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  • Sovereign Debt Issuance to Speed Up, at Europe's Peril Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 2:12 AM ET
    Burning Money

    The pressure on governments to fund bailouts and spend to reinvigorate their economies has led to a sharp increase in the issuance of sovereign debt.

  • Meredith Whitney

    Investors should "avoid financials at all costs, particularly in the banking sector" because the financial reform bill will restrict credit and hurt  earnings, Meredith Whitney told CNBC.

  • Two-Speed Recovery Drags On Consumer Confidence Friday, 14 May 2010 | 8:55 AM ET
    What's Next?

    By many measures, the U.S. economic recovery looks good on a spreadsheet, but convincing the man on the street about that will take months of solid improvement in the job market and some good-old, hearty American consumer spending.

  • Jobs Numbers:  Breakdown by Sector Friday, 7 May 2010 | 8:51 AM ET

    The latest overall job loss numbers showed a gain of 290,000 jobs in April and an unemployment rate rising to 9.9%.  Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.

  • Cramer's Game Plan for Next Week Friday, 30 Apr 2010 | 6:52 PM ET

    Cramer thinks next week's jobs report will show more people are getting hired and the DOW will rise. So how will individual stocks fare? Here's his day-by-day breakdown.

  • Graduation

    The job market has improved slightly from last year, according to career experts, and certain sectors like government, health care and financial services are hiring.

  • Recovery to Remain Sluggish Into 2011: Economists Monday, 12 Apr 2010 | 1:49 PM ET
    Downsizing

    The pillars of Americans' financial security—jobs and home values—will stay shaky well into 2011, according to an Associated Press survey of leading economists.

  • Consumer Borrowing Fell by $11.5 Billion in February Wednesday, 7 Apr 2010 | 3:47 PM ET
    Credit cards

    Consumer borrowing fell again in February, reflecting weakness in credit cards and auto loans. It marks a setback to hopes that consumers are beginning to feel more confident and will start spending more.

  • Jobless Rates Drop or Hold Steady in Most Metro Areas Wednesday, 7 Apr 2010 | 2:46 PM ET

    Unemployment rates fell or remained unchanged in two-thirds of the 372 largest U.S. metro areas in February. The news adds to evidence that the job market is improving.

  • Senate Easily Passes Jobs Bill for President's Signature Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | 12:57 PM ET

    Companies that hire unemployed workers will get a temporary payroll tax holiday under a bill that easily won final congressional approval Wednesday.

  • Homeless Executive Lives Off of Rewards Points Friday, 12 Mar 2010 | 10:55 AM ET

    Here's proof that all those miles and rewards points you've racked up are good for more than a subscription to Golf Digest. One former executive in Southern California went from six figures to homeless in less than two years. Now, he's living off of those points.

  • Abby Joseph Cohen

    Stock prices still have room to rise further, and recent economic reports show there is less chance of a double-dip recession, well-known market guru Abby Joseph Cohen told CNBC.

  • Jobs Numbers:  Breakdown by Sector Friday, 5 Mar 2010 | 8:46 AM ET

    The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 36,000 jobs in February and an unemployment rate remaining at 9.7%.  The January and December numbers were revised as well.  Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.

  • Now Hiring: People With Bad Credit Tuesday, 2 Mar 2010 | 2:44 PM ET

    Bad credit and no job? Great news! Your services may soon be wanted in 16 states.

  • As the Olympics wind down this weekend, one job-posting site gave out a gold medal of its own — to the company that posted the most job listings in January!

  • Geithner: US Needs Growth Before Attacking Deficit Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | 11:45 AM ET
    Timothy Geithner

    Assessing a tough governmental juggling act, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner assured lawmakers Wednesday that stimulus spending to spur the economy now isn't in conflict with a need for longer-term austerity.

  • How To Cope When Two Incomes Becomes One Monday, 8 Feb 2010 | 9:48 AM ET

    Surviving on a single salary, after you’ve built a life on two, takes planning, discipline and above all else, a willingness to make tough choices.

  • Five Ways To Save Your Marriage Monday, 8 Feb 2010 | 9:46 AM ET

    If you’re looking to show your spouse how much you care this Valentine’s Day, bag the gift or night out and get your credit cards paid off instead. It may lose points for romance, but the gesture is guaranteed to yield dividends in the long-term stability of your relationship.

  • Jobs Numbers:  Breakdown by Sector Friday, 5 Feb 2010 | 8:45 AM ET

    The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 20,000 jobs in January and an unemployment rate falling to 9.7%.  The November and December numbers were revised as well.  Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.

  • What Will Drive Retail Stocks Higher? Thursday, 4 Feb 2010 | 1:33 PM ET

    Although many retailers turned in rosier monthly same-store sales reports in January than expected, the stocks are showing it is far too soon to declare the worst over for the retail sector.