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  • Layoffs Keep Growing—Is Your Firm On the List? Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 10:35 AM ET

    Even on Inauguration Day, companies continued to announce layoffs, reinforcing the  challenges facing Barack Obama.

  • Lost Your Train Of Thought - What Can You Do? Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 9:33 AM ET

    It happens everyday. You’re in the middle of a sentence – you could be giving a presentation, leaving a voice mail, talking to yourself – and you lose your train of thought. What should you do?

  • Bank of America Could Cut 4,000 Jobs: Report Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 4:22 AM ET
    A Bank of America branch.

    Bank of America may slash as much as 4,000 jobs in its capital markets units starting this week, the Financial Times reported on its Web site quoting executives familiar with the matter.

  • Turnover at the top, presents an unique opportunity and set of challenges for a new leader to deal with, and managing the transition is the first step to ensuring success in any executive role. Fortunately, there's one fairly high-profile transition going on right under our noses, with the new guy and his team set to finally take the reins on Tuesday.

  • Layoffs Picking Up Speed—Is Your Firm On the List? Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 3:44 PM ET

    Corporate layoffs have soared since New Year's. On Friday alone, GE, Pfizer, AMD, Wellpoint and Hertz announced big cuts.

  • Obama: Economy Will Worsen Even With Stimulus Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 1:55 PM ET

    President-elect Barack Obama said Friday that even with a range of economic measures to move the US out of a recession, the economy would likely get worse before it improves.

  • CEO Hunting Season: Boss Firings On The Rise Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 10:51 AM ET

    At least six CEOs of publicly traded companies have been fired since the start of the New Year and we're only halfway through January. Experts say CEO firings double during bad times. And talk about bad times.

  • Stocks Finish Up as Tech Offsets Banks Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 4:05 PM ET

    Major indexes declined Thursday as investors digested the latest round of earnings and layoff news.  Bank of America skidded amid news that the bank is going back to the government  for help, while JPMorgan ticked higher after beating earnings estimates.

  • House Democrats Plan $825 Billion Stimulus Bill Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 2:22 PM ET

    Working closely with President-elect Barack Obama, House Democrats on Thursday called for $825 billion in federal spending and tax cuts to revive the moribund economy, with strong emphasis on energy, education, health care and jobs-producing highway construction.

  • Is Financial Crisis Growing Worse—Or Is It Just Us? Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 2:06 PM ET

    What a difference three months doesn't make. Though the current financial situation isn't  as dire as late September, Happy New Year has quickly turned into deja vu.

  • Autodesk to Cut 750 Jobs, Sees Fourth-Quarter Loss Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 10:10 AM ET

    Autodesk, the software company that has lost its leader to Yahoo, is cutting 750 jobs, or about 10 percent of its work force to cut expenses and expects to report a loss rather than a profit for the fourth quarter.

  • Futures Pare Losses; JPMorgan Climbs Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 8:43 AM ET

    Stock futures pared their losses after a round of economic data came in more or less as expected. Bank of America skidded amid news that the bank is going back to the government  for help, while JPMorgan ticked higher after beating earnings estimates.

  • Fed: Economy Starts '09 Weaker; Outlook Dim Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 4:09 PM ET

    The U.S. economy started the new year on weaker footing as recession-shocked Americans retrenched further, forcing retailers to ring up fewer sales and factories to cut back production.

  • Barnes & Noble Slashes Corporate Jobs Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 12:12 PM ET

    The world’s largest bookseller Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced it’s eliminating about 100 jobs in its corporate headquarters.

  • Fed Official Expects Start of Recovery in 2nd Half Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 10:42 AM ET
    Charles Plosser

    The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia expects the economy to slowly start recovering in the second half of 2009 and inflation to remain below 2 percent over the next year.

  • Great Wall Of Worry Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 7:02 PM ET

    China's December exports fell at their fastest rate in decade. Is China’s growth coming to an end?

  • Obama Faces Tough Job Selling TARP to Democrats Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 1:57 PM ET

    In radically reshaping the TARP, Congressional Democrats want assurances from Obama that he shares their new focus before signing off on new funding.

  • Treasury to Monitor TARP Lending Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 1:15 PM ET

    The Treasury Department is developing tools to measure whether banks that receive funds from the $700 billion financial industry rescue program are increasing lending.

  • When It Comes To Goals And Career—Keep A "Budget" Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 8:23 AM ET

    A journal or Excel spreadsheet can track your daily activities, sources of job leads and subsequent results. Be honest about how much targeted networking you are doing versus responding to blind ads.

  • The Career You Start Could Save Your Own Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 10:51 AM ET

    In all likelihood, if you’re an exec and actively employed, you have been and will be intimately involved in decisions about who should stay and who should go, how many, and when. Since most of our 21st century businesses rely heavily on Human Capital, these decisions will inevitably affect your company’s performance and more personally: your career.

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