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  • Euro Lifts, Dollar Slips, Nonfarm Payrolls Loom Friday, 7 Sep 2012 | 7:56 AM ET
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    The European Central Bank's bond buying plan is a hit, and nonfarm payrolls await — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Dollar Slips, Euro Steadies, Payrolls Await Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 8:04 AM ET
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    All eyes are on nonfarm payrolls and the dollar is slipping — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Your Currency Trade on the Jobs Report Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 9:32 AM ET
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    Another employment report is coming at the end of the week, and this strategist has a trading plan.

  • America's Top States for Job Creation 2012 Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 9:46 AM ET
    Net Job Creation: 211,500 California managed to create jobs in all but two private-sector categories (manufacturing and general services) along with its solid growth rate. Gains in construction and financial activities partly reflect its improving real estate sector. High tech, tourism and international trade are the leading sectors. The state led the nation in job creation in June. Facebook and Zynga both went on hiring binges in the last year. On the negative side, as might be expected of a ca

    Overall payroll growth remains subpar and disappointing but these states, which include a few surprises, are showing healthy and diverse growth.

  • Government Holding Back Job Creation?   Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 11:15 AM ET
    Government Holding Back Job Creation?

    Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors chief economist, and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets chief U.S. economist, provide perspective on June's weaker-than-expected jobs number, and weigh in on whether political policies are stalling economic growth and jobs creation.

  • Market Reaction to Jobs Report   Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 8:31 AM ET
    Market Reaction to Jobs Report

    Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist; Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago economics professor; Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, weigh in on June's weaker-than-expected employment report.

  • June's Employment Report: 80,000 Jobs Added   Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 8:30 AM ET
    June's Employment Report: 80,000 Jobs Added

    CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the weaker-than-expected data on the government's report on jobs, including a steady unemployment rate of 8.2 percent, making the second quarter "the weakest job-making quarter in two years," adds Harwood.

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    Enjoy the hot dogs and fireworks because after the Fourth of July holiday, the market will get hit with three job readings Thursday followed by the main event Friday — the June jobs report.

  • Want to Work With a Superhero? Could Be Annoying Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 2:25 PM ET
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    What would it be like to work with a superhero — Super awesome, right? Actually, it could be pretty annoying.

  • Your Currency Trade on the Jobs Report Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 9:12 AM ET
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    Ready for another employment report? This strategist has a trading plan.

  • QE3 ‘Won’t Do Any Good’: Carly Fiorina Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 6:44 AM ET
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    The United States does not need any further monetary stimulus as the past attempts to boost the economy by money printing have proved to be a temporary panacea, Republican party candidate to the Senate Carly Fiorina told CNBC Wednesday.

  • US Could Be the Next Greece—in 2037: CBO Report Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 1:58 AM ET
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    tThe Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual report, and the US is still facing significant debt problems. What Congress does after November could have a big impact.  The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Have a Bad Boss? Treat Him Like a Toddler Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 1:58 PM ET
    Horrible Boss

    Bad bosses are a lot like toddlers — from the tantrums to being demanding, stubborn and self-centered. One workplace experts suggests the best way to deal with them is treating them like a toddler. And no, that doesn't mean giving them a time out. You know what? Just for thinking that, give yourself a time out! Then, when you're ready to listen, read these tips.

  • Your Ultra Bearish Currency Trade Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET
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    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
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    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
    Gov. Romney's Reaction to Jobs Report

    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.

  • Unemployment at 8.2%, Only 69,000 Jobs Created in May

    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
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    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
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    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 Human Cost of Unemployment

    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.