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Cindy Perman

CNBC.com Commentary Editor

Cindy Perman is the commentary editor for CNBC.com. She also writes the "There Must be a Pony in Here Somewhere" blog and is the author of the book “New York Curiosities” (2013, 2nd edition). She has also done stand-up comedy. Follow her on Twitter @CindyPerman.

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  • Economic Jitters Damp Stocks; GM Jumps Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | 4:58 PM ET

    Stocks ended mixed Wednesday as economic worries continued to rain down on the market and dampen the post-Gustav rally.  All three major indexes had been negative for most of the day, but the Dow tip-toed over the line at the last minute, helped by a 5% gain in GM.

  • Stocks Close Lower as Rally Loses Steam Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | 5:10 PM ET

    Stocks finished lower Tuesday as weakness in technology stocks sucked the air out the earlier  rally inspired by oil's drop and the dollar's surge.

  • Stocks Slide but Gain Over 1% for August Friday, 29 Aug 2008 | 6:13 PM ET

    Stocks declined Friday as Dell shook up techs and Gustav rattled the market. But, as the summer came to a close, some analysts are seeing a silver lining in the clouds.

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  • Will Ferrell took the Class of 2003 on a wild verbal ride, touching on everything from the Berlin Wall to that guy voted most likely to eat nachos in his car – and even managed to fire an assistant in the process! “You're about to enter into a world filled with hypocrisy and doublespeak, a world in which your limo to the airport is often a half-hour late. In addition to not even being a limo at all; often times it's a Lincoln Towncar. You're about to enter a world where you ask your new assistan

    From business titans like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs to celebrities like Stephen Colbert and Bono, here are 12 of the best graduation speeches of all time.

  • Math and science guys (and ladies) crushed it on the best jobs list this year. They are in demand. *HIGH FIVE!*

  • Few things unite us like complaining about our jobs. Think you have one of the worst? Click ahead for the 10 worst jobs for 2014.

  • On the best jobs list, STEM careers dominate—High-five, math and science guys!—and the worst can be summed up in one word: Timber!

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  • Cindy Perman is a writer at CNBC.com, covering jobs, real estate, retirement and personal finance.

  • Based in Los Angeles, Jane Wells is a CNBC business news reporter and also writes the Funny Business blog for CNBC.com.

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