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June's jobs numbers were great, but unseasonably low May hiring has been chalked up to the weather.
Ed Yardeni discusses concern for slowing global growth, but still remains positive on U.S. markets.
Minimum wage increases this year are expected to compress wages among lower earners, leading to ripple effects of as much as 20 percent over the new minimum wage.
June's strong jobs report dashes some recession fears, but it is not a strong enough catalyst to get the Fed moving on rate hikes.
The June jobs report came in stronger than expected, yet recession fears are likely to persist, says Lindsey Piegza. Here's why.
Energy recruiters says oilfield services firms and drillers could face a staffing shortage after cutting hundreds of thousands of jobs.
The nation's unemployment rate rose to 4.9 percent in June, according to the Department of Labor. Does that tell the whole story?
Economists were expecting nonfarm payrolls to show growth of 175,000 for June, and the unemployment rate to rise to 4.8 percent.
Employment in the private sector rose more than expected in June, led by gains in small-business jobs, according to ADP.
The number of Americans filing for benefits unexpectedly fell, offering further confirmation that the labor market remains on solid footing.
Layoffs by U.S. employers ticked up in June, but total payroll reductions for 2016 are trailing off, Challenger, Gray & Christmas reports.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could be a strong political asset to the GOP ticket, but his economic record would be a liability.
A Fed hike could happen in September, but only if the labor market sees a sharp bounce back, Barclays' Rob Martin says.
Getting fired for getting old is a problem that's only going to get worse as the workforce ages.
The trade deficit widened in May as rising oil prices helped to push up the import bill and exports remained constrained by a strong dollar.
The battle between Kansas and Missouri to attract companies highlights the folly of state incentives. It's been an endless, unwinnable war.
Spending rose on demand for automobiles and other goods, but there are fears the U.K.'s vote to leave the EU could prompt Americans to cut back.
Despite the Brexit vote and dovish views from the Fed, the Mortgage Bankers Association still thinks a rate hike is on the way for July.
The final push of the spring housing season turned out weaker than expected. Signed contracts to buy existing homes fell 3.7 percent in May.
Business leader and ex-Bill Clinton advisor Glenn Hutchins says the U.S. needs to avoid at all costs self-inflicted "chaos and uncertainty."
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