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The closely watched private payrolls count was right around Wall Street expectations, with economists surveyed by Reuters anticipating growth of 175,000
U.S.-based employers announced the fewest layoffs in five months in May as job cutting fell significantly across several sectors.
Jack Welch calls President Obama's heavy focus on climate change "radical behavior."
Britain's exit from the EU would be a factor as policymakers weigh whether they should raise rates later this month, the Fed board governor said.
Consumers were feeling less optimistic for the second month in a row, new data said Tuesday.
Inflation also rose steadily, more signs of an acceleration in economic growth that could persuade the Fed to raise rates again as early as June.
The Chicago Purchasing Managers Index fell unexpectedly in May, falling short of economists' estimates.
A federal rule could endanger a practice where assistants in fields like publishing and movies accept low wages for a kind of apprenticeship.
The revised first-quarter gross domestic product was the weakest performance since the first quarter of 2015.
Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell said Friday an interest rate hike could be appropriate fairly soon.
Financial markets have a more appropriate reading now on the chances of a rate rise in June than before, the St. Louis Fed president on Thursday.
Filing for new benefits fell, as the labor markets remains healthy and the economy regains momentum after stumbling in the first quarter.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in April on strong demand for transportation equipment.
The Fed should hike rates at a June meeting unless data show the U.S. economy is slowing, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said on Monday.
A relatively tight labor market may put upward pressure on inflation, raising the case for higher interest rates, Bullard said on Monday.
Financial markets still haven't given the central bank a green light to keep tightening, Jurrien Timmer of Fidelity Investments says.
The number of Americans filing for aid fell last week, a sign that the economy is regaining speed after stumbling in the first quarter.
A key economic measure increased in April, reflecting strength in housing and manufacturing, according to The Conference Board.
The investor known as "Dr. Doom" says the Fed is ignoring untrustworthy economic data and simply watching stocks.
The bond markets are pricing in a June rate hike. Here's why the Fed should not pull the trigger, says Ron Insana.
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