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
U.S. consumer sentiment inched up in December, but missed expectations, according to a report released on Friday.
Consumer spending rose as the holiday shopping season got off to a brisk start, suggesting enough momentum in the economy for the Fed to raise rates.
U.S. producer prices unexpectedly rose in November as the cost of services increased, but the underlying trend continued to point to weak inflation pressures.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but likely does not signal a deterioration in the labor market.
U.S. import prices fell in November as the cost of petroleum and several goods continued to decline.
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Job openings were little changed in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday.
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Economic conditions are satisfactory and markets are ready for the central bank to increase interest rates next week, the Atlanta Fed president said.
U.S. small-business confidence tumbled in November amid worries over sales growth and profits, but at levels consistent with an economy expanding.
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Raoul Pal of The Global Macro Investor says that the dollar will continue to weaken the economy.
Business economists are slightly less bullish about prospects for economic growth next year, according to a survey published Monday.
The U.S. economy generated a solid 211,000 jobs, a number that topped expectations and likely turned the final key for the Fed to hike interest rates.
The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate remained at 5 percent in November. But does that tell the whole story?
She said that the economic data since October is consistent with the central bank's expectations of an improved job market.
The European Central Bank's monetary policy decision should make it easier for the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained at levels consistent with a strengthening labor market.
November job cuts fell to the lowest level since September 2014, but full-year layoffs remain on pace for a six-year high.