After eight years of "people beating the crap out of him," Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke "deserves a break," former Fed Governor Frederic Mishkin tells CNBC.» Read More
SALEM, Ore.-- The unemployment rate in Oregon has dipped below 8 percent for the first time since the nation fell sharply into the Great Recession in the fall of 2008.. The Oregon Employment Department said Tuesday the state unemployment rate was 7.8 percent in May and, after a revision, 7.9 percent in April.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, (D-MN), shares her views on measures she's like to see to boost the $2 trillion dollar tourism industry in the U.S.
Sen. Mark Begich, (D-AK), shares his views on universal background checks and gun control reform.
For the graduate heading to a hot job, or for one on the hunt for career gratification, these workplace accouterments will come in quite handy.
WASHINGTON, June 13- U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in May and first-time applications for jobless benefits fell last week, showing signs of resilience in the economy despite belt-tightening in Washington. "
WASHINGTON, June 13- U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in May and first-time applications for jobless benefits fell last week, suggesting the economy was squeezing out of a recent soft patch.
WASHINGTON, June 13- The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week, nearing its lowest level in five years in a sign of resilience for the U.S. labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 334,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON-- The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits likely remained at relatively low levels last week, suggesting that steady job gains will continue. Economists forecast that applications ticked down by 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 345,000, according to a survey by FactSet.
JPMorgan is cutting roughly 1,800 jobs in its mortgage servicing unit, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
Ford plans to add 800 more white-collar workers by the end of 2013 after already signing on 2,200 so far this year. It's another sign of surging domestic demand.
Like many of the 2,200-plus people who showed up for a 5:30 a.m. dental clinic last month, Patty Kennedy knows that bad teeth translate into poor employment prospects.
Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute founder, explains how a "split role" in executive leadership leads to "shopping" the company.
Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute founder, comments on electronic devices with high tech features and jobs creation.
Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute founder, says for the past six months demand for industrial products tied to copper and steel have increased.
Former GE boss Jack Welch explains why he believes the man who exposed secret U.S. surveillance programs should be brought back to the U.S. and prosecuted. He also talked about his skepticism over the employment report.
Chad Moutray, National Association of Manufacturers chief economist, explains how an unfavorable export climate is impeding the creation of manufacturing jobs.
Robert Zoellick, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics explains why he thinks Japan needs to invest heavily in structural reforms.
Toyota is set to launch a new Prius, and a new report shows the U.S. auto industry will go on a summer "hiring spree," reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Mark Konyn, CEO at Cathay Conning Asset Management (CCAM), discusses JGB market volatility, and whether it will spill over into international markets.
PK Basu, Managing Director & Head of Asia Research & Economics at Maybank Kim Eng says the risk-on, risk-off period for markets is drawing to a close. He expects the Fed to taper off QE from October onwards.