June 30, 2011 7:30 PM EDT | Speaking at Bill Clinton’s jobs summits, Treasury Sec. Tim Geithner denied swirling reports that he will leave his post soon, saying he’s staying put “for the foreseeable future.” R.M. Schneiderman reports.
June 30, 2011 11:26 AM EDT | Bill Clinton and others are pointing to lessons from Germany’s turnaround.
June 30, 2011 2:52 AM EDT | The conference reports there are 3 million available jobs in the U.S. and they’re not being filled quickly.
June 29, 2011 4:21 PM EDT | A former Clinton economic advisor warned that the U.S. might not see employment return to pre-recession levels until 2023.
June 29, 2011 3:40 PM EDT | The mayor promised he would create the conditions needed for investment, but implied that corporations have to do their part and actually create jobs.
Clinton Announces New Jobs
June 29, 2011 3:35 PM EDT | Just hours after President Barack Obama publicly urged Republicans to end tax breaks to oil companies and the very wealthy as part of a deal to extend the debt ceiling, former President Bill Clinton kicked off his CGI jobs summit in Chicago in the hopes of finding ways to improve economic growth, while side stepping the legislative morass in Washington.
With high unemployment and gridlock in Washington, Bill Clinton is launching a two-day Clinton Global Initiative America jobs summit in Chicago. R.M. Schneiderman previews.
June 29, 2011 11:14 AM EDT | The unemployment rate is a dismal 9.1 percent, yet with federal lawmakers still wrangling over long-term budget woes, there’s virtually no chance that Congress will pass a second round of fiscal stimulus. Meanwhile, the private sector is flush with cash, yet companies are reluctant to hire, as consumers remain bogged down in debt and the global economy—from the future of the euro zone to fears of inflation in China—remains mired in uncertainty.
Gallery: Bill Clinton's 14 Global Initiatives