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  • Recession: Have We Now Gotten A Clear Warning? Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 11:45 AM ET

    Today's nasty jobs report has Wall Street buzzing again about the possibility of a recession, since jobs are viewed as a lagging indicator. The unemployment rate jumped to 5 percent from 4.7 percent in November.

  • Housing Slump May Bottom by Mid-Year: Bush Adviser Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 11:21 AM ET

    The drag on the U.S. economy from a deep housing slump should ease by mid-year, paving the way for stronger economic growth, a top White House adviser told CNBC.

  • Rate Cuts Seen More Likely Following Jobs Report Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 9:52 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The odds of future interest rate cuts increased Friday after the release of weaker-than-expected December jobs data.

  • Weak Jobs Report Could Ignite Recession Worries Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 7:37 AM ET
    Help Wanted Sign

    The first employment report of the year looks set to make or break the trading day for stocks worldwide, as investors' fears about the fate of the U.S. economy grow.

  • Friday Look Ahead is All About Jobs Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 7:19 AM ET

    Jobs data is the big ticket item for Friday's markets after Thursday's mostly sideways move in stocks.

  • Inflation Risk May Limit Fed Rate Cuts: WSJ Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 5:16 AM ET

    Worries about inflation may limit any monetary easing by the Federal Reserve, even though credit crunch and a slower economy have investors expecting aggressive interest rate cuts, The Wall Street Journal said on Friday.

  • Bush May Propose Economic Stimulus Package Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | 11:10 AM ET

    President Bush said he was considering the possibility of offering a fiscal stimulus package to help boost the economy but said he has not made a decision yet.

  • Factory Orders Surged a Surprising 1.5% In November Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | 10:54 AM ET

    New orders at U.S. factories surged a bigger-than-expected 1.5 percent in November on a bigrise in orders for nondurable goods, a government report showed on Wednesday.

  • Job Outlook Turns Mixed Ahead Of Friday's Report Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | 8:30 AM ET
    Help Wanted Sign

    As investors await Friday's  December job report, several studies out Thursday show a mixed picture on employment.

  • Text: FOMC Minutes Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | 3:15 PM ET

    The text of the minutes released January 2, 2008 from a Federal Open Market Committee meeting held on December 11. 2007.

  • Fed Minutes: Credit Crunch Hurting Economic Growth Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | 2:44 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Fed members worried last month that a credit crunch could sharply brake economic growth and require big  rate cuts, minutes of the December meeting show.

  • Manufacturing Worsens, While Construction Improves Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | 10:08 AM ET

    U.S. factory activity contracted in December, ending 10 consecutive months of expansion, with activity falling to its weakest since April 2003, according to an industry report released Wednesday.

  • Commerzbank Sacks US Business Managers Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | 5:47 AM ET

    Commerzbank has sacked the head of its U.S. business, Hans Joachim Doepp, and another top manager responsible for the lending business in the United States, a Commerzbank spokesman said on Wednesday.

  • Pakistan's Instability Poses Fresh Investment Risks Friday, 28 Dec 2007 | 12:57 PM ET
    Benazir Bhutto

    Pakistan's brief period as a destination for adventurous investors seems over for now, as the killing of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto brings fresh instability to an already volatile nuclear-armed nation.

  • Consumer Confidence Up Slightly in December Thursday, 27 Dec 2007 | 10:06 AM ET

    U.S. consumer confidence rose slightly in December with a marginal improvement in the outlook for business conditions, employment and inflation, according to a private report on Thursday.

  • Durable Goods Orders Weaker Than Expected Thursday, 27 Dec 2007 | 8:45 AM ET
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    Weak durable goods orders last month fueled concern on Thursday over the resilience of the U.S. economy to the country's steep housing slump.

  • Economy Is Showing More Weakness--And Inflation Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | 10:10 AM ET

    The economy is continuing to show further signs of weakness and rising inflation, according to the latest government reports.

  • Writers Guild of America

    My blog about the difficulties in nailing down an interview with the head of the Writers Guild of America West, Patric Verrone, was posted in the nightly press release from the AMPTP! After that release went out, I heard from the WGA East in a New York second. Why, the WGAE asked, hadn't I requested an interview with its President, Michael Winship? He would happily accommodate me.

  • Citi Cuts 30 in Structured Credit Group Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | 5:29 AM ET

    Citigroup has dismissed about 30 employees in its structured credit group which helps put together collateralized debt obligations, a source familiar with the matter said.

  • Writers Guild of America

    What you don't see on CNBC-TV are all the calls, meetings, emails, etc, initiated by reporters and producers and bookers and anchors, all trying to convince people to come on our air. I've been going 'round and 'round for a week to get the head of the Writers Guild of America West, Patric Verrone, to come on our air for a live interview.

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