The chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors tells Marketplace that lawmakers 'shouldn't be using data as a leverage point for negotiations' about the debt ceiling. But the weak jobs report should be 'a call to action' for White House and Congressional leaders.
Today we'll get the official jobs report from the Labor Department. Early estimates from economists are predicting that the economy added north of 100,000 jobs in June -- but that growth isn't happening everywhere.
Online real estate company Zillow has released some more details about its planned initial public offering. But with the housing market in shambles, is the timing right for a real estate website to go public?
British Prime Minister David Cameron held a press conference today where he said British politicians should not have ignored the phone hacking scandal. And Cameron also discussed how the issue could impact a major acquisition by Rupert Murdoch.
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