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Here's what the real impact of the June jobs report will likely be on the market, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.
Job growth accelerated in June, with U.S. companies adding 288,000 to payrolls and indicating that expectations for strong second-half economic growth will be fulfilled.
The U.S. Labor Department said Thursday that the unemployment rate hit 6.1 percent in June, but does that rate tell the real story?
Five years after the Great Recession ended, most states still haven't regained all the jobs they lost, even though the nation as a whole has.
Planned job cuts announced by U.S. companies dropped 41 percent to 31,434 in June, according to a report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed a bit more than expected in May as exports jumped to a record high.
Private sector job creation surged in June, with companies adding a much larger than expected 281,000 new positions, according to a report from ADP.
A fall in demand for military equipment spurred a drop in new orders for U.S. factory goods, data showed on Wednesday.
Consumers will pay the highest Fourth of July gasoline prices in six years, but pump prices would be far higher if not for the oil shale boom.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed slightly in June, though new orders accelerated to a six-month high.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest in June dipped from a seven-month high, though the decline was bigger than expected.
From revenue shortfalls to a pinched pension system, New Jersey can't wait to fix its fiscal problems, says Gov. Chris Christie.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes surged 6.1 percent in May, the biggest monthly gain since April, 2010.
The U.S. can consign its weather-beaten start to history this week with June vehicle sales and jobs data expected to show a strong second quarter.
States are getting companies to move manufacturing back to the USA as labor costs overseas rise. The trend is curbing job losses.
Texas, California and Pennsylvania received the most investment from private equity firms last year, according to a new report.
Consumers are paying more for food at the check-out stand. But prices could go even higher due to the drought hitting the Southwest.
Both food and gas prices are on the rise, and the link between them could cause more consumer headaches this summer.
A reconstitution of the Russell Indexes occurs at the close of Wall Street trading Friday, reflective of the growth vs. value debate.
Collins Capital's Dorothy Weaver isn't necessarily worried about the drop in GDP. Instead, she's looking for opportunity.
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