U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent lower ahead of a long weekend as uncertainty about the timing of a rate hike and Chinese growth weighed.» Read More
The treasury secretary, in an exclusive CNBC interview, also said the stock market turmoil isn't a major concern at this point.
Job cuts announced by U.S.-based companies plummeted by 61 percent after rising to a four-year high the previous month.
Crude inventories rose by 4.7 million barrels in the last week, the biggest one-week rise since April.
U.S. stocks closed sharply higher, partly recovering from the worst start to September in 13 years, as investors eyed global markets, data, and oil.
Most of the country is experiencing solid growth, with only the energy sector providing a drag, the Federal Reserve reported Thursday.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
U.S. sovereign bonds pared earlier gains on Wednesday after the release of two U.S. data points.
U.S. nonfarm productivity increased at its strongest pace in 1-1/2 years in the second quarter, keeping wage inflation subdued for now.
New orders for U.S. factory goods rose for a second straight month in July on strong demand for automobiles.
Companies added 190,000 jobs to close out the summer, better than July's downward-revised 177,000 but below anticipation for 201,000 new positions.
Home mortgage applications increased dramatically last week, as a strong sell-off in the U.S. stock market pushed interest rates lower briefly
Asian share markets went through a roller-coaster ride on Wednesday amid persisting concerns over the health of China's economy.
U.S. stock futures opened Tuesday evening trading slightly negative, implying a roughly flat open based on fair value.
U.S. stocks plummeted as continued signs of weakness in China and concerns about the Federal Reserve weighed heavily on investor sentiment.
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: H&R Block, Guidewire, Anheuser-Busch & more.
Oil futures extended losses in after-hours trading on Tuesday after a report showed U.S. crude stocks rose last week.
The jobs target needed to raise interest rates has "largely been met," but other metrics are unclear, the Fed's Eric Rosengren said.
U.S. sovereign bonds prices rose on Tuesday following poor manufacturing data out of China further dented confidence.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in August to its weakest in over two years, according to a report released on Tuesday.
Unemployment across the euro zone fell in July to its lowest level in 3 years.