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
November job cuts fell to the lowest level since September 2014, but full-year layoffs remain on pace for a six-year high.
Investors should cut risk as central banks trying to pump up their respective economies make losing bets, Bill Gross says.
Firms contributed a better-than-expected 217,000 positions for the month, according to the latest count from ADP and Moody's Analytics.
U.S. nonfarm productivity grew at a faster pace than previously thought in the third quarter, but the underlying trend remained very weak.
"As we approach that condition, I would expect to see confirming evidence that labor markets have tightened up," he said.
Recent economic indicators suggest the Fed may hike interest rates more slowly than anticipated in 2016, Peter Hooper says.
The Fed should go slow in raising rates, a top U.S. central banker said on Tuesday.
A Reuters analysis showed traders are less likely to respond to repeated ultimatums from Republicans in the U.S. Congress about the debt limit.
The Fed's Charles Evans said he favors a later interest rate hike and places more importance on the pace of increases.
John Stumpf also said the economy will be largely dependent on external factors moving forward.
Puerto Rico's governor unveiled an extraordinary fiscal measure in order to avoid defaulting on its debt.
The number of Americans filing for benefits fell more than expected last week, near 42-year lows.
The Commerce Department said non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft increased 1.3 percent last month.
A definitive rise in mortgage interest rates over the last month is keeping borrowers at bay.
Federal Reserve officials are already sketching out positions for a post-liftoff debate that may make the Fed's policy less predictable.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen wants to inject uncertainty back into the market, economist Steven Ricchiuto tells CNBC.
BlackRock's Russ Koesterich explains why the S&P 500 will continue to trade sideways until the economy and earnings picture improve.
The U.S. economy grew at a healthier clip in the third quarter than initially thought.
U.S. consumers were feeling less optimistic about the economy in November, according to a report released Tuesday.
There is a "strong case" for raising rates when policymakers meet next month, as long as economic data does not disappoint, a top Fed official said.