The Fed should communicate its views well enough that markets will not be taken by surprise by a rate hike, a top U.S. central banker said.» Read More
Eric Rosengren still expects the Fed to raise rates this year despite what the head of the Boston Fed called a "weak" September jobs report.
The former Federal Reserve chief also said there's been too much reliance on the Fed, and other policymakers in the government need to step up.
Stocks sank and investors ran to the safety of Treasurys after a disappointing jobs report pushed off expectations for a Fed rate hike into 2016.
The U.S. economy created 142,000 jobs in September, a number that missed expectations and could cool expectations that the Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates soon.
The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate remained at 5.1 percent in September, but that's not the only number to look at.
Fed funds futures plunged after the weak jobs report, with the market now pricing the first better-than-average chance of a rate hike in March 2016.
The U.S. economy is slowing down and the latest jobs report confirms it, UBS' Art Cashin said Friday.
A top Federal Reserve official says mandating financial stability could add to public uncertainty.
As demand for wind power grows, the number of jobs for so-called wind techs is expected to grow by 24 percent by 2022.
After the weak jobs report, the Fed may retreat to an easing mentality, says Michael Pento. Here's what could happen.
Market conditions and stabilizing economic data could lead the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in October, David Lebovitz said.
UBS economist Drew Matus says a good monthly jobs report on Friday could spell trouble for the Fed's interest rate policy.
Big layoff announcements like those seen in September historically signal the end of an expansion, John Challenger said.
Private companies topped expectations for job creation in September, adding 200,000 new positions thanks in part to a boost from large companies.
The San Francisco Fed's John Williams renewed his call for an interest rate hike "sometime later this year."
U.S. consumers were a little more optimistic about the economy in September, according to a report released Tuesday.
The Fed will likely raise interest rates later this year, a key central bank official said on Monday.
U.S. consumer spending grew briskly in August and a key inflation gauge firmed, which could lead the Federal Reserve to tighten interest rates.
Rising home prices and a tight supply of homes for sale are keeping buyers at bay, as pending homes sales fell in August.
The U.S. economy expanded more than estimated on stronger consumer spending and construction, the second upward revision in a row.