Where The Jobs Are

Scott Cohn reports on the latest CNBC survey of the worst state for business: Rhode Island.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the relationship between unemployment and inflation has collapsed.

Wages are ticking higher after being stagnant for years but there is some concern that higher pay will threaten profit margins. More on this topic we turn to Matt Maley, who’s an Equity Strategist at Miller Tabak, with his analysis.

CNBC came out with its annual “Top States for Business” graded upon more than 60 measures of competitiveness including employment, workforce, education system and infrastructure to name a few. Scott Cohn reports on how the state of Virginia propelled to the top spot this year.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was asked by Congress on Wednesday whether the recent strong U.S. jobs report changed his outlook on the economy and interest rates.

President Trump proclaimed it as the “eighth wonder of the world” but in Wisconsin, the planned Foxconn manufacturing plant is not qualified yet to receive billions of dollars in state incentives. Scott Cohn has more for us.

Hiking the U.S. minimum wage to $15 per hour would give millions of Americans a raise but put a smaller share of people out of work, according to projections released Monday.

We speak with Chris Varvares, the co-head of U.S. Economics at Macroeconomic Advisers By IHS Markit, with his assessments on the latest jobs report and the state of the economy.

School is out for the summer but we are seeing less young workers working at the conventional summer jobs. Kate Rogers reports on teen jobs…who’s working, who’s not, and why?

The month of June saw an increase on the jobs front but this may cause Wall Street on the edge. Why is that? Our Ylan Mui explains.

The U.S. labor market rebounded in June after May’s lackluster jobs report thanks to another strong month for health-care hiring, which has repeatedly led industry-based employment gains over the last year.

Nonfarm payrolls rose 224,000 in June, well above market expectations of 165,000, according to the Labor Department.

The unemployment rate edged higher to 3.7% but was still near 50-year lows.

Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, is “very optimistic” about the health of the U.S. economy but believes that because of low inflation, the Federal Reserve should “take back the interest rate hike” it made in December.

Private payrolls rose 102,000 in June, missing Wall Street expectations of 135,000, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics.

Many businesses in the wind power industry is looking for help as the sector is experiencing record growth. Our Kate Rogers was at one of those companies in Pennsylvania and has more for us.