PORTLAND, Ore.— Oregon's jobless rate has risen as workers join the labor force in greater numbers than employers create jobs. The state Employment Department reported Tuesday that as a result, the state employment rate rose last month to 7.2 percent.» Read More
U.S. job growth likely accelerated in August and the unemployment rate probably fell to 6.1 percent, offering evidence of momentum in the economy.
*Nonfarm payrolls forecast increasing 225,000 in August. WASHINGTON, Sept 5- U.S. job growth likely accelerated a bit in August and the unemployment rate probably fell to 6.1 percent, offering fresh evidence of sustained momentum in the economy.
CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein expects above consensus results for Friday's jobs report. Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments, provides perspective.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on comments from the new Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector rose in August to its highest level since 2005.
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.