, 25 Feb '09 | 12:18 PM ET
College students graduating this year will feel the effects of the economic crisis in the job market. A survey conducted by the  found that employers plan to increase their college hiring by just 1.3 percent this year over 2008, the least in six years. Take a look at which degrees have the most drawing power in the job market, according to the NACE.

College students graduating this year will feel the effects of the economic crisis in the job market. Take a look at which degrees have the most drawing power in the job market.

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