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  • Listen to Greek private sector: ILO chief Friday, 3 Jul 2015 | 2:35 AM ET
    Listen to Greek private sector: ILO chief

    Guy Ryder, director-general of the ILO, says getting the private sector in Greece working is "fundamental" to the economy.

  • *Investors cautious ahead of Greece's referendum on Sunday. TOKYO, July 3- The dollar stuck around the previous session's levels in Asian trading on Friday, as disappointing U.S. employment data and caution ahead of Greece's referendum on bailout conditions kept the market mood subdued. The International Monetary Fund warned on Thursday that Greece would...

  • *Gold firms as dollar dips after U.S. nonfarm payrolls. SINGAPORE, July 3- Gold was steady above a 3-1/ 2 month low on Friday, as sluggish U.S. jobs data tempered expectations for a September rate hike by the Federal Reserve and hurt the dollar. Spot gold was steady at $1,166.60 an ounce by 0331 GMT.

  • SINGAPORE, July 3- Gold was steady above a 3-1/ 2 month low on Friday, as sluggish U.S. jobs data tempered expectations for a September rate hike by the Federal Reserve and hurt the dollar. *Spot gold was steady at $1,167 an ounce by 0053 GMT. The metal fell to $1,156.85 on Thursday, its lowest since mid-March, but pared some losses after U.S. economic data.

  • FOREX-Dollar dips after disappointing U.S. jobs data Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 8:44 PM ET

    *Investors cautious ahead of Greece's referendum on Sunday. TOKYO, July 3- The dollar slipped in early Asian trading on Friday, as disappointing U.S. employment data and caution ahead of Greece's referendum on bailout conditions kept the market mood subdued. The euro edged down about 0.1 percent to 136.31 yen, while gaining about 0.1 percent against its U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, July 2- U.S. job growth slowed in June and Americans left the labor force in droves, tempering expectations for a September interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve. The Labor Department said on Thursday nonfarm payrolls rose 223,000 last month after a downwardly revised 254,000 increase in May, with construction and government employment...

  • Freelancers: Feast or famine Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 4:21 PM ET
    Freelancers: Feast or famine

    Jobs in the sharing economy can generate extra income and better pay for some, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • *Prior job gains downgraded, no wage growth in June. *Uncertainty over Greece's referendum spur bids for bonds. NEW YORK, July 2- U.S.

  • Unemployment rate for black Americans at 7-year low Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 1:53 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Black Americans made strides in the job market in June, with their unemployment rate reaching its lowest level in seven years. The black unemployment rate fell to 9.5 percent, the best showing since a 9.4 percent reading in June 2008. The data for various demographic groups came from a survey of households that is part of the Labor Department's...

  • Business events scheduled for the coming week Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 1:46 PM ET

    BERLIN— Germany releases May industrial orders figures for Europe's biggest economy. WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases international trade data for May, 8:30 a.m. Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for May, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for May, 3 p.m.. WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases...

  • WASHINGTON, July 2- U.S. job growth slowed in June and Americans left the labor force in droves, tempering expectations for a September interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve. Nonfarm payrolls rose 223,000 last month, down from 254,000 in May, with construction and government employment unchanged, and the mining sector purging more jobs, the Labor...

  • Jobs report by the numbers: 'Goldilocks' or not? Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 1:04 PM ET
    An employee works on a Telsa Model S sedan on an assembly line at the company's assembly plant in Fremont, Calif.

    Evaluating the June jobs report depended heavily on point of view.

  • Five key numbers from the jobs report Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 12:16 PM ET
    Five key numbers from the jobs report

    CNBC.com Finance Editor Jeff Cox breaks down the numbers behind Friday's jobs report, zeroing in on five main components.

  • WASHINGTON, July 2- A mixed U.S. jobs report on Thursday may not give Fed chair Janet Yellen the "decisive evidence" of labor market recovery she wants to see before raising interest rates. The June employment report showed a modest jump in jobs but no wage growth, a renewed fall in the labor force participation rate, and no improvement in some of the weak corners of the...

  • *Uncertainty over Greece's referendum spur bids for bonds. NEW YORK, July 2- U.S. The U.S. Labor Department said U.S. employers added 223,000 workers last month, less than the 230,000 increase projected by economists polled by Reuters.

  • Traders now betting Fed to wait until 2016 for hike Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 10:08 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. short-term interest-rate futures contracts rose on Thursday on a weaker than expected government report on jobs.

  • NEW YORK, July 2- The U.S. dollar slipped against a basket of major currencies on Thursday after U.S. jobs data lagged expectations, pushing out bets for a Federal Reserve rate hike to 2016, while caution ahead of this weekend's Greek referendum limited losses. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 223,000 last month, the Labor Department said. "The numbers overall were...

  • WASHINGTON, July 2- U.S. job growth slowed in June and Americans left the labor force in droves, tempering expectations for a September interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve. Nonfarm payrolls increased 223,000 last month, with construction employment unchanged and the mining sector purging more jobs, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • *Uncertainty over Greece's referendum spur bids for bonds. NEW YORK, July 2- U.S. "Clearly the report was disappointing," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

  • Summer starts slow: Job growth misses hopes Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 9:20 AM ET
    A Chrysler assembly line at the Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Warren, Michigan.

    American companies kicked off the summer with modest,sending nonfarm payrolls up 223,000 in June, according to Labor Department numbers released Thursday.