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First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 205,000 in the most recent week, up slightly from the 196,000 claims reported for the previous week. » Read More
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At least three GOP senators plan to vote against Herman Cain if Trump formally chooses him for a Federal Reserve Board seat.
California stations are selling $4 a gallon gasoline, but for drivers in most other states, unleaded gas this summer may not even reach $3 a gallon.
U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in more than a year in March, but underlying inflation remained benign against the backdrop of slowing domestic and global economic growth.
The EU has hit back at new U.S. proposals to target European goods with tariffs, following a WTO ruling over subsidies for Airbus.
The U.S. Trade Representative on Monday proposed a list of European Union products ranging from large commercial aircraft and parts to dairy products and wine on which to slap tariffs as retaliation for European aircraft subsidies.
For those in the labor market, employers and job seekers alike, the details of the U.S. labor market are complicated.
CNBC studied the net changes by industry for March jobs based on the data from the Labor Department.
March's jobs growth powered back to a more normal level of 196,000, after February's weakness, suggesting a first-quarter slowdown is fading.
The effort was spurred by the blockage of the construction of the 125-mile Constitution Pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York.
The numbers came a month after February's jaw-dropping gain of just 20,000, which was revised up to 33,000 in the March report.
"I think they should drop rates and get rid of quantitative tightening," Trump says of the Fed.
After two years of job losses in the solar industry, a California mandate is welcome and advocates are projecting demand to pick up.
J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says there are "serious issues" affecting global companies that need to be addressed.
Josh Brown, CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management, has a good analogy to compare the gyrations on Wall Street to the real economy.
Strong data could help curb market speculation that a recession is coming and that the Federal Reserve could have to cut interest rates.
Total cuts hit 190,410, a 10.3 percent increase from the fourth quarter and 35.6 percent jump from the same period a year ago.
Under the proposal, businesses would pay at least 50 cents into an employee retirement plan for every hour worked.
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits dropped to a more than 49-year low last week.
The meeting comes as Washington and Beijing appeared to be closing in on a deal that would put an end to their ongoing trade war.
Job growth hit an 18-month low in March amid increasing signs that the hiring boom may be running out of steam.