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Gene Sperling, former director of the National Economic Council under President Obama, shares perspective on the ECB's latest policy announcement to buy asset-backed securities.
Americans filing new unemployment claims rose a bit more than expected last week, as workers were less productive last quarter.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in July to its lowest point in six months as exports rose to a record high.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on unemployment and Q2 productivity.
U.S. employers said they plan to cut about 40,000 positions, according to a survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
CNBC Executive News Editor Patti Domm explains why Friday's job number may hold more weight than past payroll reports.
PROVIDENCE, R.I.— The unemployment rate in New England ticked up to 5.8 percent in July, but it's still lower than the national average. The New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the rate for the six-state region on Wednesday.
New orders for U.S. factory goods jumped in July on robust demand for transportation equipment.
The previous actions of the ECB are of "enormous importance" says Angel Gurria, secretary general of the OECD, but structural policies are needed to kick-start employment.,
The latest OECD labor report is "a call for action" says Angel Gurria, secretary general of the OECD, as progress in employment is "very slow" in the euro zone.
Angel Gurria, secretary general of the OECD, says that when it comes to employment, the U.S. is "the one bright spot" as jobs are still being lost in some of the euro zone's countries.
This morning the Revel casino in Atlantic City officially closed. CNBC's Morgan Brennan discusses what will happen with the now vacant buildings.
The U.S. manufacturing sector rose in August to its highest level since March 2011, while construction spending surged.
Atlantic City's $2.4 billion Revel casino has officially closed, with CNBC's Morgan Brennan.
Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, discusses the change in structure of the U.K. job market and urges other people to follow suit.
U.S. consumer sentiment rose in August, while an index of current economic conditions hit its highest since July 2007.
U.S. consumer spending unexpectedly fell in July as savings rose to their highest level in more than 1-1/2 years.
Dawn Fay, district president of Robert Half, says the U.S. job market is "heading in the right direction".
WASHINGTON, Aug 28- The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank said on Thursday its labor market indices showed an uptick in July, underscoring the broad improvement in U.S. jobs data. The regional Fed bank, however, added that recent declines in the unemployment rate overstate improvements in labor market conditions.
Jad Ariss, director-general for AXA Enterprises at AXA France, says France is in need of labor market reforms, as unemployment continues to tick higher.