• 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.

  • Back to School – on the Internet Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | 8:41 PM ET

    Frisbee throwing and keg parties might never be the same, but more and more people are seeking higher education online. This is how you trade it.

  • Wall Street's Not-So-Great Expectations Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | 8:14 PM ET

    How could the Dow lose only 143 points after we took one step closer to double-digit employment? Let Cramer explain.

  • Dow Logs Worst Week Since Late November Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | 5:31 PM ET

    The Dow logged its worst week since late November, erasing all of last week's gains in a brutal week littered with layoffs and profit warnings, and capped with a surge in unemployment.

  • Jeanine, the latest inductee to our Financial Fitness program, personfiies exactly why you need to start putting money away in an emergency fund now.

  • An unemployment rate of 7.2 percent is not the end of the world. It’s not a high point, but it’s also not the apocalypse.

  • Boeing to Cut 4,500 Jobs as Airline Demand Falls Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | 3:33 PM ET
    Boeing Headquarters

    Boeing, the world's second-largest airplane maker, is planning to cut about 3 percent of its work force as jetliner demand falls, hurt by the global economic downturn.

  • After suffering a loss of income when the housing bubble burst, this real estate agent is willing to do whatever it takes to get back on top.

  • Many Jobs on Wall Street May Never Come Back Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | 2:25 PM ET
    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

    "The world has certainly changed and the massive growth industry that was Wall Street for the past 20 to 25 years is probably a thing of the past," says one executive.

  • Stocks Fall Sharply as Jobless Rate Soars Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | 2:13 PM ET

    The Dow opened higher Friday amid a giant sigh of relief in the market that only half a million jobs were lost in December. Market buzz had indicated the number could be as high as a million.

  • A New and Fresh Start to Your Career Search Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | 12:35 PM ET

    If you are unemployed, it’s now a perfect time to begin a new career search. The first quarter of the year always yielded the most number of hires, followed by the second quarter of the year. So even though we are in a tough economy, this is the greatest number of green lights we’re going to get for a while, so let’s get going!

  • Dow Retreats After Quick Jobs-Relief Pop Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | 11:38 AM ET

    The Dow opened higher Friday amid a giant sigh of relief in the market that only half a million jobs were lost in December. Market buzz had indicated the number could be as high as a million.