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  • Unemployment & Buffett's Bet on BofA     Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 8:52 AM ET

    Insight on how longer unemployment benefits are making some unemployed apprehensive to return to work right away, with James Rohr, PNC Financial Services Group chairman/CEO, who also shares his thoughts on Warren Buffett's BofA investment.

  • Mad Money, August 25, 2011     Thursday, 25 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.

  • More Fed Action Hollow Substitute for Fiscal Stimulus Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | 12:16 PM ET
    US President Barack Obama speaks alongside Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke during the Economic Daily Briefing.

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke may be willing and able to provide more monetary stimulus for the U.S. economy, but the more effective medicine—fiscal aid out of Washington—isn’t in the wings, say economists.

  • Weekly Jobless Claims Up 5,000     Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    A breakdown of the unemployment data and the response from the markets, with Jason Trennert, Strategas Asset Management; Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman.

  • Mad Money, August 24, 2011     Wednesday, 24 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.

  • What to do When Your Manager Asks for Advice Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 2:05 PM ET

    The other day a manager called for some advice. She wanted her employees to take more initiative and be more resourceful, but for some reason, they didn't get it.

  • Mad Money, August 23, 2011     Tuesday, 23 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.

  • Cutting the Deficit     Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 7:32 AM ET

    The important thing now is to get the economy moving and get people back to work, says Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), who adds that it needs to be coupled with a long-term deficit plan.

  • Greek Crisis Now Worse, Not Better: Analyst Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 6:09 AM ET
    Demonstrators shout slogans against government's recent austerity economy measures during a protest in Athens.

    On July 21, EU leaders agreed to a second bailout for Greece, one that was supposed to draw a line under the euro zone debt crisis and give the new government in Athens a chance come to grips with the huge debts it inherited when it was elected. One month later, and the situation appears to be getting worse rather than better, according to Simon Derrick, the head of currency research at Bank of New York Mellon.

  • "I think the German PMI announcement will have an impact on spread widening, because investors will see it as an indication that the world is slowing, Germany is slowing, and in general, risk is increasing," Adrian Schmidt, FX strategist at Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets, told CNBC.

  • Mad Money, August 22, 2011     Monday, 22 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.

  • Farrell: There Are No Surprises Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 3:26 PM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

    Predictablity on the global political stage is failing to allay market uncertainty, says Vince Farrell.

  • One Thing the Boss Appreciates More Than Being Smart Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 2:57 PM ET

    Being smart certainly gives you an edge in business. But there’s one thing the boss appreciates more than a high IQ. It’s not being a snappy dresser. Or having a killer instinct. (Though, those things can’t hurt.) Here's what it is.

  • A Really Green Idea Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 2:35 PM ET

    The promise of green jobs has wilted. Don't lose heart. More of us may soon be forced to go green.

  • Consumer Debt Forgiveness May Be Needed: Roach Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 1:05 PM ET

    American consumers have too much debt, not enough savings, and are afraid they will lose their jobs—if they haven't lost them already. It might be time for something that hasn't been done since the 1930s to get Americans spending again: national debt forgiveness, Stephen Roach told CNBC Monday.

  • UK Set for Slow Growth but No Recession Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 7:08 AM ET
    Big Ben

    Despite the widespread gloom, the consensus is that Britain will not re-enter a recession, Norma Cohen writes in the FT.

  • Mad Money, August 19, 2011     Friday, 19 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.

  • Spain to Unveil More Austerity Moves Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 6:04 AM ET

    Spain will announce further austerity measures on Friday in a bid to fend off debt market attacks but avoid the kind of drastic cuts that could damage the ruling Socialists' chances in November's general election.

  • Blog: Why EU’s 'Euro Bond' Solution Won’t Work Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 5:43 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    The “Euro bond” solution to the euro zone’s sovereign debt problems appears to be an idea whose time has come, Moorad Choudhry writes.

  • Mad Money, August 18, 2011     Thursday, 18 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.