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  • Germans vote yes on bailout powers, commodity prices bite - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Investors and consumers across the world are worried that the global economy is heading back into recession, but analysts at Goldman Sachs are warning the risk of a "great stagnation" is bigger than you might think.

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    How would you change your life, the way you work, the way you play if you thought of yourself as a business? The author of "Innovation You" has some suggestions on how to bring out your very best on the job and in life.

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    LinkedIn surveyed 17,000 office workers around the globe about pet peeves, and discovered what unites us and what divides us.


    Finding the balance between implementing austerity measures and supporting employment is a tough challenge that many European countries are facing. With fiscal consolidation policies in such different economies as the United Kingdom and Spain, the next challenge will be for them to find ways to juggle with the two key policies.

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    As the sovereign debt crisis is hits Europe and the idea of a double dip recession is starting to spread all over the world, G20 labor ministers gathered in Paris on Tuesday said job creation, particularly by small enterprises, was crucial in overcoming the financial crisis and warned that austerity measures needed to be balanced with the creation of jobs.

  • Market Meltdown

    Investors worldwide are taking fright at significant downside risks they perceive on both sides of the Atlantic, aided and abetted by what they deem to be ineffectual and directionless policy-making from Western governments.

  • CEO Marty Mucci goes one-on-one with Cramer.

  • Paychex CEO on Unemployment

    Paychex attributes the company's growth to increases in both checks per client and revenue per check, with Martin Mucci, Paychex president & CEO and Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

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    Amid all the turmoil in Europe, Germany is often viewed as something of a "good student," but it still has its challenges, the nation's Labor Minister Ursula Van Der Leyen said.

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    Even the Gulf countries were not spared by the European and U.S. debt crisis. With unemployment figures estimated as high as 12 percent, the United Arab Emirates has lots of gaps to fill, Saqr Ghobash, the minister of labor for the UAE, told CNBC.com Tuesday.

  • Putting America Back to Work

    Jeffrey Joerres, Manpower Group president/CEO with a look at the U.S. jobs market and what it will take to get Americans back to work.

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    The once-booming South, which entered the recession with the lowest unemployment rate in the nation, is now struggling with some of the highest rates of joblessness, the New York Times reports.

  • What's Next?

    The price movements that have emerged over the past two months in gold (and silver) prices have proved fascinating, writes Simon Derrick, head of currency research at Bank of New York Mellon.

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    Goldman Sachs, bracing for what could be one of its worst quarters since it went public 12 years ago, is preparing to expand its cost-cutting initiative by hundreds of millions of dollars, the New York Times reports.

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    While the country as a whole remains in the economic doldrums, a huge swath of the American economy is growing. 

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    For decades, we have often heard that the journey to career success requires a college degree. While we all want the best for our children, as parents, it is imperative that we pause to examine the educational myth that permeates society and choose whether or not to perpetuate this mentality.

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    Though many believe Social Security to be vital for the nation's well-being, most young Americans doubt the entitlement will exist when they reach retirement age.

  • Retirement & You - A CNBC Special Report

    Saving for retirement has become harder for most, as other financial demands take priority.

  • Retirement & You - A CNBC Special Report

    As delaying retirement becomes  a reality for more Americans, where do you stand?