PORTLAND, Maine— Maine's unemployment rate rose has crept upward to 3.7 percent in June. The state Department of Labor says the preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was up from 3.5 percent in May. Maine's unemployment rate was lower than the New England rate of 4.4 percent. » Read More
Positive data from the United States on jobs and corporate earnings are very good news for Wall Street, according to Mike Lenhoff, the chief strategist at Brewin Dolphin in London
Weighing in on business, politics and the current state of the economy, with Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman/CEO.
The Bank of England raised its medium-term inflation forecast to just under 2 percent in its May inflation report, potentially paving the way for a November rate rise.
US banks may be willing to pay up to $5 billion to the federal and state governments for improper mortgage servicing practices, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Doug Kass, of Seabreeze Partners, says stocks will sell off this spring after home buyers turn out to be no shows, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.
Small businesses are not hiring, despite what last week's Labor Department employment report may show, according to a National Federation of Independent Business survey.
"Your days can get filled with back-to-back meetings that leave little time to do what’s considered the purposeful, productive aspects of your actual job," writes the author who suggests three creative ways to blow off those meetings without blowing up your job.
Swiss staffing company Adecco posted a better than expected net profit for its first quarter results, up 77 percent to 100 million euros, and the results were mainly driven by good revenues in the United States and in France, the company's CEO told CNBC in an interview Tuesday.
Europe should help countries that are in trouble but these countries need to show that they are tackling their deficit problems themselves, like Britain has done, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne told CNBC in an interview Tuesday.
Greece on Tuesday denied a Dow Jones report that it expects a new aid package of nearly 60 billion euros ($85.71 billion) to deal with its debt crisis.
CNBC's Brian Shactman discusses the week's top business stories, including the massive commodities selloff, retail sales and the killing of Osama bin Laden.
There was more bad news than met the eye to Friday’s jobs report, even beyond the bump up in the unemployment rate.
Falling commodity prices are hurting some riskier currencies, but they're good news for the dollar — time for your Friday FX Fix.
"We are on a collision course with a very bad set of circumstances that ultimately will create a brutal wave of inflation unlike any this country has seen in at least 30 years and possibly longer, writes the author of this new book.
Dramatic headlines on US debt and fears over a Greek restructuring of debt are not worrying one investor, who tells CNBC investors should be focusing on some good news from China, not on the wall of worry.
One of the consequences of ultra-loose monetary policy in the United States has been investors looking for yield in the emerging world.
A brightened outlook for job growth may dim this spring as rising gas prices weigh on companies and prompt some to rethink their hiring plans.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's "Squawk on the Street."
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The commodity complex in free-fall, the Flash Crash in memoriam, and the jobs market in mind. Here's what we're watching…