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  • Economists: Are 50 Worth More Than 1? Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 6:39 AM ET

    At the world economic forum in 2009 one leading economist told me he was perplexed. Why would an economist be perplexed as the world economy teetered on the brink you ask? Well it had nothing to do with the state of the global economy and everything to do with supply and demand.

  • Job seekers wait in line to have their résumés reviewed at the second annual Anaheim/Orange County Job Fair.

    The market had been expecting Friday’s US jobs data to be weak but the scale of the drop in employment growth in May still took many by surprise.

  • Europe has not yet had its financial crisis while America is still recovering from its crisis in 2008 according to Jim McCaughan, the CEO of Principal Global Investors.

  • Portugal's New Government Faces Daunting Task Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 2:03 AM ET

    Having failed to secure a majority in Sunday’s election, the new conservative-led coalition will face a daunting task as it attempts to turn around its country’s ailing finances, according to Barclays Capital.

  • Out of Work

    "There's a big debate about whether what we're seeing right now is the beginning of a sustained slowdown or just (the effect of) short-term factors," says one chief economist.

  • How to Trade the Aftermath of Friday's Data Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 7:46 PM ET

    The dollar has taken a beating over the last week. Here's how to trade it now.

  • Mad Money, June 3, 2011     Friday, 3 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.

  • Maria's Market Message     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bill Griffeth sits in for Maria Bartiromo to discuss the day's top business and financial stories, and look ahead to Monday's Closing Bell.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 4:30 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investment advice, including whether you should short financials, and which tech names are smart buys, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • More Americans Think Economy Will Never Recover Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 1:26 PM ET
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    Americans are growing increasingly doubtful about direction of the US economy, according to the latest survey from business-advisory firm AlixPartners

  • Imagine that you are sitting in your house, watching flood waters rise, fearing that your house could be washed away and the government walks in and says, “here’s our plan to save your house - we are going to add more water to the flood.” After realizing this was not a joke, you would run, not walk, to find higher ground and kiss your house goodbye.

  • Politics of the Economy     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 11:30 AM ET

    Discussing what the weakening economic data means for the upcoming campaign, with Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets; Greg Valliere, Potomac Research Group, and CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Fixing the Economy     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 11:14 AM ET

    Insight on what can be done to revive the weakening economy, with Beth Ann Bovino, Standard & Poor's; Bob Baur, Principal Global Advisors, and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.

  • Protecting Your Portfolio     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    How to best protect your portfolio in a weakening economy, with Jason Pride, Glenmede; Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners; Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Funds, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Jobs to Dominate 2012 GOP Race     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:20 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood tracks the political twists and turns as the GOP field takes shape.

  • White House Strikes Optimistic Tone on Jobs     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:13 AM ET

    The White House takes an optimistic tone on the lackluster May jobs report. Insight on how businesses will react to the numbers, with Martin Regalia, Chamber of Commerce chief economist/ vp.

  • Boehner on Jobs Report: Time to Get Serious     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 9:52 AM ET

    House Speaker John Boehner comments on the disappointing jobs report, and says it should show the White House it's time to get serious about cutting spending and dealing with our ailing economy.

  • The Loews Gauge     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 9:45 AM ET

    Loews has its foot in many different sectors of the economy. Insight on areas where the company is seeing growth and where it's seeing decline, with James Tisch, Loews president/CEO.

  • Jobs Data Disappoints and Safe-Havens Soar Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 9:39 AM ET

    Safe-haven currencies are on a roll. Yes, it's the economy, stupid — time for your FX Fix.

  • White House Reaction to Jobs Report     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 9:35 AM ET

    The reaction to the May jobs report, which fell far short of expectations, with Hilda Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor.