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  • US productivity debate: Robert Gordon

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Robert Gordon, Northwestern University, discuss what's likely stalling growth in the U.S., including college debt and the delay in using robots at work.

  • Weekly jobless claims up 6,000 to 278,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and productivity.

  • Weekly jobless claims up 10,000 to 272,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and has the update on the most recent durable goods orders which were up 4.9 percent in January. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 25- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained below levels consistent with a tightening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 272,000 for the week ended Feb. 20, the Labor Department said on Thursday. A Labor Department analyst said...

  • Job seekers wait in line during a Giant Job Fair in Detroit.

    Drew Matus, deputy chief U.S. economist at UBS, says his key to the U.S. economy is "simple data" like weekly jobless claims.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 18- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to labor market strength that could keep Federal Reserve interest rate hikes on the table this year. We wouldn't rule out another rate hike at the March meeting as financial market turbulence fades away and the economic outlook remains positive, "...

  • Jobless claims drop 7,000 to 262,000

    CNBC's Rick Santlelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and data from the Philly Fed. And Stephen Freedman at UBS adds perspective.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 11- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, suggesting the labor market remains on solid footing despite slowing economic growth and a stock market rout. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 269,000 for the week ended Feb. 6, the Labor...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 11- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, suggesting the labor market remained on solid footing despite slowing economic growth and a stock market rout. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 269,000 for the week ended Feb. 6, the Labor...

  • Initial jobless claims down 16,000 to 269,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, breaks down the latest unemployment numbers. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective on jobs and talks about signals the Fed is sending on rate hikes.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 11- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, suggesting the labor market remained on solid footing despite slowing economic growth and a stock market rout. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 269,000 for the week ended Feb. 6, the Labor...

  • US productivity dips sharply in fourth quarter

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest job claims and productivity data

  • Economist: Slow productivity growth a mystery

    John Ryding, RDQ Economics, shares his thoughts on problems facing the Federal Reserve.

  • Jobless claims up 8,000 to 285,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and fourth quarter productivity. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 4- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, suggesting some loss of momentum in the labor market amid a sharp economic slowdown and stock market selloff. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 285,000 for the week ended Jan. 30, the Labor...

  • Jobless claims down 16,000 to 278,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on unemployment and reports durable goods dropped 5.1 percent. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective.

  • Initial jobless claims up 7K to 284,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on unemployment. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.

  • It's not all the Fed's fault... but some: Pro

    The U.S. is in a profit recession, says Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors, sharing his thoughts on what's driving the market lower amid the Fed's tightening. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli weigh in

  • Jobless claims down 10K to 277,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and reaction on the 10-year Treasury.

  • Jobs predictions for 2016

    Russell Price, Ameriprise Financial, shares his thoughts on the U.S. labor market and the challenges it may present to the Federal Reserve raising rates.