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  • Gold Still Prized as a Safe Haven: Gold Bull Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 4:24 AM ET
    Gold Bars
  • Gas Pump

    Gasoline prices should drop more quickly now that governments are stepping in to pump up world oil supplies, but drivers are still unlikely to see last summer's levels below $3 a gallon.

  • U.S. consumers, hobbled by debt and high unemployment, have been deleveraging, a process that will take another 3 to 5 years, Stephen Roach, Morgan Stanley’s non-executive chairman and the author of The Next Asia told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Nearly Half of US Think New Recession Is Coming: Poll Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 6:31 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking on Fiscal Policy

    Worries about the economy pose a serious threat to President Obama’s re-election chances, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

  • US Lacks Vision, Strategy to Be Exceptional: Welch Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 11:48 AM ET

    The United States lacks a "fundamental strategy" for being the "most innovative, the most productive, the most competitive country on Earth," former General Electric chairman Jack Welch told CNBC Monday.

  • Diamond Prices Set To Sparkle Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 9:29 PM ET
    Diamonds

    Diamonds are, apparently, forever, and they are fetching record prices in the rough.

  • Job seekers wait in line to have their résumés reviewed at the second annual Anaheim/Orange County Job Fair.

    The market had been expecting Friday’s US jobs data to be weak but the scale of the drop in employment growth in May still took many by surprise.

  • Ford Chairman: Manufacturing in America     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:03 AM ET

    The auto industry has continued to hire even though the manufacturing sector lost 5,000 jobs in May. Analysis of the future of the auto industry, with William Ford, Ford executive chairman, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Washington, Beijing to Block Money Printing Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 4:05 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    The economic data in the US is heading south and investors are beginning to question whether the Federal Reserve will extend its asset-buying program beyond the end of the month.

  • Jobs Malaise Warrants Easy Policy: Fed Officials Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 1:35 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The high unemployment rate means the Fed's ultra-easy money policies remain the right course of action, top Federal Reserve officials said on Wednesday.

  • A concerned trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Wall Street is having a hard time figuring out what to do now that the US economy appears to be sputtering and yields are so low, Peter Yastrow, market strategist for Yastrow Origer, told CNBC.

  • The Town Known as Terrorism Central Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 1:14 AM ET
    Osama bin Laden

    It will forever be known as the place where the United States finally caught up with Osama Bin Laden but the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad has been described as the country’s ‘Terrorism Central,’ according to the executive director of the Asia-Pacific Foundation.

  • Looking for Consumer Confidence? Try Africa Monday, 9 May 2011 | 5:27 AM ET
    An Angolan woman shops in a market in Cabinda.

    Consumer confidence in European markets has been slipping since the start of the year as austerity programs hit home, but if investors want to find fresh and vibrant consumer markets they should perhaps look south to Africa, some experts and investors said.

  • What's Next for Stocks     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 11:07 AM ET

    Will current economic conditions help the market on its way to 13,000? Kimberly Foss, Empyrion Wealth Management, and William Stone, PNC Wealth Management, discuss.

  • Cramer: Bin Laden's Death Matters to Markets Monday, 2 May 2011 | 7:40 PM ET

    Although hard to quantify, the "Mad Money" host thinks bin Laden's death will impact consumer confidence.

  • Jobless Claims & Q1 GDP     Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 8:29 AM ET

    Analysis of the economic data, with Stu Hoffman, PNC Financial; Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.

  • Retail Winners     Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 12:44 PM ET

    Deborah Weinswig, Citi analyst, looks at the retail picture and says department stores are performing very well while the companies that will be hit by rising gas prices are lower-end retailers. Also, Pops & Drops.

  • Telsey on Retail     Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 8:25 AM ET

    Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory group, discusses winners and losers in the retail sector. So far, she says the discounters are doing very well.

  • Cramer: Another Amazing Day     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses another strong day in the markets, and lays out the facts of the market for investors.

  • Chart of the Day & Valeant Makes a Move     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 5:25 PM ET

    Honeywell and copper, and a look at Coca-Cola, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders. And biotech hits new highs as Valeant makes an offer for Cephalon, with David Amsellem, Piper Jaffray analyst. Also, Pops & Drops.