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    How much the Affordable Care Act will affect your pocketbook depends on how much you already make.

  • Stock Pops & Drops

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Are You Sold on the Housing Turnaround?

    Housing stocks are moving higher in the past two days, with the Fast Money traders; and David Rosenberg, Gluskin Sheff, explains why he is not sold on the housing turnaround.

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    Since the magical shoulder-pad wearing, “Greed is good” era of the 1980s, Americans have considered six-figure salaries a sign of success. But in this era of Justin Bieber and saggy pants, six figures just doesn't cut it anymore.

  • Tomorrow Magazine

    When eight web journalists and designers suddenly found themselves unemployed, they raised  money for a new project and broke through their goal in hours. How did they do it? Porn stars and tote bags.

  • Senator Rubio: Immigration, Politics & US Economy

    Senator Marco Rubio, (R-FLA) discusses his new book, "An American Son," and the Supreme Court's ruling on the Arizona Immigration Law. "The ideal scenario is for the federal government to finally do its job, secure the border, have an electronic verification system in place, and modernize our legal immigration system so it reflects the 21st Century needs of our country," says Rubio.

  • Are We Failing Our Kids?

    According to a recent Gallup poll, only 29 percent of Americans say they have a "great deal" or "quite a lot of confidence" in the U.S. education system. Michelle Rhee, StudentsFirst founder and CEO, discusses the quality of public education in the United States, with radio talk show host John Batchelor.

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    Think that glass of wine or scotch is going to help you relax? Of course you do. And you know what? You're starting to relax already, just thinking about it. Hey, that's not me talking, that's science!

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    Oil fell to its lowest levels in a year and a half on Thursday, the outlook for oil remains weak and sanctions imposed on Iran are likely to make matters worse, Dan Yergin, co-founder and chairman of energy research consultancy Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) told CNBC.

  • Oil Breaks Below $79

    The Fast Money traders break down today's market action since China reported weak manufacturing data; and Stephen Schork, The Schork Report, offers inside on crude's plunge. "We have too much supply, not enough demand, and we are now in a massive correction," says Schork.

  • Veterans Michael Futch (R) and Logan Remillard (L) register for the 'Hiring Our Heroes' job fair November 4, 2011 at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy, Utah.

    With a job fair on Wall Street, America’s financial titans are making a major push to find fresh talent among returning war veterans.

  • The Fed Has Spoken, Now What?

    The Fed is extending "Operation Twist" as a way to help boost the economy, but is it enough? Lawrence Goodman, Center for Financial Stability, weighs in.

  • JP Morgan London Offices

    US lawmakers and regulators have attacked London as a source of financial crises and promised tougher crossborder rules in the wake of $2 billion of trading losses at the UK unit of JPMorgan Chase., the FT reports.

  • Tradeventure: Fed to Announce QE3?

    In anticipation of the Fed meeting tomorrow, the Fast Money traders discuss which of three scenarios is most likely to happen.

  • Previewing the FOMC Meeting

    The Fast Money traders discuss the day's major moves in the market; and Drew Matus of UBS, shares his opinions on what investors can expect from the Fed meeting.

  • G20 Meeting Preview

    Ian Bremmer, President at Eurasia Group says to expect more conversations between major central banks at the G20 meeting.

  • Markets Surge on Coordinated Action Hopes

    The markets experienced wild swings on hopes of a coordinated effort by central banks, with CNBC's Steve Liesman; Larry McDonald, author of "A Colossal Failure of Common Sense" and the Fast Money traders.

  • Dick Bove's Perspective on Dimon's Testimony

    Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities analyst, explains why he thinks JPMorgan Dimon's testimony was an "episode more for the public use, as opposed to any real legislation coming out of it."

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    One of Greece’s most powerful weapons in the fight to get its economy back on track and avoid a potentially catastrophic crash out of the euro could be the millions of Greeks who live elsewhere.

  • Hong Kong Dollar bills featuring an image of the Bank of China Building. There are growing calls for an end to the peg with the U.S. dollar.

    The suggestion overnight by the former head of Hong Kong's central bank that the city state should review its peg to the U.S. dollar and instead think of linking it to the yuan, has not been applauded in the city's financial circles.