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  • Horrible Boss

    Bad bosses are a lot like toddlers — from the tantrums to being demanding, stubborn and self-centered. One workplace experts suggests the best way to deal with them is treating them like a toddler. And no, that doesn't mean giving them a time out. You know what? Just for thinking that, give yourself a time out! Then, when you're ready to listen, read these tips.

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    Congress doesn’t often get a second chance to do the right thing. But when it comes to health care, the U.S. Supreme Court may provide lawmakers a historic opportunity to do just that.

  • Route 66

    Known as America's Main Street, Route 66 is undergoing a business resurgence of sorts as travelers search for a bygone era.

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    Goldman Sachs has laid off roughly 50 people last week, a number of whom were from the higher end of its pay scale, according to people briefed on the matter but not authorized to speak on the record, rattling sentiment with the firm. The New York Times reports.

  • Onyx Pharma CEO on New Cancer Drug

    Anthony Coles, Onyx Pharmaceuticals president/CEO, discusses the status of his company's latest drugs.

  • President Obama's Speech on Jobs

    President Obama addresses today's weak jobs report amid an economy that "is still fighting [its] way back from the great recession." I place my bets on American workers and American businesses any day of the week," he says, "and my message to Congress is now is not the time to play politics [and sit on your hands]."

  • Weakest Job Growth in a Year

    Was there any silver lining in today's jobs reports? Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist and CNBC's Steve Liesman, offer insight.

  • Stocks Tumble After Jobs Report

    The "Power Lunch" crew reacts to statements made by Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney on President Obama's policies and also offer insight on where today's stock market stands since the weak jobs report this morning.

  • Most economists now agree that the worst part of the recession is over, and we’re officially in sluggish recovery mode. No one can say for sure when things will finally return to normal, but enough time has passed that an analysis of the data from the downturn’s lowest point is possible.For many industries, that point took place in 2009 and 2010. It was a brutal period for most businesses, and many struggled simply to tread water. But others were hit hard, and they offer a unique view into what

    Using data provided by the financial information firm Sageworks, CNBC.com shows which industries took the worst beating in 2009 and 2010.

  • Word on the Street

    Dissecting the day's major business news, including Lions Gate's bounce-back, financials and technology, with the Fast Money traders.

  • With the Keystone pipeline bollixed up to the south, Canada is looking west — to China and other Asian markets — to sell its abundant oil.

  • Technical Red Flags for the S&P?

    Dissecting the day's major business news, including 10-Year Treasury yields hitting record lows, with the Fast Money traders. Joe Lavorgna, Detusche Bank Securities, also weighs in.

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    It’s that time again — Big Jobs Friday. Of course, we turn to the great Zoltar Fortune Telling Machine of the economy — the Internet — to read the cards.

  • Tech Fuels Detroit's Resurgence

    CNBC's Brian Shactman explains how technology businesses are helping Detroit's economy.

  • Russia

    Russia’s typical out-of-step response to global events – the latest its refusal to condemn the Assad regime in Syria – show its increasing insignificance on the world stage, Nouriel Roubini, chairman of Roubini Global Economics and Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, argue in an op-ed in the Financial Times

  • Fast Money Web Extra

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

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    Fantasy is a movie genre that requires huge budgets but sometimes it's worth the investment. Which are the highest grossing fantasy movies of all time? Find out!

  • The stereotype about professional athletes’ wives is they’re not much more than gold-digging arm candy, with few accomplishments of their own. The stereotype no longer applies today, thanks to the efforts of some high-profile women who established themselves well before they married their famous husbands.Many of the wives of today’s professional athletes are entrepreneurs and business professionals. Some of them have been so successful in their chosen fields they are as famous as their husbands.

    What follows is a list of the wives of 10 athletes who’ve made names for themselves as columnists, models, designers and more.

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    Public pension funds across the country are facing a painful reckoning. Their projections look increasingly out of touch in today’s low-interest environment, and pressure is mounting to be more realistic, the New York Times reports.

  • Technically, the recession is over, and on paper, there has been positive job growth for months. Unfortunately, “technically” and “on paper” don’t cut it for people who have been out of work for a long time. For the long-term unemployed, it’s time to start thinking outside of the box and looking for work that falls outside of the parameters of the everyday.What follows is a list of jobs that are obscure, unheard-of or otherwise out of the ordinary. Some of them pay well, some have salaries that

    For the long-term unemployed, it’s time to start thinking outside of the box and looking for jobs that are obscure, unheard-of or otherwise out of the ordinary.