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  • Five Things to Watch: Crashing Commodities and More Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 6:35 PM ET

    The commodity complex in free-fall, the Flash Crash in memoriam, and the jobs market in mind. Here's what we're watching…

  • Labor Market Pains Grow     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 10:40 AM ET

    Jobless claims jumped to 474,000, the third rise in 4 weeks but the YPO survey shows growing hiring optimism among CEOs, with Matt Ferguson, CareerBuilder CEO.

  • Jim Rogers: Oil Price Will Keep Rising; Silver to Fall Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 8:07 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    Oil prices are likely to continue rising because the world's oil reserves are dwindling, but silver is likely to come down as it rose too fast, famous investor and commodities bull Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.

  • Debt Ceiling Has Some Give, Until Roof Falls In Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 6:41 AM ET

    The federal government will not run short of money to pay its bills on May 16, when the federal debt reaches the legal maximum of $14.3 trillion, the New York Times reports.

  • Five Things to Watch: Obama at Ground Zero & More Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 7:11 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    The President makes a triumphant return to Ground Zero, Wall Street anticipates strong GM earnings and retail sales, while the dollar may fall further on Euro policy. Here's what we're watching…

  • Economic Hypochondria?     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    David Goldman, fmr. Bank of America Fixed Income Research Head, and Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors, discuss whether today's market selloff is just a case of "economic hypochondria." Are traders overreacting to a disappointing ADP report?

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

  • ADP Employment Report     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 8:15 AM ET

    A breakdown of the employment data, which shows that non-farm payrolls rose by 179,000 in April, with Joel Prakken, Macroeconomic Advisers chairman; Jerry Webman, OppenheimerFunds, and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Make it in America     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 7:41 AM ET

    Insight on his party's job agenda, with Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD).

  • Rate-Hike Playbook     Monday, 2 May 2011 | 12:29 PM ET

    David Stockman, Former OMB Director under Ronald Reagan, on how to profit and protect your portfolio in a rising rate environment.

  • Record-breaking gold tries to keep pace with silver in a busy week that begins with Buffett's burden and drumrolls towards Jobs Friday. Here's what we're watching.

  • Cramer: Important Earnings to Watch Next Week Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 6:30 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host reveals what earnings he plans to monitor in the days to come.

  • 10 Tips for Surviving the Housing Market Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 3:48 PM ET

    The economy is starting to improve but the housing market has yet to show any significant signs of recovery, which has homeowners nervous. How do you tough it out until the housing market recovers? Here are 10 tips from real-estate moguls.

  • Migration to Help German Construction Boom Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 8:00 AM ET

    Germany ends work restrictions on some citizens from the new, former communist European Union members torn between fears of a wave of immigration and hopes for help in its booming construction sector.

  • Royal Wedding Masks Shaken UK Confidence Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 3:40 AM ET

    Shops have been filled with Union flags and all sorts of memorabilia ahead of the royal wedding, but the British may not be buying as much as retailers hope.

  • Economic growth is not taking hold and current policy is insufficient, Moorad Choudhry, Head of Business Treasury, Global Banking & Markets at the Royal Bank of Scotland writes.

  • Paul Krugman thinks that Fed chairman Ben Bernanke is screwing up because he has too strong of an anti-inflation bias.

  • Why Won’t the Fed Do More to Fight Unemployment? Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 12:49 PM ET
    Unemployment

    Yesterday’s big Ben Bernanke press conference made one thing abundantly clear: the Fed is not about to embark on any aggressive program to bring down the level of joblessness.

  • CNBC Special Report: Bernanke Opening Remarks     Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 2:15 PM ET

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's opening remarks at today's historic press conference.

  • Will Bernanke's Briefings Be Like Trichet's? Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 4:03 AM ET
    Jean-Claude Trichet

    Should we congratulate or commiserate? .....That the Federal Resereve does it too now. That the Fed has decided to flank its policy decisions by regular press briefings from now on.