*UK unemployment rate falls to 5.6 pct. LONDON, April 17- Britain's economy created the largest number of new jobs in nearly a year and unemployment hit its lowest rate since mid-2008, official labor market data showed on Friday, the last such report before a closely fought election on May 7. The opposition Labor Party stressed the slow pace of Britain's recovery in...» Read More
Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, expects 220,000 nonfarm jobs to be created in March, with weekly earnings advancing 2.2 percent, which won't be enough to spook the Fed.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week pointing to a healthy labor market.
Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors, shares his thoughts on what's driving market volatility.
Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets, shares his thoughts on when the Fed is likely to raise rates and its impact on yields. And CNBC's Steve Liesman, and GAMCO's Mario Gabelli, provide perspective.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on unemployment, and CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective
Janet Yellen responds to reporters' questions following the Fed rate decision and removal of the word patient from its statement.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen makes her opening statement, saying just because the Fed removed the word "patient" in its guidance for a rate increase, doesn't mean they are going to be "impatient."
WASHINGTON, March 18- Unemployment rates for U.S. military veterans fell last year, but joblessness among their ranks remains higher than the civilian population, a government report showed on Thursday. The unemployment rate among veterans who joined the military after Sept. 11, 2001, fell to an average of 7.2 percent last year from 9 percent in 2013, the Labor...
Post-9/11 veterans struggle as their unemployment rate stands at 6.7 percent, versus 5.5 percent for the general population.
Permabear Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital says forget about the word "patient," the Fed is more likely to start QE4 than raise rates.
Ten companies in the Standard & Poor's 50 reported the largest percentage drops in the employee numbers in 2014, USA Today reports.
OTTAWA, March 13- Canada shed 1,000 jobs in February, far fewer than expected, but an increase in the number of people looking for work sent the unemployment rate up to 6.8 percent, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. The natural resources sector, which includes oil and gas extraction, cut 16,900 jobs, with most of the losses coming in Alberta and British...
Fmr Rep. Barney Frank joins CNBC's Steve Liesman to discuss stress tests, unemployment and capital.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected, offering signs of a rapidly strengthening labor market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli, breaks down the latest data on unemployment, retail sales and export/import prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.
Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman tells CNBC the unemployment rate, 5.5 percent February, is not the best measure of labor market conditions.
Vasu Menon, VP, Wealth Management Singapore, OCBC, expects the Fed to remain cautious when it comes to increasing interest rates this year, but will likely step on the accelerator in 2016.
Charlie Mullins, founder of Pimlico Plumbers, says apprenticeships are a "must-have," as there's a skill shortage in the U.K.
NEW YORK, March 6- Many of Wall Street's biggest banks are more convinced the Federal Reserve will interest raise rates in June after a strong February jobs report on Friday pointed to sustained economic growth and as the jobless rate hit a more than 6-1/ 2 year-low. Fed Chair Janet Yellen has reiterated that policymakers will remain "patient" in deciding when to...
Jobs jumped, but stocks slid. What do investors want? Matthew Slaughter, former economic adviser to George W. Bush and current Dartmouth professor; and Tom Gimbel, LaSalle Network CEO, discuss.