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Jobs Unemployment

  • Although employment growth ground to a halt in August, many companies and industries are still hiring. In an interview with CNBC, Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder, detailed the companies and industries that continue to hire.

  • Next Tech CEO To Go?

    The Street Signs team shares their list of CEOs that could potentially be in the hot seat, with Jon Rettinger, TechnoBuffalo.com president, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

  • Deloitte's CEO On Hiring

    Discussing the company's plan to add 18,000 people to its payroll this fiscal year, with Joe Echevarria, Deloitte CEO.

  • 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.

  • CNBC's John Harwood has the story on the republican debate that will take place tonight in Simi Valley, and discusses what we should expect from President Obama's jobs speech tomorrow night.

  • 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!”

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    Taking The Pulse of President Obama's Fundraising With the jobs picture getting more anemic with each passing month, President Obama's plans to address Congress Thursday on how to get Americans back to work.

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    It would appear that capitalism has a developed a terrible dependency issue, turning hostile and violent when there’s nothing left in the punch bowl. Unfortunately, new fears of a double dip recession have emerged, the caked residue of weak economic growth and a soft job market. On the heels of a 30-year spending spree and the party of our lifetime, we find ourselves searching for our equilibrium once again.

  • President Pro Business?

    The President is pro business, but he must be able to persuade America that his plan will work because confidence is down, says Dick Parsons, former Time Warner CEO/ Citigroup chairman.

  • Companies Who Are Hiring

    Companies are hiring in this environment, says Matt Ferguson, CareerBuilder CEO, who adds that his company sees a better picture for jobs this year.

  • Discussing what needs to be done to create jobs, with Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to VP Biden, and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former Council of Economic Advisers chief economist.

  • Construction Highway

    As fall begins, the economy is a mess. Unemployment is at 9.1 percent. The U.S. economy failed to add jobs in August. Consumer confidence is at record lows. The housing market is in despair. Europe is imploding. And, our political leaders cannot seem to put their differences aside to create some certainty and progress.

  • Stocks Slaughtered, Where's the Safehaven?

    The Fast Money traders take a look at what's behind the market sell-off and CNBC's Steve Liesman, Steve Cortes, Patty Edwards, and Brian Kelly weigh in on where the economic safe havens are.

  • Intl. Paper CEO: Job Growth in the U.S.

    John Faraci, International Paper CEO discusses demand and its role in job growth.

  • Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    Sometimes a summer vacation can set you up for the autumn, allowing you some-hard earned rest to recharge the batteries before returning to the office, light of heart and confident about the prospects for the rest of the year.

  • The Plan for Unemployment

    A preview of President Obama's jobs plan to be delivered this Thursday to a joint session of Congress. And analysis of what needs to be done to create jobs in the U.S., with Steve Blitz, ITG, who says Obama's jobs plan won't work, and Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo.

  • Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    Friday’s disappointing US non-farm payrolls data showed no jobs where created in the US in August sending stocks sharply lower as fears over a recession intensified.

  • Dennis Gartman

    Friday's worse-than expected jobs figures have brought talk of a third round of quantitative easing, which has been around most of the year, to the top of the agenda.The  U.S. economy has suffered through many recessions in its history. But just what is a recession and how do they come about?  Here are the details in this CNBC explains.

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    This week's European Central Bank meeting will show whether the ECB can save the global economy. Here's how to get ready.

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    Think your boss is a psychopath? That may scientifically be true.