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  • Rep. Boehner Jobs Plan Unveiled     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 2:10 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest details on House Speaker Boehner's jobs creation plan which does not include tax increases.

  • Over the summer, we witnessed the ugliness and partisan-nature of politics as the debt ceiling debacle took place. The nation's balance sheet needs to be fixed.

  • Home Depot & Job Creation     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 8:57 AM ET

    Sharing perspective on the U.S. economy and discussing "Job Creators Alliance," with Bernie Marcus, Home Depot co-founder.

  • Goolsbee: Employment & Debt     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 8:16 AM ET

    Insight on Europe's debt issues and President Obama's plans for job creation, with Austan Goolsbee, former chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, who says getting rid of tax loopholes is a good strategy to pay for facilitating the private sector.

  • Solyndra Hearing     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 1:25 PM ET

    Solyndra got a half billion dollars in government loans before filing for bankruptcy. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on the hearing for the solar panel company.

  • US Economy Goes From Bad to Worse: Economist Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 7:04 AM ET
    Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    The US economy is going from bad to worse and will not fully recover until structural problems caused by the collapse of the housing market and the financial crisis are resolved, according to Capital Economics.

  • Robertson Expecting Greek Default     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 4:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo sits down with Julian Robertson, Tiger Management founder, to discuss a variety of hot topics, including his perspective on the global economic outlook, politics, technology, and investment opportunities.

  • 10 Highly Paid Rookies Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 3:57 PM ET
    For many people, a first job is an entry-level position whose greatest form of payment is experience. People taking these jobs have to slowly climb the ladder and prove themselves before they can earn better money. They have to pay their dues.For professional athletes, there is no entry-level job--they’re put on the field on day one and expected to deliver the goods. Rookie athletes are well-compensated for this, and for many sports fans, the players’ salaries and contracts are almost as fascina

    Check out our list of rookie athletes who received huge paydays to play for major league teams!

  • The King Dollar Frontrunners Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 11:47 AM ET
    GOP Presidential Candidates Participate In Debate In Tampa

    Watching the two GOP frontrunners in last night’s debate — Mitt Romney and Rick Perry — a couple of policy points jumped out at me.

  • The Richest Members of the US Congress 2011 Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 11:31 AM ET
    Recently, the Capitol Hill publication analyzed the financial assets of U.S. lawmakers, contained in mandatory annual disclosures, to determine the members of the US Congress that have the highest approximate net worth. Although these Congressional disclosures are not exact — they are displayed in a range of estimated value over broad categories — Roll Call, a Capitol Hill news and information provider, analyzed the assets and liabilities of every US representative and senator to come up with th

    Which members of the US Congress have the highest approximate net worth. Check out the list.

  • Obama to Send Jobs Plan to Congress Monday Sunday, 11 Sep 2011 | 8:50 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Barack Obama will try to keep steady pressure on Republicans on Monday when he announces that his $450 billion jobs plan is ready to be taken up by Congress, reiterating his call for lawmakers to quickly pass the bill. The FT reports.

  • Jitters Over Terrorist Threat     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 4:54 PM ET

    A recent terrorist threat is enough to bring back memories of the 2001 terrorist attacks, and CNBC's Eamon Javers has the story.

  • Obama Sells Jobs     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 4:40 PM ET

    One day after revealing his jobs package, President Obama has hit the road urging voters to do whatever it takes to make lawmakers pass his bill. Also, discussing whether the President can strike a compromise with Republicans, with Jacob Lew, White House Director of the Office of Management & Budget.

  • Obama Speaks On Jobs & Economy     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 11:39 AM ET

    I know people are frustrated with the economy and with what's going on in DC, says President Obama during a speech in Richmond, Virginia. The President is taking the pitch for his jobs plan on the road.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House John Boehner, addressed both houses of the U.S. legislature to highlight his plan to create jobs for millions of out of work Americans on September 8, 2011 in Washington, DC.

    “We should pass this jobs plan right away,” said President Barack Obama as he addressed America and Congress, calling for an end to the political circus in Washington and action that would “actually help the economy.” With those words, the president threw down the gauntlet to his Republican opponents with a $447 billion dollar stimulus package aimed at boosting jobs before America goes to the polls late next year.

  • Previewing President Obama's Jobs Plan     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 4:37 PM ET

    Democrats are asking President Obama to be tough in his jobs speech tonight. Discussing the President's plan, with Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Economic Ills Not Temporary; Fed Will Help: Bernanke Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 1:42 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reiterated the central bank's commitment to providing stimulus for the wobbly US economy but offered no specific promises or details about what action could be taken.

  • Wall Street's Washington Woes     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:12 PM ET

    Discussing the mortgage meltdown and the uncertainty of a recession with, Thomas Atteberry, FPA portfolio manager.

  • US Postal Service May Dodge Insolvency—For Now Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 10:36 AM ET
    Postal worker

    The White House may pull the Postal Service back from the brink of insolvency, at least for a few months. The Postal Service faces a $5.5 billion payment to the Treasury at the end of September.

  • Johnson: All Job Growth is Local Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 9:47 AM ET

    It would appear that capitalism has a developed a terrible dependency issue, turning hostile and violent when there’s nothing left in the punch bowl. Unfortunately, new fears of a double dip recession have emerged, the caked residue of weak economic growth and a soft job market. On the heels of a 30-year spending spree and the party of our lifetime, we find ourselves searching for our equilibrium once again.