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  • 7 tips for your performance review Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 2:58 PM ET

    It's that time of year — performance-review time! Here are 7 tips so you don't screw it up.

  • Apple's hiring a social media guru in LA Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:51 AM ET
    Beats headphones and iPod Touch.

    Apple is looking for a head of social media and content to be based in the same city as its Beats Electronics division, 9to5mac.com reported.

  • US job openings rise, hiring remains healthy Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The number of available U.S. jobs rose in October to the second-highest level in 14 years, and companies kept hiring at a healthy pace, adding to evidence of an improving economy. Job openings increased 3.2 percent to 4.83 million, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That's just below August's total, which was the highest on records dating back to 2000....

  • U.S. jobs channeling real estate growth  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    We've seen more of a "Goldilock environment" for commercial real estate over recent months, with employment growth the fundamental driver, says Hessam Nadji, managing director and chief strategy officer at Marcus & Millichap Research and Advisory Services.

  • Who's hiring in Europe next year?  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    U.K. jobs growth is expected to hit its highest level since 2005, according to Manpower's Employment Outlook survey, due to its "consistent steady growth". Mark Cahill, managing director, EMEA at Manpower, discusses further.

  • Tipped workers push for higher minimum wage in NY Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    New York law lets employers pay them less than the state's $8 standard minimum wage, set to rise to $8.75 in January and to $9 a year later, provided tips make up the difference. The seven states are Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Minnesota and Montana, they said. A new study by the Eastern Research Group for the U.S. Labor Department estimated 399,000...

  • UAW reaches top tier of VW labor policy at US unit Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 5:42 PM ET

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee— The United Auto Workers on Monday qualified for the top tier of a new labor policy at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, giving the union its first formal role within a foreign-owned auto plant in the southern U.S. Volkswagen said that an independent auditor had verified that the UAW's Local 42 had signed up at least 45 percent of workers at...

  • YouTube CEO won't let motherhood stop her Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 10:05 AM ET
    Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki

    YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki prepares for her fifth child, all while running the multi-billion dollar company, The Today Show reports.

  • US jobs: Must get 'millenials' back to work  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    While the U.S. jobs report's headline numbers were good, we need younger people to get jobs and create economic growth to support the U.S. economy, say Lance Roberts, chief strategist at STA Wealth Management.

  • *Gold dropped more than 1 percent on Friday. SINGAPORE, Dec 8- Gold stayed below $1,200 per ounce on Monday, retaining overnight losses as a robust U.S. nonfarm payrolls report boosted the dollar to a more than five-year high, denting bullion's appeal as a hedge. Gold prices tend to fall in tandem with oil as lower energy prices is perceived to lower inflationary...

  • JGBs slip on strong U.S. jobs data, weak yen Sunday, 7 Dec 2014 | 10:15 PM ET

    TOKYO, Dec 8- Japanese Government Bond prices slipped on Monday, sending their yields up 0.5 to 1.0 basis points, following surprisingly strong U.S. non-farm payroll data. Also denting JGBs, the yen weakened to its lowest level since July 2007, helping to underpin Tokyo share prices, while the bank of Japan did not offer to buy mid- to long-term JGBs on Monday, contrary...

  • TOKYO, Dec 8- Asian stocks stood firm and the dollar notched fresh seven-year highs against the yen on Monday after much stronger-than-expected jobs data underlined the strength of the U.S. economy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was unchanged. Tokyo's Nikkei rose 0.3 percent, poking above 18,000 for the first time since July 2007.

  • SINGAPORE, Dec 8- Gold extended losses to a third session on Monday as a robust U.S. nonfarm payrolls report boosted the dollar to its highest in over five years, dulling bullion's appeal as a hedge. *Spot gold eased 0.2 percent to $1,189.94 an ounce by 0020 GMT. *Hedge funds and money managers boosted their bullish position in U.S. gold contracts to the highest since...

  • Impressed by pace of US job creation: Pro  Sunday, 7 Dec 2014 | 5:13 PM ET

    David Dietze, President & Chief Investment Strategist at Point View Wealth Management, says an increase in wages and weekly hours worked are good signs for the economy.

  • For US unemployed, job market hits a turning point Sunday, 7 Dec 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Look past the booming November job gain of 321,000 reported Friday— the best figure in three years in the strongest year for U.S. hiring since 1999.. The job market has reached a new milestone on its road to full health: For the first time since the Great Recession ended 5½ years ago, America's unemployed are now as likely to be hired as to stop looking for...

  • For US unemployed, job market hits a turning point Saturday, 6 Dec 2014 | 9:39 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Look past the booming November job gain of 321,000 reported Friday— the best figure in three years in the strongest year for U.S. hiring since 1999.. The job market has reached a new milestone on its road to full health: For the first time since the Great Recession ended 5½ years ago, America's unemployed are now as likely to be hired as to stop looking for...

  • Morgan Stanley to pay more of its bonuses upfront Saturday, 6 Dec 2014 | 2:34 AM ET

    Morgan Stanley said on Friday it will pay more of its bonuses to employees upfront and defer less, because the bank is on a better financial footing.

  • The Week Ahead: Order Girl Scout cookies online!  Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 4:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. Christmas is 3 weeks away. Congress votes to fund the government. And gas is at 4-year lows. Will there be a retail sales surge.

  • TREASURIES-Prices tumble on rosy U.S. jobs report Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    *Two-year yield surges to highest since May 2011. NEW YORK, Dec 5- U.S. "This supports the view that the Federal Reserve will start hiking rates in the middle of next year," said Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz in Newport Beach, California.

  • *Brent averages below $70/ bbl for the week for first time since 2010. NEW YORK, Dec 5- U.S. crude oil closed at its lowest since July 2009 on Friday as Brent averaged below $70 a barrel in the week for the first time since 2010, as strong U.S. employment data did little to lift the oil market's bearish mood. Both contracts continued to slide as the market grappled with...