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  • Market Insider: Friday Look Ahead Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 7:31 PM ET

    Stocks could continue to let off steam at the open Friday.

  • GDP Posts Gain, But Jobless Hits 3-Year High Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 9:21 AM ET

    The U.S. economy grew slightly faster than initial thought in the first quarter, while the job market remained sluggish last week, according to data released Thursday.

  • Thursday Look Ahead Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 5:04 AM ET

    Now that the Fed's June meeting is out of the way, the focus on economic data will intensify as investors try to find a road map for the markets.

  • Fast & Furious Trades: Housing, Credit Cards... Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 6:45 PM ET

    Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades. Here's how to trade earnings from the homebuilders and credit cards. Plus tomorrow's other market moving events!

  • Fed's Next Move? The Answer's In The Action Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 3:57 PM ET

    Before getting into the nuances of the statement, it’s important to not lose sight of the overall action: for the first time since the Fed began cutting rates in September — by 3.25 percentage points in total — the Fed stood pat today. That is probably a clearer indication of what the Fed will do next than anything the Fed said.

  • Gross: Fed Will Hold Steady for Rest of Year Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 3:20 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve will hold its key interest rate at 2 percent for the remainder of the year as the economy winds through the various challenges it faces, according to bond manager Bill Gross.

  • Durable Goods Orders Regain Their Footing Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 9:50 AM ET

    New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods were unchanged in May after two consecutive months of decline.

  • If Oil Is Causing Inflation, What Can Fed Really Do? Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 7:04 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

    The Federal Reserve finds itself in an uncomfortable situation: Staring down the barrel of inflation with limited options on what it can do.

  • Job Losses Likely to Grow, Fueling Economic Gloom Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 3:30 PM ET

    Unemployment, which has been relatively benign during the economic downturn, is expected to become a bigger problem.

  • UK House Prices Fall on Property Glut Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 1:35 AM ET

    The average asking price of a UK property fell in June as mortgage providers cherry-picked customers and competing properties outnumbered buyers by 15 to 1, property advertiser web site Rightmove, one of Britain's biggest, said.

  • Imperial Tobacco to Cut 6% of Staff Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 7:28 AM ET

    Imperial Tobacco Group said Thursday that it plans to slash its work force by around 6 percent as part of its restructuring plans after its recent takeover of Spanish rival Altadis.

  • You need health insurance, period. So why do employers make it so painstaking to figure out?

  • Telecommuting Picking Up As Gasoline Prices Soar Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 8:05 AM ET
    Home office

    Companies and their employees are searching for new ways to deal with soaring gasoline prices that have risen to heights unimaginable only a few months ago.

  • New York's Foreign Model "Shortage" And Your Emails Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 11:57 AM ET
    Fashion Show

    Getting more foreign models to walk New York city catwalks is apparently a topic more than a few readers feel passionate about. After reading some of your emails, I decided to post a few responses since they seem to cover a wide array of opinion on this sexy slice of the otherwise serious topic of H1-B visa reform.

  • A gauge of manufacturing in New York state contracted in June for the fourth time in five months, the New York Federal Reserve said in a report on Monday that also painted a mixed picture on inflation.

  • Americans could be celebrating the Fourth of July with $5-a-gallon gas, and the effects will ring out from sea to shining sea.

  • Gas Prices Soar, But Core Inflation Is Still Tame Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 10:30 AM ET

    Soaring gasoline and energy prices helped drive up U.S. consumer prices during May by the fastest rate since November, a government report showed.

  • Fashion Model

    Anthony Weiner is sponsoring a bill that gives models “of distinguished merit and ability” their own visa classification (P-4 status) which would group them with entertainers and athletes.

  • Consumer Prices Expected to Rise, with Fed Watching Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 5:49 AM ET

    With Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke sounding alarms about inflation, the consumer price index is expected to have risen by 0.5 percent in May.

  • Inflation Is Real--Bernanke’s Right--Kohn’s All Wet Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 4:47 PM ET

    Driven up by the cheap dollar, U.S. import prices surged nearly 18 percent above year-ago levels, according to a new report out today. Even removing all energy-related fuels, the surge is still 6 percent.