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  • Your Ultra Bearish Currency Trade Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Think today's employment report is a harbinger of troubles to come? Here's a doomsday trade.

  • Catastrophic Jobs Report for Obama Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 5:48 PM ET
    Job Search

    May's jobs report is a devastating number for the American economy, and a catastrophic number for Obama’s re-election hopes. All momentum on jobs and the economy has evaporated.

  • Gov. Romney's Reaction to Jobs Report  Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 12:40 PM ET

    Republican Presidential Nominee, Mitt Romney discusses the "devastating" news from May's jobs report and why he feels it is a clear sign President Obama's economic policies have failed. "I think [President Obama] has proven he is not up to the task and is in over his head," says Romney.

  • CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the disappointing data on the latest jobs numbers from the Labor Department, and reaction from Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist; Austan Goolsbee, former Council of Economic Advisers chairman; and CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman.

  • Zoltar Speaks: What the Internet Tells Us About Jobs Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 4:03 PM ET

    It’s that time again — Big Jobs Friday. Of course, we turn to the great Zoltar Fortune Telling Machine of the economy — the Internet — to read the cards.

  • How to Trade on the Jobs Report Friday, 25 May 2012 | 7:23 PM ET

    The first day of June will bring a new report on the job market. Here's how to play it.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Market Hopes for Better News From Jobless Claims Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 8:00 PM ET
    Unemployment line

    Still bruised by the March jobs reports, markets will be watching jobless claims to see if the trend towards job growth remains intact — or if it'll be a repeat of last year.

  • Alcoa Is a Bright Spot in Troubled Market Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 8:49 PM ET
    Alcoa

    An after-the-bell earnings beat by Alcoa could bring a bit of cheer to a market Wednesday that has once more become worried about Europe’s ability to contain its debt crisis.

  • Stormy Skies Ahead for Euro: Strategist Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 2:16 PM ET

    It's game on again for the dollar-euro trade.

  • A Hot Trade in the Great White North Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    Canadian flag

    Blockbuster job numbers and a hawkish central bank will lift the loonie, this strategist says.

  • Earnings Season Starts as Stock Market Wobbles Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 8:14 PM ET

    Earnings season kicks off with Alcoa’s after-the-bell report Tuesday, against the backdrop of a stock market pull back, which has shaved 3.3 percent off the S&P 500 since April 2.

  • Beware the Ides of April Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 1:11 PM ET

    Corporate earnings could create some ripples in the currency markets, these strategists say.