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  • 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.

  • 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.