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  • Part-time gigs dominate America's jobs picture Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:41 AM ET

    While forecasters expect Friday's jobs report to reflect gains, jobs growth has been weighted toward part-time positions. Without better policies, jobs creation will not pick up.

  • The NFL's game plan for small business Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:34 AM ET

    The new football season can serve as a great source of inspiration not just for the couch potatoes of the nation, but for small-business owners as well.

  • Morning six-pack: What we're reading Wednesday Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 8:27 AM ET
    Timothy Geithner

    Happy Wednesday. It's chilly out here in the East, so we've brewed up a hot toddy six-pack to warm us all up:

  • Syria, not economy, will dominate G20 summit Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 10:32 PM ET
    The Group of 20 advanced and emerging nations summit is scheduled on September 5 and 6 in Russia's second city of Saint Petersburg.

    The G20 summit in Russia will be overshadowed by a bombing of Syria without the authorization of the United Nations Security Council.

  • Take August auto numbers with a grain of salt Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    Ultimately, many on Wall Street will combine August and September, look at the combined sales rate and then compare it against the SAAR from earlier this year.

  • Microsoft and Nokia are both dumb about phones Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 2:38 PM ET

    The acquisition of Nokia's device business by Microsoft makes sense economically but it might not do much to help Microsoft compete in the smartphone market.

  • September: A month of concerns, market worries Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    Struggling with threat of an attack on Syria, the market finished August lower. Was this a harbinger of things to come? Investors have much to consider during the coming weeks.

  • 'Bad breadth': 11 scary headwinds for investors Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    The stocks that are holding up well are the ones that interest me the most. But now investors have to work harder to find them.

  • Those crazy Bloomberg headlines might be gone soon Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 12:47 PM ET
    Bloomberg computer terminal at the NYSE.

    Anyone with a Bloomberg terminal has seen them: Those oddball headlines that can't seem to make sense to anyone. Their days, though, may be numbered.

  • Larry Summers and the closing of the Obama mind Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 11:44 AM ET
    Lawrence Summers

    The president's economic advisers uniformly support the nomination of Larry Summers as the next Fed chair.

  • Risk on: Investors ignore August declines Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 11:19 AM ET

    The 4.2 percent pullback off the Aug. 2 high came on the backs of not the riskiest sectors but rather those considered the safest.

  • Home prices push past rising rates, says report Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 9:28 AM ET

    Home prices are trending higher in part due to fewer distressed properties for sale, as rates climb on expectations the Fed will taper investments in mortgage-backed securities.

  • Morning six-pack: What we're reading Tuesday Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 8:49 AM ET

    Happy Tuesday-though-it-feels-like-a-Monday. Face it, summer's over. Deal.

  • Where's gold headed? Watch silver Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 4:17 AM ET

    Where is the gold price going? It's a simple matter of following the S. That's S for silver, not Syria. Traders who followed silver had clear warning of how gold would behave.

  • Emerging market slide: A stark reminder of risks Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    The most recent falls in EM stock markets remind us that these economies remain a volatile play for external investors and, far from being any sort of risk diversification investment, closely correlated with developed economy fortunes, writes Moorad Choudhry.

  • Auto leasing surges to record high Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 12:01 AM ET

    New data from Experian Automotive shows a record high of 27.6 percent of financed new vehicles purchases in the second quarter being a lease.

  • Where did earnings go? Profit outlook gets gloomy Saturday, 31 Aug 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    An earnings season that had showed so much promise quietly tailed away at the end, raising questions about corporate profitability through the end of the year.

  • What everyone gets wrong about monetary policy Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 3:29 PM ET

    We tend to think about monetary policy in terms of interest rate targets. That's a mistake. Here's a better way.

  • Traders nervous about Syria, despite Kerry speech Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 2:22 PM ET

    How nervous are traders about an attack on Syria? Look at the Dow Industrial Average as Secretary of State John Kerry spoke.

  • Billions exit bank accounts after years of inflows Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 12:32 PM ET

    Bank accounts have gotten noticeably smaller this year as investors have begun to embrace risk. Deposit balances in have fallen by $51 billion.

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