WASHINGTON— Depending on the sector, June was either a great month for job growth or a lackluster one. Leading the way with 64,000 added jobs was professional services, which includes accountants, engineers and office temp workers. The unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent, the lowest level since April 2008.» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli shares his reaction to the latest employment data and what it indicates about the U.S. economy and likely Fed policy in the months ahead.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest jobs numbers.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly more than expected, pointing to labor market resilience.
CNBC's Rick Santelli runs through the latest numbers on unemployment and productivity. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight.
Sen. Mark Warner, (D-Va.), shares his thoughts on trade. I believe the U.S. should set the rules on Asia and not China, says Warner. Also Warner weighs in on the Democratic Party.
Sen. Mark Warner, (D-Va.), talks about the issues policymakers should be addressing to help the emerging sharing economy.
The Fed's QE3 would have had a bigger impact if not for Washington's gridlock, former Fed official Richard Fisher tells CNBC.
John Challenger, Challenger CEO, goes inside the latest employment figures.
CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist, discuss the latest data on private payrolls.
Marty Mucci, Paychex CEO, weighs in on the overall health of employment in the U.S. and reveals which states are on top for small business.
OSLO, May 29- Norwegian retail sales surged past all expectations in April and the unemployment rate unexpectedly fell, indicating the economy's resilience in the face of the oil sector's crash and making a rate cut next month less certain. Norway's growth is slowing as oil companies cut spending by around 15 percent, lay off workers and delay projects as crude...
TOKYO, May 29- Spending by Japanese households slumped unexpectedly in April and consumer inflation came in roughly flat, casting doubt on the central bank's view that a steady economic recovery will help move inflation toward its ambitious 2 percent target. Households spent less on leisure and dining out even as the jobless rate fell to a 18- year low,...
Japanese workers need to earn more to spend more, says Alexander Treves, head of equities, Japan at Fidelity Worldwide Investment.
The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but at levels consistent with a stronger labor market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the weekly numbers on unemployment. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective.
*Gaza's economic output contracted 15 percent in 2014. JERUSALEM, May 22- Gaza's economy is in a worse state than any other in the world, with unemployment at a global high, output contracting sharply and the long-term prospects worrying, the World Bank said on Friday. "Blockades, war and poor governance have strangled Gaza's economy and the unemployment rate is now...
John Fernald, senior advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, discusses the long-term decline of productivity among European countries.
SAO PAULO/ BRASILIA, May 21- Economic activity in Brazil tumbled in the first quarter and unemployment climbed to a near four-year high, adding to signs of a painful recession that could worsen as President Dilma Rousseff clamps down on spending. In a separate report, statistics agency IBGE said Brazil's unemployment rate climbed to 6.4 percent last month, the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, May 21- Brazil's jobless rate rose in April to the highest in nearly four years, adding to signs of a painful recession in Latin America's largest economy. Brazil's non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate climbed to 6.4 percent last month, the highest since May 2011, statistics agency IBGE said on Thursday. Economists expect Brazil's economy...
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly more than expected last week.