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  • Top Cities for Job Growth Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 11:05 AM ET
    The unemployment rate was lower in February than at the same time last year in 344 of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 372 metropolitan statistical areas, according to an  In other words, the vast majority of U.S. cities jobs continued to add jobs.Using the BLS data, CNBC.com ranked the ten U.S. metropolitan areas that showed the greatest job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Catherine Varner, economist for BLS Current Employment Statistics State and Area Division, offered her

    CNBC.com ranked the ten places in the U.S. that showed the most job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Read ahead to see which cities topped our list.

  • Market Hopes for Better News From Jobless Claims Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 8:00 PM ET
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    Still bruised by the March jobs reports, markets will be watching jobless claims to see if the trend towards job growth remains intact — or if it'll be a repeat of last year.

  • Market Check: Google, Walmart & China's GDP     Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 4:54 PM ET

    Discussing where the markets could be headed ahead of China's GDP and Walmart's "International Day," with Stephanie Link, The Street and David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisers.

  • Alcoa Is a Bright Spot in Troubled Market Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 8:49 PM ET
    Alcoa

    An after-the-bell earnings beat by Alcoa could bring a bit of cheer to a market Wednesday that has once more become worried about Europe’s ability to contain its debt crisis.

  • Stormy Skies Ahead for Euro: Strategist Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 2:16 PM ET

    It's game on again for the dollar-euro trade.

  • A Hot Trade in the Great White North Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    Canadian flag

    Blockbuster job numbers and a hawkish central bank will lift the loonie, this strategist says.

  • Earnings Season Starts as Stock Market Wobbles Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 8:14 PM ET

    Earnings season kicks off with Alcoa’s after-the-bell report Tuesday, against the backdrop of a stock market pull back, which has shaved 3.3 percent off the S&P 500 since April 2.

  • Beware the Ides of April Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 1:11 PM ET

    Corporate earnings could create some ripples in the currency markets, these strategists say.

  • Dollar Sinks, Euro Sags, Chinese Inflation Rises Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 8:02 AM ET

    Jobs data dents the dollar and oil-price worries weigh on the ruble - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Tracking Gains in the Job Market     Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 7:00 AM ET

    John Taylor, Stanford University economics professor, offers his view on the U.S. economy's health and whether the Fed will continue its easing policies.

  • Stocks come off their worst week of the new year with investors wondering if the bull market will keep running — or lay down and take a nap.

  • Disappointing Jobs Report Revives Talk of Fed Easing Friday, 6 Apr 2012 | 11:13 AM ET

    March’s disappointing jobs report shows the reversal of warm weather hiring, but also some troubling trends that are already sparking talk of more Federal Reserve easing.

  • March Jobs Report Below Projections     Friday, 6 Apr 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    The non-farm payroll number for March is up only 120,000 vs. 240,000 (revised) in February, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson. The number is far below expectations of 203,000, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Asset Management, Institutional; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago; and CNBC's Steve Liesman, Joe Kernen and Rick Santelli. Private sector jobs were up 121,000 vs. 233,000 in February. The unemployment rate was 8.2 percent in March vs. 8.3 percent in February. And the average workweek in March was 34.5 hours in March vs. 34.6 hours in February.

  • The Kiwi Lifts and Jobs Data Awaits Friday, 6 Apr 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Spain weighs on the euro and nonfarm payrolls loom - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Countdown to Jobs Report     Friday, 6 Apr 2012 | 7:04 AM ET

    Michelle Girard, RBS; Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Asset Management, Institutional; Andrew Ross Sorkin, The NY Times; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli discuss expectations for today's jobs number. Unemployment is seen as the key to Fed policy.

  • Market Expects Another Month of 200,000 Job Growth Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 8:12 PM ET

    The jobs report will be released Friday, even though the market is closed for Good Friday. The market is expecting to see another 200,000+ month—another sign that the job market is improving.

  • How to Trade a Hot Dollar Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 3:32 PM ET
    Stack of U.S. hundred-dollar bills

    The U.S. dollar has had a great week, and this strategist thinks there is more to come.

  • What Canadian Jobs Data Means for the Dollar Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 2:14 PM ET
    Career Fair

    New Canadian employment data beat forecasts, and that has implications for the U.S. economy and the dollar.

  • Busch: Currency Playbook for the Employment Report Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 2:36 PM ET

    Here's a simple strategy to play Friday's employment report using the euro and the dollar.

  • Santelli's Morning Bond Update     Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 9:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market.