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  • BoE faces 'a conundrum': Economist     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Oregon jobless rate 6.9 percent in July Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 3:24 PM ET

    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.

  • NH unemployment rate stays the same for July Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    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.

  • Should US do more or less in Iraq? Lawmakers weigh in Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 10:49 AM ET
    Iraqis inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Shiite Mustafa prayer hall, or Husseiniya, in the southwest of the northern Kurdish controlled Iraqi city of Kirkuk.

    Lawmakers weighed in on President Barack Obama's authorization of "targeted airstrikes" in Iraq.

  • Ukraine, Iraq sours economic mood in euro zone Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 5:21 AM ET
    Iraqis inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Shiite Mustafa prayer hall, or Husseiniya, in the southwest of the northern Kurdish controlled Iraqi city of Kirkuk.

    Investors will gauge the strength of the euro zone's fragile economy this week as conflicts in Ukraine and Iraq darken the mood.

  • June wholesale inventories rise less than expected Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    Crop consultants Kyle Anderson, on forklift, and Andrew Duffield sort a customer order of Monsanto Co. DeKalb brand seed corn at the Crop Production Services warehouse in Manlius, Illinois.

    U.S. wholesale inventories rose less than expected in June, which could have an impact on the growth estimate for the second-quarter.

  • US workers more productive in Q2, but wages tame Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    U.S. nonfarm productivity rebounded more strongly than expected in the second quarter, but unit labor costs slowed sharply.

  • US jobless claims slide to near lowest of 2014 Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:35 AM ET
    Barry Cicero, left, with the American Legion discusses oportunities for veterans with U.S. Army veteran Risa Stegall at the Hiring Our Heroes job fair for veterans at the University of Chicago on July 30, 2014 in Chicago.

    New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a strengthening of the labor market.

  • Weekly jobless claims 289,000     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Trade gap whittled down, helped by US oil boom Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    A container ship is loaded at Port Everglades on July 30, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

    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.

  • Why analysts have got it wrong on the euro     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    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.

  • US service sector booms, hits near 10-yr high Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    A waitress carries a tray at a Red Lobster restaurant in Yonkers, New York, on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

    The U.S. services sector hit its highest in 8-1/2 years in July, boosted by growth in business activity.

  • Hiring workers with autism     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    Insight to one company which focuses on hiring people on the autism spectrum, with Ultra Testing co-founder Art Shectman.

  • US economy doing 'quietly better': Gartman     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    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.

  • President Obama: Economy clearly stronger     Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 2:45 PM ET
    President Barack Obama pauses while making a statement in the briefing room of the White House August 1, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    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.

  • Kudlow: US creating jobs, not best report     Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow shares his view of economic data, and the market action.

  • ATS hiring heating up     Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 1:27 PM ET

    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.

  • Russell 2000 down 7% in July     Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 12:49 PM ET

    Discussing the pullback in small caps, with Suni Harford, Citigroup, and the FMHR traders.

  • Direction lower maybe 5%: Pro     Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 12:34 PM ET

    Dissecting current market conditions, defensive positions and what's going to support the market going forward, with Suni Harford, Citigroup.

  • Not panic, just repositioning: Pro     Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    Discussing Friday's jobs data, and potential Fed action, with Suni Harford, Citigroup, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.