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    Like many other journalists, CNBC staff watched events unfold in real time while also reporting them live. Here are four snapshots from 9/11.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House John Boehner, addressed both houses of the U.S. legislature to highlight his plan to create jobs for millions of out of work Americans on September 8, 2011 in Washington, DC.

    “We should pass this jobs plan right away,” said President Barack Obama as he addressed America and Congress, calling for an end to the political circus in Washington and action that would “actually help the economy.” With those words, the president threw down the gauntlet to his Republican opponents with a $447 billion dollar stimulus package aimed at boosting jobs before America goes to the polls late next year.

  • Kudlow & Romney

    Former Massachusetts Governor & Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney joins Larry Kudlow for a 'First on CNBC' interview in Las Vegas to discuss his new jobs and economic plan, and his thoughts on GOP Rival, Texas Governor Rick Perry.

  • Stock Pops & Drops

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Word on the Street: Oracle for HPQ

    Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders and how to play the euro & the Fed, and tech trades to make.

  • Previewing President Obama's Jobs Plan

    Democrats are asking President Obama to be tough in his jobs speech tonight. Discussing the President's plan, with Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Bernanke On U.S. Economic Outlook

    Fed chairman, Ben Bernanke addresses the Economic Club of Minnesota on the U.S. economy, saying the nation's economic problems are more than just temporary and the Fed has a range of tools to provide additional stimulus.

  • Sharing insight into how the NFL league is faring financially since the recession and the latest on the stadium construction, with Mark Murphy, Green Bay Packers president/CEO and CNBC's Darren Rovell.

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    The CEO of private equity giant Blackstone believes America is like a once great athlete who has stopped training, let themselves go and put on a whole lot of weight.

  • Santelli & Friedman's Heated Debate

    Tom Friedman, The New York Times and CNBC's Rick Santelli exchange words.

  • Global Markets

    Both the United States and Europe are on recession watch, and investors should not be fooled by the occasional piece of positive economic data, according to two leading economists.

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    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Stock Pops & Drops

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Word on the Street:  Walter Energy

    Dissecting the day's major business news with the Fast Money traders, and discussing whether the technical levels show the markets have hit a bottom. And Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald, discusses the Bank of America options trade.

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    In tough times, some strained marriages crack. Others try to hold on until they just can’t hold on any longer. One thing’s for sure: Bad economies are good times for the cheating business — and other freaky stuff couples do to survive.

  • Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans

    The U.S. economic outlook has "clearly" deteriorated this year, and "conditions still aren't much different from an economy still in recession," Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said.

  • Postal worker

    The White House may pull the Postal Service back from the brink of insolvency, at least for a few months. The Postal Service faces a $5.5 billion payment to the Treasury at the end of September.

  • What's Next?

    As a clearer picture of third quarter economic activity is beginning to take shape an interesting image is being formed. The quarter is starting to look like the picture of economic activity most forecasters were projecting back in May and June—before the summer of discontent emerged in Washington and in financial markets. For those fearful of another recession, I borrow that famous phrase from college football analyst Lee Corso: “Not so fast, my friend!”

  • President Barack Obama

    With his approval ratings on the floor, President Barack Obama will on Thursday unveil an eagerly awaited speech on job creation that will define the 2012 battle for the White House.

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    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.