• 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.

  • Second Half GDP 'Better Than 3 Percent': Byron Wien Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 12:47 PM ET

    Hedge-fund master Byron Wien has a decidedly positive view of the U.S. economy in the second half of the year, he told CNBC Tuesday.  The one big problem is persistently high U.S. unemployment.

  • Tax Reform Paired with Spending Cuts     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 7:53 AM ET

    "The government is so greedy for control, that they have missed the point," says Dick Armey, former House majority leader, who says the government is piling debt on our children.

  • Indiana: Rebounding in a Tough Economy     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 7:40 AM ET

    Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R) shares his thoughts on how states can try to work with national policy, albeit destructive to job growth.

  • NFIB Survey: Small Biz Not Optimistic     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 7:30 AM ET

    Insight on how important the credit problem is for small business, with William Dunkelberg, Chief Economist, National Federation of Independent Business

  • Mad Money, July 12, 2011     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 6:00 AM ET

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

  • Big Tax Breaks Mean Big Dollar Gains? Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 1:53 AM ET

    Currency investors are currently debating the merits of a proposed plan to allow a tax holiday for big US multinationals that could see money pour back into America, potentially boosting the dollar.

  • Mad Money, July 11, 2011     Monday, 11 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.

  • Euro Fatigue? Trade These Safe-Haven Currencies Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 1:02 PM ET

    The ongoing crisis in the euro zone is creating a trading opportunity among safe-haven currencies, this strategist says.

  • If you’re confused over high unemployment, you’re not alone. The people who are best supposed to understand this issue don’t have much of a clue either.

  • Wall Street Pay     Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 10:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla, Melissa Lee, Simon Hobbs and David Faber weigh in on what experts have to say about CEO pay.

  • US Military Could Suffer If No Debt Deal: Bush Aide Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 10:42 AM ET

    There's be no money for U.S. defense as of Aug. 3 if there is no deal on the debt under a worst-case scenario, former Treasury Secretary Jay Powell told CNBC Monday.

  • Wyoming: Financially Strong     Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 8:44 AM ET

    Matt Mead, Governor of Wyoming (R) says the state is doing well financially but would still like to lower the unemployment rate.

  • Economy Faces a Jolt as Benefit Checks Run Out Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 8:34 AM ET

    About 20 percent of personal income comes from government payments, and as programs are trimmed, reduced consumer spending could slow the recovery, the New York Times reports.