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.
Discussing how long the market rally will last and where investor will find the best value, with Brian Belski, Oppenheimer Asset Managment, and Dean Curnutt, Macro Risk Advisors.
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.
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.
Discussing the company's plan to add 18,000 people to its payroll this fiscal year, with Joe Echevarria, Deloitte CEO.
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.
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!”
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.
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.
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 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.