TOKYO, July 29- The availability of jobs in Japan rose to the highest in 22 years, in an encouraging sign that a tighter labour market will boost wages and support consumer spending. However, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate, released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, rose to 3.7 percent from 3.5 percent in the previous month.» Read More
The commodity complex in free-fall, the Flash Crash in memoriam, and the jobs market in mind. Here's what we're watching…
Jobless claims jumped to 474,000, the third rise in 4 weeks but the YPO survey shows growing hiring optimism among CEOs, with Matt Ferguson, CareerBuilder CEO.
Oil prices are likely to continue rising because the world's oil reserves are dwindling, but silver is likely to come down as it rose too fast, famous investor and commodities bull Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.
The federal government will not run short of money to pay its bills on May 16, when the federal debt reaches the legal maximum of $14.3 trillion, the New York Times reports.
The President makes a triumphant return to Ground Zero, Wall Street anticipates strong GM earnings and retail sales, while the dollar may fall further on Euro policy. Here's what we're watching…
David Goldman, fmr. Bank of America Fixed Income Research Head, and Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors, discuss whether today's market selloff is just a case of "economic hypochondria." Are traders overreacting to a disappointing ADP report?
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's "Squawk on the Street."
A breakdown of the employment data, which shows that non-farm payrolls rose by 179,000 in April, with Joel Prakken, Macroeconomic Advisers chairman; Jerry Webman, OppenheimerFunds, and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Insight on his party's job agenda, with Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD).
David Stockman, Former OMB Director under Ronald Reagan, on how to profit and protect your portfolio in a rising rate environment.
Record-breaking gold tries to keep pace with silver in a busy week that begins with Buffett's burden and drumrolls towards Jobs Friday. Here's what we're watching.
The "Mad Money" host reveals what earnings he plans to monitor in the days to come.
The economy is starting to improve but the housing market has yet to show any significant signs of recovery, which has homeowners nervous. How do you tough it out until the housing market recovers? Here are 10 tips from real-estate moguls.
Germany ends work restrictions on some citizens from the new, former communist European Union members torn between fears of a wave of immigration and hopes for help in its booming construction sector.
Shops have been filled with Union flags and all sorts of memorabilia ahead of the royal wedding, but the British may not be buying as much as retailers hope.
Economic growth is not taking hold and current policy is insufficient, Moorad Choudhry, Head of Business Treasury, Global Banking & Markets at the Royal Bank of Scotland writes.
Paul Krugman thinks that Fed chairman Ben Bernanke is screwing up because he has too strong of an anti-inflation bias.
Yesterday’s big Ben Bernanke press conference made one thing abundantly clear: the Fed is not about to embark on any aggressive program to bring down the level of joblessness.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's opening remarks at today's historic press conference.
Should we congratulate or commiserate? .....That the Federal Resereve does it too now. That the Fed has decided to flank its policy decisions by regular press briefings from now on.