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  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investment advice, including cyber security picks and earnings plays, with CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Companies Spend on Equipment, Not Workers Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 10:07 AM ET
    Unemployment

    Workers are getting more expensive, while equipment is getting cheaper, and that combination is encouraging companies to spend on machines rather than people, the New York Times reports.

  • Austerity Isn't Working; It's Time for a Plan B Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 10:03 AM ET
    Riot policemen push back demonstrators as they try to approach the finance ministry in Athens.

    Ever since the financial crisis of 2008 it feels as if markets are never that far away from another bad news story.

  • Loonie Is Up, Risk Is Off Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 9:24 AM ET

    The Canadian dollar gets a lift, but risk sentiment is off. Time for your freak-out Friday FX Fix.

  • Barracks Sale Tests London Property Market Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 12:52 AM ET
  • Jobless Claims on the Rise     Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 7:41 PM ET

    Searching for signs of optimism in jobs despite last week's dismal number, with Mark Perry, University of Michigan finance professor.

  • The bulls trotted gingerly back into the stock market and, if they stick around on Friday, the market could avoid a sixth week of losses. Still, one market strategist cautioned: "It is not the beginning of a new bull market rally."

  • Mad Money, June 9, 2011     Thursday, 9 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.

  • Why Not Print Your Own Money? Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 7:57 AM ET

    CNBC's Silvia Wadhwa Says: Why Not Print Your Own Money?

  • Innovating A Jobs Solution     Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 6:47 AM ET

    For the U.S. to stay on top of competitive countries, such as China, more innovation in technology is necessary, says Frank Moss, "The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices: How the Digital Magicians of the MIT Media Lab Are Creating the Innovative Technologies That Will Transform Our Lives" author and Cory Kidd, MIT Media Lab graduate.

  • Investors Move to Sidelines: Barclays Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 4:48 AM ET

    Economic data on both sides of the Atlantic pointing to a slowdown is rattling investors' nerves and is likely to keep them on the sidelines for the rest of the month, Barclays Capital expects.

  • Hungary's Austerity Avoidance Right Decision: Minister Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 4:18 AM ET
    Budapest, Hungary

    As its European neighbours continue to struggle, Hungary, which turned down part of an International Monetary Fund/European Union loan last year, has won grudging international acceptance for its focus on job creation.

  • Greek Austerity Numbers Don’t Add Up: Analyst Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 12:39 AM ET

    With Greek 10-year bond yields trading above 16 percent, and the government about to make 6 billion euros worth of new cuts, the numbers on Greek austerity don't add up, one analyst says.

  • Job Search

    Analysts have been feverishly revising down their growth projections. Much depends on the effectiveness of policies and, critically, whether there will finally be a more coherent and sustained policy response in systemically important countries, especially the US and Europe.

  • Unemployment claims are the big hurdle for markets Thursday, as investors watch to see if economic headwinds will keep the weekly number elevated.

  • Mad Money, June 8, 2011     Wednesday, 8 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.

  • Athletes' Second Careers Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 5:25 PM ET
    On June 1, 2011, the Boston Celtics’ Shaquille O'Neal announced his retirement from professional basketball. Both time and an Achilles injury had caught up with him, and now he would leave the court and fade into the sunset. Fortunately, he already has a record of off-court accomplishments under his belt, such as a movie career, a music career and even time served as a law enforcement official. For O’Neal, the question now is not what he will do for a second career, but which one he will pursue

    Click to see the second careers that athletes have pursued after they left the playing field once and for all.

  • Johnson: How to Create Jobs in America Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 12:20 PM ET

    Our beloved two party political system is currently negotiating an increase to the debt ceiling, all in the name of fiscal responsibility.

  • The German Example Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 11:07 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    Germany has been a frequent cudgel in recent fights over the American economy. When Germany has grown faster than the United States, stimulus skeptics like to point across the Atlantic Ocean and say that austerity works. When it has grown more slowly, people who think the American stimulus made a big difference — including me — return the favor the Mew York Times reports.

  • A recovery in the US housing market and growth for the US economy are key to the global economic recovery, along with growth in China and further funding for Greece, Gary Baker, head of European equity strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch told CNBC.