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CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest employment data.
Steven Wieting, Citi Private Bank; Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Ben White, CNBC Contributor, and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli, provide their predictions on Friday's jobs number.
Steven Wieting, Citi Private Bank; Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Ben White, CNBC Contributor, share their thoughts on what to expect from this morning's employment data, infrastructure spending, and the economy.
Here are five vital signs that help capture the state of the job market to date.
February's job gains were likely once more chilled by bad winter weather, and even March's employment report could be slushy.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the tally on the latest unemployment numbers. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the data.
John Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, provides a look at the nation's current jobs picture. The report shows the financial sector had the heaviest job-cut activity.
The number of new claims for unemployment benefits hit a three-month low last week, while productivity fell short of expectations.
The head of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, vowed to do all that she can to bolster a U.S. economy that is still weak.
The services sector index fell last month, its worst read since February 2010 as bad weather impacted business activity.
JEFFESON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri payrolls grew in January while the state's unemployment remained unchanged at 6 percent. The state Department of Economic Development said Tuesday that Missouri employers added a net of 1,100 jobs in the first month of 2014.. Missouri's civilian labor force was just over 3 million in January, an increase of about 1,800 from December.
The U.S. economy created fewer private sector jobs in Feburary, ADP reported on Wednesday, as pervasive cold weather restrained hiring.
Moody's Analytics' Mark Zandi discusses the ADP jobs report, which was for a gain of 139,000 private sector jobs, and why the number seems so light. The weather has had an impact, he says.
U.S. manufacturing growth rebounded off an eight-month low in February, helped by a recovery in new orders.
U.S. consumer spending rose strongly in January, with income gains keeping pace during the month.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides an update from the University of Chicago Monetary Policy Conference.
PROVIDENCE, R.I.-- Rhode Island's jobless rate for 2013 has been revised upward to 9.5 percent, and new data show the monthly rate never dipped below 9 percent last year as previously reported, state labor officials said Thursday. "Certainly the recovery in Rhode Island is frustratingly slow," said DLT Director Charlie Fogarty.
Amid harsh weather that battered much of the US, signed contracts to buy existing homes held steady last month, according to the National Association of Realtors.
U.S. consumer sentiment rose marginally in February even as concerns about the extreme weather persisted.
The U.S. slashed its estimate for fourth-quarter growth as consumer spending and exports were less robust than initially thought.