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  • Jobs in America

    Debating whether Friday's jobs report is an accurate indicator of the unemployment rate in the U.S., with Robert Reich, former Labor Secretary, and Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook

    The week's top business news and investment advice, including Europe plays & banking shorts.

  • Workers Agree: The Skills Gap is Real

    David Smith, Accenture managing director, discusses the numbers behind a new survey of the American workforce and the pressure to find skilled workers.

  • Jobs: Big Win for Obama?

    The nation's unemployment rate falls to 8.6 percent in November. Is this a big win for President Obama? Marc Morial, National Urban League president/CEO and Ron Christie, Christie Strategies founder/CEO, weigh in.

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    Small-business hiring, the traditional engine of job growth in the US, is showing signs of picking up.

  • Job Numbers Lift Markets

    CNBC's Steve Liesman shares analysis on whether the drop in the unemployment rate is a valid indicator of a healing economy, and the Fast Money traders dig deeper into financials, holding onto strong gains today.

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    Companies can't fill open skilled jobs, so unskilled jobs don't open, CareerBuilder CEO Matt Ferguson told CNBC Friday.

  • Small Business Impact on Jobs Friday

    Insight on how the employment data will affect his hiring plans, with Madelyn Alfano, Maria's Italian Kitchen and Joseph Dutra, Kimmie Candy Co.

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    Just 7 percent of those who lost jobs after the financial crisis have returned to or exceeded their previous financial position and lifestyle, the NY Times reports.

  • White House Reaction to Jobs Report

    Alan Krueger, Council of Economic Advisers president, shares his thoughts on why today's jobs report is an indication that economy is healing.

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    U.S. futures were little changed after nonfarm payrolls were about in line with expectations at 123,000, but the headline unemployment rate of 8.6 percent, well below expectations of 9 percent, and October nonfarm payrolls were revised upward.

  • November Jobs Up 120,000

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson has the numbers, which reveals that non-farm payrolls are up 120,000. The unemployment rate for November is 8.6 percent. Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; Austan Goolsbee, former Council of Economic Advisers chairman; CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman.

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    With reports on payrolls, employment, capital spending, and construction, here's your data driven FX Fix.

  • Steve Case: Making the Case for Start Ups

    Insight on whether entrepreneurs are seeing the growth needed for job creation, with Steve Case, AOL co-founder.

  • The Companies That Are Hiring Now

    The areas of focus that candidates should look into now, with Matt Ferguson, CareerBuilder and Jeffrey Joerres, Manpower Group.

  • Ready for Santa Claus Rally?

    Steven Rosen, Societe Generale, sheds insight on tomorrow's payroll number.

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    Look for a huge corporate spin-off, a major apparel merger, rock bottom bond yields,  hedge fund failures and an election defeat for President Obama.

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    Home sales rise and prices stabilize, growth is better than expected, Obama beats Romney and the euro survives and prospers.

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    Scrutiny over oil and gas fracking, a hard landing for rare earth stocks, and a surprising jobs engine.

  • by Karl Denninger

    Karl Denninger, author of "Leverage: How Cheap Money Will Destroy the World" on finance, politics and debt: Dangerous Bedfellows.