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CNBC's Steve Liesman has the breakdown of President Obama's proposal to Congress to spur job growth.
What can really be done to create jobs in this country? Mad Money host Jim Cramer says it's pretty simple, drop the ideology and go where the jobs are already happening, as in the oil and gas industry.
CNBC's John Harwood with a preview on President Obama's job speech tonight and what the markets are hoping to hear.
Discussing what the President will likely present in tonight's jobs plan and the Street's reaction, with Edward Mills, FBR Capital Markets.
It is unlikely the president will say anything tonight that will "move the needle", says Steven Wieting, Citigroup U.S. economist, sharing his perspective on the current state of the U.S. economy.
Fed chairman, Ben Bernanke addresses the Economic Club of Minnesota on the U.S. economy, saying the nation's economic problems are more than just temporary and the Fed has a range of tools to provide additional stimulus.
President Obama unveils his jobs plan before a joint session of Congress this evening. Insight on what the President might say and if his plan can pass, with Rep. Allyson Schwartz, (D-PA) and Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-GA).
Offering prescriptions for what ails the U.S. economy, with Asher Edelman, Edelman Arts.
Discussing investment strategies ahead of President Obama & Ben Bernanke's speeches, with Warren Meyers, DME Securities vice president of floor operations and Joe Greco, Meridian Equity Partners managing director.
Congress' first Super Committee met today to tackle the U.S. debt crisis, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
Discussing President Obama's jobs speech tonight in which he will lay out a $300 million jobs package for state and local governments, with Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA), who adds she hopes the President will help small businesses with tax benefits.
Sharing advice for stock traders and perspectives on what investors want to hear from Bernanke and Obama this week, with Stuart Schweitzer, J.P. Morgan Private Bank strategist and Rob Morgan, Fulcrum Securities chief investment strategist.
Discussing perspective on the current state of job creation and what an independent candidate could add to the running, with Thomas Friedman, New York Times foreign affairs columnist.
CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on this weeks jobless claims and Steve Liesman shares the U.S. trade deficit numbers with exports higher and imports lower.
A preview of what the President might say tonight to gain bipartisan support, with Valerie Jarrett, White House Advisor.
"I think there is very little expectation from tonight's speech or anything that will happen in the next 18 months," says Donald Carty, former AMR chairman/CEO and Virgin America chairman, who adds that uncertainty lies in whether the economic issues will get fixed and when.
CNBC's Jim Cramer speaks and Thomas Friedman, New York Times foreign affairs columnist, weigh in on President Obama's jobs speech tonight.
Speaking to what President Obama might reveal in his speech tonight, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), says he hopes free trade agreements for Korea, Columbia, and Panama will be delivered, and shares his perspective on the payroll tax cut.
Weighing in on whether President Obama can lay out the jobs agenda and execute on the plan, with Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline and Terry McAuliffe, Greentech Automotive.
CNBC's John Harwood has the details on Rebublican hopefuls in tonight's GOP 2012 debate, and which candidate will likely win the war of words, with Jimmy Pethokoukis, Reuters/Breakingviews columnist; Ford O'Connell, Civic Forum PAC chairman, and Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman.
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U.S. consumers paid slightly higher prices in March than in the month prior, but inflation remained dormant.
Home builder confidence remained in a holding pattern in April, ticking up just one point. The reading missed estimates.
U.S. business inventories rose a bit less than expected as sales rebounded, suggesting a slow pace of restocking could weigh on economic growth in the first quarter.