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The Labor Department said Friday the U.S. unemployment rate is at 5 percent. But does that tell the whole story?
Total unfunded liabilities for U.S. state public pensions will balloon by 40 percent to $1.75 trillion through fiscal 2017, Moody's said.
Job growth likely picked up in September, signaling that steam could be building in the economy ahead of America's presidential election.
The ADP jobs report tends to track the BLS jobs report over the long term but is a weak predictor on a month-to-month basis.
From Wal-Mart to the Fed to the IMF, there are new signs the economy is on the wrong track, Trump adivsor David Malpass tells CNBC.
"We have all the problems outside of the U.S., we have slow, steady growth in the U.S., and that's causing a premium on U.S. assets," Paul Hickey says.
Gasoline prices could whipsaw in the coming weeks as Hurricane Matthew causes gyrations in supply and demand in the Southeast.
The number of Americans filing for benefits fell to near a 43-year low, as labor market firmness may support an rate increase by the Fed this year.
Announced layoffs by U.S.-based companies rose in September to the highest level since July, according to Challenger.
Evidence that the so-called natural rate of interest has fallen could mean the economy is stuck in a low-growth rut, Stanley Fischer said.
Companies in September created jobs at the slowest pace in six months as the labor market showed further signs of tightening.
The U.S. economy's sub-par economic growth has exacerbated income gaps between the country's racial groups, a top Federal Reserve official said.
Janet Yellen is the "least political person" in Washington, former Clinton Treasury Secretary Larry Summers tells CNBC.
Economic activity in the services sector grew for the 80th consecutive month, according to Institute for Supply Management.
U.S. companies are parking trillions overseas, with little progress from policymakers trying to bring all that money home.
Fears in the European banking community last week created something of a tantrum in U.S. bond markets, driving up mortgage applications.
An exclusive Manta poll taken after the last presidential debate reveals Trump leads among small-business voters, except among women.
The U.S. trade deficit rose more than expected in August as a rise in imports offset higher exports.
Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker argued that borrowing costs might need to rise significantly to keep inflation under control.
We are currently in a "multiyear bottoming process for rates" thanks to global market volatility, says Nuveen's Bob Doll.
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