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  • Jobless Claims & Q2 Productivity Both Down     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 12:30 AM ET

    Breaking down the jobless claims numbers and revised second quarter productivity, with Jim Iuorio, CME Group, Constance Hunter, Aladdin Capital, and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.

  • Countdown to Jobs Friday     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 12:19 AM ET

    A look ahead at Friday's employment report and it's impact on the markets, with Scott Bauer, SIB Equity Options.

  • The Fed's Next Move     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 12:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Fed is in a compromise situation following last week's FOMC meeting, and perspective on the economy and what the Fed is likely to do, with Drew Matus, UBS Investment Research, and Constance Hunter, Aladdin Capital chief economist.

  • Washington Money Politics     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    House Speaker Boehner responds to President Obama's request to address Congress, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Richard Medley, RHM Global; Tom Tancredo, fmr. Republican presidential candidate; and Dean Baker, Center for Economic & Policy Research, weigh in.

  • Mad Money, August 31, 2011     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • How to Get Ahead of a Promising Jobs Report Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 3:18 PM ET

    New jobs data will be reported Friday, and investors are guardedly optimistic. Here's how to trade the glass-half-full mood.

  • Private-Sector Job Creation at 91,000; Layoff Pace Slows Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 9:26 AM ET

    The private sector created 91,000 jobs last month, a shade below expectations, according to a report from ADP that sets the stage for a likely weak report the government will release Friday.

  • North Dakota: Growing Jobs     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 8:40 AM ET

    Over the last ten years, the state has worked very hard to encourage private investment in growth areas to ensure job creation, says Sen. John Hoeven, (R-ND).

  • ADP Numbers: Employment Up 91,000     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 8:15 AM ET

    The numbers are tepid and disappointing but not unexpected, says Joel Prakken, Macroeconomic Advisers chairman, who says it is not impossible that we are in a recession but the likelihood is very small.

  • Eurozone Inflation Stats Suggest End to Rate Hikes Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 7:30 AM ET

    Inflation in the 17 euro countries remained steady at 2.5 percent in August, adding to expectations the European Central Bank will hold off from raising interest rates — and may even consider cutting them — as economic growth slows.

  • August Challenger Report     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 7:30 AM ET

    The decline in August follows three consecutive monthly increases, says John Challenger, Challenger, Gray & Christmas CEO, who shares the industries seeing the most cuts.

  • Countdown to Jobs Report     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 12:35 AM ET

    Weighing in on the decline of the economy, with Lakshman Achuthan, Economic Cycle Research Institute, who says he would not rather rule a recession out because the indicators show decline not growth.

  • Mad Money, August 30, 2011     Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Chicago Fed: In Favor of QE3?     Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 1:07 PM ET

    Charles Evans, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago says more quantitative easing is needed because the economy is going sideways and jobs are in recession, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Countdown to Jobs     Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 6:19 AM ET

    A look ahead of what the employment data will show, and how it will impact the markets, with Michelle Girard, RBS; Kevin Ferry, TheContrarianCorner.com, and Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors.

  • Mad Money, August 29, 2011     Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Alan Krueger Got Unemployment Wrong Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 2:36 PM ET
    Alan Bennett Krueger, professor of economics at Princeton University

    No doubt Alan Krueger reputation as one of the leading labor economists is what led President Barack Obama to tap him to be chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.

  • Job seekers wait in line to have their résumés reviewed at the second annual Anaheim/Orange County Job Fair.

    The House Republican agenda this fall will focus on repealing environmental and labor regulations that GOP lawmakers say are driving up the cost of doing business and discouraging employers from hiring new workers.

  • Profits Falling, Banks Confront a Leaner Future Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 11:09 AM ET
    Job seekers wait in line to have their résumés reviewed at the second annual Anaheim/Orange County Job Fair.

    Battered by a weak economy, the nation’s biggest banks are cutting jobs, consolidating businesses and scrambling for new sources of income in anticipation of a fundamentally altered financial landscape requiring leaner operations, the New York Times reports.

  • Budget Fix No. 497: Use Sheep to Cut Grass Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    You take a $2 million hit to your budget. Who ewe gonna call? Baaaaa, you call in the sheep, of course!