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  • Text: Donald Kohn's Speech Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 10:58 AM ET

    The prepared speech given by Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Donald Kohn on the economic outlook. The speech took place in Philadelphia on October 5, 2007.

  • CNBC/MSNBC/WSJ GOP Debate: See It Right Here Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 10:57 AM ET

    Don't miss the CNBC/MSNBC/WSJ sponsored GOP presidential debate next Tuesday from Dearborn, Michigan. The two hour debate will be live on CNBC-TV and streaming on CNBC.com starting at 4p EST. I'll be one of the panelists asking the questions and we'll also have live blogging so you'll get minute by minute coverage of what's going on behind the scenes.

  • European stocks closed the week higher but off a mid-session rally after the U.S. government reported a better- than-expected rise in jobs for September.

  • Economy Shows Solid Growth of 110,000 Jobs Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 10:30 AM ET

    The U.S. economy added a solid 110,000 new jobs in September and hiring in each of the two previous months was revised up significantly, the Labor Department said on Friday.

  • The global credit crisis is far from over and may come in waves, a source close to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision said on Friday.

  • Euro Zone Faces Tougher Access to Bank Loans: ECB Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 6:18 AM ET

    Euro-zone businesses and households can expect access to bank loans to be tougher in the months to come as banks batten down the hatches in the wake of the credit market turmoil.

  • Asian Markets End Mixed Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 5:36 AM ET

    Asian stocks had a mixed end to the week as many investors stayed out of the market in the run-up to the U.S. jobs data due later Friday. Japanese, South Korean and Taiwanese stocks were weaker, but the Heng Seng enjoyed a late-session rally.

  • Eurozone Future Inflation Gauge Hits 7-Year High Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 4:46 AM ET

    Inflation pressures in the euro zone rose to a seven-year high in August and remain in an upward trend, a report said on Friday.

  • It's All About the Jobs Report Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 6:48 PM ET

    It's all about the jobs report Friday. Nothing else will matter. The talk in markets all week has been mostly about that number, and the stock market's punkish, sideways behavior Thursday reflects that uncertainty. The Dow rose just 6 points to 13,974. Nasdaq rose 5 to 2733 and S&P 500 was up 3 to 1542.

  • Anti-Trade Feeling: What It Means For Politicians Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 4:56 PM ET

    So, what does this rising anti-trade sentiment mean for Republican politicians--and Democratic ones, for that matter? It's tricky because, rhetoric aside, most economists and elected officials in both parties in fact DO believe free trade offers the best path to economic growth in a global economy.

  • GOP Trade Sentiment: What's Up With It Being Down? Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 4:01 PM ET
    Pat Buchanan

    So why has this decline in GOP free trade sentiment occurred? Think back to 1992, with Pat Buchanan and Ross Perot both ran for president as populists from the right. Since then, "there’s been a steady erosion in Republican support for free trade," says former Rep. Vin Weber, now an adviser to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

  • Oil Ends Above $81 on Fund Buying Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 3:59 PM ET
    Oil Refinery

    Oil prices rose back over $81 on Thursday, after a smaller-than-expected build in U.S. natural gas stocks and a decline in distillate fuel inventories spurred fresh buying by investment funds, dealers said.

  • Dollar Falls vs. Euro on Glum U.S. Factory Data Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 1:42 PM ET
    Dollar and Euro

    The euro headed higher against the U.S. dollar Thursday, after orders to U.S. factories fell by their biggest amount in seven months and the European Central Bank agreed to keep interest rates steady at 4 percent.

  • European Stocks Close Mixed As Rates Are Held Steady Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 1:22 PM ET

    European stock markets closed mixed after the European Central Bank and the Bank of England held interest rates steady.

  • Jobs Expected to Grow, But So Will Recession Debate Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 12:09 PM ET

    Friday's U.S. employment report is expected to show sizable job growth for September, emboldening investors. But that won't end the debate about a possible recession.

  • Where Is the Dow Headed Next: 13K or 15K? Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 11:14 AM ET

    With the Dow Jones Industrial Average hovering around 14,000, the question is where the blue-chip heads next: 13,000 or 15,000?

  • Economy Weakens Further Ahead of Jobs Report Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 10:31 AM ET

    The economy continued to show further signs of weakness ahead of Friday's widely anticipated report on September job growth.

  • ECB Holds Rates, Stays in Wait-and-See Mode Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 10:17 AM ET

    The European Central Bank and the Bank of England held rates steady, with policymakers still gauging the full extent of the impact of the global liquidity squeeze.

  • Republican Shocker: Free Trade's Not So Good After All Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 9:32 AM ET

    I've seen a lot of opinion polling, but my jaw dropped when I saw this result from our special NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll of Republicans in advance of next week's presidential candidate debate sponsored by CNBC, MSNBC and the WSJ.

  • Trichet Says Exchange Rate Volatility is Harmful Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 9:31 AM ET

    Excessive foreign exchange volatility is potentially damaging to the global economy, European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet said on Thursday.

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