As consternation about the euro zone debt crisis and slowing growth in the US increases, political leaders should focus on job creation, business leaders at the conference dubbed the "summer Davos" told CNBC.
Another 2.6 million people slipped into poverty in the United States last year, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday, and the number of Americans living below the official poverty line, 46.2 million people, was the highest number in the 52 years the bureau has been publishing figures on it.
CNBC's Steve Liesman shares details of a report stating the number of people living in poverty has jumped above 15 percent.
They are a cornerstone of Chrysler’s unlikely comeback: 900 employees turning out a Jeep Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicle every 48 seconds of the working day at an assembly plant here.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
CNBC's Mary Thompson has the story on Bank of America's plan to cut jobs.
Europe is facing a severe debt crisis, unemployment is high and not getting any better, and the housing market stinks—no surprises here, yet markets sell off after virtually every new bit of bad economic news.
President Obama's jobs plan is a start, but many chief executives told CNBC it doesn't go far enough.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the numbers on the latest NFIB index, and a look at how CEO Brian Moynihan plans to stabilize Bank of America, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.
Continued concerns about Europe, not the Obama jobs bill, are "still driving the bus" that is the U.S. stock market, Art Cashin told CNBC Monday.
President Barack Obama urges Congress to act soon on his proposed bill for job creation.
The UK Chancellor, George Osborne, appeared to clear the path for a second round of quantitative easing (QE) over the weekend, telling journalists at the G7 meeting in Marseilles, France, that he saw no barriers to such an action, if the Bank of England asked for it.
Sharing perspective on President Obama's jobs package, with Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman/CEO.
We have to get back to basics, says Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors, Inc. chairman/CEO/chief investment officer, who weighs in on regulations impact on entrepreneurship and President Obama's jobs plan.
We all want more jobs to be created, but the question is how and at what expense, says Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. The amount being put in relative to the jobs said to be produced doesn't make sense mathematically, he adds.
Barack Obama will try to keep steady pressure on Republicans on Monday when he announces that his $450 billion jobs plan is ready to be taken up by Congress, reiterating his call for lawmakers to quickly pass the bill. The FT reports.
May we honor those who perished on 9/11 by coming together as a nation to work together to move our country forward and win with honor in this new global environment. It is possible, despite those that say it is not.
One day after revealing his jobs package, President Obama has hit the road urging voters to do whatever it takes to make lawmakers pass his bill. Also, discussing whether the President can strike a compromise with Republicans, with Jacob Lew, White House Director of the Office of Management & Budget.
Discussing the market selloff today on concerns about Europe, with Michael Gurka, Spectrum Asset Management managing director.
Pimco’s Mohamed El-Erian might like what he sees in President Barack Obama’s $447 billion jobs package but not so Marc Faber, the author of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report, who is not happy about the President’s plan.