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Safe-haven currencies are on a roll. Yes, it's the economy, stupid — time for your FX Fix.
The reaction to the May jobs report, which fell far short of expectations, with Hilda Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the breakdown of the lackluster jobs data for May.
The SEIU has found itself directly in the political crossfire as the U.S. struggles to revive its economy, with Mary Kay Henry, Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
The unemployment rate rose .1% from April to May and the non-farm payroll data is the weakest since Sept. 2010. Breaking down the data, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Diane Swonk, Mesirow FInancial; CNBC's Steve Liesman, Rick Santelli, and Hampton Pearson.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Portugal goes to the polls on Sunday looking to elect a government that will lead them through an austerity package mandated by the European Union and International Monetary fund; but whoever wins will need to defy the electorate and introduce unpopular policies.
While it is tough for people to find jobs right now, college grads should be optimistic, with Hilda Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor.
The government posts the monthly jobs number, Wal-Mart hosts unhappy shareholders and the President toasts his mutually happy divorce with Chrysler. Here's what we're watching...
The economy's shift into low gear likely made for a worrisome decline in job growth in May.Economists forecast nearly 100,000 fewer jobs were added in May than in April, which had job growth of 244,000.
All eyes are focused on unemployment as fears the economy hit a soft patch have many braced for a disappointing report, with Al Angrisani, former Reagan Assistant Labor Secretary.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
After steady job creation in February and March, the average number of net new jobs slipped in May from 0.17 per independent business to 0.01, according to survey results from the National Federation of Business.
It all turns on the criteria that make up the ten categories in our point system and this year has brought some interesting changes. Here's the rundown.
Anticipating the next round of jobless claims and what the numbers will signal for the US economy, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; Ethan Harris, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research; and CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.
The Greek people's reaction to the implemented austerity measures should not be ignored, warned Alastair Newton, managing director and senior political analyst at Nomura.
No American president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt has won a second term in office when the unemployment rate on Election Day topped 7.2 percent.
The latest numbers for UK manufacturing showed a continued weakening, prompting concerns that the economic recovery is likely to be more protracted than forecasts have suggested.
One fund manager calls it a horror show, others are predicting the Federal Reserve will have to extend its unconventional measures and stocks across the world are falling heavily.
Economists also slashing second-quarter U.S. GDP forecasts to the 2 percent range but have not changed the second-half outlook yet. A big concern is that if the markets remain rocky, or the negatives start really denting sentiment, the slowdown could become self-fulfilling.