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  • For Women, Parity Is Still a Subtly Steep Climb Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 11:43 AM ET

    Though women make up half of the American workforce, and collect sixty percent of four-year degrees, parity in the corporate world still eludes them.

  • Still an Uphill Battle Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 11:31 AM ET

    Women may be happy about the strides they’ve made in corporate America, but they’re hardly satisfied.

  • Futures Sharply Higher on Euro Zone Hopes Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 8:52 AM ET

    Futures were sharply higher Monday, tracking gains in Europe where investors were encouraged by German and French promises to unveil new measures to combat the debt crisis in the region by the end of the month.

  • After Rocky Start, More Study and Sleep for Perry Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 4:02 AM ET
    Texas Governor Rick Perry

    Rick Perry of Texas struggled through his first three debates, so his aides have staged practice sessions, complete with a stand-in for Mitt Romney. He has stirred outrage among conservatives on immigration, so he is defending his stance on the campaign trail as good economics, report the New York Times.

  • Recession Officially Over; US Incomes Kept Falling Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 12:58 AM ET
    Empty Wallet

    In a grim sign of the enduring nature of the economic slump, household income declined more in the two years after the recession ended than it did during the recession itself, new research has found, reports the NYT.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investing advice, including how to trade Apple after Steve Jobs' death, other tech plays, and hammered-down financials, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Stocks Close Day Lower But Gain for Week Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 4:04 PM ET

    Despite a failed attempt at the end of Friday's session to close the week out on a positive note, stocks finished higher on some tepid signs of recovery for the US economy.

  • Futures Rebound After Monthly Jobs Report Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    Futures rebounded, erasing their early losses Friday following a stronger-than-expected monthly government payrolls report.

  • US Jobs Market Stable: CEO     Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 5:00 AM ET

    Gautam Godhwani, CEO of SimplyHired.com, told CNBC that the number of jobs listings on his recruitment website rose to over 5 million at the start of 2011, and has remained at that level ever since.

  • Stocks Log 3-Day Rally, Helped by Banks Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 4:21 PM ET

    Stocks finished at session highs Thursday, logging a three-day rally led by financials, after the ECB announced new liquidity measures to support banks in the euro zone and as investors waited for the crucial monthly non-farm payrolls report at the end of the week.

  • Futures Trim Gains Amid ECB Trichet's Speech Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Futures turned negative Thursday following ECB's President Jean-Claude Trichet's grim economic outlook at a news conference after the bank's Governing Council left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.5 percent.

  • EU Leadership Key to Stop US Downturn: CIO     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 3:30 AM ET

    "We do not expect a recession in the United States, but a lot depends on what happens in the Europe. That is obviously pivoted on leadership. We need to see the 17 finance ministers come together in a credible way, and that is really going to be the key indicator for whether the United States can continue with a very slow, but steady, slight recovery," Alex Friedman, CIO at UBS Wealth Management, told CNBC.

  • Steve Jobs: At Manhattan Store, an Impromptu Vigil Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 2:55 AM ET
    Steve Jobs Tribute

    A diverse crowd started gathering outside the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan after the announcement that Steve Jobs died, lighting candles, bringing flowers and leaving small tributes.

  • Jobs Death Prompts Grief at Apple Stores Worldwide Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 2:21 AM ET
    Apple

    Computer buffs and admirers of technology rushed to Apple shops from New York to Australia on Thursday to mourn Steve Jobs, praising him as a visionary who transformed the daily activities of countless millions.

  • Stocks Close Near Highs, Led by Materials Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 4:23 PM ET

    Stocks rallied sharply in the final minutes of trading to finish near their highs in another volatile session Wednesday, buoyed by a handful of better-than-expected economic news and amid optimism over the euro zone.

  • Protestors on Wall Street, October 3, 2011.

    There is a reason the Occupy Wall Street movement has taken root so quickly and spread far and wide so rapidly – people are fed up. We are sick of shouldering the burden of an economic crisis caused by a few. We are tired of watching the wealthiest 1% receive tax cuts, while the rest of us face job cuts, pay cuts and cuts in vital services. And we are ready to do something about it.

  • Futures Pare Gains Despite Euro Zone Hopes Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 9:13 AM ET

    Futures pared some of their gains ahead of the open Wednesday, even after a better-than-expected private sector employment report and despite optimism that a solution will be found to protect Europe's banks from the effects of the Greek crisis.

  • Christie Move Sets 2012 Field, Boosts Romney Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 2:29 AM ET
    GOP Presidential Candidates Participate In Debate In Tampa

    After months of turmoil and uncertainty, the Republican 2012 presidential race finally appears to have a settled field of candidates — with Mitt Romney solidifying his perch at the top of the pack.

  • Stocks Rebound Sharply on EU Bank Aid Plan Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 4:42 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded during the final hour of trading in a roller coaster ride on Wall Street Tuesday, following a report that EU finance ministers are examining possible ways to recapitalize banks and after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said he is prepared to help the economy.

  • Bond King Bill Gross on the Markets     Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 2:00 PM ET

    Bill Gross, PIMCO founder & co-CIO, says don't look for double-digit returns on any financial asset class for the next few years.