Louisiana's unemployment rate jumped again in August, the fourth straight month with an increase, according to figures released Friday. Louisiana's unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in July, but remains below August 2013' s level of 6.2 percent. A separate survey shows employer payrolls rose to yet another all-time high in Louisiana.» Read More
Investors expect the U.S. Federal Reserve to keep interest rates lower for longer than the makers of U.S monetary policy themselves expect.
Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greek opposition party Syriza, says the fall in Greek GDP after the euro zone crisis has been a "disaster" and unemployment remains "unacceptable".
One small-business owner told CNBC his biggest issue is finding people to hire.
Dissecting August's weak jobs report, with Gary Burnison, Korn/Ferry International CEO, and Tom Gimbel, LaSalle Network CEO.
CNBC.com Finance Editor Jeff Cox breaks down the good and bad numbers from Friday's lackluster and "noisy" jobs report.
The August jobs report released by the Labor Department on Friday runs contrary to economic indicators, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
OTTAWA, Sept 5- The Canadian economy unexpectedly lost 11,000 jobs in August from July, and the number of private-sector employees fell sharply in another sign that the economy is still struggling to regain full speed. Statistics Canada said on Friday that the unemployment rate had remained at 7.0 percent.
U.S. job growth likely accelerated in August and the unemployment rate probably fell to 6.1 percent, offering evidence of momentum in the economy.
*Nonfarm payrolls forecast increasing 225,000 in August. WASHINGTON, Sept 5- U.S. job growth likely accelerated a bit in August and the unemployment rate probably fell to 6.1 percent, offering fresh evidence of sustained momentum in the economy.
CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein expects above consensus results for Friday's jobs report. Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments, provides perspective.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on comments from the new Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector rose in August to its highest level since 2005.
Gene Sperling, former director of the National Economic Council under President Obama, shares perspective on the ECB's latest policy announcement to buy asset-backed securities.
Americans filing new unemployment claims rose a bit more than expected last week, as workers were less productive last quarter.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in July to its lowest point in six months as exports rose to a record high.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on unemployment and Q2 productivity.
U.S. employers said they plan to cut about 40,000 positions, according to a survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
CNBC Executive News Editor Patti Domm explains why Friday's job number may hold more weight than past payroll reports.
New orders for U.S. factory goods jumped in July on robust demand for transportation equipment.
The previous actions of the ECB are of "enormous importance" says Angel Gurria, secretary general of the OECD, but structural policies are needed to kick-start employment.,