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At Davos, Guy Ryder, secretary general at ILO, talks about why unemployment is still a problem seven years after the global financial crisis.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week from a seven-month high.
Jonas Prising, CEO of Manpower Group, tells CNBC at Davos that job recovery in Europe will be a "long and slow process".
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Philip Jennings, general secretary at UNI Global Union, says there have been "humanitarian consequences" of the austerity measures in the euro zone.
BEIJING, Jan 20- One of China's official measures of its unemployment rate, also known as the survey-based unemployment rate, stood at 5.1 percent in 2014, the Chinese statistics bureau said on Tuesday. The comment followed data that showed the world's second-largest economy grew 7.3 percent in the fourth quarter, a rate that was near a six-year low.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 16- The Federal Reserve is still on track for a potential mid-year interest-rate increase, a top Fed official said on Friday, citing strong U.S. economic momentum and a falling unemployment rate. "There is no need to rush to raise rates; at the same time we want to make sure that we appropriately act in a way that we don't get behind the curve," San...
After last week's U.S. nonfarm payrolls data, Jim O'Sullivan, chief U.S. economist at High Frequency Economics, discusses how significant the wage decline in America is.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week increased to the highest level since early September.
But Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller says it's difficult to predict how oil prices will ultimately affect how Americans think about the economy.
Could wages pick up this year? With Austan Goolsbee, former Chair for Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the correlation between health care costs and wages.
Job growth rose in December and the unemployment rate dropped, but so did wages.
Jan Hatzius, chief economist at Goldman Sachs, says that low wage growth in the U.S. is holding down core price inflation, which will delay a U.S. Federal Reserve rate hike beyond June's meeting.
The drop in wages is at odds with other wage indicators, JPMorgan's chief U.S. economist, Michael Feroli, told CNBC.
Dissecting strong jobs growth and negative wage growth, with Michael Feroli, JPMorgan chief U.S. economist, and Claude Davis, First Financial Bank President and CEO.
CNBC's Mary Thompson provides insight to concerns among traders, and current trading levels in energy and retail.
CNBC.com Finance Editor Jeff Cox breaks down Friday's big jobs number, and tells you which statistics to keep and which to throw away.
CNBC's Steve Liesman shares the real read on December jobs data.
Discussing worries about deflation, with former Mayor of New Orleans Marc Morial, and Ron Christie, CEO of Christie Strategies.
While the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report beat expectations, wage figures disappointed. Themis Themistocleous, head European investment office at UBS, says that they expect the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise interest rates around the middle of 2015.
NEW YORK, Jan 9- U.S. The five-cent drop in average hourly wages in December's employment data, which included a bigger-than-forecast increase in nonfarm payrolls and a decline in the U.S. unemployment rate to 5.6 percent, may delay a Fed rate hike. That keeps the Fed on hold; inflation is low, oil prices are low, the job market is improving but not in all the ways the Fed...