The Labor Department says Kentucky saw its unemployment rate fall to 5.3 percent in April, down from 5.6 percent in March. In addition to Kentucky, the other four states judged to have significantly lower unemployment rates in April were Arkansas, Delaware, Kansas and Vermont. In addition to Pennsylvania, the states with significantly higher rates were New... » Read More
The number of Americans filing for aid fell last week, a sign that the economy is regaining speed after stumbling in the first quarter.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest number on unemployment and provides the latest data from the Philly Fed survey in May.
The National Urban League is out with its 2016 "State of Black America Report, called "Locked Out: Education, Jobs, & Justice." Discussing job creation in America, and income equality, with Marc Morial, National Urban League CEO.
Nikos Pappas, Greek Minister, discusses Greece's upcoming debt deadline with the ECB and what his political party believes can happen in the country.
Consumers were feeling more optimistic this month, as expectations for future growth hit highs for the year.
On the surface, the jump in weekly unemployment claims to a 14-month high looks alarming, particularly after April's surprise slowdown in hiring.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose, touching the highest level in more than a year.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest read on unemployment and import/export prices. And Steve Liesman adds perspective.
CNBC's Steve Liesman looks at how both parties are viewing the jobs market recovery under President Obama.
There were 5.8 million job openings in March, up from 5.4 million job openings in February.
Alan Krueger, Princeton University, and Ed Lazear, Stanford University, discuss whether the job market is back. The most important number to view is the employment rate, says Lazear.
Trouble in tax receipts suggests income growth is weaker than official numbers suggest, Deutsche Bank’s Joseph LaVorgna says.
South Africa's unemployment rate rose to 26.7 percent of the labour force in the first quarter of 2016, from 24.5 percent in 2015's last quarter.
Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton an "unbelievably nasty, mean enabler" of her husband Bill Clinton, NBC News reports.
Reacting to jobs data, and the presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, is CNBC contributor Ron Insana, and Bill Rodgers, former labor economist and Rutgers University Professor.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on Friday's mixed jobs data, and the reaction on Wall Street.
President Obama addressed the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and defended the Democratic infrastructure strategy.
President Obama is asked about his thoughts on the presumptive GOP presidential candidate nominee Donald Trump, and the Democratic candidates.
President Obama addresses job growth in America, and urges Congress to act on tax reform, saying "it's fair to say Congress will not act before the election."
President Obama addresses job growth in America, and the pace of global growth.