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  • Central Bank 'Crackpot Ideas' Splitting Society: Pro Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 4:54 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Building, Washington, D.C.

    Loose monetary policy by central banks around the world has made us sick, according to Societe Generale's former strategist Dylan Grice, who says that cheap money has caused divisions in society and in some cases could even add to the risk of war.

  • Could Europe's Crisis Be Over by End 2013? Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 2:52 AM ET
    A woman holds a banner that reads "rise up" in front of police as they attempt to disperse protesters in front the Greek parliament on March 10, 2013 in Athens.

    The political risks to the euro zone and its currency have receded and if the area stays on the "right track," the region's crisis could be largely over by the end of the year, Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, told CNBC.

  • Why's a Longer Work Week Good News? More Jobs Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 1:24 PM ET

    Employers are reaching their limit stretching the workweek, so they may have to start hiring soon. USA Today reports.

  • We're Betting Big on Real Estate: Blackstone CEO Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 12:10 PM ET
    Stephen Schwartzman, CEO Blackstone Group

    "Blackstone is now the largest owner of individual houses in the United States," CEO Stephen Schwarzman said on CNBC Monday.

  • Paul Ryan Budget Plan Not Realistic: Bush Official Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 9:21 AM ET

    The process in Washington to reach a federal budget compromise has not been based in reality, former OMB Director Jim Nussle told CNBC.

  • 'Major Political Storms' Holding Back US: GE CEO Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 9:12 AM ET
    'Get It Done,' Immelt Tells DC on Fiscal Cliff Fix

    An explosion of new regulations and "unprecedented" uncertainty in DC will keep the US from achieving its "full growth potential," GE CEO Jeff Immelt said.

  • Paul Ryan: US Budget Deal With Obama Possible Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 8:11 AM ET
    Rep. Paul Ryan

    The GOP point person on fiscal issues said a compromise with President Obama is possible, even though their budget plan faces certain rejection from Democrats.

  • Forget Cost-Cutting; Market Pins Hopes on Consumers Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    The bulls keep running on Wall Street, and a big part of the reason is because of investor confidence in the growing economic strength of American households, the New York Times reports.

  • Why Italy Could Be the Next 'Bad Boy of Europe' Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 3:40 AM ET

    Italy could see its borrowing costs rise above those of troubled Spain this week, analysts told CNBC on Monday.

  • Why China's Yuan Is No Longer a Big Worry for US Sunday, 10 Mar 2013 | 7:50 PM ET
    Will the Yuan’s Rally Placate the US?

    After years of grabbing the spotlight in U.S.-China economic relations, U.S. concerns over the value of Beijing's currency appear to be fading, giving ground to newer issues like cyber-security.

  • Want More Productive Workers - Give Them Hope Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 10:46 AM ET

    After years of international research, this author found that hopeful employees are happier at work, more engaged and get this - a whopping 14% more productive.

  • ARRRGH! Entrepreneurs Vent About Obamacare Costs Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    A GOP-led panel has been listening to entrepreneurs vent about Obamacare. And boy do they have a lot to say.

  • More Jobs in Housing, but Workers Aren't Returning Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 10:17 AM ET
    Workers build a new home at the Pulte Homes Fireside at Norterra-Skyline housing development in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Builders are clearly acting on the big jump in new home orders, but those jobs numbers could actually be higher, were they not hamstrung by a severe lack of workers.

  • U.S. wholesale inventories rose at their fastest pace in more than a year in January as construction companies and computer merchants built up their stocks.

  • US Job Creation Surges as Rate Tumbles Down to 7.7% Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 9:03 AM ET

    Job creation broke out in February, with the economy creating a net 236,000 new jobs as the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent.

  • Who's Hiring: Health Care, Yes; Wall Street, No Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 2:38 PM ET
    Job seekers speak to representatives of employers at a job fair at the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan, New York City.

    Companies need workers. But they're not hiring them because of Obamacare and the sequester. Well some are...but it's complicated.

  • Fear That Economy May Go Down Again Delays Hiring Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 10:18 AM ET

    Many companies remain reluctant to hire, stringing job applicants along for weeks or months before they make a decision. The New York Times reports.

  • Jobs Market Gets Better; Trade Deficit Gets Worse Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 9:29 AM ET
    A job seeker hustles past job listing and employment opportunity information at an Illinois Employment and Training Center in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell, while the trade deficit grew and productivity dropped, reports showed Thursday.

  • ECB's Draghi: Gradual Recovery in Second Half Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 8:44 AM ET
    Mario Draghi

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi called on euro zone governments to implement structural reforms on Thursday, warning that the economy should stabilize later in 2013 but that downside risks to growth remained.

  • Confidence Back? Several Retailers Top Sales Forecasts Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 8:39 AM ET

    After a difficult January, when shoppers first felt the effect of a payroll tax hike that lowered take-home pay by 2 percent, some retailers got a little relief in February from growing employment and a rising stock market.

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