The U.S. economy created just 151,000 jobs in January amid multiple other signs that growth is slowing, though the unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent.» Read More
After March's crushingly weak jobs report, markets will be hyper-focused on any clues coming out of the Fed.
March's shockingly weak job growth sent stock futures plunging and bond yields lower, but Wall Street will act on forthcoming spring data.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell, suggesting the market continues to expand at a solid clip.
The U.S. trade deficit in February fell sharply, likely as a labor dispute at one of the country's main ports depressed both imports and exports.
The pace of job cuts in the United States slowed significantly in March following two consecutive months of downsizing in excess of 50,000 positions.
Private business job creation decelerated in March as an economic slowdown put a dent in activity.
Atlanta Fed president Dennis Lockhart said that the U.S. remains on track for a rate hike in the June to September period.
Growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector rose to a five-month high in March as output and employment gained, according to an industry report.
Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, said he believes a case can be made for an increase in rates relatively soon.
The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago Business Barometer edged up after a sharp decline the previous month, but fell below expectations.
Home prices continued to increase in January despite slowing growth and seasonal weakness, a closely watched index showed on Tuesday.
CNBC Rapid Update, which tracks forecasts from economists, fell 0.4 percent to 1.4 percent after weaker consumer spending in February.
Consumer spending barely rose in February as households boosted savings to their highest level in more than two years.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes rose 3.1 percent from January, according to the National Association of Realtors.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week pointing to a healthy labor market.
Now may be a good time to start normalizing U.S. monetary policy, Federal Reserve policymaker James Bullard said on Thursday.
Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart also tells CNBC that first-quarter economic growth is very soft.
Wednesday's market selloff is a sign the bubble created by the Fed's easy money policies is deflating, Peter Boockvar tells CNBC.
Mortgage applications soared to the highest level since January last week, thanks to the lowest interest rates since February.
The Fed policymaker said zero percent rates were no longing appropriate and that a rate hike in the "summer" would still leave policy extremely accommodative.