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  • Mad Money, June 17, 2011     Friday, 17 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.

  • How Miserable? Index Says the Worst in 28 Years Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 12:43 PM ET

    When it comes to measuring the combination of unemployment and inflation, it doesn’t get much more miserable than this. In fact, misery, as measured in the unofficial Misery Index that simply totals the unemployment and inflation rates, is at a 28-year high, reflective of how weak the economic recovery has been and how far there is to go.

  • Located in North Charleston, S.C., the Charleston site consists of Boeing Charleston and Global Aeronautica. These facilities perform fabrication, assembly, and integration of 787 fuselage sections.

    The House Oversight Committee wants to know if the National Labor Relations Board overstepped its authority and is stifling American competitiveness, Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa told CNBC Friday.

  • A Pension Black Hole Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    The nation’s space agency has budgeted more than half a billion dollars to cover retirement funds due to thousands of workers at a long-term shuttle contractor.

  • Still Room for Change to US Healthcare: Pharma Exec Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 6:56 AM ET

    The problems facing US healthcare have not yet been fully resolved, according to the chief executive of AstraZeneca.

  • The World Needs a Second Reserve Currency: Choudhry Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 2:18 AM ET
    One hundred dollar bill and one hundred euro bank note

    We have noted in the past how an inability to apply objective analytical thought is a recurring theme in history, usually condemning the unfortunate subject to failure. The weight of history is on us once again, with the slowly changing status of the US dollar as the world’s de facto reserve currency, writes Moorad Choudhry.

  • French Youth Asked to Answer World's Problems Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 1:06 AM ET

    On Thursday morning, French youth who took the test were asked “Is equality a threat to liberty?”, “Can one be right despite the facts?” or even “Is art any less necessary than science?”

  • Debt Worries Hinder Citi Disposal Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 12:21 AM ET
    Citigroup Building

    Citigroup’s attempts to sell OneMain Financial, the largest US consumer finance company, have stumbled over concerns among potential bidders about its funding as a standalone ­business, reports the FT.

  • Mad Money, June 16, 2011     Thursday, 16 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.

  • Markets Jittery as Greek Debt Crisis Worsens Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 9:20 AM ET
    A protester kicks a riot police officer during a general strike against government austerity plans, in Athens.

    Markets took a tumble on Thursday on fresh worries about the Greek debt crisis and European policy makers were urged to come up with a credible plan to restructure the country's debt.

  • President Obama's Job Approval     Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 9:17 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the results from the NBC-WSJ poll, where more than half of those polled say President Obama should be more focused on reducing the deficit.

  • Jobless Claims Down & Housing Starts Up     Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 9:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports jobless claims are down but still above 400,00, and housing starts were up 3.5% to 560,00, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Government Bonds 'Should Be Avoided': Analysts Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 12:56 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    US Treasurys may not be such a good bet for investors as yields have dropped too low and questions remain on whether the Federal Reserve will continue to print money after its current round of quantitative easing ends, analysts told CNBC.

  • Nearly Half of US Think New Recession Is Coming: Poll Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 6:31 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking on Fiscal Policy

    Worries about the economy pose a serious threat to President Obama’s re-election chances, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

  • Mad Money, June 15, 2011     Wednesday, 15 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 Crucial to Bulls?     Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 5:43 PM ET

    Insight on what will happen to the stock market if the jobless claims come in below expected, with the Fast Money team.

  • May Consumer Price Index     Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 8:29 AM ET

    The inflation data for May is up .2 percent and CPI is up .3 percent. Insight on what this means for the markets, with Jerry Webman, Oppenheimer Funds; Byron Wien, Blackstone; CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman.

  • Cutting the Deficit, Adding Jobs Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 8:23 AM ET

    Consumer spending has weakened. Hiring has slowed. Stocks have slid. As tends to be the case in the long aftermath of a financial crisis, the economy once again needs help.  And the debt talks have become the best opportunity for Washington to provide that help, the New York Times reports.

  • Commodities Bubble Will Not Burst: CEO Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 6:54 AM ET

    The commodities bubble is not set to burst, and any easing off of copper prices will be temporary, Stephen Twyerould, CEO of Excelsior Mining told CNBC.

  • Moorad Choudhry on Britain's Only Credible Option Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 1:46 AM ET

    It appears that 52 economists have urged the UK government to abandon the public spending cuts associated with its “Plan A” and move to a Plan B, which would involve halting the cuts and…not much else, it would seem, writes Moorad Choudhry.