TOKYO— Japan's jobless rate fell to a 20- year low in October, but consumer spending and incomes also edged down as the tight labor market failed to spur significant increases in wages. The latest figures are likely to help Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's effort to cajole companies into offering higher wages, to accelerate inflation by raising consumer demand...» Read More
*Gold falls to three-month low. LONDON, Nov 6- The dollar jumped more than 1 percent to a 7- month high and benchmark U.S. bond yields rose to their highest in five years on Friday, after forecast-beating jobs data left investors eyeing the first rise in U.S. interest rates in almost a decade next month. Unemployment rate at 5 percent looks as though we saw decent growth...
OTTAWA, Nov 6- Canada added 44,400 jobs in October, the biggest gain in five months, sending the unemployment rate down as employment in the public administration sector jumped on hiring related to last month's election, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. Canada was in a mild recession in the first half of the year, but analysts expect the economy has...
CNBC's Steve Liesman; Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock; William Rodgers, Rutgers University, and Gary Stern, former Minneapolis Fed president, share their thoughts on the latest jobs numbers.
*Average hourly earnings increase 9 cents. WASHINGTON, Nov 6- U.S. job growth surged in October after two straight months of tepid gains, with the unemployment rate hitting a 7-1/ 2- year low in a show of domestic strength that makes it almost likely the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in December. Nonfarm payrolls increased 271,000 last month, the largest...
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the latest numbers on private sector jobs growth from the Labor Department.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the rise of job opportunities in 3D printing.
Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock; William Rodgers, Rutgers University, and Gary Stern, former Minneapolis Fed president, provide a preview of the jobs report and its implications for interest rates.
Michelle Girard, RBS economist, shares her thoughts on today's jobs report and the likelihood of a rate hike in December.
If the U.S. jobs report for October meets expectations, the Fed will likely increase interest rates in December, says Paul Mackel, head of Asian currency research at HSBC.
Hugh Johnson, chairman and chief investment officer at Hugh Johnson, says the Fed is likely to raise interest rates from near zero in December or the first quarter of 2016.
Sam Chandan, president and chief economist at Chandan Economics, expects a relatively weaker number for Friday's nonfarm payrolls report as uncertain global conditions curb hiring at U.S. firms.
Jobless claims recorded their largest increase in eight months, but remained at levels consistent with a fairly healthy labor market.
Sen. Pat Toomey, (R-Pa.), weighs in on Federal Reserve policy ahead Janet Yellen's testimony today on Capitol Hill.
Justin Trudeau, a self-proclaimed feminist, made good his campaign promise that his governmental inner circle would be gender-equal, NBC News reports.
Short-term bond yields spiked Wednesday morning and fed fund futures rose 2 points.
Private job growth edged lower in October, with companies adding 182,000 new jobs as economic growth cooled, according to a report from ADP.
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, break down the latest data on jobs. We're going to be back to full employment by next summer, predicts Zandi.
One study found that employers don't like "blemishes" such as low-level jobs, on resumes, USA TODAY reports.
Euro zone inflation flatlined in October, keeping the pressure on ECB President Mario Draghi to extend his $1.1 trillion stimulus program.
The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits rose marginally.