Paul Swinand, Equity Analyst at Morningstar discusses why despite recent strong data, the Fed is likely to hold off on trimming stimulus next week.» Read More
If you’re confused over high unemployment, you’re not alone. The people who are best supposed to understand this issue don’t have much of a clue either.
About 20 percent of personal income comes from government payments, and as programs are trimmed, reduced consumer spending could slow the recovery, the New York Times reports.
Second-quarter earnings season kicks off next week and the market will be looking for signs from corporate America about the state of the economy. Plus the Fed, debt talks, consumer sentiment and more.
"In addition to the shock value...we need to seriously question whether a double dip is there. I would say it's back on the table," says one strategist.
There's charm to downplaying your success. But if you truly regard your accomplishments as lucky, that's dangerous. It means you don't know how you did whatever you did. Therefore, you can't repeat it. Or teach others.
Jobs creation remains moribund and inadequate to appreciably dent unemployment because the economic recovery is simply not gaining steam. These weak jobs data indicate the economic recovery remains in low gear, and policies other than big deficits and printing money are needed to get Americans back to work.
June may end up being a turning point for the job market, even if job creation still shows up to be relatively light in the government employment report Friday.
Planned job cuts rose to 41,432 jobs in June, an 11.6 percent increase on May, but the overall pace of downsizing is at the lowest level for 11 years, according to the monthly jobs report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
South Korean companies are employing extreme measures in their efforts to keep workaholic employees out of the office during their compulsory annual two-week holiday. The FT reports.
If you wanted to wish and hope for the second half of the year, some of the things that would be good to see follow, according to Vince Farrell.
Quantitative easing effectively reached some of its goals and badly missed at others, but the unprecedented program’s final legacy is far from being written.
President Barack Obama's visit to Alcoa's Davenport, Iowa, plant Tuesday was a great way to showcase American manufacturing and "what a great team can do," Chief Executive Klaus Kleinfeld told CNBC. But the U.S. needs to do more to help manufacturers.
The Old Dominion State returns as America’s Top State for Business in 2011, and we’re starting to detect a pattern here.
So, which states have the highest cost of living? You won’t get more for your money in these ten states.
There’s growing impatience about subpar job creation as well as stubbornly high unemployment. Here are the ten biggest annual declines and the states in which they took place.
To gauge what's really happening with jobs in the U.S., Cramer chats with Marty Mucci, CEO of payroll company Paychex.
As you move into a new role, it is inevitable that you will have some people who support what you’re trying to do, some who resist it, and some who will sit on the sidelines and watch for a while. We identify these three types of influencers as contributors, detractors, and watchers.
There seems to be no limit to policy uncertainties, ranging from Europe’s stuttering response to its debt crisis, to questions about the end of QE2 in the US, the debt ceiling debate, and that still-elusive balance between medium-term fiscal reform and immediate stimulus to counter a weakening economy.
Cummins Chief Executive Tim Solso told CNBC Thursday the United States lacks a qualified workforce with the kinds of technical skills he needs for his engine-making business.
The latest fight between the Democrats and Republicans is centered around jobs and trade. The pigskin both sides are fighting over is the extension of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program (TAA).