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  • Bernanke Has Done 'Fantastic Job': UBS Exec Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 5:33 PM ET

    The CEO of UBS Americas told CNBC Thursday that Federal Reserve President Ben Bernanke has “done a fantastic job” and that quantitative easing may be good for the country after all.

  • Ritholtz: Dear Uncle Sucker Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 1:24 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    For many years, I’ve been a fan of Warren Buffett’s long term approach to value investing. Understanding the value of a company, regardless of its momentary stock price, is a great long term investing strategy. But it pains me whenever I read commentary from Buffett that glosses over reality or is somehow self-serving.

  • Members of US Congress Get Richer Despite Sour Economy Wednesday, 17 Nov 2010 | 1:09 PM ET

    Despite a devastating recession, the collective personal wealth of congressional members increased by more than 16 percent between 2008 and 2009, according to study released Wednesday by the Center for Responsive Politics.

  • The Surprising Rise Of Hard Money Populism Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 2:58 PM ET
    Senate Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs hearing during which Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke delivers second semi-annual report on monetary policy.

    There’s something new going on in Washington, DC.

  • 10 Most Iconic GM Models of All Time Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 10:23 AM ET
    One of the world’s largest automakers, General Motors has been manufacturing cars since it was founded as a holding company for Buick in 1908. Since then, GM has sold millions of vehicles annually, and many of these models have become staples of American culture. To get an idea of which GM models are the most iconic and important over the company’s history, Karl Brauer, Senior Analyst & Editor-at-Large at listed his top picks. Some of the models launched iconic lines, others marked the beginning

    To get an idea of which GM models are the most iconic, Karl Brauer, Senior Analyst & Editor-at-Large at Edmunds.com listed his top picks.

  • Cut Corporate Taxes to Spur Job Growth: FedEx CEO Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 3:51 PM ET

    Fedex President and CEO Fred Smith told CNBC Monday that US corporate tax rates need to be reduced to promote job growth.

  • Forget GM IPO; Buy Ford Shares Instead Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 6:30 PM ET
    Grille of the 2010 Ford Taurus

    Plus, Cramer highlights the most important events of the coming week.

  • Some Big News the Media Ignored on Wednesday Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | 6:36 PM ET

    Not that you're surprised or anything.

  • Home of the Future: Smaller Than You Think Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | 4:59 PM ET
    Now that the recession has killed the McMansion, what does the home of the future look like? It’s a lot smaller than you think. Builders are chopping out the rooms we just don’t use anymore and slashing the size of yards. But don’t panic: They’re making up the difference with more charming downtown areas and shared spaces like parks and pools. Click here to take a stroll through the home – and neighborhood -- of the future.

    Now that the recession has killed the McMansion, what does the home of the future look like? It’s a lot smaller than you think.Take a stroll through the home of the future.

  • CEOs More Optimistic About Economy: Survey Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 1:21 PM ET

    Confidence about the economy over the next six months is rising among CEOs worldwide, with nearly half of the US-based executives expressing optimism, according to quarterly survey by the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO).

  • What's Really Driving Unemployment? Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 4:26 PM ET
    Unemployment line

    Everyone these days is citing the findings of Narayana Kocherlakota of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve explaining why unemployment rate has risen even while the job vacancy rate has.

  • Hart: The Election's True Mandate Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 11:15 AM ET

    So what did our congressional representatives really learn from last Tuesday’s election? Not much, I fear.

  • Consumer Borrowing Posts Rare Gain in September Friday, 5 Nov 2010 | 4:24 PM ET

    Consumer borrowing increased in September for the first time since January even though the category that includes credit cards dropped for a record 25th straight month.

  • Unemployment line

    In today’s report, the service sector was shown to have added 154k private-sector service-producing jobs. The gain fits with recent data suggesting the composition of U.S. growth has shifted favorably, with spending moving toward services rather than manufactured products. This is of course good for the U.S. job market, because the service sector is where the vast majority of jobs exist.

  • Jobs Numbers:  Breakdown by Sector Friday, 5 Nov 2010 | 9:11 AM ET

    The US economy added 151,000 jobs in October, while the unemployment rate remained at 9.6%. The growth came from gains in the private sector, with 159,000 jobs added in October.

  • Will Unemployment Be Up or Down in 6 Months? Friday, 5 Nov 2010 | 8:17 AM ET
    unemployment line

    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • High-Paying Seasonal Jobs Thursday, 4 Nov 2010 | 3:44 PM ET
    For some handsomely paid seasonal employees, now truly is the most wonderful time of the year. The challenges, chores and annoyances unique to fall and winter can also be seen as temporary opportunities to profit. Of course, the following jobs won’t be found at these impressive rates in every locale, but take them as an inspiration to size up local markets and cook up your own service relating to seasonal demands.

    Now is the most wonderful time of the year. The challenges, chores, and annoyances unique to fall and winter can also be seen as temporary opportunities to profit.

  • Greenberg: Wal-Mart Stock as an Economic Predictor Thursday, 4 Nov 2010 | 12:53 PM ET
    A sign advertising $10 dollar toys is seen in the toy department of a Walmart store.

    Emergency unemployment benefit claims have tracked Wal-Mart’s stock fairly closely over the last two years.

  • Are GOP Election Wins Good For the Job Market? Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 8:20 AM ET

    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • Decision 2010: Your Money, Your Vote Tuesday, 2 Nov 2010 | 7:15 PM ET

    CNBC gives cutting-edge coverage of the 2010 midterm elections, with analysis that impacts people on both Wall Street and Main Street. Here is the latest analysis from reporters on the  front lines.