SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Puerto Rico's unemployment rate has dropped slightly as the U.S. territory struggles to emerge from a nearly decade-long economic slump. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says the unemployment rate was 14 percent in October, compared to 14.1 percent in September. In October of last year, the rate was 14.9 percent.» Read More
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected, while U.S. productivity came in better than forecast.
Ahead of Friday's jobs reports, CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on today's ADP data that shows 230,000 jobs were added last month.
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U.S. manufacturing expanded far more briskly than estimated in October, fully recovering from the previous month's weakness, a report showed Monday.
TOKYO, Oct 31- Japan's jobless rate rose in September and the availability of jobs fell for the first time in more than three years, suggesting the labour market is starting to lose some momentum. The jobs-to-applicants ratio was 1.09 in September, down from 1.10 the previous month, which matches the highest since June 1992, according to data from the labour...
A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter, as jobless claims ticked higher last week.
Sen. Ted Cruz, (R-Texas), addresses a decrease in the labor force participation rate and wage stagnation.
BERLIN, Oct 30- German joblessness unexpectedly fell in October and the unemployment rate held steady at 6.7 percent, underlining the strength of the job market in Europe's largest economy and coming as a welcome bright spot after a slew of weak data. "The German labour market remains solid as a rock, defying all woes from a weakening industry," said Carsten Brzeski,...
CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss the expected end of the Fed's bond buying program and dig through the good and bad economic data.
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*China aims to keep urban unemployment rate below 4.6 pct in 2014. BEIJING, Oct 24- China's urban registered unemployment rate was 4.07 percent at the end of September, down slightly from 4.08 percent at the end of the second quarter, the labor ministry said on Friday. In the first nine months of this year, China added a total of 10.82 million jobs, according to a...
BEIJING, Oct 24- China's urban unemployment rate was 4.07 percent at the end of September, down slightly from 4.08 percent at the end of the second quarter, the labour ministry said on Friday during news conference. Top China officials have insisted the labour market remains healthy even as economic growth cools to its slowest since the global economic crisis.
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in September, reversing the prior month's sluggishness.
The number of Americans filing new unemployment claims rose last week, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a firming labor market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on unemployment. And Steve Liesman shares his outlook on the economy.
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CNBC's Rick Santelli, reports jobless claims fell to its lowest levels since April 2000.
U.S. business inventories rose less than expected in August, which might lead economists to lower forecasts for economic growth in the third quarter.