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  • US jobless claims fall   Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    US jobless claims fall

    Jobless claims fell last week, putting the four-week average at a 15-year low.

  • US jobless claims fall; 4-week avg at 15-year low Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    A representative, left, hands a list of employment descriptions to a job seeker during the Choice Career Fair in San Antonio, Texas.

    The lower-than-expected claims number suggests the jobs market is on solid footing, even as the economic recovery continues to struggle.

  • Wage growth may be on tap as more Americans quit jobs Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | 11:20 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 12- Americans are becoming more apt to quit their jobs, a government report showed on Tuesday, a sign that a stronger labor market and falling unemployment rate could result in healthier wage growth and inflation. The three-month quit rate for non-government jobs rose to 6.6 percent, the report showed, the highest since the second quarter of...

  • Are stocks overvalued?   Monday, 11 May 2015 | 8:19 AM ET
    Are stocks overvalued?

    Charles Rotblut, American Association of Individual Investors, discusses the state of the retail investor and U.S. economy.

  • *Average hourly earnings rise three cents. WASHINGTON, May 8- U.S. job growth rebounded last month and the unemployment rate dropped to a near seven-year low of 5.4 percent, suggesting underlying strength in the economy at the start of the second quarter that could keep alive prospects for a Federal Reserve rate hike later this year. "We see this report as reducing...

  • Unemployment Amazon's fault?   Friday, 8 May 2015 | 4:15 PM ET
    Unemployment Amazon's fault?

    Discussing whether companies like Amazon are to blame for unemployment, with Gene Marks, The Marks Group PC, and "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary.

  • Pres. Obama: 3 Million new jobs in last 12 months

    President Obama spoke on job creation at the Nike headquarters. Marc Morial, National Urban League CEO, and Republican strategist Joe Watkins, share their reaction to April's nonfarm jobs data.

  • *Average hourly earnings rise three cents. WASHINGTON, May 8- U.S. job growth rebounded last month and the unemployment rate dropped to a near seven-year low of 5.4 percent, signs of a pick-up in economic momentum that could keep the Federal Reserve on track to hike interest rates this year. "We see this report as reducing concerns that weak first-quarter growth...

  • NEW YORK, May 8- The U.S. dollar was mostly little changed against a basket of major currencies on Friday as a mixed U.S. jobs report stoked uncertainty over the health of the U.S. economy and the timing of the Federal Reserve's first interest rate hike. U.S. Labor Department data showed nonfarm payrolls increased 223,000 last month, while the unemployment rate...

  • Economy more like Goldilocks' grandmother : Pro   Friday, 8 May 2015 | 10:05 AM ET
    Economy more like Goldilocks' grandmother : Pro

    Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist, and David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist, discuss economic performance and jobs report data. The labor market is like a toddler learning to walk, says Swonk.

  • *Unemployment rate falls to lowest since May 2008. *Microsoft jumps on news it's not pursuing Salesforce. The unemployment rate dropped from 5.5 percent to 5.4 percent, its lowest level since May 2008, despite an increase in the number of people entering the labor market.

  • Rebound: US economy adds 223K jobs in April Friday, 8 May 2015 | 9:09 AM ET
    An auto worker places the mileage sticker onto a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu at GM's Fairfax assembly plant in Kansas City, Kansas May 4, 2015.

    The U.S. economy created 223,000 jobs in April, bouncing back from a sluggish period the first three months of the year.

  • *Unemployment rate falls to lowest since May 2008. May 8- Wall Street futures extended their gains on Friday after data showed U.S. job growth rebounded last month and the unemployment rate dropped, signs of a pick-up in the economy that could keep the Federal Reserve on track to hike interest rates this year. "This is more evidence that the economy is expanding...

  • OTTAWA, May 8- Canada's economy shed 19,700 jobs in April as losses in part-time work offset gains in full-time positions, while the unemployment rate remained at 6.8 percent, Statistics Canada said on Friday. Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, who has long expressed concern over the sluggish job market, last week forecast the economy would return to full...

  • May 8- U.S. stock index futures extended their gains on Friday after data showed job growth rebounded last month. The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to a near seven-year low of 5.4 percent in April, indicating a pickup in economic momentum that could keep the Federal Reserve on track to hike interest rates this year. Futures snapshot at 8:33 a.m. ET.

  • *Average hourly earnings rise three cents. WASHINGTON, May 8- U.S. job growth rebounded last month and the unemployment rate dropped to a near seven-year low of 5.4 percent, signs of a pick-up in economic momentum that could keep the Federal Reserve on track to hike interest rates this year. Nonfarm payrolls increased 223,000 as gains in services sector jobs...

  • WASHINGTON, May 8- U.S. job growth likely rebounded last month and the unemployment rate probably dropped to a near seven-year low, signs of a pick up in economic momentum that could keep the Federal Reserve on track to hike interest rates this year. The Labor Department will release its closely followed employment report at 8:30 a.m. on Friday.

  • US weekly jobless claims rise modestly Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    A job seeker waits to be interviewed during a job fair at California's Great America theme park in Santa Clara, Calif.

    The number of claims for unemployment benefits rose marginally, staying near a 15-year low in a sign that the labor market continues to strengthen.

  • Initial jobless claims up 3,000 to 265,000   Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Initial jobless claims up 3,000 to 265,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on unemployment.

  • Dems from Venus, GOP from Mars on issues: Poll Sunday, 3 May 2015 | 4:43 PM ET
    Voters wait in line to enter a polling place at the Jamestown Town Hall before the poll opens Nov. 4, 2014, in Jamestown, North Carolina.

    Republicans and Democrats can't even agree on what they believe is the nation's biggest issue.