Economy

David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder & Co-Executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group. David A. Grogan | CNBC Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein told CNBC on Thursday he believes the largest economic risk is high unemployment, not some areas of the stock market where valuations have become overheated. “I think on the whole, the stock market is not our biggest
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First-time filings for unemployment insurance jumped last week in a sign of continuing strife for the labor market. New claims totaled 861,000, the highest level in a month and above the Dow Jones estimate of 773,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Markets moved little on the news, with stocks opening lower on Wall Street. The
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Federal Reserve Jerome Powell testifies during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on “The Quarterly CARES Act Report to Congress” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2020. Susan Walsh | Reuters Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell painted a dour picture on the state of U.S. employment and said Wednesday that continued aggressive policy support
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Outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference after a two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in Washington, U.S. December 13, 2017. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The U.S. could return to full employment in 2022 if President Joe Biden‘s $1.9 trillion coronavirus rescue package is passed, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on
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Wyomissing Restaurant and Bakery Food Specialist Megan Catarious, prepares a crepe at the crepe bar at the Wyomissing Restaurant and Bakery on Penn Ave in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, January 22, 2021. Ben Hasty | MediaNews Group | Reading Eagle via Getty Images January’s employment picture appears to have improved over December, but how much so depends
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