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  • NYC Comptroller: City May Lose 165,000 More Jobs Tuesday, 9 Dec 2008 | 12:39 PM ET

    The economic downturn has not yet found a bottom, according to New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson Jr., who says huge job losses still lie ahead for the city.

  • How To Manage A Potential Layoff Tuesday, 9 Dec 2008 | 10:58 AM ET

    You might decide a downsizing is an opportunity to start fresh somewhere else. On the other hand, with many jobseekers flooding the market at the same time, looking for a job now may be extra challenging

  • Rep. Barney Frank discusses the auto bailout issue, while New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo says a $10 million bonus for Merrill Lynch's John Thain is unjustified. Following are today's top videos:

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 3:46 PM ET

    Further layoffs on Monday from big market names, including a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average an American business icon, added to employment gloom.

  • Obama's plan to spend billions on infrastructure appears aimed at helping cash-strapped states as much as the average worker.

  • Your Pink-Slip Survival Guide Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 2:33 PM ET

    Lost your job? You're not alone. Here are the four ways to stay afloat in this awful market.

  • President-elect Barack Obama announced over the weekend that his plan to stimulate the nation's lagging economy involves making big investments in infrastructure. CNBC asked the pros to weigh in on the president-elect's proposal.

  • Pros Say: Market Bottom Has Started Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 12:49 PM ET

    The White House said Monday it was "very likely" to reach a deal with Congress to aid U.S. auto makers — providing Democratic legislators can offer specific terms. Meanwhile, more glum earnings and job-cut statements came from 3M, MetLife and Dow Chemical. Crunching these concepts together, experts told CNBC that the market is bottoming and the smart money is quietly starting to buy up energy, tech stocks — and airlines.

  • Need A Job? You Might Have To Think North Dakota Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 9:51 AM ET

    So now we know. We are in the 12th month of a nasty recession, we have lost billions in net worth, and we have lost at least a couple million jobs in 2008.

  • Layoffs Expected to Decimate Wall Street Ranks Sunday, 7 Dec 2008 | 3:54 PM ET
    Wall Street

    Wall Street banks and other firms are shedding tens of thousands of jobs and slashing entire divisions in their most drastic downsizing since the Great Depression. The moves promise to upend financial services and investment options for Americans from Wall Street to Main Street.

  • Krugman: US Auto Industry Will Likely Disappear Sunday, 7 Dec 2008 | 11:15 AM ET
    Paul Krugman

    Nobel economics prize winner Paul Krugman said Sunday that the beleaguered U.S. auto industry will likely disappear.

  • When you're unemployed, credit is as important as ever when it comes to getting by. These are the three points to remember in order to live on credit responsibly.

  • Cramer's Reasons for Holiday Cheer Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | 7:08 PM ET

    Market got you down? The situation might not be as bad as you think.

  • Dow Ends Topsy-Turvy Week Down 2.2% Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | 6:22 PM ET

    Stocks shot up like a rocket in the final hour of trading, shrugging off earlier losses triggered by the biggest monthly job loss in 34 years and the highest percentage of delinquent mortgages on record.

  • Now is a lousy time to buy stocks. But corporate bonds and preferred stock—with their high yields and relative safety—offer some of the best opportunities in years.

  • U.S. Army

    If you haven't seen the movie "Stripes", you're missing out. The premise is pretty simple: Bill Murray, having lost his job, decides to enlist along with his buddy Harold Ramis, hilarity ensues. It's actually not entirely dissimilar from "Ghostbusters."

  • Stocks Begin to Claw Their Way Back Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | 2:45 PM ET

    Stocks turned mixed in afternoon trading, shrugging off earlier losses triggered by the biggest monthly job loss in 34 years and the highest percentage of delinquent mortgages on record.

  • Stocks Slide as Mortgage Delinquencies Soar Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | 2:03 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Friday after the biggest monthly job loss in 34 years and the highest percentage of delinquent mortgages on record.

  • Pros Say: Oil Price Plunge = Huge Tax Cut Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | 12:49 PM ET

    Blacker Friday? Job losses in November were the worst since 1974, as U.S. employers cut payrolls by 533,000. Mortgage loan delinquencies and foreclosures hit record highs in the third quarter — though one economist likes falling mortgage rates. Merrill Lynch cut its oil forecast, saying a temporary downspike of $25 is even possible. But one analyst praised the oil plunge as the equivalent of a "huge tax cut."

  • Do you think the horrible jobs number is a signal that the worst is behind us?