In the U.S., all eyes on jobs

By Staff | September 8, 2011 | Last updated on September 8, 2011
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A rise in jobless claims shows that while a lot of companies have suspended layoffs, they still haven’t started hiring. When that cash will start burning a hole in their pockets is anyone’s guess.

Rise in jobless claims

President Obama is banking on his big speech strategy to turn things around for him politically. Robert Carnell: Obama to deliver job creation speech

President Barack ObamaWith pundits placing the price tag in the $300 billion ballpark, it’s causing some to ask just how much stimulus has to be in queue to get the U.S. economy back on track.

Brian Belski talks about U.S market outlookWhile the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development cut its forecast for growth in the U.S. and other developed nations, the World Economic Forum dropped the U.S. in Global Competitiveness ranking. One bright spot for the U.S. came from the trade deficit numbers, which showed the gap widening on an expansion of exports from the world’s largest economy. staff


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