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  • Countdown to Jobs Friday

    Insight on how this data will indicate where the markets are going, with Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus and Lakshman Achuthan,The Economic Cycle Research Institute.

  • Euros & Downward Graph

    While the Greek sovereign default saga steadily trundles along its course, contagion is not the only problem European policymakers are going to have to struggle with. The Euro Area recovery is slowing, and fast, writes Edward Hugh, independent economist.

  • Jan Hatzius, chief US economist for Goldman Sachs

    The June employment report due Friday will show an increase of 125,000 jobs, Jan Hatzius told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Eye on the Economy

    Insight on what it will take to jumpstart the U.S. economy, with Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs, and David Hale, David Hale Global Economics.

  • Canadian Loons

    The Canadian dollar is poised to beat very low expectations, unlike one major currency we could name.

  • Nebraska's Booming Economy

    What's behind Nebraska's 4.2% unemployment rate, the second lowest in the nation, with Gov. Dave Heineman, (R) Nebraska.

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    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.

  • ChallengerJobs  Report: Small Business Pessimism

    The biggest cuts in June will come from small businesses, says John Challenger, Challenger, Gray & Christmas CEO.

  • 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.

  • President Ronald Reagan watches as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher speaks November 16, 1988 in Washington, DC.

    As Fourth of July celebrations get under way across the United States, London will hold its own tribute to America's 40th President, Ronald Reagan, with the unveiling of a bronze statue outside the American embassy in Grosvenor Square.

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    Volumes of business across the UK financial services sector slowed in the three months to June  but jobs jumped, a survey published by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) revealed on Monday.

  • Market Outlook

    The week's top business news and investment advice, including end of QE2 plays, European equities, financial favorites and more.

  • The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    A late rally for stocks this week helped stock investors end the first half of 2011 with gains. The Dow finished the first half higher by 7.2 percent following a small positive gain for the second quarter due to a late June rally.

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    Most of us set financial goals but don't make the time to follow-up. And three out of four people say the reason is today's fast pace of society, according to a new survey. In other words, we'd rather go to the beach than do our financial homework!

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    Investment professionals have a new pitch: The sky could soon be falling. So-called black swan funds — named for rare and unexpected events — offer a way to profit in the event of a market collapse, the New York Times reports.

  • Job Search

    John Russo's chemical lab in North Kingstown has been growing in recent years, even despite a deflated economy, and he expects to add another 15 to 20 positions to his 49 employees over the next year.

  • Weekly Jobless Claims Falls to 428,000

    Reaction to the latest jobless numbers, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman.

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    Prejudice in society undermines the development of human capital and could set back the recovery of economies hit by the financial crisis, according to a new report by UBS.

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    To adapt the exchange between Ernest Hemingway and his literary agent: the super-rich are very different from the rich. They have even more money, according to the FT.

  • Top State for Business: Virginia

    CNBC's Scott Cohn has the story behind this year's top state for business: Virginia.