U.S. manufacturing output rose for a second straight month in March, a sign of recovery from a long winter.» Read More
WorkForce West Virginia reported Tuesday that the number of unemployed state residents rose by 1,200 in March to a total of 48,500 statewide. The West Virginia rate is less than the national rate of 6.7 percent. Employment gains in West Virginia were recorded in logging, construction and manufacturing.
In March 2013, the seasonally adjusted rate for New Hampshire was 5.3 percent. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March was 6.7 percent, unchanged from the February rate, and a decrease of. 08 percentage points from the March 2013 rate.
U.S. consumer prices rose in March but inflation remained generally benign, which should give the Fed scope to keep interest rates low.
U.S. retail sales recorded their largest gain in 1-1/2 years in March, the latest sign the economy was emerging from a freezing winter.
Facebook, Google, Microsoft,and other firms want easier access for foreign workers, but critics allege it will discourage them from hiring Americans.
U.S. consumer sentiment rose in April to its highest in nine months as both current conditions and expectations brightened, a survey released on Friday showed.
U.S. producer prices recorded their largest increase in nine months in March as food and services costs spiked.
PROVIDENCE, R.I.— New statistics show that Rhode Island job growth in the fourth quarter of 2013 was better than originally estimated. The state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday there were 2,100 more jobs in December than initially reported. Rhode Island's February unemployment rate was 9 percent.
The number new jobless claims plunged to their lowest in nearly 7 years, which may bolster hopes of a growth surge after a cold winter.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest unemployment numbers and breaks down the data on import/export prices in March.
The bank agreed to pay nearly $800 million in fines and restitution to settle allegations of deceptive marketing and unfair billing involving credit card products.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose at a slower pace in February than in the prior month, data showed on Tuesday.
The U.S. Secret Service is reassigning some staff and exploring stricter rules on alcohol after agents were sent home after a night of drinking.
The Fed is allowing the economy to waste rosources by letting inflation stay too low and unemployment too high, a top official says.
ROCHESTER, Minn., April 8- The Federal Reserve is allowing the American economy to waste "lots of resources" by letting inflation stay too low and unemployment stay too high, a top Fed official said on Tuesday, exhorting his fellow policymakers to do more.
Despite Obama's equal-pay push, women make 77 cents for every dollar men make at the White House. Jake Novak explains.
The Senate passes a bill to restore expired long-term jobless benefits for 2.4 million Americans.
US policies—and Fed policy in particular—isn't what's hindering the recovery, says Ron Insana.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight into the commentary from Wall St. about Friday's jobs data.
The unemployment rate has been coming down, but there's also been a sharp drop in the percentage of American adults who work. What gives? CNBC's Allison Linn explains why there is so much confusion in the numbers.