The White House says the order will require companies seeking federal contracts to make public any previous violations of labor laws. The White House says it's designed to ensure those who suffer sexual assault or civil rights violations can have their day in court. Obama will sign the order Thursday at the White House.» Read More
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Private businesses created 218,000 jobs in July, a number that while solid and in line with previous months fell below expectations, according to ADP.
US TREASURIES YIELDS FALL SLIGHTLY AFTER ADP JOBS DATA, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS DECREASE TO 2.47 PERCENT.
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Mark Zandy, Moody's Analytics, check out the monthly employment numbers. We are on track to full employment by late 2016, predicts Zandy.
Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo senior economist, and Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon chief economist, share their thoughts on what they expect to see from Wednesday's GDP numbers.
NEW YORK— The stock market is ending with a modest loss as investors wait for a series of big economic reports later in the week. The next day, a report on China's manufacturing industry will give investors an update on the health of the world's factory floor. And on Friday, the U.S. Labor Department releases its monthly jobs report.
The decision is pivotal because it could expose McDonald's Corp. to liability for management practices in those locations. The same is true for many other fast-food chains, including Burger King and Yum Brands, which owns Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza hut.
TOKYO, July 29- The availability of jobs in Japan rose to the highest in 22 years, in an encouraging sign that a tighter labour market will boost wages and support consumer spending. However, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate, released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, rose to 3.7 percent from 3.5 percent in the previous month.
*Ukraine- Russia tensions, Israel- Palestine cut gold's losses. NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 28- Gold was little changed on Monday as traders and investors awaited the outcome of a Federal Reserve policy meeting, while hazarding a guess on what U.S. jobs numbers for the month might be.
Wouldn't it be nice if, just for once, Obama defended American business instead of attacking it?, asks Larry Kudlow.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. Retailers head back to school. The Fed meets next week, and Friday brings a big labor report.
Additional rules and enforcement from federal agencies have a majority of employers worried about how to run their firms.
The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller.
TOKYO, July 25- The dollar held gains versus the yen on Friday and the euro stood steady after rebounding from an eight-month low against the greenback as data painted a brighter picture of the U.S. and eurozone economies.
President Barack Obama said on Thursday the Federal Reserve was "properly focused" on unemployment given the relatively tame pace of inflation in the country, offering a broad endorsement of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's policy approach.
In an exclusive CNBC interview, President Obama took aim at tax inversions. Watch the interview here.
Business Roundtable president John Engler, discusses the current economic situation in the U.S., and what really matters. He shares his opinions on the Export-Import Bank.
LANSING, Mich.— Michigan authorities say the state experienced a typical seasonal increase in unemployment in the latest month. The department says June's unemployment rates ranged from a low of 5.7 percent in the Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids regions to a high of 9.2 percent in populous metropolitan Detroit.
CNBC's Patti Domm discusses the potential levers for fed action and the labor market.
Gold slipped to its lowest level in a month on Thursday as signs of an improving economy lured traders into other investments. The Labor Department said Thursday that the number of people applying for unemployment benefits last week dropped to the lowest level since February 2006, almost two years before the Great Recession started.