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Economic Measures Inflation

  • The commodity’s rallying, and despite common wisdom that’s a good thing.

  • The U.S. economy could face a double-dip recession next year, in the absence of stimulus measures and extended incentive programs, Kirby Daley, senior strategist at Newedge Group, said Monday.

  • Unemployment

    A new report, released by employment Web site CareerBuilder.com, ranked the top metro areas with the most job postings on the site between January and October 2009.

  • The U.S. unemployment rate blasted past the psychologically important 10-percent mark Friday as nonfarm payrolls fell by 190,000 last month. It's the first time the unemployment rate -- now at 10.2 percent -- was in double digits since June 1983.

  • Euro strength is far from over and the dollar could fall to an all-time low against the bullish currency, Phil Roberts, technical analyst from Barclays Capital, told CNBC.

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    In citing three conditions, the Federal Reserve has provided a roadmap by which market participants can gauge with greater precision the evolution of monetary policy, in particular the exit strategy for the Fed’s current stance, says bond expert Tony Crescenzi.

  • Nouriel Roubini

    The "mother of all carry trades" that Nouriel Roubini warned of recently is growing and threatening to cause a global implosion, the economist warned in a CNBC interview.

  • Job Losses

    Places such as the southwest Missouri city of Lamar, have seen the cornerstones of their economies disappear, leaving a gap that even billions in roadwork and government aid cannot fill.

  • The President’s Economic Advisory Board will hold a public meeting on job innovation today, and Charles Phillips, president of Oracle and a member of the board shared a preview with CNBC's "Squawk Box' team on Monday.

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    Sooner students bring their most important questions to the Mad Money host.

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    If you’re getting a little queasy about the sagging U.S. dollars in your savings account, join the club.  So what’s an investor to do?  Enter currency exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which let even casual investors put a little foreign spice into their cash holdings

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    On a surface level it may seem like the United States' debt position, the biggest in the world, is also the worst. But when the numbers are looked at on a more relative basis, the total amount of debt owed by the US, although still quite high, seems more reasonable than that of other nations... at least for now.

  • While more and more voices warn about inflation, David Blanchflower, the US academic and former member of the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee, worries that governments will pull back from fiscal and monetary stimulus too early.

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    After burning through $1 million in savings and seeing no end to their losses, dairy farmers Jake and Lori Slegers figured they didn't have much choice — they had to kill the cows.

  • Nouriel Roubini

    Most investors follow the same strategy of borrowing in dollars and investing in assets across the world and when the greenback's downward trend will reverse, there may be a crash in global assets, Nouriel Roubini, Chairman, RGE Monitor, told CNBC Monday.

  • Stocks surrendered earlier earnings-fueled gains on Friday as investors began to lock in some profits. So where should you put your investment dollars now? Brian Place, president of Place Financial Advisors, and Peter Boockvar, equity strategist at Miller Tabak, discussed their market outlooks.

  • A trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Global stocks are near 12-month highs and US companies are beating earnings expectations as volatility sinks.  But some pros think the rally may not last.

  • Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, has seen a lot in his nearly 50 years in the markets. Recently, he sat down with CNBC's Bob Pisani to offer his take on the last year's events and, fortunately, provide a little perspective.

  • NYSE Clerks in the 1990's

    The stock market is getting harder and harder to please, strategists told CNBC on Wednesday as global stocks fell on profit taking and failed to lift after more better-than-expected corporate earnings results.

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    The cost of attending a four-year private college in the US increased 4.3%, to an average $35,636, this year. The cost of a public college grew even more.