The number of Americans filing for benefits rose slightly more than expected, but the four-week average of claims pointed to a strengthening labor market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on unemployment.
Loretta Mester, president of the Cleveland Fed, says bringing back mining production might not necessarily lead to more jobs.
The U.S. economy is back to normal, the labor market is healthy again and inflation is headed higher, a Fed official said on Tuesday.
Mexican Finance Minister and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are meeting in upcoming weeks to discuss the countries' economic agenda.
The BoE said earlier this month it believed Britain's unemployment rate could fall to 4.5 percent- down from a previous estimate of 5 percent- before it starts to push up inflation. That could help the central bank to keep rates low for longer, despite the resilience of Britain's economy so far to the decision by voters last year to leave the European Union.
Unlike previous years, the estate tax — which very few families pay — might actually die this time, The New York Times reports.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, a sign that the labor market was continuing to tighten.
Industrial production fell as unseasonably warm weather caused a major drop in utilities output, offsetting gains in manufacturing and mining.
A new study from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College found those who change jobs later in life tend to work longer.
The majority of market watchers expect the Federal Reserve to stand pat on rates at the next meeting.
About 70 percent of the 85,000 H-1B visas granted in 2015 went to nationals from one country.
Improving youth unemployment and addressing the gender imbalance can help the Middle East prosper, the OECD's Deputy Secretary-General said.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to near a 43-year low, amid a further tightening of the labor market that could eventually spur faster wage growth.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the weekly numbers on unemployment.
Economist expected job openings in December to hit 5.55 million, according to Thomson Reuters.
WASHINGTON, Feb 3- The Federal Reserve on Friday asked the largest U.S. banks to measure how they would fare in a global recession with a high jobless rate as the central bank outlined the terms for its' stress test' of the largest U.S. lenders. If banks do not prove that they can weather such a downturn, the Fed may freeze payouts to investors while the lenders boost...
Austan Goolsbee, former CEA chairman; and Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute, and Todd Gordon, TradingAnalysis.com, provide their takeaways from January's jobs report.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman breaks sift through January's employment data.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the monthly employment numbers from the Labor Department.