The chief executive of a top ten U.S. retail brokerage firm is predicting another round of layoffs in the financial industry over the next quarter—and not even an MBA from a top tier school may offer protection.
One author's solution for getting ahead and becoming successful in this economy is to think "weird."
More than half of economists polled think there will not be a QE3. CNBC's Steve Liesman has the results on what economists forecast for the year ahead.
Investors have been treating sovereigns differently from corporates, when the reality is that they have much in common with corporates and can go bust. It’s time to view sovereign debt in this light, writes Moorad Choudhry.
European leaders could temporarily steal the spotlight from Washington lawmakers Thursday, as they meet in Brussels to discuss the Greek debt crisis and how to keep contagion from spreading.
Old Unfun Job: Director of marketing and social media at marketing agency in the Washington, D.C. area.
A positive start to earnings season, including blowout results from Apple, is helping investors shake off worries and start buying the dips. On tap for Wednesday: UTX, AmEx, Intel.
Traders are hoping earnings will continue to emerge as a bright spot Tuesday, when a string of major blue chips report ahead of the market open and Apple reports after the closing bell.
Companies both large and small have been slow in creating jobs in the current recovery, and have cited many reasons for it.
Uncle Sam has spent tens of billions of dollars on unemployment benefits over the past few years. Some say it has been a lifeline for the long-term unemployed. Others say it has kept people from taking available jobs.
American couples have increasingly been faced with parting temporarily to either make ends meet or find jobs in line with their skills. Here's a short guide to coping.
Unemployment remains stubbornly high, while job creation frustratingly slow.
I'm just back from summer holidays and at the risk of coming across as one-track minded, we’re going to talk about the eurozone once more. Its worries are still with us (not that they are going away, this year, next year or even by 2021. Not until they have fiscal, as well as monetary policy, union. But that is for another day!), and we can’t ignore them.
Debt drama in the US and Europe continues next week just as earnings season gets into full swing. It's going to be a volatile week for the market.
If investor confidence is to gain traction, it is essential that job creation accelerate and reinforce other factors supporting growth in the US.
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The US economy is teetering on the brink of a second recession—not a double-dip—even though the stock market remains strong, economist David Rosenberg told CNBC.
Google's strong earnings and rocketing stock price may temporarily distract investors, but tension around U.S. debt ceiling discussions and the results of European bank stress tests Friday could quickly snap markets back to bigger concerns.
You wouldn't believe the wild stunts some people will pull to get a job. One unemployed man is willing to die to get a job ... sort of. "This is a real every man for himself type economy right now," he said. Click through to read his life-or-death offer.
Seeming to usually prefer government management of the economy to that of the private sector, Professor Alan S. Blinder is now pushing for a jobs tax credit to induce owners to hire more workers. "At the margin" this might work a bit, but primarily this is a "cash for clunkers" proposal, handing money to owners who found a good reason to hire anyway.