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  • The read on job growth Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 1:44 PM ET
    The read on job growth

    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.

  • Rate hike prospects Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 1:05 PM ET
    Rate hike prospects

    Discussing jobs data and the Fed's strategy, with Dr. Bill Rogers of Rutgers University.

  • September rate hike on track Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 1:03 PM ET
    September rate hike on track

    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...

  • Job gains may favor September interest rate hike Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 6:11 AM ET
    A new employee fills out paperwork as he starts his new job at Smoothe King in Miami, Florida.

    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.

  • Risks 'skewed to the upside' for US jobs: Pro Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 10:44 PM ET
    Risks 'skewed to the upside' for US jobs: Pro

    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...

  • US employers cutting jobs at a high rate Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    US employers cutting jobs at a high rate

    U.S. employers announced more than 105,000 layoffs in July, the most in nearly four years.

  • Jobless claims edge up; underlying trend firm Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 8:36 AM ET
    Recruiter Lisa Snyder works with job seekers at GRID Alternatives solar job fair in San Francisco last month.

    The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, suggesting market conditions continued to tighten.

  • Initial jobless claims up 3,000 to 270,000 Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Initial jobless claims up 3,000 to 270,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the weekly data on unemployment. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.

  • US layoffs hit nearly 4-year high in July: Challenger Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 7:30 AM ET
    US Marines board a transport aircraft headed to Kandahar, Afghanistan

    Job cuts surged to 105,696 in July as the military announced plans to reduce troop and civilian workforce payrolls.

  • Job cuts soar to highest level in 4 years: Challenger Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 7:30 AM ET
    Job cuts soar to highest level in 4 years: Challenger

    John Challenger, Challenger, Gray and Christmas CEO, breaks down the latest jobs numbers and weighs in on what's likely prompting the layoffs.

  • Greek unemployment drops to 25 percent in May Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 5:06 AM ET

    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...

  • ADP July payrolls up 185,000 Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 8:15 AM ET
    ADP July payrolls up 185,000

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist, break down the latest data on jobs.

  • Are US auto sales peaking soon? Not at all: Pro Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 10:39 PM ET
    Are US auto sales peaking soon? Not at all: Pro

    Richard Hilgert, senior equity analyst at Morningstar, explains why he doesn't agree that auto sales in the U.S. are nearing saturation point.

  • US data don't support September rate hike: Pro Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 7:05 PM ET
    US data don't support September rate hike: Pro

    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.

  • Trump card! Mogul's support soars in new poll Sunday, 2 Aug 2015 | 9:22 AM ET
    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump has surged into the national lead in the primary race, a new NBC News/ Wall Street Journal poll shows.

  • Jobs data big, but no slam dunk for rate hike Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 6:37 PM ET
    A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    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 inflation, unemployment hold steady Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    Price reductions in Berlin, Germany

    Euro zone annual inflation held steady at 0.2 percent in July, far below the European Central Bank's target.