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  • Fed To Cut Interest Rates: Take Our Poll Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 10:20 AM ET

    Financial markets are widely expecting the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates today, but they may not get their wish. Take our Poll:

  • Fed's Strategy Has Moved Beyond Rate Cuts Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 8:19 AM ET
    Federal Reserve

    Don't expect the central bank to cut interest rates on Tuesday at its regularly scheduled FMOC meeting following the Lehman Brothers-Merrill Lynch-AIG developments, even though that's the action it took in March when Bear Stearns was on the ropes.

  • Lehman After Chapter 11: Where Can Employees Turn? Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 2:08 PM ET

    Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy means most of its 25,000 remaining employees will soon be out of job without a substantial severance package, leaving them with little breathing room with which to search for a new job.

  • Bulletproof Your Job by Stephen Viscusi

    Viscusi’s book delivers a sucker punch to the gut – one that wakes you up and knocks you silly with real strategies to protect your job and your family’s financial future. He writes that this is no time for crybabies so quit your boo-hooing about merit and fairness and start improving your chemistry with the boss right now!

  • Alitalia Scrambles for Union Deal to Avert Collapse Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 8:28 AM ET

    Alitalia's biggest unions clinched an initial deal with the airline's potential buyers on Monday that raised hopes it could avoid collapse, but pilots balked and flights risked being grounded for a lack of cash to buy fuel.

  • Attention Wall Street: Add the precipitous slowdown in consumer spending to the list of worries and reasons to think a recession is underway or imminent. 

  • Fed Rate Cut Could Be In The Cards Later This Year Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 8:35 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The Fed may start considering  another interest rate cut at the end of this year or early 2009, which was widely considered out of the question a week ago.

  • The Headhunter Always Rings Twice Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 10:55 AM ET

    You’ve been making boatloads of money trading derivatives for a bulge bracket investment bank in New York. You’re happy with your job, and your employer is happy with you (because you’ve making them boatloads of money).

  • Jobless Claims Expected to Dip Slightly Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 7:21 AM ET

    Government data is expected to show that the number of newly laid-off people filing jobless benefit claims dipped slightly last week but remains at elevated levels due to the sluggish economy.

  • Today's Top Videos: Lehman, Pimco's Gross & More... Wednesday, 10 Sep 2008 | 7:22 PM ET

    Lehman Brothers reported a record $3.93 billion quarterly loss, while top economists debated over the GSE takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Following are today's top videos:

  • US Oil and Gas Field Deaths Rising Sharply Wednesday, 10 Sep 2008 | 4:55 PM ET

    Deaths among those working the nation's oil and gas fields have risen at an alarming rate, The Associated Press has found.

  • Blogging And The CEO Wednesday, 10 Sep 2008 | 2:35 PM ET

    The blogging CEO is not a new creature in the internet landscape – some members of the blogging CEO club have diligently posted since the days of the dot-com bust.

  • Former Finance Ministers Speak Their Minds at Summit Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | 2:29 PM ET

    Global financial leaders convened at an economic summit held at the University of Virginia to discuss the world's economic concerns. The conference tried to design a blueprint for how to solve some shared economic problems, such as the subprime mortgage crisis and rising fuel and food costs.

  • US May Be Running Out Of Options To Stop Recession Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | 7:41 AM ET

    Despite a Fannie-Freddie takeover, a $168-billion stimulus measure, a housing rescue package and Fed rate cuts, the economy is still struggling.  Now what?

  • Bush Signs US Housing Rescue Plan into Law Sunday, 7 Sep 2008 | 12:32 PM ET

    U.S. President Bush Wednesday signed into law a housing rescue plan passed by Congress as foreclosures rise and property values slump, including emergency backstop credits for the big mortgag elenders.

  • Even with Friday's rebound, the market is down for the month and still well into bear territory. The reason: Investors don't see much reason to own stocks.

  • Surge in Joblessness May Deepen US Housing Slump Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 12:16 PM ET

    The surprising jump in August unemployment couldn't have come at a worse time for the already struggling housing market.

  • Jobs Numbers:  Breakdown by Sector Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 8:57 AM ET

    The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 84,000 jobs in August and a jump in the unemployment rate to 6.1%, close to a five-year high.  The payroll drop is still below the six figure numbers seen in past recessions.  Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.

  • Unemployment Hits 6.1%, Fueling Recession Fears Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 8:53 AM ET

    The unemployment rate zoomed to a five-year high of  6.1 percent in August, proof of the mounting damage the economy is inflicting on workers and businesses alike.

  • Weak US Economy Could Derail GOP Hopes—Again Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 5:02 AM ET
    John McCain and Sarah Palin

    A bad jobs number on Friday could provoke more worries about the economy, and give the Democrats more ammunition against the GOP.

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