CNBC's Sharon Epperson explores the art of investing in art.
"Their ideas for what needs to happen are terrible," says one analyst. "Then go to the Democratic side — their ideas are just as bad. "
"Statistics from Nielsen Online show that at least twenty-five percent of the seemingly hard-working people hunched over computers in their cubicles are actually looking at porn," and as this author writes, if you're one of them, you're probably losing a lot of money.
Like many states and local governments struggling to cut costs, Michigan hopes to replace some government employees with contract workers who will do the same job for less. The New York Times reports.
Europe must learn again that welfare is a joint responsibility between state and citizen; that governments cannot redistribute wealth that doesn’t exist; and, that welfare follows from hard work, writes Zoltán Cséfalvay, Minister of State for Economic Strategy for Hungary.
Withdrawing money from a retirement account can carry a high price. Besides jeopardizing long-term savings, withdrawals can incur a 10 percent penalty. Still, if you’re in a financial pinch there are some options for cracking your nest egg that are better than others.
In making the award Lloyd C. Blankfein, Chairman and CEO, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., commented: 'This is an important and thoughtful book. It provides real insight into many of the fundamental issues that can help alleviate poverty.'
CNBC's Brian Sullivan has the details on the latest jobs report, and a look at the hard-hit construction sector, which lost 20,000 jobs for the month, with Michael Russell, H.J. Russell & Company.
When the Census Bureau said in September that the number of poor Americans had soared by 10 million to rates rarely seen in four decades, commentators called the report “shocking” and “bleak.” Most poverty experts would add another description: “flawed.” The New York Times reports.
October's employment reports showed continued sluggish job growth, but positive revisions for earlier months takes away some of the sting and reaffirms the economy is growing.
Saying that you cannot motivate other people, the author offers in this guest post "three ideas on how to install the self-starting generator in your people and create self-motivated staff."
Discussing how the October jobs data will impact markets, and why the mood at Christmas will be better than the mood today, with Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners vice chairman.
In this guest post the authors write, "Did you know that a silent killer is lurking in your company? We’re talking about workplace frustration, which can undermine the energy, enthusiasm, and performance of your best talent."
Breaking down a weaker than expected October's employment data, which is up 104,000 and the unemployment rate at nine percent, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson; Diane Swonk, Mersirow Financial; MarkeZandi, Moody's Analytics; CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.
A look ahead of today's jobs numbers, with Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies managing partner and Jared Bernstein, former chief economist/economic policy adviser to Vice President Biden.
Australia goes downbeat, and Greek no-confidence vote gives none - it's time for your FX Fix.
Economists expect to see that 95,000 U.S. jobs were added in October as local governments continued to let go of workers and companies remained reluctant to take on new hires.
Insight on what has slowed down a possible real estate recovery, with Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, who discusses way to find value in real estate and weighs in on the financial crisis in Europe, and U.S. economic slowdown.
"Even though MTV made many strategic mistakes during the book’s span, from its 1981 launch through its first decade, they were still, at every turn, smarter than the record labels, whose relationship with MTV passed through four distinct phases, all of them unwise," writes the co-author of the new book, "I Want My MTV."