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Boone Pickens, BP Capital Management founder/chairman provides his thoughts on a new and improved energy plan that he says will get Americans back to work.
The stats tell us that women are faring worse than men in terms of landing new jobs as the economy creaks into recovery.
The deficit problem is fixable if politics does not get in the way, according to Jon Corzine, former NJ governor (D), MF Global chairman/CEO.
We’re entering an era where outsized egos are a warning sign of impending failure. Fail to keep yours in check and the only thing you’ll be leading is the search for a new job.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo talks to Laurence Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO; Pierre Lagrange, GLG Partners LP co-founder; Jim Leech, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan; and Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO, about America's place in the world as new economic powers rise in the East.
The US economy is going from bad to worse and will not fully recover until structural problems caused by the collapse of the housing market and the financial crisis are resolved, according to Capital Economics.
As consternation about the euro zone debt crisis and slowing growth in the US increases, political leaders should focus on job creation, business leaders at the conference dubbed the "summer Davos" told CNBC.
Another 2.6 million people slipped into poverty in the United States last year, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday, and the number of Americans living below the official poverty line, 46.2 million people, was the highest number in the 52 years the bureau has been publishing figures on it.
Debating whether the President's new jobs plan is tax the rich class warfare, with Rep. Peter Welch, (D-VT), and Rep. Peter Roskam, (R-IL).
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
Sharing details of a small business survey which shows over fifty percent of the participants predict the economy will continue to remain flat, with Brian Hamilton, Sageworks CEO.
Has Congress made it too expensive for employers to hire workers? Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital CEO weighs in on regulations and jobs creation.
CNBC's Steve Liesman shares details of a report stating the number of people living in poverty has jumped above 15 percent.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson has the story on the first Super Committee hearing today at Capitol Hill, and discussing what costs could be cut without hurting the economy, with James Pethokoukis, Reuters columnist and Chris Krueger, MF Global senior political strategy analyst.
Sharing perspective on Jeff Immelt's position on the jobs council, with James Tisch, Loews president/CEO.
We need longer term spending reduction, tax reform and entitlement reform, says Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), who says the President's jobs agenda will probably not be a significant topic in the super committee's meeting to reduce the deficit.
An outlook on the economy, with Sylvia Nasar, "Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius" author, who says the issues we are facing now are similar to those of the past in some ways; with James Tisch, Loews president/CEO.
To have the President come in and add another half a trillion dollars in spending is very challenging, says Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), who weighs in on the committee's deficit reduction plans.
The NFIB survey reveals job creation and capital spending was up in August, but the results were negative when asked if business conditions will improve. Insight with William Dunkelberg, National Federation of Independent Business chief economist, who says government can prevent job growth; with James Tisch, Loews president/CEO.
Debating whether President Obama's plan will create jobs, with Joe Watkins, former GHW Bush White House aide and Steve Elmendorf, Democratic strategist.