The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rebounded from a near 45-year low last week.
African National Congress (ANC) leader Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in as South Africa's new president, following his predecessor Jacob Zuma's departure Wednesday night after a long power struggle.
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Deficit will be President Donald Trump's legacy, financial strategists are warning as the U.S. budget expands to accommodate the government's spending plan.
Robert Jan van de Kraats discusses his company's digital strategy and wage inflation.
We will be seeing 'different countries' in the Middle East in a few years' time, Christine Lagarde told CNBC.
An advance report from the U.S. Census Bureau showed wholesale inventories increasing 0.2 percent to $611.4 billion in December.
Russia's central bank on Friday cut its key interest rate to 7.5 percent from 7.75 percent, the bank said in a statement on its website.
The second straight weekly decline in claims reported by the Labor Department on Thursday also pointed to strong job growth momentum, which could further drive the unemployment rate lower. "The extremely low level of claims is a sign of tightness in the labor market and suggests that February is shaping up to be another solid month for job creation," said John...
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight to interest rates.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, dropping to its lowest level in nearly 45 years.
Job openings were expected to tick up in December.
Wages increased overall, but they fell for black Americans, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Job gains in January were led by the health-care and construction industries.
Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari says taxpayers will be the loser if Jeff Bezos selects their city as Amazon's second headquarters.
Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari provides his take on the labor market, how higher wages could impact the economy, interest rates, and Amazon's second headquarters.
Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities senior fellow, and Michael Strain, American Enterprise Institute economic policy studies, provide insight to the nonfarm payroll numbers.
Our bet is earnings are still quite strong, says Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors, weighing in on the strong jobs number and rising interest rates.
Nonfarm payrolls were expected to increase by 180,000 in January and the unemployment rate to hold steady at 4.1 percent, according to Reuters.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest data on jobs from the Labor Department.