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  • Presidential Economic Showdown     Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    What would Mitt Romney do to boost the U.S. economy if he's elected president? Vin Weber, Romney campaign economic advisor, weighs in with several key points from Romney's economic message.

  • The Human Cost of Unemployment     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 6:40 AM ET

    The plight of the long-term unemployed continues to wreak havoc in the jobs market. Kevin Hassett, AEI senior fellow, discusses the impact of chronic unemployment on the U.S. economy.

  • Where Did All the Workers Go?     Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Edward Lazear, Stanford University economics professor, discusses the vanishing American workforce and what is causing the stall in the labor market.

  • Your Away-From Europe Election Trade Monday, 7 May 2012 | 3:58 PM ET
    Koala in a tree.

    The news from Europe is less than stellar, so this investor has a trading plan - in the South Pacific.

  • US Growth Scare in Second Quarter     Sunday, 6 May 2012 | 8:22 PM ET

    Steven Wieting, Managing Director, Citi Investment Research says U.S. economic data will be softer in the second quarter.

  • Martin Lakos, Division Director, Macquarie Private Wealth says markets are more concerned about Greece than France. He says sentiment against a bailout will put Greece back on the edge again.

  • Creating Jobs in a Weak Economy     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 7:51 PM ET

    Robert Reich, former Labor Secretary and Steve Moore, Wall Street Journal senior economic writer, discuss the outlook on jobs and the U.S. economy.

  • Weak Jobs Data Crushes Stocks     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; Don Luskin, Trend Macro; and Jim Lacamp, MacroPortfolio Wealth Management, discuss whether weakening economic data will prompt the Fed to issue another round of quantitative easing and what Friday's jobs report means for stocks.

  • Government's New Fracking Rules Explored     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman has the key takeaways on the White House's proposed new rules and regulations on fracking and whether it will hurt or help domestic energy exploration and jobs, with Gov. Matt Mead, (R-WY).

  • Roadmap: Trading the Jobs Number     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The unemployment rate has fallen to 8.1%, its lowest in 3 years, with "The Squawk on the Street" team.

  • Safe Haven Currencies Lift, Aussie Slips Friday, 4 May 2012 | 8:12 AM ET

    Jobs data and elections curb risk appetite and Australia is downbeat - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Joshua Feinman, DB Advisors chief global economist, discusses the outlook on tomorrow's jobs numbers, its impact on the markets and what it means for the broader economy.

  • Ahead of Jobs Report & LinkedIn's Earnings     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 12:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman offers insight on unemployment data and which economic indicator best gauges the health of the U.S. economy. Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst, also shares his expectations for LinkedIn ahead of its earnings report this afternoon.

  • Jobless Claims & Productivity     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 10:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman offers insight on the latest employment numbers and what to expect from tomorrow's jobs report.

  • Nonfarm Payroll Data Is Going To Be Soft     Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 6:43 PM ET

    John Kilduff, Founding Partner, Again Capital says he is concerned about U.S. nonfarm payroll data due on Friday as the weekly numbers have been soft.

  • QE3 Is Possible: Analyst     Sunday, 29 Apr 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    John Noonan, Senior FX Analyst, Thomson Reuters said investors like the idea that the U.S. Federal Reserve may be standing by with a third round of quantitative easing.

  • US Added 160,000 New Jobs in April     Sunday, 29 Apr 2012 | 6:11 PM ET

    Simon Robinson, Director, Raven Capital said the U.S. probably added 160,000 new jobs in April.

  • Threats to Recovery?     Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 10:09 AM ET

    Discussing Thursday morning's major economic reports, including jobless claims and existing home sales, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist.

  • Trader's Outlook on the Markets     Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 6:11 AM ET

    A look at what traders are watching before the market's open, with Bob Iaccino, TraderOutlook.com.

  • Top Cities for Job Growth Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 11:05 AM ET
    The unemployment rate was lower in February than at the same time last year in 344 of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 372 metropolitan statistical areas, according to an  In other words, the vast majority of U.S. cities jobs continued to add jobs.Using the BLS data, CNBC.com ranked the ten U.S. metropolitan areas that showed the greatest job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Catherine Varner, economist for BLS Current Employment Statistics State and Area Division, offered her

    CNBC.com ranked the ten places in the U.S. that showed the most job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Read ahead to see which cities topped our list.

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