Friday's jobs report contained unambiguous good news, but a debt limit battle in Washington looms.
Millions of unemployed Americans are gradually getting back to work. But their paychecks have barely budged.
Job creation moved forward again in November, with the U.S. economy adding a better-than-expected 203,000 to the employment rolls.
U.S. consumer sentiment surged in December as Americans' outlook on the economy and job prospects improved, a survey released on Friday showed.