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July jobs are up 215,000. Discussing job growth in the U.S., with Marc Morial, The National Urban League, and Ron Christie, Christie Strategies.
Discussing jobs data and the Fed's strategy, with Dr. Bill Rogers of Rutgers University.
Is a September interest rate still on? CNBC's Steve Liesman rounds up July economic data, to see where the Fed's head could be at.
LONDON, Aug 7- The dollar gained and Wall Street stock futures extended losses as U.S. jobs data came near enough to expectations to bolster bets the Federal Reserve will raise rates for the first time in nearly a decade this year. The data showed 215,000 jobs were added in July, slightly below a Reuters poll of 223,000 jobs, but the unemployment rate held at a...
OTTAWA, Aug 7- The Canadian economy added an estimated 6,600 jobs in July from June, although the number of full-time positions declined by 17,300 and the unemployment rate held at 6.8 percent, Statistics Canada said on Friday. The gain in July nearly mirrored a fall in June while holding on to May's outsized gain of 58,900. The average increase is 19,700 jobs in...
The number of jobs probably rose at a healthy pace in July, providing signs of an improving economy that could allow the Fed to raise rates.
Elias Haddad, senior currency strategist at Commonwealth Bank, expects the U.S. nonfarm payrolls for July to exceed market expectations of 225,000 jobs.
WASHINGTON, Aug 6- Most Federal Reserve policymakers expect the U.S. jobless rate will stop plunging and stabilize right around its long-term normal level, a risky forecast given that this apparently hasn't happened in at least a half century. It kept dropping and by December 2006 had hit 4.4 percent. "They're taking some big risks," said Jesse Edgerton, a former Fed...
U.S. employers announced more than 105,000 layoffs in July, the most in nearly four years.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, suggesting market conditions continued to tighten.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the weekly data on unemployment. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.
Job cuts surged to 105,696 in July as the military announced plans to reduce troop and civilian workforce payrolls.
John Challenger, Challenger, Gray and Christmas CEO, breaks down the latest jobs numbers and weighs in on what's likely prompting the layoffs.
ATHENS, Aug 6- Greece's jobless rate fell to 25 percent in May from 25.6 percent rate in the previous month, statistics agency ELSTAT said on Thursday. The reading in May, based on seasonally adjusted data, was the lowest since June 2012 when unemployment stood at 24.9 percent. Greece's economy contracted by 0.2 percent in the first quarter, dipping back into...
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist, break down the latest data on jobs.
Richard Hilgert, senior equity analyst at Morningstar, explains why he doesn't agree that auto sales in the U.S. are nearing saturation point.
If the Fed remains data-dependent, there's no way the central bank can raise interest rates next month, says Bill Smith, president & CEO at SAM Advisors.
Donald Trump has surged into the national lead in the primary race, a new NBC News/ Wall Street Journal poll shows.
August is here, bringing the final few pieces of data the Fed has left to consider before it holds its rates meeting in September.
Euro zone annual inflation held steady at 0.2 percent in July, far below the European Central Bank's target.