• 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.

  • May Jobs Report: Unemployment at 9.1%     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 9:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the breakdown of the lackluster jobs data for May.

  • State of the Unions     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 8:49 AM ET

    The SEIU has found itself directly in the political crossfire as the U.S. struggles to revive its economy, with Mary Kay Henry, Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

  • May Jobs Report: Unemployment Up     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    The unemployment rate rose .1% from April to May and the non-farm payroll data is the weakest since Sept. 2010. Breaking down the data, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Diane Swonk, Mesirow FInancial; CNBC's Steve Liesman, Rick Santelli, and Hampton Pearson.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Portugal Votes, Faces Resistance to Freer Labor Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 7:30 AM ET
    Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates speaks during a press conference at Sao Bento Palace in Lisbon. Socrates warned his political opponents not to provoke a political crisis over planned austerity measures to solve the country's debt crisis.

    Portugal goes to the polls on Sunday looking to elect a government that will lead them through an austerity package mandated by the European Union and International Monetary fund; but whoever wins will need to defy the electorate and introduce unpopular policies.

  • The Bigger Jobs Picture     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 6:52 AM ET

    While it is tough for people to find jobs right now, college grads should be optimistic, with Hilda Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor.

  • Five Things to Watch: Jobs Friday Edition Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 8:53 PM ET
    Unemployment line

    The government posts the monthly jobs number, Wal-Mart hosts unhappy shareholders and the President toasts his mutually happy divorce with Chrysler. Here's what we're watching...

  • The economy's shift into low gear likely made for a worrisome decline in job growth in May.Economists forecast nearly 100,000 fewer jobs were added in May than in April, which had job growth of 244,000.

  • Getting America Back to Work     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 7:47 PM ET

    All eyes are focused on unemployment as fears the economy hit a soft patch have many braced for a disappointing report, with Al Angrisani, former Reagan Assistant Labor Secretary.

  • Mad Money, June 2, 2011     Thursday, 2 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.

  • US Small Business Hiring Stalls in May: NFIB Survey Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 4:05 PM ET
    Job seekers wait in line to have their résumés reviewed at the second annual Anaheim/Orange County Job Fair.

    After steady job creation in February and March, the average number of net new jobs slipped in May from 0.17 per independent business to 0.01, according to survey results from the National Federation of Business.

  • It all turns on the criteria that make up the ten categories in our point system and this year has brought some interesting changes. Here's the rundown.

  • Weekly Jobless Claims     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 8:33 AM ET

    Anticipating the next round of jobless claims and what the numbers will signal for the US economy, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; Ethan Harris, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research; and CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.

  • Bailiffs From Brussels Not Welcome in Athens: Analyst Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 8:32 AM ET

    The Greek people's reaction to the implemented austerity measures should not be ignored, warned Alastair Newton, managing director and senior political analyst at Nomura.

  • Employment Data May Be the Key to Obama’s Job Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 6:23 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    No American president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt has won a second term in office when the unemployment rate on Election Day topped 7.2 percent.

  • Disappointing UK Manufacturing Fuels Recovery Fears Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 3:28 AM ET

    The latest numbers for UK manufacturing showed a continued weakening, prompting concerns that the economic recovery is likely to be more protracted than forecasts have suggested.

  • Fears Grow Over Double-Dip Recession Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 2:20 AM ET

    One fund manager calls it a horror show, others are predicting the Federal Reserve will have to extend its unconventional measures and stocks across the world are falling heavily.

  • Thursday Look Ahead: Bears Claw at Stock Market Gains Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 6:59 PM ET
    Unemployment line

    Economists also slashing second-quarter U.S. GDP forecasts to the 2 percent range but have not changed the second-half outlook yet. A big concern is that if the markets remain rocky, or the negatives start really denting sentiment, the slowdown could become self-fulfilling.