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  • RPT-FED SAYS UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DECLINED BUT A RANGE OF LABOR MARKET INDICATORS SUGGEST SIGNIFICANT UNDERUTILIZATION OF LABOR RESOURCES.

  • WASHINGTON, July 30- U.S. economic growth was far stronger than previously estimated in the second half of 2013, which could help to explain a sharp drop in the unemployment rate during the period.

  • US economy sizzles in Q2, shakes off frostbite Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    An employee works on the production line at the Subaru of Indiana Automotive assembly plant in Lafayette, Indiana, July 24, 2014.

    U.S. economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, which may bolster views for the remainder of the year.

  • ADP July payrolls up 218,000     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 8:15 AM ET
    An employee works on the production line at the Subaru of Indiana Automotive assembly plant in Lafayette, Indiana, July 24, 2014.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Mark Zandy, Moody's Analytics, check out the monthly employment numbers. We are on track to full employment by late 2016, predicts Zandy.

  • US confidence soars to highest in nearly 7 years Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    The Apple store on the Upper West Side in New York, July 20, 2014.

    Consumers grew more confident about the economy in July, The Conference Board reported on Tuesday, as expectations built for the recovery.

  • TOKYO, July 29- The availability of jobs in Japan rose to the highest in 22 years, in an encouraging sign that a tighter labour market will boost wages and support consumer spending. However, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate, released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, rose to 3.7 percent from 3.5 percent in the previous month.

  • Pros share GDP forecasts     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    Discussing U.S. GDP expectations, with Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Funds, and Kevin Mahn, Hennion & Walsh Asset Management.

  • Yellen's challenging week     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports expectations from the Fed's monetary policy announcement and economic outlook.

  • Ohio adds 244K jobs under Kasich; recovery slow Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    A look at some of the facts about Ohio jobs and the politics behind the debate:. Ohio's nonfarm employment was more than 5.3 million in June. Ohio's unemployment rate has fallen steadily since 2010, from 10.6 percent in January 2010 to 5.5 percent in May and June, the lowest rate since before the recession.

  • US durables jump in June, stoke recovery hopes Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    Household appliances are offered for sale at Home Depot. (File Photo)

    Orders for big-ticket U.S. manufactured goods rose strongly in June, a sign of increased business spending and better growth.

  • Across US job market, this is becoming rare Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller.

  • Obama: What's legal might not be right for US Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 5:01 PM ET

    In an exclusive CNBC interview, President Obama took aim at tax inversions. Watch the interview here.

  • Michigan's unemployment rate shows seasonal rise Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 3:48 PM ET

    LANSING, Mich.— Michigan authorities say the state experienced a typical seasonal increase in unemployment in the latest month. The department says June's unemployment rates ranged from a low of 5.7 percent in the Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids regions to a high of 9.2 percent in populous metropolitan Detroit.

  • 'Mediocre' US economy's missing link Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:51 AM ET
    A job seeker leaves his contact information at a career fair held by Union Square Hospitality Group in New York.

    If this turning point comes, the U.S. may soon see the fortunes of middle- and lower-class workers rising.

  • New home sales throw cold water on jobless party Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    A sold sign is posted in front of a home in San Francisco.

    New U.S. single-family homes sales fell sharply in June, suggesting the housing market would struggle to regain momentum.

  • Is 20-year bull tired?     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, and Michael Hanson, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, provide perspective on whether the market's record run is likely to continue.

  • Jobless claims swoon to lowest in nearly 9 years Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 8:31 AM ET
    A "Now Hiring" sign stands at an exhibitors’ table at the Columbus Career Fair in Columbus, Ohio.

    New U.S. unemployment claims tumbled to the lowest level in nearly 9 years, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction.

  • Initial jobless claims drops 19,000 to 284,000     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli delivers the latest weekly unemployment numbers.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 5:22 a.m. EDT Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 5:22 AM ET

    World shares subdued despite China manufacturing as reports say EU mulls new Russia sanctions Nokia says Q2 profit up 20 percent, gives upbeat outlook after sale of troubled handset unit Swiss drug maker Roche posts 7 percent profit drop amid strong franc, diagnostic charges European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights amid ongoing safety concerns Chairman of US meat supplier apologizes for China subsidiary at center of food scandal Facebook on a roll as 2nd- quarter earnings, revenue surpass expectations European Central Bank: contact data stolen in breach of website database security South Korea unveils stimulus plans as shock of ferry sinking slows growth $300 million later, Social Security trying to salvage computer system that doesn't work Spain's jobless rate edges down to 24.5 percent in second quarter as economy gains traction

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:27 a.m. EDT Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 4:27 AM ET

    World shares subdued despite China manufacturing as reports say EU mulls new Russia sanctions Nokia second-quarter profit up 20 percent to $285 million, company gives upbeat outlook Swiss drug maker Roche posts 7 percent profit drop amid strong franc, diagnostic charges European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights amid ongoing safety concerns Chairman of US meat supplier apologizes for China subsidiary at center of food scandal Facebook on a roll as 2nd- quarter earnings, revenue surpass expectations European Central Bank: contact data stolen in breach of website database security South Korea unveils stimulus plans as shock of ferry sinking slows growth $300 million later, Social Security trying to salvage computer system that doesn't work Spain's jobless rate edges down to 24.5 percent in second quarter as economy gains traction