The European Union's statistical agency, Eurostat, said Friday that the jobless rate stood at 11.1 percent in June, unchanged for a third straight month after declines earlier in the year. Among the euro member states, Greece had the highest rate at 25.6 percent and Germany the lowest level at 4.7 percent. The EU's executive Commission has been pushing hard to...» Read More
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate, about the slack in the labor market.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate, about the risks of tightening rates too soon. The labor market is getting demonstrably closer to a more normal state, Yellen says.
The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a solid labor market.
Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, reports on the latest unemployment data.
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE PROJECTED TO FALL TO 5.1 PCT BY Q4 2015.
SAO PAULO, July 14- Brazil's retail sales fell more than expected in May as faster inflation and a rising jobless rate appeared to deepen a likely recession in Latin America's largest economy. Layoffs have hit Brazil's labor market harder than many expected while inflation has climbed to nearly 9 percent, twice the official target despite a string of interest...
BEIJING, July 14- China's urban unemployment rate was steady around 5 percent in the first six months of the year, Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday.
John Calverley, Head, Global Thematic Research at Standard Chartered, warns of looming trouble in Greek politics.
Lindsey Piegza, Chief Economist at Stifel Fixed Income, says getting the Greek population on board with Monday's bailout plan will require "extreme political maneuvering."
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment.
Jeremy Hill, managing director at Old Blackheath Companies, says the reaction in the bond market following the U.S. jobs report reflects the view that the Fed would be in no hurry to raise rates.
Evaluating the June jobs report depended heavily on point of view.
CNBC.com Finance Editor Jeff Cox breaks down the numbers behind Friday's jobs report, zeroing in on five main components.
The BBC said it will cut more than 1,000 jobs because it expects to receive $234 million less than forecast in the next financial year.
U.S. employers added jobs in June, but wages were flat and the labor force participation fell.
The number of planned layoffs announced by U.S.-based companies ticked up nearly 10 percent in June from the previous month.
BERLIN, June 30- German unemployment fell for the ninth month in a row in June, with the jobless rate holding steady at a record low of 6.4 percent, reinforcing expectations that consumer spending will continue to drive growth in Europe's largest economy this year. The Federal Labour Office reported on Tuesday that the seasonally-adjusted unemployment total...
PORT LOUIS, June 26- The unemployment rate in the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius is expected to rise to 8.0 percent this year from 7.8 percent in 2014 after an increase in the first quarter, official data showed on Friday. Statistic Mauritius said the unemployment rate jumped to 8.7 percent in the first three months of 2015 from 7.5 percent in the last...
Japan's households opened their wallets a bit wider than expected in May, with household expenditures jumping for the first time in more than a year.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased modestly last week, but labor market conditions continued to tighten.