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  • House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a copy of his budget proposal 'The Path to Prosperity' during a news conference on the FY2012 budget resolution on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

    President Obama needs to stop campaigning and start working with Republican lawmakers who are interested in finding common ground for policies that will improve the economy, Rep. Paul Ryan said Wednesday.

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    I imagine everyone would love to take a break from the ongoing market turmoil, but as a solution from euro zone governments is still not apparent, it’s difficult to ignore. Time to cut down on the talk and move to solutions. Among the number of options available, I believe the following steps are the most practical and the best way forward when one is stuck between a rock and a hard place:

  • Occupy Wall Street Update

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the "Occupy Wall Street" protesters moving uptown in New York City.

  • Asher Edelman Supports Occupy Wall Street

    "The government has given over $400B of free money to the banks and the only way we can pull ourselves out of this mess is to provide fiscal, with monetary policy," says Asher Edelman, ArtAssure founder/president who has joined in support of the "Occupy Wall Street" protests. CNBC's Gary Kaminsky has the story.

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    A group of corporate and labor leaders advising President Obama is calling for sweeping policy changes, from liberalized immigration and less restrictive regulations to a more business friendly tax system and greater infrastructure spending.

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    Since August the market has been very volatile. Huge market swings for stocks added to a sense of crisis as investors fretted over Greek default, the global banking system and a slowdown in the US economy.

  • Talking Numbers: Market Bottom?

    Weekly indicators are oversold, daily momentum is positively diverging, and the S&P 500 is moving through a downtrend. Insight into whether its time for investors to add positions, with Robert Sluymer, RBC Capital Markets.

  •  Blue Collar Workers and Jobs

    Jeffrey Immelt, General Electric chairman/CEO called for a national urgency on jobs during his interview on CBS "60 Minutes" last night. Discussing whether part of the employment problem could be that teenagers are avoiding getting the skills needed for blue collar jobs, with David Roberts, Carlisle Companies CEO.

  • CNBC's Brian Shactman reports from downtown Manhattan where the "Occupy Wall Street" protests are impacting local businesses.

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    "Make no mistake— there are still challenges for women in the workplace, even 40 years after we entered the workforce. But over the course of my career, I’ve learned that the key to success lies in ... hard work, determination and relationships with people," says Joyce Russell,  EVP and President of Adecco Staffing U.S.

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    "Sometimes we go out looking for our life’s work, and sometimes it finds us. Getting into the music business was not something I had dreamed about, or even considered when planning my life and career," says Kelli McGarraugh, President, MD Records.

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    Sheila Harrell started her career at FedEx unloading packages; today she's in charge of 6,000 customer relations representatives around the world.

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    Women assume success is about the performance, about working harder and harder and achieving good and measurable results. Hard work is important, of course, but it is never the tiebreaker when management is looking for a candidate to promote.

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    Women are redefining success by leaving corporate America, working toward not only creating an acceptable work-life balance, but building a successful business.

  • Employees who call in sick normally get most of the blame for lost productivity, but a phenomenon known as “presenteeism” has been gaining notice, as well. Defined as the act of coming in to work when you’re sick and doing a third-rate job as a result, presenteeism costs businesses billions of dollars a year in lost productivity.If presenteeism is damaging to businesses, then it would stand to reason that the workplace would be better off if sick workers stayed home until they got better. When t

    Coming in to work when you’re sick costs businesses billions a year in lost productivity, but many workplaces can make employees sick. Here are 10 ways that your work may be killing you and your employer.

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    Fed Chairman Bernanke seems to be suggesting that the Fed should try to target the long-run unemployment rate — a move that may make him the Don Quixote of monetary policy.

  • Is This Rally Sustainable?

    Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott chief investment strategist and Rich Ross, Auerbach Grayon global technical strategist.

  • Risk & You - A CNBC Special Report

    Not only are few companies creating jobs, others are trimming their payrolls. Together that's made job security a precious commodity.

  • Job Search

    Don't lay low.  Be proactive.  Assess the vulnerability of your company and position by understanding the evolving business strategy  and how your unit and specific function fit into the overall scheme.