Discussing a deal within Congress to end stimulus, with Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum president; Tracy Sefl, Democratic strategist; and Lenwood Brooks, Policy director for Public Note.» Read More
The market is tanking. The economy is headed for a double-dip. What's your move, America?
In a deeply divided nation, the one thing we can agree upon is the need for jobs. The economy cannot recover until millions of people are put back to work and consumer spending once again flows. But it’s doubtful that any meaningful job-spurring policy will surmount the political gridlock in Washington.
Questions about a post-Strauss Kahn IMF will no doubt be unwelcome, but the dire state of play in Europe, not to mention the dreary U.S. landscape, present compelling, alternative story lines.
While the buzz word on the hill is taxes, you can also add trade. This week Congress has the three pending trade agreements before them- Panama, Columbia and Korea. Just like taxes, there are two sides to the trade issue.
The United Auto Workers has turned its focus in contract negotiations to Ford Motor , an abrupt shift in negotiating strategy after talks stalled with Chrysler.
Some jobs generally thought of as “normal,” or even boring, pay very well and have many great qualities that are easily overlooked, according to CareerCast.com.
Rep. Barney Frank opposes the part of the Obama jobs plan changing the tax-exempt status of income from municipal bonds, saying it would hurt the states and cities the job-creation measure intends to help.
President Obama’s new American Job Act proposes changes to the tax-exempt status of the income from municipal bonds, which is “something we haven’t seen really in memory,” said Ben Thompson, a portfolio manager who oversees $7 billion in tax-exempt bonds for Samson Capital.
It's one thing to make a hilarious commercial which goes viral on the internet. It's another to turn it into business.
A basic problem in human relations, says psychologist Daniel Gilbert, is that we see ourselves from inside-out, but see everyone else from outside-in.
The author of the Perfectionist's Handbook writes, "trying to do everything well - and exerting the same level of detail, effort, and energy to all your endeavors - leaves you feeling stressed and exhausted all of the time, and as though you never get to work on what is most meaningful to you."
Not again. That is the plea of many Americans fearful about their jobs as the economy falters.
With the jobless rate in the United States holding steady at 9.1 percent and the market showing no signs of near-term recovery, many Americans are considering looking abroad to combat their unemployment problem at home.
As President Obama called on Congress today to adopt his “balanced” plan on entitlement cuts, tax increases and war savings to reduce the federal deficit. Former President Bill Clinton sat down with Maria Bartiromo today to discuss jobs, global economies ahead of his annual Clinton Global Initiative Meeting in New York.
It could almost make your head spin. With an economy on the front end of another recession, President Obama’s tax attack on the folks who are most likely to succeed, invest, start new businesses, and create jobs is nothing short of staggering. Only liberal-left class-warfare ideology can explain this.
Eric Ries's new book, "The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses," has been out on shelves only a week, and it's already considered a must-read for any entrepreneur hoping to start the next Facebook or Twitter.
The people who do the hiring in this nation need more leadership out of Washington and more certainty from the Obama administration's attitude on capitalism, hedge fund investor Nelson Peltz told CNBC Monday.
There aren't a lot of places left in America where you can work your way from the mail room to the executive suites.
These authors say despite what you may be feeling, we are only in the beginning stage of information overload. The fire hose of information and data will not stop, therefore you must learn to manage the influx to reap tangible benefits for yourself and your company.
Global markets again find themselves in the uncomfortable back seat of a car driven erratically by policymakers. The hope is that policy responses in both America and Europe will enable them to build on last week's solid gains and, thereby, improve the outlook for jobs and economic growth.