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  • "Monetary policymaking is a notoriously difficult art. I say 'art' rather than 'science' deliberately," Dr Moorad Choudhry, Head of Business Treasury, Global Banking & Markets at Royal Bank of Scotland writes.

  • Five Things to Watch: Retailers, Portugal and More Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 7:21 PM ET

    Tee time at Augusta, tea time for Boehner, and wait-and-see time for Portugal. Here's what we're watching—and you should, as well.

  • US Consumer Having It Bad? Welcome to the UK Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 2:42 AM ET

    High Street retailers are dealing with the same pressures as their US counterparts and more.

  • President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama says shifting the U.S. away from imported oil and toward cleaner forms of energy will add momentum to a trend that has led to 1.8 million new jobs in the past 13 months.

  • What to Trade After the Jobs Report Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 7:38 PM ET

    The U.S. jobs report made plenty of traders happy - but dollar traders were left in the dust. Here's how to use currencies to trade on the news. Hint: go across the border.

  • UPS CEO on Jobs and the Economy     Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 2:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses the strength of the recovery and where the economy is heading with Scott Davis, UPS CEO.

  • Unemployment line

    U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis is concerned budget cuts of $40 billion to $50 billion under discussion in Congress could cost the recovery an estimated one million jobs.

  • Jobs Report     Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 9:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman with the latest numbers on the jobs report. The job market turned around last month, adding 230,00 private sector jobs in March.

  • Job Growth Likely to Be Steady but Unspectacular Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 7:19 PM ET

    Economists expect the economy is finally on the road to steadier job growth and likely added about 200,000 jobs in March.

  • Preview of Friday's Jobs Report     Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 7:15 PM ET

    A look ahead of tomorrow's employment data and discussing whether a low number of jobs added will impact the markets, with Carl Riccadonna, Deutsche Bank and Peter Morici, University Of Maryland.

  • Five Things We're Watching: April 1, 2011 Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 6:41 PM ET
    Larry Page, Founder of Google

    Eric Schmidt set to make way for Larry Page, jobs set to take center stage, and bewilderment set to remain over Sokol's departure from Berkshire Hathaway. Here's what we're watching…

  • Will Improving Jobs Help Housing?     Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 11:35 AM ET

    Discussing more good news about a jobs recovery with weekly jobless claims edging lower, with Michelle Girard, RBS sr. economist, and Sylvia Alayon, Capital Markets Assessment Corp.

  • Pause Before Month's End     Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 6:38 AM ET

    Bob Iaccino, Traderoutlook.com, anticipates the most important economic number of the month: non-farm payrolls.

  • Five Things We're Watching: March 31, 2011 Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 7:46 PM ET
    David Sokol

    Stocks target highs with jobs on the horizon, Irish banks quake in their boots, GNC faces the market—and what's happening in Omaha? Here's what we're watching …

  • Hiring Activity Up: Head Hunter Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 1:26 PM ET

    A top head hunting firm has been seeing consistent and solid signs since the start of the year that American companies are hiring again.

  • How To Successfully Use LinkedIn Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 11:40 AM ET
    Linked In

    How do you invite others to join you—whether advancing a new idea, selling a product, or marketing yourself?

  • Developing Economies Grow Too Fast: Analysis Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:20 AM ET
    China

    The world's biggest economies are recovering from the Great Recession at troublesome speeds: too fast or too slow.

  • Expand List of 'Systemic' Banks: HSBC Chairman Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 1:53 AM ET
    HSBC

    Regulators should include more than 80 banks in their list of global financial institutions of systemic importance that need tighter regulation and higher capital requirements, Douglas Flint, chairman of HSBC, has urged, reports the Financial Times.

  • Patti Domm Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 2:04 PM ET

    The central bank's exit from QE2 will be tricky, energy prices could spook investors and consumers, and housing and jobs need help from each other.

  • Wal-Mart: Supreme Court Hears Arguments     Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 8:40 AM ET

    The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments today in the Wal-Mart class action sexual discrimination lawsuit, reports NBC's Pete Williams.