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    President  Obama and his House Republican adversaries feuded over how to best create jobs in the weakened U.S. economy Saturday, with Obama demanding Congress pass his $447 billion jobs bill and the GOP countering with a call for less government red tape.

  • "Policymakers are in control today and they are driving this car very erratically; they’re not even telling you what the destination is, especially in Europe; and instead of looking through the windscreen, they’re arguing among each other. It feels really volatile and unsettling," said Pimco's Mohammed El-Erian.

  • Word on the Street: High End Retail Slump

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the "slaughter" in high-end retail stocks; trouble in techs; the Chinese Internet buzzkill; and after-hours action in Micron.

  • Most kids are creative—they color and make up games—but some kids get really creative and use their imagination to invent new products. Here are more than a dozen innovative and inspiring inventions by kids.

  • 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.