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    U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis is concerned budget cuts of $40 billion to $50 billion under discussion in Congress could cost the recovery an estimated one million jobs.

  • Job Growth Likely to Be Steady but Unspectacular Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 7:19 PM ET
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    Economists expect the economy is finally on the road to steadier job growth and likely added about 200,000 jobs in March.

  • Five Things We're Watching: April 1, 2011 Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 6:41 PM ET
    Larry Page, Founder of Google

    Eric Schmidt set to make way for Larry Page, jobs set to take center stage, and bewilderment set to remain over Sokol's departure from Berkshire Hathaway. Here's what we're watching…

  • Will Improving Jobs Help Housing? Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 11:35 AM ET
    Will Improving Jobs Help Housing?

    Discussing more good news about a jobs recovery with weekly jobless claims edging lower, with Michelle Girard, RBS sr. economist, and Sylvia Alayon, Capital Markets Assessment Corp.

  • Five Things We're Watching: March 31, 2011 Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 7:46 PM ET
    David Sokol

    Stocks target highs with jobs on the horizon, Irish banks quake in their boots, GNC faces the market—and what's happening in Omaha? Here's what we're watching …

  • Hiring Activity Up: Head Hunter Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 1:26 PM ET
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    A top head hunting firm has been seeing consistent and solid signs since the start of the year that American companies are hiring again.

  • How To Successfully Use LinkedIn Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 11:40 AM ET
    Linked In

    How do you invite others to join you—whether advancing a new idea, selling a product, or marketing yourself?

  • Developing Economies Grow Too Fast: Analysis Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:20 AM ET
    China

    The world's biggest economies are recovering from the Great Recession at troublesome speeds: too fast or too slow.

  • Expand List of 'Systemic' Banks: HSBC Chairman Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 1:53 AM ET
    HSBC

    Regulators should include more than 80 banks in their list of global financial institutions of systemic importance that need tighter regulation and higher capital requirements, Douglas Flint, chairman of HSBC, has urged, reports the Financial Times.

  • Patti Domm Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 2:04 PM ET
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    The central bank's exit from QE2 will be tricky, energy prices could spook investors and consumers, and housing and jobs need help from each other.

  • Picking a Winner When Everyone's 'Ugly' Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 5:11 AM ET
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    What do you do when the ugly get uglier and you are looking for a profit in the currency markets?

  • Trading the Euro and the Wall of Worry Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 3:49 AM ET
    Euro bills and coins

    Like stocks, the euro has so far this year shrugged off the so-called wall of worry. Concerns that the likes of Greece, Ireland or Portugal could default have not led to euro losses.

  • When 'Bad News Is Good News' Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 7:43 PM ET

    Cramer looks at what's behind the market's recent rally.

  • Credit Card Firms Target Rich Not Poor Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 1:59 AM ET
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    Credit card companies are offering a number of incentives to attract wealthy customers as they seek to reduce exposure to the increasingly indebted low-income borrowers, the Financial Times reports.

  • Can a Robot Do Your Job? Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 1:20 PM ET

    Just when you thought the job market was improving, here's a new worry: Robots may take your job.

  • Germans Losing Patience with Picking Up Tab Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 1:45 AM ET

    The German public opinion is increasingly against the idea of paying to save the weaker euro zone periphery member countries, Erik Nielsen, chief European economist at Goldman Sachs, told CNBC.

  • Fed's Fisher Says He Is 'Concerned' by Inflation Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 12:00 PM ET
    Richard W. Fisher

    High commodity prices have an impact on general price inflation in the United States but there are also price pressures from imported goods, particularly from China, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Richard Fisher told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Fears of Another Downturn Overplayed: Jim O'Neill Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 1:30 AM ET
    Anti-Gaddafi rebel runs away as smoke rises following an air strike by Libyan warplanes.

    Fears that the world economy is facing another downturn are being overplayed, despite the political upheaval caused by recent unrest in the Middle East and the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan, Jim O'Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, said.

  • Moorad Choudhry on the Investor's Crystal Ball Monday, 21 Mar 2011 | 1:25 AM ET
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    Most economic and market statistics are backward-looking. It's easy to spot the market downturn when looking at the graph – as long as it has already occurred. It's a bit trickier to forecast it in real time.

  • I am rather bullish about where things are heading, and the opportunities in our grasp when we are proactive and look for new ways to solve the problems we face in our economy, education and jobs.