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  • Thinking Small Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:09 AM ET
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    JumpStart NYC was created to help unemployed professionals apply their knowledge, skills and abilities in opportunities at small, entrepreneurial companies.

  • A participant at a Tea Party Express rally displays a sign critical of the Obama administration on April 13, 2010 in Albany, New York. The Tea Party Express will head to Boston on Wednesday where the headline speaker at an afternoon rally will be Sarah Palin.

    Although it’s a bit far afield from my usual stomping grounds of Wall Street and financial regulation, I think it might be helpful for some of my readers to have a better understanding of presidential politics.

  • 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.

  • Reaping Millions in Nonprofit Care for Disabled Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 11:31 AM ET
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    Two brothers earned millions of dollars from Medicaid funding as executives of a non-profit organization that provides care to the developmentally disabled, the New York Times reports.

  • Best Summer Job. Ever. Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 10:43 AM ET
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    I know the economy is terrible, the South Carolina delegation is irresponsible, the yields on the Treasurys coming due next week are exploding. But as long as this guy still has a job, things can't really be all that bad.

  • Sign of Arrival, for Xinhua, Is 60 Feet Tall Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 12:04 AM ET
    Police activity in Times Square, New York City, NY.

    One of the most prominent advertising spaces in Times Square is soon to be occupied by a Chinese brand. Xinhua, the news agency operated by the Chinese government, is leasing a giant sign, known as a spectacular, on 2 Times Square, the building that is the northern anchor of the district. The NYT reports.

  • Will Congress Close the Founders Stock 'Loophole' Too? Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 2:02 PM ET
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    One of the points I’ve been making about “carried interest” is that it isn’t that different from other things that get taxed as capital gains.

  • 25 Things Every Wall Street Intern Should Know Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 1:52 PM ET
    Now that Fourth of July weekend is behind us, the summer is in full swing, your interns are finally getting settled in. In fact, they've probably adjusted to the good-natured hazing they've experienced on the trading desk — like testing their resourcefulness by asking . Perhaps the time is right to sit them down for a little heart-to-heart chat about the perils and opportunities that lie ahead of them. With a little time and effort, you can be their Virgil in Wall Street's underworld: The Intern

    Now that Fourth of July weekend is behind us the summer is in full swing, your interns are finally getting settled in. Here are 25 things every Wall Street intern should know.

  • New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

    New York soon will no longer be the financial capital of the world thanks to a hostile government that has served up a menu of punitive regulations aimed at driving big banks out of the country, says analyst Dick Bove.

  • 10 Cities Fit for Active Lifestyles Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 4:47 PM ET
    When it comes to resources for the physically active, not all US cities are created equal. Some have more parks and bicycle lanes than others. Some are blessed with perfect climates. Some are situated next to national parks. And some simply have a lot of gyms. But what they all have in common are attributes that encourage people to get outside and stay active.Click ahead to see some of the cities that are havens for physically active Americans.

    When it comes to resources for the physically active, not all US cities are created equal. Click to see some of the cities that are havens for physically active Americans.

  • US Open Disrupts Wall Street Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 2:45 PM ET
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    This might be one of the toughest days all year to do business on Wall Street. Summer Fridays are always tough for investment bankers and traders who want to get work done. There are just two many people who leave work early. Or don’t show up at all.

  • Dog Caught Hiding In Cat Costume Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 12:34 PM ET

    It's Friday. Here's your video treat of the day.

  • How My Mom Discovered Crack Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 11:00 AM ET
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    With the economy seemingly sliding into another slump, it's good to remember just how much progress we've made over the past few decades. Crime, for instance, has fallen dramatically.

  • DSK's New Downtown Digs Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 1:09 PM ET
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    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on former IMF chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn's luxury accommodations, and new legal allegations.

  • Steady Decline in Major Crime Baffles Experts Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 10:18 AM ET
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    The number of violent crimes in the United States dropped significantly last year, to what appeared to be the lowest rate in nearly 40 years, a development that was considered puzzling partly because it ran counter to the prevailing expectation that crime would increase during a recession. The New York Times reports.

  • Judge Approves Release of Strauss-Kahn Friday, 20 May 2011 | 4:09 PM ET
    Judge Approves Release of Strauss-Kahn

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports former IMF chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn to be released from prison later today and head to temporary housing in lower Manhattan.

  • DSK Gets Bail & Warning From Judge Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 4:07 PM ET
    DSK Gets Bail & Warning From Judge

    Judge grants bail to Strauss-Kahn reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • The Top 10 Most Diverse Cities in America Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 4:39 PM ET
    Photographers love cities that are culturally diverse because they’re visually interesting, and young people love them because of the energy and creativity that often exists in cities with a wide mix of people.“Diversity certainly makes for a more interesting city,” said Bert Sperling of  It means a ton of restaurants and shops beyond the usual big-box chains as well as festivals and other cultural events that can make you feel as if you’re traveling — right in your own backyard. Plus, it offers

    Here are the top 10 most diverse cities in America.

  • No Bail for Strauss-Kahn Monday, 16 May 2011 | 2:10 PM ET
    No Bail for Strauss-Kahn

    No bail for IMF chief Strauss-Kahn. He claims he is not guilty and plans to fight the sexual assault charges. CNBC's Mary Thompson has the latest details.

  • President Visits Ground Zero Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 1:00 PM ET
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    President Obama visits Ground Zero and participates in wreath-laying ceremony but does not make any public comments. Also, Richard Grasso, former NYSE chairman & CEO; Jimmy Dunne, Sandler O'Neill, and CNBC's Bob Pisani, reflect on that fateful day and the future of the NYSE. CNBC's John Harwood reports from lower Manhattan in NYC.