The number of Americans filing for benefits fell more than expected last week, near 42-year lows.» Read More
The number of jobless claims fell unexpectedly last week, an indication that layoffs may be abating in an uncertain economy.
The number of planned layoffs by U.S. employers fell to a 14-year low in September, according to a report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
The first diagnosis of an Ebola case inside the U.S. added pressure to an already shaky stock market and helped spur a flight to safety in Treasurys.
Private payrolls rose about in line with expectations in September, thanks to sharp growth in small business and service sector hiring, according to a report.
Ray Dalio, founder of the world's biggest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, says the Fed should wait for inflation signs before hiking interest rates.
America's manufacturing industry expanded in September, while employment in the sector grew at its best pace since March 2012.
U.S. manufacturing expanded during September but the pace of growth at factories slowed, according to an industry report.
U.S. consumers bought more cars in September than in the previous year, but early sales results from leading automakers on Wednesday were mixed.
A slight dip in interest rates was not enough to move the needle on mortgage applications last week.
The American Gaming Association's first report on the industry's impact on the economy found that, despite big money, gaming firms have had to adapt.
Consumers turned pessimistic on the economy in September, The Conference Board says, bringing a four-month win streak to an abrupt halt.
Most traditional indicators show inflation in the U.S. to be well under control, but bacon cheeseburger eaters know better.
A closely watched barometer of business conditions in the Midwest dipped in September.
Though the stock market is "overpriced," it's still "not a bad investment, all things considered," says economist Robert Shiller.
A massive new study suggests that for some U.S. women, living through a recession can mean they will never have children.
Although economists have cut their estimates for third-quarter U.S. GDP growth, they see the economy growing steadily going forward.
On one side of the Atlantic they're trying to refill the punchbowl. On the other they're getting ready to take it away.
U.S. public pension funds don't have nearly enough money to pay what they owe current and future retirees, says Moody's.
The sudden exit of Bill Gross from Pimco sparked a knee-jerk selloff in the Treasury market, a drop in Pimco closed-end funds and rallies in competitors' shares.
The U.S. economy grew at a brisk pace in the second quarter, expanding at an annualized 4.6 percent rate and the fastest since 2011.