• Mad Money, July 15, 2011     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

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

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investments advice, including buying opportunities in financials, tech & industrial stocks, and the outlook on gold.

  • Out of Work

    If investor confidence is to gain traction, it is essential that job creation accelerate and reinforce other factors supporting growth in the US.

  • FunEmployment: Craig Ceccanti Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 3:52 PM ET

    Fun new job: Craig Ceccanti, Pinot's Palette CEO — it's a a "Sip and Paint" BYOB painting studio

  • Unemployed and Denied     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 10:47 AM ET

    Some unemployed job-seekers are being excluded from certain jobs because they are unemployed. Insight with Rep. Rosa DeLauro, (D-CT).

  • Recession is 'one small shock away': Economist Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 7:45 AM ET
    David Rosenberg

    The US economy is teetering on the brink of a second recession—not a double-dip—even though the stock market remains strong, economist David Rosenberg told CNBC.

  • Google

    Google's strong earnings and rocketing stock price may temporarily distract investors, but tension around U.S. debt ceiling discussions and the results of European bank stress tests Friday could quickly snap markets back to bigger concerns.

  • Mad Money, July 14, 2011     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

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

  • The Wild Stunts Some Will Pull to Get a Job Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 2:28 PM ET
    Mork Encino

    You wouldn't believe the wild stunts some people will pull to get a job. One unemployed man is willing to die to get a job ... sort of. "This is a real every man for himself type economy right now," he said. Click through to read his life-or-death offer.

  • Seeming to usually prefer government management of the economy to that of the private sector, Professor Alan S. Blinder is now pushing for a jobs tax credit to induce owners to hire more workers. "At the margin" this might work a bit, but primarily this is a "cash for clunkers" proposal, handing money to owners who found a good reason to hire anyway.

  • Debt Ceiling, Bernanke & Inventories     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    The clock is ticking on the debt ceiling but the economy remains a big focus. Insight with Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors; CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman.

  • Dollar Slumps, Kiwi Flies Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Debt drama dents the dollar and growth data down under is uplifting — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Jobless Claims, PPI, Retail Sales     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    Jobless claims drop from last week to 405,000. A breakdown of the economic data, with Stuart Hoffman, PNC Financial Services; Carly Fiorina, former HP president/CEO; Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.

  • Mad Money, July 13, 2011     Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

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

  • CEOs: Stop Whining and Hire!     Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 2:10 PM ET

    Is it time for corporate leaders to stop blaming the government on jobs and start putting workers back on their payrolls, with Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines chairman/CEO, and Christian Weller, Center for American Progress.

  • More Fed Easing? What Could Bernanke Be Thinking? Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 12:51 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    While there were plenty of caveats and references to the slowdown being nothing more than a “soft patch,” the bar for doing more quantitative easing suddenly doesn’t look so high.

  • What's Behind the Dismal Jobs Picture Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 12:44 PM ET
    Job Search

    An increase in layoffs may be the culprit behind the weak employment picture, rather than a decrease in hiring.

  • Rich Americans Spend More on Luxury Goods Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 4:53 AM ET

    Wealthy Americans, who are expected to increase their spending on luxury items by 8 percent to $359 billion this year, are no longer embarassed at flaunting their wealth despite an economic slowdown which has caused hardship on many who have lost their jobs, David Arnold, publisher of luxury magazine the Robb Report told CNBC.

  • Bernanke Testifies to Congress on U.S. Monetary Policy

    Traders will be tuned in to Bernanke's Senate testimony Wednesday to see what he says about the economy and any new stimulus measures. Don't get too excited about a QE3, one economist said — that was just the Fed thinking out loud.

  • FOMC Minutes Released     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 2:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman with the latest details from the Fed and reaction to the FOMC meeting, with Paul Ballew, Nationwide, and CNBC's Rick Santelli.