U.S. housing starts rebounded strongly in July, suggesting the housing recovery was back on track after stalling in the second half of last year.» Read More
Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg, reacts to the latest U.K. unemployment and wage growth numbers and discusses what it means for the Bank of England.
PORTLAND, Ore.— The state Employment Department says Oregon's jobless rate was 6.9 percent in July, up from 6.8 percent the month before. The agency says employers added 200 jobs in July, following a revised loss of 3,000 jobs in June. Though the unemployment rate inched higher last month, it is down from 8 percent in July of last year and 8.7 percent in July 2012.
In July 2013, the seasonally adjusted rate for New Hampshire was 5.2 percent. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July was 6.2 percent, an increase of 0.1 percentage point from June, and a decrease of 1.1 percentage points from the July 2013 rate.
Lawmakers weighed in on President Barack Obama's authorization of "targeted airstrikes" in Iraq.
Investors will gauge the strength of the euro zone's fragile economy this week as conflicts in Ukraine and Iraq darken the mood.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose less than expected in June, which could have an impact on the growth estimate for the second-quarter.
U.S. nonfarm productivity rebounded more strongly than expected in the second quarter, but unit labor costs slowed sharply.
New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a strengthening of the labor market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the data. What we are seeing is a shift downward in the jobless claims, says Liesman. Also a look at the European Central Bank's policy versus the Federal Reserve and Bank of England.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed more than expected as petroleum imports dropped to a 3-1/2 year low, suggesting trade is less of a drag on growth.
Luis Costa, head of CEEMEA FX and rates strategy at Citi, discusses the prospects of the euro and why analysts have been wrong on its price movement.
The U.S. services sector hit its highest in 8-1/2 years in July, boosted by growth in business activity.
Insight to one company which focuses on hiring people on the autism spectrum, with Ultra Testing co-founder Art Shectman.
Dennis Gartman, editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter, says the U.S. economy is strengthening "nicely" with the news jobs additions remaining above 200,000.
The U.S. added 209,000 jobs in July, and unemployment ticked up to 6.2 percent. President Barack Obama remarks on the economic recovery.
CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow shares his view of economic data, and the market action.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports from Augusta, Georgia, where a unit of Textron has been making E-Z-Go golf carts and other vehicles. The unit hired ATS to manage its equipment there.
Discussing the pullback in small caps, with Suni Harford, Citigroup, and the FMHR traders.
Dissecting current market conditions, defensive positions and what's going to support the market going forward, with Suni Harford, Citigroup.
Discussing Friday's jobs data, and potential Fed action, with Suni Harford, Citigroup, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.