Jill Schlesinger, CFP®, is the Editor-at-Large for CBS MoneyWatch.com. She covers the economy, markets, investing or anything else with a dollar sign on her blog, Jill on Money, as well as on television and radio. Prior to the launch of MoneyWatch in 2009, Jill was the chief investment officer for an independent investment advisory firm. In her infancy, she was an independent options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment
The unemployment rate hits its lowest level in two and a half years, but not all the numbers are so rosy.
Posted In: super committee, debt ceiling
We speak to Jill Schlesinger of CBS/Money watch about what the ratings agencies are expecting from the government's finances in the coming year.
Posted In: Economy
Jill Schlesinger of CBS/MoneyWatch explains why the current economic numbers in the U.S. aren't sustainable.
Posted In: Analysis, Europe debt crisis, jill schlesinger
French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have moved the goal post, again. Although they previously promised that Sund...
Posted In: Economy
Jill Schlesinger of CBS/Moneywatch says markets are less worried about the president's jobs bill, and more worried about the ongoing problems in Europe.
Posted In: jill schlesinger, Occupy Wall Street, Retail, The Breakdown: Economy
My first boss once said to me: "Watch what they do and ignore what they say." He was referring to consumers, who despite telling pollsters that t...
Posted In: Retail
We hear from Jill Schlesinger about the good news in retail sales, and what Wall Street types are saying about the protesters.
Posted In: Analysis, jill schlesinger, jobs report, labor
The September jobs report is out and it was better than last month, when I complained that President Obama blew it on jobs. The Labor Department ...
Posted In: Analysis, income
Personal income in August fell 0.1 percent -- the first drop since October 2009 -- as the wobbly economic recovery continues. Despite the decreas...
Slow Growth + European Debt Crisis = Stocks Down, with a Twist...