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  • President Pro Business?

    The President is pro business, but he must be able to persuade America that his plan will work because confidence is down, says Dick Parsons, former Time Warner CEO/ Citigroup chairman.

  • Companies Who Are Hiring

    Companies are hiring in this environment, says Matt Ferguson, CareerBuilder CEO, who adds that his company sees a better picture for jobs this year.

  • Discussing what needs to be done to create jobs, with Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to VP Biden, and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former Council of Economic Advisers chief economist.

  • Construction Highway

    As fall begins, the economy is a mess. Unemployment is at 9.1 percent. The U.S. economy failed to add jobs in August. Consumer confidence is at record lows. The housing market is in despair. Europe is imploding. And, our political leaders cannot seem to put their differences aside to create some certainty and progress.

  • Stocks Slaughtered, Where's the Safehaven?

    The Fast Money traders take a look at what's behind the market sell-off and CNBC's Steve Liesman, Steve Cortes, Patty Edwards, and Brian Kelly weigh in on where the economic safe havens are.

  • Intl. Paper CEO: Job Growth in the U.S.

    John Faraci, International Paper CEO discusses demand and its role in job growth.

  • Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    Sometimes a summer vacation can set you up for the autumn, allowing you some-hard earned rest to recharge the batteries before returning to the office, light of heart and confident about the prospects for the rest of the year.

  • The Plan for Unemployment

    A preview of President Obama's jobs plan to be delivered this Thursday to a joint session of Congress. And analysis of what needs to be done to create jobs in the U.S., with Steve Blitz, ITG, who says Obama's jobs plan won't work, and Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo.

  • Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    Friday’s disappointing US non-farm payrolls data showed no jobs where created in the US in August sending stocks sharply lower as fears over a recession intensified.

  • Dennis Gartman

    Friday's worse-than expected jobs figures have brought talk of a third round of quantitative easing, which has been around most of the year, to the top of the agenda.The  U.S. economy has suffered through many recessions in its history. But just what is a recession and how do they come about?  Here are the details in this CNBC explains.

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    This week's European Central Bank meeting will show whether the ECB can save the global economy. Here's how to get ready.

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    Think your boss is a psychopath? That may scientifically be true.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook

    The week's top business news and investment advice, including telecom and retail picks, with CNBC's Oriel Morrison.

  • Between the stunningly bad jobs report and the mess in Europe, investors have more than their share of reasons to avoid risk. Here's how.

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    After trickling forward in terms of job growth in the United States, the August numbers released Friday were met with alarm. The numbers suggest that companies have stopped hiring and are maintaining the status quo in terms of head count. Based on this release, data equity markets sold off and gold rallied as concerns arose about the strength of the US economic recovery. Banks in particular including much maligned Bank of America were hit as a result.

  • Lackluster Job Report Surges Treasurys

    Fast Money Halftime Report shares how the 10-year yield on treasurys surged nearing 2% due to August's job report of zero growth.

  • Facebook

    As the Arab spring rolls into Autumn, and the UK recovers from a series of shocking riots, the role social media plays in widespread social unrest has never been so scrutinized. But at One Young World, tipped as the Davos for the younger generation, social networking is valued as a crucial new marketing tool with global reach, and even as a way to leverage new business.

  • Every now and then an economic data chart just screams out for an explanation, and this chart below by the Dallas Fed is one of them.

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    How connected will you be this year to your office, your customers and to your boss? Welcome to the new rules of "out of the office."

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    Meet the members of what might be called Generation Limbo: Highly educated 20-somethings, whose careers are stuck in neutral, coping with dead-end jobs and listless prospects.