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  • Although most people can think of prestigious or high-paying jobs, some jobs that are generally thought of as “normal,” or even boring, pay very well and have many great qualities that are easily overlooked, according to which developed the list. CareerCast ranked the most underrated jobs based upon a range of criteria, including low stress levels, low environmental dangers, low physical demands, and median-to-high income levels. The jobs listed here also have a lower-than-average unemployment r

    Some jobs generally thought of as “normal,” or even boring, pay very well and have many great qualities that are easily overlooked, according to CareerCast.com.

  • Rep. Barney Frank opposes the part of the Obama jobs plan changing the tax-exempt status of income from municipal bonds, saying it would hurt the states and cities the job-creation measure intends to help.

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    Not again. That is the plea of many Americans fearful about their jobs as the economy falters.

  • Dubai Construction

    With the jobless rate in the United States holding steady at 9.1 percent and the market showing no signs of near-term recovery, many Americans are considering looking abroad to combat their unemployment problem at home.

  • Bill Clinton

    As President Obama called on Congress today to adopt his “balanced” plan on entitlement cuts, tax increases and war savings to reduce the federal deficit. Former President Bill Clinton sat down with Maria Bartiromo today to discuss jobs, global economies ahead of his annual Clinton Global Initiative Meeting in New York.

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    It could almost make your head spin. With an economy on the front end of another recession, President Obama’s tax attack on the folks who are most likely to succeed, invest, start new businesses, and create jobs is nothing short of staggering. Only liberal-left class-warfare ideology can explain this.

  • The people who do the hiring in this nation need more leadership out of Washington and more certainty from the Obama administration's attitude on capitalism, hedge fund investor Nelson Peltz told CNBC Monday.

  • Trian CEO: Investments Will Create Jobs

    In order to solve the unemployment issue, we need investments, says Nelson Peltz, Trian Partners chairman/CEO, who adds there are no investments because of lack of confidence and lack of leadership.

  • Caution

    Over the 100 years from 1950 to 2050, this decade will be seen as the "inflection decade" as both the developed and emerging economies make radical changes to adapt to a more dominant Asia, Anil Gupta, professor of strategy at University of Maryland told CNBC Monday.

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    A strike deadline came and went Sunday night for Southern California grocery workers, but no one was walking off the job just yet as negotiations with supermarket chains continued and looked like they could last into the night.

  • Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett

    President Obama will propose a "Buffett Tax" on people earning more than $1 million a year when he unveils his deficit plan on Monday, the White House said.

  • The Great Spending Debate

    Debating whether "shovel ready' infrastructure spending creates jobs, with Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author, and Mort Zuckerman, New York Daily News publisher.

  • Bank layoffs won't be as deep as they were during the 2008 financial crisis, hedge-fund recruiter Ilana Weinstein told CNBC Friday. Those who remain, however, may see big cuts in bonuses—if they get one at all.

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    Eliminate regulation and an equalize corporate tax rates, and you'll see the U.S. economy turn around, says blogger Patricia Chadwick.

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    The recession call is not conclusive. I’m the first to admit it. And my optimistic instincts rebel against the downturn scenario. But facts are facts. They must be reported. And the numbers aren’t good.

  • Rep. Boehner One-On-One

    I think there are parts of the President's jobs plan where we can find some common ground, say House majority leader, John Boehner, discussing the similarities and differences in his plan to put Americans back to work and the White House plan.

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    Despite a long-term picture in Europe that appears to be as unsettled as ever, investors will take any bit of good news and run with it.

  • The Misery Index

    The Misery Index is a composite created by adding the unemployment rate to the inflation rate, and it has been climbing. CNBC's Rick Santelli has the details.

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    Governments can "create" jobs in a non-Keynesian manner. The first thing to do is generate incentives for private sector companies to hire more staff, writes Moorad Choudhry, Head of Business Treasury, Global Banking & Markets at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

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    Over the summer, we witnessed the ugliness and partisan-nature of politics as the debt ceiling debacle took place. The nation's balance sheet needs to be fixed.