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  • When you hear about inventions by kids, and kids who've made a million dollars off of their ideas before they're even out of high school, you think, how did they do that? Or rather, how can I get my kids to do that? Here are tips for how your kids can become entrepreneurs, too.

  • Fast Money Web Extra: HPQ

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments, and Wednesday they take a look at Hewlett-Packard.

  • Stock Pops & Drops

    The Department of Justice asks Google and Motorola Mobility for more information about their merger, and the Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Copper Plunges on Huge Volume

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on Wednesday's dramatic drop in copper, and Morgan Stanley lowers its Brent oil forecast for 2012. Also, a look at why the big sell-off in copper is a healthy correction, with Kevin Kerr, Kerr Trading president.

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    Equities are an "attractive" option for investors willing to be patient and prepared to invest for at least three years, Neel Kashkari, head of global investment equities at PIMCO told CNBC.

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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.

  • Fast Money Web Extra

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Stock Pops & Drops

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

  • Word on the Street

    Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders. Dennis Gartman, of the Gartman Letter, weighs in.

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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.

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    Consumers' confidence remained weak in September after dropping to a post-recession low during the month before as Americans continue to worry about high unemployment and low wages.

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    Home prices rose for a fourth straight month in most major U.S. cities in July on the strength of the peak buying season.

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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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    The wreck of a British merchant vessel, sunk during the second world war, looks set to yield the largest haul of precious metal at sea, the FT reports.

  • Fast Money Web Extra: Netflix

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Stock Pops & Drops

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

  • Word on the Street: EU, Apple & Gold

    Dissecting the day's major business news, including; the EU's plan to lever the EFSF, Apple supply rumors, and the drop in gold prices, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Chinese Yuan and US Dollar

    As impossible it might sound at this point in time, China is all set to do what the US has been wanting for the last 18 months – appreciate the Yuan.

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    We tried to warn you about the coming bacon crisis. Did you listen? Nooooo. Well, guess what? Now the Midwest is suffering a devastating bacon crime spree.

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    It's back to the future as Congress tussles over a continuing resolution to fund the government. Here's how to trade on the brinkmanship.