The jobless claims report pointed to still strong labor market conditions, though the pace of job growth has slowed after last year's robust gains.
The jobless data suggested the labor market was slowing, but probably not to the extent implied by a near-stall in job growth in February.
*China industrial output growth hits a 17- year low. *Property investment in China rises in Jan-Feb period. "The jump in the unemployment rate may be distorted by Chinese New Year but it probably also reflects that employment is under pressure from the slowdown," Allan von Mehren, chief analyst and China economist at Danske Bank, wrote in a note.
If you are on the job hunt, your interpersonal skills rather than your technical training might ultimately be what gets you hired.
NEW YORK, March 8- The dollar fell against most major currencies on Friday as data showed U.S. employers hired far fewer workers than forecast in February, although the jobless rate fell and wages grew more than expected. The Swedish crown fell to a 16- year low, as Riksbank joined its central bank counterparts in Europe and Canada in adopting a cautious outlook.
White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow joins "Squawk on the Street" for the first White House reaction to the February jobs report. They also discuss productivity numbers, the overall economy and Huawei's decision to sue the U.S. government.
Diane Swonk, Grant Thornton chief economist, and Tom Digenan, UBS Asset Management head of U.S. intrinsic value equities, joins 'Squawk on the Street' to discuss the weak jobs report and if it raises concern on the slowing economy.
CNBC studied the net changes by industry for February jobs based on the data from the Labor Department.
Director of the United States National Economic Council Larry Kudlow joins "Squawk on the Street" for the first White House reaction to the February jobs report.
Job growth came to a near halt in February following the longest government shutdown in history. U.S. payrolls were expected to increase by 180,000 in February. A panel of experts join "Squawk Box," including Mary Ann Bartels of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, Blackrock's Chief Investment Officer Jim Keenan, former CEA Chairman Jason Furman, and Club for Growth President Dave McIntosh. CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli also join the panel.
Job growth came to a near halt in February following the longest government shutdown in history. U.S. payrolls were expected to increase by 180,000 in February. CNBC's Ylan Mui reports from Washington.
Job growth increased by just 20,000 in February after a blistering start to the year, even as the unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent.
The jobless claims data pointed to strong labor market conditions despite signs that job growth was slowing.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the January ADP payroll numbers. Moody's Mark Zandi and real estate mogul Sam Zell join with with their analysis.
Median pay for full-time workers is now $52,672, up 1.3 percent from last year.
NEW DELHI, March 5- The unemployment rate in India rose to 7.2 percent in February 2019, the highest since September 2016, and up from 5.9 percent in February 2018, according to data compiled by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy that was released on Tuesday. The number of employed persons in India was estimated at 400 million in February compared with 406...
INDIA'S FEB UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 7.2 PCT VS 5.9 PCT IN FEB 2018- SAYS CMIE, PRIVATE INDIAN THINK TANK.
The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits increased more than expected last week and the number of people on unemployment rolls increased to a 10-month high.
NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 22- Despite a U.S. unemployment rate that has plumbed its lowest levels in nearly 50 years, Federal Reserve policymakers remain worried about excessively low inflation, a view that helps explain the central bank's recent decision to put interest-rate hikes on hold. Traditionally, economists have found that when labor markets run hot,...
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell last week.