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  • CIO: Market Wants Weak US Job Stats     Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 4:00 AM ET

    "The market is hoping for a surprise to the downside. Any stronger number, and we risk having to price out expectations of QE3, and I think that is going to have a major impact on the market," John Woods, CIO at Citi Private Bank, told CNBC.

  • "(Payroll data) is important as in (bond) market moving, it's such a volatile number and indeed prone to significant backward revisions that it is certainly one of the more market sensitive numbers of the month and it's well away from consensus in either direction the (bond) markets will certainly react," John Wraith, Fixed Income Strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research told CNBC Friday.

  • Britain Must Escape Its Longest Depression Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 12:16 AM ET
    Tower Bridge and City of London financial district

    The current UK depression will be the longest since at least the first world war. Without a dramatic surge in growth, it is also quite likely to generate a bigger cumulative loss of output than the “great depression”, Martin Wolf writes in the FT.

  • Bright Spot for Automakers?     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 7:15 PM ET

    Bob Lutz, former GM vice chairman, discusses whether the auto industry presents a bright spot for job creation.

  • With the government's jobs report due Friday, the Fast traders looked at what to expect and where it will send the market.

  • Mad Money, September 1, 2011     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

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

  • Goldman Slashes Jobs Forecast     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 5:10 PM ET

    Andrew Tilton, sr. US & Canada economist at Goldman Sachs, discusses payroll cuts at Goldman Sachs.

  • The AT&T Lawsuit: Is It About Jobs? Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 3:49 PM ET
    Unemployment

    The Justice Department’s lawsuit to block the merger of AT&T and T-Mobile may be motivated by the desire of the Obama administration to preserve jobs in a weak economy.

  • Verizon Effect on Jobs Report Will Be Minimal Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 3:46 PM ET
    Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    Much has been made around Wall Street about the impact the Verizon strike will have on what is likely to be a woeful August jobs report.

  • An Increasing Number of Workers Say, ‘I Quit!’ Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 2:11 PM ET

    Here’s an encouraging sign on the job front: The number of people leaving their jobs because they want to — not because they were laid off or fired — jumped from last year. Finally, it's a quitter's market!

  • How a Weak Jobs Report Could Tip the QE3 Scales Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 2:07 PM ET

    The outlook for the nonfarm payroll report due Friday isn't what it once was. Here's what it might mean for the Fed, and the dollar.

  • Can Obama Lower Unemployment Before 2012 Election? Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 1:27 PM ET

    Share your opinion in our poll.

  • Obama, Fight Republicans on Job Spending: Reich Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 11:41 AM ET

    If President Obama wants to create more jobs and fix the economy, he should "put down a marker" and fight the Republicans in Congress, Robert Reich told CNBC Thursday.

  • Countdown to Jobs Friday     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 10:43 AM ET

    Perspective on Friday's jobs report and unemployment in the U.S., with Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor.

  • Chinese Economy Slowing     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 4:40 AM ET

    "On one hand export orders appear to be falling but on the other hand production seems to be rising so where is the production going? Obviously it's going into internal demand. This is in line with China's five year plan promoting more internal consumption which seems to be taking effect but it's not going to happen overnight. But this is a very positive trend China's economy is slowing, there's no doubt about that, but it's slowing out of choice, Andrew Leung, founder at Andrew Leung International Consultants told CNBC.

  • 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.