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Discussing the most attractive areas of the market going into next week, with Scott Kavanaugh, First Foundation; Eric Stein, Eaton Vance; Christine Short, Estimize; and CNBC's Steve Liesman Rick Santelli.
NAPLES, Fla., Feb 6- Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Friday weak wage growth in the United States may be a sign that the natural, or long-term, rate of unemployment has slipped. Lockhart said it is hard to explain why the steady fall in the unemployment rate has not yet produced signs of wage or price pressures. "The debate will come most into play when we...
The economy has added more than 1 million jobs over the past three months. CNBC.com Finance Editor Jeff Cox breaks down Friday's blockbuster jobs number.
CNBC's Sue Herera; Ron Christie of Christie Strategies and Marc Morial, National Urban League CEO, look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including today's strong jobs reports and the jump in average hourly earnings.
The unemployment rate edged higher but the U.S. economy added a better-than-expected 257,000 jobs in January, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
OTTAWA, Feb 6- Canada added 35,400 jobs in January, far more than forecast, though the gains came on the back of more part-time positions, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. The increase brought the unemployment rate down to 6.6 percent from December's 6.7 percent. The labor participation rate, which is closely watched by the Bank of Canada, held steady at...
U.S. job growth likely remained firm in January, supporting views that consumers will have enough muscle to carry the economy through tough times.
Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO, discusses how the new "sharing economy" impacts employment and wages.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment rose less than expected last week, a sign that the labor market continues to strengthen.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on unemployment and Q4 productivity.
Jim Clifton, Gallup Organization, and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, discuss the unemployment rate and outlook for U.S. jobs.
The services sector grew at a slightly faster pace in January though the employment index slowed.
New orders for U.S. factory goods fell for a fifth straight month, but a smaller-than-previously reported drop in business spending plans supported views of a rebound in the months ahead.
The pace of growth in the manufacturing sector slowed more than expected, while construction spending rose less than estimates.
OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SEES 3.1 PCT GDP GROWTH IN 2015, JOBLESS RATE AT 5.4 PCT, INFLATION OF 1.4 PCT- OFFICIALS.
In an attempt to reorganize, AOL is expected to announce about 150 layoffs and website consolidation.
Emilia Istrate, Director of Research at the National Association of Counties (NACo), discusses the latest survey results, which showed an uneven recovery across 3,069 counties in the U.S.
RPT- FED SAYS ECONOMY EXPANDING AT SOLID PACE, WITH STRONG JOB GAINS AND A LOWER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE.
U.S. President Barack Obama met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman to pay respects to the late King Abdullah and bolster their relationship.
Frances O'Grady, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress, says the British public has not felt the economic recovery.