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  • Mad Money, June 27, 2011     Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

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

  • Biggest Jobless Rate Declines Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 4:26 PM ET
    There’s growing impatience about subpar job creation as well as stubbornly high unemployment, even as the economy recovers.  After months of improvement, the national jobless rate has moved sideways recently, stuck around 9 percent.On a state level, the picture is mixed. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 42 states and the District of Columbia reported jobless rate decreases between May 2010 and April 2011. Only five states registered increases, while there were three unchanged. More t

    There’s growing impatience about subpar job creation as well as stubbornly high unemployment. Here are the ten biggest annual declines and the states in which they took place.

  • Obama Still Hopeful for Debt Accord With Republicans Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 2:27 PM ET

    The White House said Monday that a "significant" deal with Republicans on cutting government spending and raising the nation's debt limit is still possible, even as the administration hardened its stance on the need for increased tax revenue to be part of any agreement.

  • America's Top States for Business - A CNBC Special Report Preview

    For the first time in our five-year old study, states are de-emphasizing their cost of doing business—including taxes and utility rates—while placing more emphasis on quality of life and transportation/infrastructure.  So we're adjusting our weightings and point system.

  • Top States Quiz Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 10:50 AM ET

    Which states are best for business? Test your knowledge.

  • Direction of the Jobless Trend     Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 8:40 AM ET

    One of the biggest issues facing the economy and the Obama administration is jobs. A discussion about what it will take to turn the jobless trend around, with William Rodgers, Rutgers University professor, and Lakshman Achuthan, Economic Cycle Research.

  • Even Your Kids Don't Trust Banks—or the Market Saturday, 25 Jun 2011 | 10:25 AM ET

    Much has been made about how many homeowners — and even traders — got bamboozled by the financial crisis. Well guess what: Now, even your kids don't trust banks — or the stock market.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Uncertainties about the Greek debt situation and the removal of the security blanket of Fed easing could combine for another week of volatility as the second quarter draws to an end.

  • Mad Money, June 24, 2011     Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

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

  • Geithner on Economy & Debt Reduction     Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman talks to Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner about the economy and the potential to get a debt deal done, from a pizza shop in New Hampshire.

  • Deficit Plan Must Balance Growth, Fairness: Geithner Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 3:30 PM ET
    Timothy Geithner

    Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told CNBC Friday he sees second-half growth of 2.5 percent and wants an agreement on raising the debt ceiling that will be fair while promoting that growth.

  • Issa on the Economy     Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 2:43 PM ET

    Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Oversight & Government Reform Committee chairman, responds to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's comments on the economy.

  • Choudhry on the Lower the Cost of Doing Business Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 3:46 AM ET
    Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    Free-market economics is probably not the most accessible subject in the world. One could say it is something that is not easy to describe or articulate. This is something of a paradox, because at its core it involves a very natural human emotion – that of rational self-interest.

  • Wall Street

    Friday's market moves may not be as dramatic as Thursday's, but the same doubts could rattle investors going into the weekend.

  • A True Read on Employment Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 7:50 PM ET

    To gauge what's really happening with jobs in the U.S., Cramer chats with Marty Mucci, CEO of payroll company Paychex.

  • PAYX CEO Talks US Job Market     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 6:45 PM ET

    Paychex CEO Martin Mucci discusses what he's seeing on the front lines of the labor market. "We're starting to see positive signs in the small business sector," he tells Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Mad Money, June 23, 2011     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

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

  • Jobless Claims Up Last Week     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 9:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the numbers on last week's unemployment data.

  • Weekly Jobless Claims: Up 9K     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    Weekly jobless claims are up 9,000. breaking down the numbers, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; Harry Wilson, Obama Auto Task Force/MAEVA Advisors; CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.

  • Bernanke 'Quietly Risk Negative': Dennis Gartman Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 4:19 AM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s statement on expectations for the US economy on Wednesday was “quietly risk negative,” Dennis Gartman, author of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC Thursday.