Economists expected nonfarm payroll growth to hit 233,000 in July, down from 288,000 in June, and unemployment to fall to 6.0 percent from 6.1 percent.» Read More
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen promised a steady and consistent course forward, with less money printing but continued low rates.
House Republican leaders will seek to make an extension of the debt limit conditional on the repeal of a planned cut in military pension benefits.
Optimism among owners of small business in the U.S. crept higher in January, continuing a trend, amid hopes for higher sales.
Rapid growth, a manufacturing boom and foreign involvement are boosting Mexico's economy, Finance Minister Luis Videgaray told CNBC.
Millions of jobless Americans are wondering if this economic recovery is as good as it gets. Increasingly, it looks that way.
Underlying fundamental problems in the US economy could get worse — and many are, says Nobel laureate and Columbia professor Joseph Stiglitz.
As health insurance becomes disconnected from work, people will rely less on their jobs to get coverage.
The campaign against increasing the minimum wage illustrates how groups are working in opaque ways to shape hot-button political debates.
The average price of regular gasoline in the U.S. has fallen 2 cents a gallon during the past two weeks.
Job growth saw another weak month, with employers adding another 113,000 positions as frigid weather and a deluge of storms dampened hiring.
January's employment report was a "disappointment, but not a massive one," Goldman Sachs' chief economist told CNBC on Friday.
Friday's nonfarm payrolls report left the market confused and likely will only add to the discussion over the Federal Reserve's future plans.
The rapid drop to 6.6 percent in U.S. unemployment means Chair Yellen may have to redraw the Fed's taper plan.
A second month of surprisingly weak job growth and a lower unemployment rate is sending inconclusive messages about the economy.
The U.S. Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate fell to 6.6 percent in January—but does that rate tell the real story?
Despite another anemic jobs report, central bank policymakers are on the right course with tapering, Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher says.
The number of Americans filing new unemployment benefits fell more than expected, as Q4 productivity rising and the trade gap widening.
U.S. employers planned to cut payrolls by 45,107 in January, up 47 percent from December, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Unrelenting harsh weather is likely to show up as a drag on economic growth in the first quarter, even if there's a spring rebound.
The Federal Reserve's Charles Plosser warned of looming communications problems if the central bank keeps buying assets.
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