The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength and firming economic growth.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on unemployment and durable goods.
MADRID, Oct 27- A record summer for tourism helped push Spanish unemployment down to its lowest in nearly seven years, though the still hefty 18.9 percent level puts Spain's incoming government under pressure to extend the recovery with further reforms. The number of unemployed still stands at 4.3 million, and the jobless rate is the second highest in Europe...
MADRID, Oct 27- Spain's unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in nearly seven years in the third quarter, hitting a still hefty 18.9 percent but pulled down by temporary hires during a record summer for tourism, official data showed on Thursday. Spain's incoming government- expected to be formed on Saturday after several parties agreed to step aside and...
MADRID— Spain's unemployment rate has dropped to 18.9 percent in the third quarter from 20 percent in the previous three-month period, the lowest rate in six years and welcome news for acting premier Mariano Rajoy as he looks to begin a second term in office this week. The National Statistics Institute said Thursday the number of people out of work fell by...
New U.S. single-family home sales unexpectedly rose in September, pointing to sustained demand for housing.
The Consumer Confidence Index hit 98.6 in October, down from 104.1 in September, according to data from The Conference Board.
The Labor Department said Friday employers cut jobs in four swing states and added them in three, with job totals flat in New Hampshire. The unemployment rate rose to 4.7 percent last month from 4.6 percent in August in North Carolina, and ticked up to 4.8 percent from 4.7 percent in Ohio. The jobless rate was flat in September in Florida, Iowa and Pennsylvania.
A key economic measure edged higher in September, in line with expectations, according to The Conference Board on Thursday.
The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes rose 3.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.47 million.
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, discusses the effect of monetary policy on inequality, as well as Portugal's economic situation.
Jim Iuorio, CNBC contributor, breaks down the latest data on unemployment.
The number of Americans filing for benefits rose more than expected, but remained below a level that is associated with a strong labor market.
CPI rose in September, suggesting a steady build-up of inflation pressures that could keep the Fed on track to raise rates in December.
Sens. Marco Rubio and Pat Toomey became the latest Republicans to speak out against Donald Trump's warnings of a rigged election. NBCNews reports.
Economists polled by Reuters had expected the index to rise to 1 in October. A reading above zero indicates expansion.
North Korea has warned that it may carry out further nuclear tests and says it is prepared to launch a preemptive strike on the United States, NBC reports.
The Obama administration is contemplating an unprecedented cyber covert action against Russia in retaliation, NBC News reports.
New York City's comptroller has found no evidence that Donald Trump gave $10,000 to a fund for 9/11 victims, NBC News reports.
Economists expected consumer sentiment to hit 92 in October, up from 89.8 in September's final reading, according to Thomson Reuters.