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  • President Obama delivers a statement on the outlook of the U.S. economy; the problems in Europe, saying "it is in everybody's interest for Greece to remain in the euro zone;" and instructs Congress to act on his jobs plan, housing legislation, and tax breaks for small business. The President answers questions from members of the press on Europe's banking problems, and layoffs in state & government jobs and the construction industry.

  • Five Signs You May Get Laid Off Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 2:36 PM ET

    CNBC.com spoke with human resource experts to find out the five tell-tale signs that you may need to update your resume.

  • Banking on Euro Zone Progress     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 6:42 AM ET

    Robert Albertson, Sandler O'Neill & Partners chief strategist, discusses the impact of Europe's debt problem on the overall U.S. economy and the future of record low interest rates.

  • US Planned Layoffs Jump 53%: Challenger Report Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 7:31 AM ET

    Job cuts jumped by 53 percent in May from April, with Hewlett-Packard's layoffs propelling the computer industry to the top spot among the biggest job cutters this year, a report by consultancy firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas showed.

  • Challenger Reports 61,887 Jobs Cut     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    The nation's employers are planning another round of layoffs, dominated by the computer and food industries. John Challenger, Challenger, Gray & Christmas CEO, breaks down the numbers and takes a look at who is hiring.

  • Hewlett-Packard's CEO Whitman on Turnaround     Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 9:14 AM ET

    Meg Whitman, Hewlett-Packard president & CEO, discusses her company's restructuring plans which include massive layoffs; its Q2 earnings and guidance; and her plans to turnaround the company amid growing competition.

  • Hewlett-Packard's Path to Profits     Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 7:17 AM ET

    Jayson Noland, Robert W. Baird senior analyst, discusses Hewlett-Packard's restructuring plans, which includes cutting 27,000 employees and weighs in on the keys to improved earnings and growth.

  • Hewlett- Packard's Payroll Purge     Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 6:19 AM ET

    "Hewlett-Packard is on the wrong side of Apple," says Ben Reitzes, Barclays Capital analyst, discussing the company's plans to cut 8% of its workforce, improve its earning quality and keep competitive with Apple.

  • Computing Layoffs at Hewlett-Packard     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 7:15 AM ET

    Mark Stahlman, TMT Strategies, provides a preview of Hewlett-Packard's Q2 earnings and weighs in on reports the tech giant may be laying off as many as 30,000 employees.

  • Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Yahoo's all-hands meeting today is more than a garden-variety pep talk. It's a chance for new CEO Scott Thompson to set the agenda at a pivotal moment for the struggling company.

  • Serious Problems at Sony & Yahoo?     Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 3:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt has details on another round of layoffs in the tech sector and whether job cuts at Yahoo and Sony are signs of deeper problems at both companies; with Porter Bibb, MediaTech Capital Partners.

  • Peter Kafka, All Things Digital senior editor, discussing Yahoo's restructuring that may involve layoffs, and Apple's app store reached 25 billion downloads.

  • Job Cuts Jumped 28% in January: Challenger Report Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 7:31 AM ET
    Out of work man

    The number of job cuts announced by employers jumped 28 percent in January, led by retailers and financial firms, according to the latest report by global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

  • Facebook Files IPO     Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 7:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs and Jon Fortt, report Facebook has filed papers with the SEC for a Q2 IPO. Also, Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta announced today, the U.S. will shift it's strategy in Afghanistan; at lease 70 people were killed at a soccer match turned violent in Egypt; and American Airlines is looking to cut 13,000 jobs.

  • Further Banking Lay-Offs Expected in Asia Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 7:31 PM ET
    Downsizing

    Headhunters say the recent lay-offs in Asia’s banking industry are just the beginning and expect there will be far worse to come, predicting the total size of the sector in the region could shrink by more than 20 percent. The FT reports.

  • Problems at Pepsi?     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 1:08 PM ET

    The new year may bring layoffs to thousands of workers at Pepsi, with Jonathan Feeney, Janney Capital Markets.

  • China Unveils New High Speed Train     Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports China is moving full speed ahead with its high-speed rail program; Sears plans to close more than 100 of its stores; and Morgan Stanley plans to cut 580 jobs at four New York City offices.

  • CNBC Business News Headlines     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 7:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports McDonald's was the Dow's only gainer during Thursday's session; GM begins layoffs to help consolidate global operations; and Boeing machinist's union ratifies a new four year contract.

  • A123 CEO on Jobs & Competition     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 2:35 PM ET

    David Vieau, A123 Systems president & CEO, discusses the tough year for his company, and how he plans to rebuild after laying off 125 workers from a Michigan plant.

  • Jobs Takes Center Stage at GOP Debate     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    Members of CNBC's news team, Scott Cohn separates fact from fiction before tonight's debate; Phil LeBeau with a look at GM & job creation; Jane Wells reports on trying to find work on Main Street; and Brian Shactman has the story on how two businessmen turned a Minnesota factory town around.

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