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  • Finance Jobs: Finding A Needle In The Haystack Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 9:08 AM ET

    These are unsettling times in the financial services industry. But times of transition can bring opportunity for job seekers who can adapt to the needs of the market.

  • Pimco's Gross: Rates To Hold Steady Or Decline More Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 5:02 PM ET

    As the Federal Reserve slashed a key interest rate by 50 basis points on Wednesday, Pimco's Bill Gross said he expects rates to hold or decline to 1 percent.

  • Text: FOMC Statement Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 2:19 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Below is the statement released by the Federal Open Market Committee after its Oct. 28-29 meeting on interest rate policy:

  • Do We Need a Rate Cut? Former Fed Officials Weigh In Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 11:33 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve will unveil its decision on interest rates Wednesday afternoon, and a cut is widely expected by investors. CNBC asked former Federal Reserve officials to weigh in on the upcoming decision.

  • Landing The "Big" Job: Lessons From The Campaign Trail Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 10:12 AM ET

    Amidst it all, it can be quite easy to miss a simple fact: since the start of the primaries, Barack Obama and John McCain have been interviewing for a job.

  • Job Hunting? Don't Panic—Prepare Instead Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 | 9:23 AM ET

    One of the best money managers in the business, Robert Doll of Blackrock, said something once that changed how I view almost everything in life: If you control what you can control, and do it well, you will always come out ahead.

  • Phased Retirement: Trick or Treat? Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | 3:06 PM ET

    Do you know about this new option many employers offer for older workers? Our retirement expert explains.

  • Swim Fast, Young Man--It's Open Season On Execs Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | 10:45 AM ET

    Whether your career has landed you in the finance industry (poor you) or manufacturing or retail, you are in for a cold, dark winter. We all are. Our corporate leaders cannot cut 10% or 20%, much less 25% without chopping into some executive bone. That means you, partner. You, under the desk! 

  • Poll: Are You Worried About Losing Your Job? Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | 9:51 AM ET

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  • Game Plan: Market Not As Bad As You Think? Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 7:03 PM ET

    Cramer draws important parallels between the Great Crash of 1929 and now. Find out why we're in better shape today.

  • Mounting Layoffs: Why They're Different This Time Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 5:04 PM ET
    Street crowd

    As the layoffs add up, how bad will unemployment be in this recession? And what does that mean in terms of when and how the economy will recover?

  • Mounting Layoffs: Why They're Different This Time Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 4:10 PM ET
    Street crowd

    As the layoffs add up, how bad will unemployment be in this recession? And what does that mean in terms of when and how the economy will recover?

  • Building A Successful Empire--Like The Tampa Bay Rays Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 11:26 AM ET

    Baseball pundits have called the Tampa Bay Rays run into the World Series a Cinderella story. I call it a great business model for fledging startups and even venerable companies.

  • Mounting Layoffs: Why They're Different This Time Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 6:14 PM ET
    Street crowd

    As the layoffs add up, how bad will unemployment be in this recession? And what does that mean in terms of when and how the economy will recover?

  • Wall Street Layoffs Could Surge Past 200,000 Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 5:39 PM ET

    Traders and investment bankers might have more to worry about than dwindling bonus pools this year as mass firings on Wall Street are set to hit a record.

  • A New Recipe for Cooking the Books Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 10:24 AM ET

    Under the stewardship of Chief Justice John Roberts, whose own background is largely in appellate litigation on behalf of corporate interests, business cases are a “growth area” of the Court’s docket.

  • Greenspan, Others Face Grilling Over Financial Crisis Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 4:30 AM ET
    On his last day as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Alan Greenspan smiles as he presides over his final Federal Open Market Committee meeting at the the Fed's headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006. He is speaking to Deborah J. Danker, at left, special assistant to the board, with Vice Chairman Roger W. Ferguson Jr., at right. Greenspan has held the post for more than 18 years and is widely viewed as the most successful chairman in the Fed's 92-year h

    Lawmakers have called key players from the past and present to congressional hearings in an effort to find out what caused the biggest financial crisis since the 1930s and determine how the government plans to get the nation out of the mess.

  • If Recession Is Now Here, Just How Bad Can It Get? Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 1:46 PM ET

    The big debate now is how deep and how long the recession will be. The short answer is bad enough and probably the worst in 25 years.

  • Layoffs Keep Growing: Merck, Yahoo Slash Jobs Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 11:39 AM ET

    The cruel earnings season for the American worker intensified Wednesday as more companies announced layoffs.

  • Recession Will Last At Least Two Years: Roubini Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 11:09 AM ET

    The US economy is entering a two-year recession that will be longer and deeper than previously feared, said Nouriel Roubini, a well-known economist and professor at New York University.