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.
President Obama's speech was a good start and discussing what area job creation should prioritize and sharing perspective on President Obama's jobs speech, with Steve Case, Revolution CEO.
Currency intervention gains steam, economic reports lose it - it's time for your FX fix.
“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.
What can really be done to create jobs in this country? Mad Money host Jim Cramer says it's pretty simple, drop the ideology and go where the jobs are already happening, as in the oil and gas industry.
CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on some surprising places looking to hire.
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.
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.
Discussing investment strategies ahead of President Obama & Ben Bernanke's speeches, with Warren Meyers, DME Securities vice president of floor operations and Joe Greco, Meridian Equity Partners managing director.
CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on this weeks jobless claims and Steve Liesman shares the U.S. trade deficit numbers with exports higher and imports lower.
"I think there is very little expectation from tonight's speech or anything that will happen in the next 18 months," says Donald Carty, former AMR chairman/CEO and Virgin America chairman, who adds that uncertainty lies in whether the economic issues will get fixed and when.
There are plenty of officials who would argue there is no possibility of Greece being excluded from the euro zone in the event of a bankruptcy, writes BNY Mellon's Simon Derrick.
CNBC's Jim Cramer speaks and Thomas Friedman, New York Times foreign affairs columnist, weigh in on President Obama's jobs speech tonight.
CNBC's John Harwood previews tonight's Republican debate in Simi Valley, California. Also, Paul Equale, Equale & Assosciates, and Alison Fraser, the Heritage Foundation, share their views on whether President Obama's plan will ignite job creation.
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.