U.S. consumers became more optimistic about the economy in August, according to the Conference Board.» Read More
CNBC's John Harwood has the story on the republican debate that will take place tonight in Simi Valley, and discusses what we should expect from President Obama's jobs speech tomorrow night.
As a clearer picture of third quarter economic activity is beginning to take shape an interesting image is being formed. The quarter is starting to look like the picture of economic activity most forecasters were projecting back in May and June—before the summer of discontent emerged in Washington and in financial markets. For those fearful of another recession, I borrow that famous phrase from college football analyst Lee Corso: “Not so fast, my friend!”
Taking The Pulse of President Obama's Fundraising With the jobs picture getting more anemic with each passing month, President Obama's plans to address Congress Thursday on how to get Americans back to work.
It would appear that capitalism has a developed a terrible dependency issue, turning hostile and violent when there’s nothing left in the punch bowl. Unfortunately, new fears of a double dip recession have emerged, the caked residue of weak economic growth and a soft job market. On the heels of a 30-year spending spree and the party of our lifetime, we find ourselves searching for our equilibrium once again.
CNBC's Jim Cramer speaks with Richard Parsons, Citigroup, chairman, who discusses Obama's strategy regarding the business community and job creation.
William Lauder, Estee Lauder executive chairman, discusses the company's consumers and shares why the fastest growing region is Asia Pacific with Richard Parsons, Citigroup, chairman.
The President is pro business, but he must be able to persuade America that his plan will work because confidence is down, says Dick Parsons, former Time Warner CEO/ Citigroup chairman.
Companies are hiring in this environment, says Matt Ferguson, CareerBuilder CEO, who adds that his company sees a better picture for jobs this year.
US's recovery will be lead by the manufacturing sector, Buddy Roemer, former governor of the state of Louisiana and Republican presidential candidate, told CNBC.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
CNBC's Sue Herera and Herb Greenberg are joined by Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley chief u.s. equity strategist, to report on the markets worst September start ever and Europe's sell off.
A comprehensive look at restructuring the economy, with Peter Kaufman, Gordian Group president.
CNBC's John Harwood has the details from a recent NBC/WSJ poll that shows the President's approval rating has dropped to 44 percent, while Congress' job disapproval was a whopping 82 percent.
Perspective on European markets and the impact on U.S. investors, with Jeffrey Palma,UBS global equity strategist, and Linda Duessel, Federated, equity market strategist.
Discussing what needs to be done to create jobs, with Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to VP Biden, and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former Council of Economic Advisers chief economist.
As fall begins, the economy is a mess. Unemployment is at 9.1 percent. The U.S. economy failed to add jobs in August. Consumer confidence is at record lows. The housing market is in despair. Europe is imploding. And, our political leaders cannot seem to put their differences aside to create some certainty and progress.
The Fast Money traders take a look at what's behind the market sell-off and CNBC's Steve Liesman, Steve Cortes, Patty Edwards, and Brian Kelly weigh in on where the economic safe havens are.
John Faraci, International Paper CEO discusses demand and its role in job growth.
Lance Roberts, Street Talk Advisors, chief economist, and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, chief economist discuss Obama's job plan and an additional stimulus.
CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses this mornings market news and shares the critical details of the economic report released today.