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Donald Trump is running strong in the early nominating states of Iowa and New Hampshire, according to two NBC News-Marist polls.
HONG KONG, July 24- China's urban registered unemployment rate stood at 4.04 percent at the end of the second quarter, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said in a statement on Friday. While China's economy has lost steam this year, putting pressure on manufacturing employment in particular, official unemployment figures have remained low.
SAO PAULO— Brazil's government says the jobless rate in Latin America's largest country rose for the sixth straight month in June. The country's IBGE statistics bureau said Thursday that the unemployment rate in June was 6.9 percent, against 6.7 percent in May and 4.8 percent in June of last year. IBGE said that the jobless population in June remained stable at...
CNBC's Steve Liesman dives deep into the latest data on unemployment. And Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, adds perspective.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on unemployment.
MADRID, July 23- Eric Martin, a freelance property agent, also drives trucks and sometimes moonlights as a football referee. As Spain emerges from a deep downturn, short-term job contracts like Martin's are helping to chip away at an unemployment rate that is falling but still affects 22.4 percent of the workforce, second only to Greece's in Europe.
MADRID, July 23- Spain's jobless rate dropped to its lowest level in over three years in the second quarter, offering a boost to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy as he seeks to persuade voters that an economic recovery is taking root. At 22.4 percent, the unemployment rate is still higher than anywhere else in Europe bar crisis-hit Greece and it has not dipped below a...
MADRID— Statistics released Thursday said Spain's unemployment rate dropped to 22.4 percent in the second quarter, welcome news for the governing Popular Party as it prepares for upcoming general elections. Spain's jobless rate is still the second highest in the EU after that of Greece. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Thursday the figures were "excellent,"...
MADRID, July 23- Eric Martin, a freelance property agent, also drives trucks and sometimes moonlights as a football referee. As Spain emerges from a deep downturn, short-term job contracts like Martin's are helping to chip away at an unemployment rate that affects nearly a quarter of the workforce and is second only to Greece's in Europe. But they are accentuating...
The US should build on what Starbucks is starting with its youth job-creation effort, says former Medtronic CEO Bill George.
JACKSON, Miss.— Mississippi's unemployment rate dipped in June, but employer payrolls fell, as the state's job market sent mixed messages. Despite the improvement, Mississippi remained tied for the third-highest jobless rate among states. The figures— adjusted to cancel out seasonal changes— were released Tuesday by the U.S. Labor Department.
COLUMBUS, Ohio— State officials are set to release Ohio's latest monthly employment data. Ohio's unemployment rate in May remained at 5.2 percent, unchanged from the previous month. Before April, Ohio's unemployment rate had held steady at 5.1 percent since December.
New Zealand's Fonterra is cutting jobs in an effort to shore up its cash flows amid a slump in global dairy demand, particularly from No. 1 buyer China.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate, about the slack in the labor market.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate, about the risks of tightening rates too soon. The labor market is getting demonstrably closer to a more normal state, Yellen says.
The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a solid labor market.
Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, reports on the latest unemployment data.
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE PROJECTED TO FALL TO 5.1 PCT BY Q4 2015.
SAO PAULO, July 14- Brazil's retail sales fell more than expected in May as faster inflation and a rising jobless rate appeared to deepen a likely recession in Latin America's largest economy. Layoffs have hit Brazil's labor market harder than many expected while inflation has climbed to nearly 9 percent, twice the official target despite a string of interest...
BEIJING, July 14- China's urban unemployment rate was steady around 5 percent in the first six months of the year, Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday.