For all the talk about the nearly 250,000 jobs a month the economy is creating, workers' real wages are going backward.» Read More
Layoffs were down last month, says John Challenger, Challenger CEO, parsing the latest employment numbers and providing a preview of Friday's job report.
The equity selloff has caused analysts to question whether there is a level the S&P 500 would need to reach before the Fed recommences QE.
Republican candidates Donald Trump and Jeb Bush have traded rhetorical punches before, but never as forcefully as they have over the past 24 hours.
CNN is amending the rules for its Sept. 16 GOP debate amid outcry that its criteria would unfairly exclude Carly Fiorina.
Despite rapid economic growth in the Philippines in recent years, unemployment remains a problem, the Financial Times reports.
Unemployment across the euro zone fell in July to its lowest level in 3 years.
BERLIN, Sept 1- German unemployment fell more than expected in August, with the jobless rate holding steady at a record low, offering reassurance that consumer spending will continue to drive growth in Europe's largest economy this year. "Economy and employment trends in Germany are pointing upward. Companies are well advised not to be unsettled by the recent...
Felicity Emmett, head of Australian economics at ANZ, says expectations for the unemployment rate to stay at 6 percent until 2017 indicate a "slight easing bias" for the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Sen. Bernie Sanders and mogul Donald Trump have seen their support surge in Iowa, according to a new poll, NBC News reports.
Societe Generale's notoriously bearish strategist Albert Edwards believes there is a high probability that U.S. indexes have already entered a bear market.
The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a firming labor market.
GDP expanded at a 3.7 percent annual pace instead of the 2.3 percent rate reported last month, the Commerce Department said.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on unemployment and gross domestic product.
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in July, and demand in a key category that tracks business investment plans jumped.
U.S. home prices continued to rise in June, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, but the increase fell short of analyst estimates.
Brazil is struggling with the confluence of two separate, but interrelated crises: one economic, and the other political.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California's jobless rate dropped to 6.2 percent in July, a slight decrease from a month earlier, as the state added 80,600 nonfarm payroll jobs, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday. California's economy has been steadily recovering since February 2010, and has shown surprising stability in the face of a harsh...
AUGUSTA, Maine— Maine officials say the unemployment rate was 4.6 percent in July and was little changed from the month before. The Maine Department of Labor said Friday that the jobless rate last month was down from 4.7 percent in June. Vermont had the lowest rate among the six states at 3.6 percent and Rhode Island had the highest rate at 5.8 percent.
Fewer people had jobs in Louisiana in July as employer payrolls shrank, but the unemployment rate fell again as even more people left the labor force. Both sets of figures— adjusted to cancel out seasonal changes— were released Friday by the U.S. Labor Department. West Virginia, at 7.5 percent, had the highest unemployment rate among the states, while Louisiana's...
The latest Texas jobless number, the state's lowest monthly unemployment rate since July 2007, mirrors the 4.2 percent rate for June. Texas added jobs for the fourth consecutive month, with 31,400 more seasonally adjusted nonagricultural jobs in July, the commission said in a statement. "Texas employers added 31,400 jobs in July, resulting in an increase of...