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    Surviving on a single salary, after you’ve built a life on two, takes planning, discipline and above all else, a willingness to make tough choices.

  • Arianna Huffington

    In agreeing to buy The Huffington Post for $315 million, AOL is putting what appears to be a significant premium on the ability to attract and build a community of readers, the New York Times reports.

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    "Equities markets, as far as geopolitical events are concerned, tend to price them in and tend to move on," says one equities strategist. "I do not think the risk is over and done with, but the risk looks smaller today than it did."

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    The January employment report was a complete snow job. Abominable winter blizzards across the country caused 886,000 workers to report “not at work due to bad weather,” according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is 600,000 more than the normal 300,000 not at work for the average January of the past decade.

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    In addition to signaling slow growth in jobs, the unemployment  report reinforces the deep synergy between the Federal Reserve and the stock market.

  • David Stockman

    The jobs numbers on Friday were a mixed bag with employment rose far less than expected in January, but the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since April 2009. But one former federal budget director thinks these numbers tell a different story.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

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    The economy could be close to adding a significant number of jobs, but they are not likely to show up in January's employment report, some economists say.

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    “If you job hunt like everyone else, you’ll wind up like everyone else," one career coach says. Here are some ways to set yourself apart — and get the job you want.

  • IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    Youth unemployment in Egypt and Tunisia was a ticking "time bomb", IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn told CNBC Tuesday, adding that he had warned of such a situation developing back in the summer.

  • Gene B. Sperling, an American economist and political expert.

    The Obama administration is hoping that the US economy will grow 4 percent this year, leading to a fall in unemployment , Gene Sperling, director of the National Economic Council, told CNBC Monday.

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  • Monster.com

    Monster CEO is responding to a report by CNBC that some companies are frequently using social networking sites to recruit and hire workers, which poses a potential threat to Monster's business.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

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    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • Companies and cities are offering so many rewards for people who do green things, you'll no longer feel like a hippy for going green, you'll feel like a VIP! As you go through your day doing green things, you may be handed free breakfast, cash and other VIP swag. In some places they’re starting to offer special driving and parking privileges. Heck, one Olympic town is so serious about their green, they’ll give you a gold medal! "Incentivizing green behaviors is one of the most effective ways to

    Companies and cities are offering so many rewards for people who do green things, you'll no longer feel like a hippy for going green, you'll feel like a VIP! Check out some of the coolest perks for going green.

  • Egyptian demonstrators hold up placards during a protest in central Cairo to demand the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak and calling for reforms.

    Egypt's benchmark index recorded its biggest drop in over two years Thursday, plummeting more than 10 percent as anti-government protests rattled investor confidence and left Hosni Mubarak's regime facing its most serious challenge in years.

  • As snow blankets the Northeast, the "Fast Money" traders consider whether the cold is throwing off economic figures.

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    At the World Economic Forum in Davos, CNBC held a keynote session asking if the rise of the East is assured and what that will mean for the jobs market in America and Europe.