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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.
U.S. manufacturing expanded at the fastest pace in more than 3 years, boosted by a jump in its new orders and employment readings.
The not-too-fast, not-too-slow July employment report helped drive an improvement in stock market sentiment early Friday.
U.S. consumer sentiment edged down in July, while an index of consumer expectations weakened for a third straight month, a survey released on Friday showed.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in July, but the pace of growth slipped from the previous month, an industry report showed on Friday.
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U.S. employers planned to cut nearly 50,000 positions in July, Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported Thursday, 50 percent higher than in June.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest in July sank to its slowest level since June 2013, a report showed on Thursday.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose modestly last week, data showed Thursday.
Apple plans to lay off about 200 people at Beats Electronics, according to Bloomberg, citing a person with knowledge of the restructuring.
From Aetna's view, the economy doesn't feel like it's growing as quickly as the government reported Wednesday, Chairman and CEO Mark Bertolini says.
A stunning acceleration in second quarter growth and a jump in inflation triggered a new round of speculation that the Fed will have to speed up plans to hike rates.
Private businesses created 218,000 jobs in July, a number that while solid and in line with previous months fell below expectations, according to ADP.
U.S. economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, which may bolster views for the remainder of the year.
Online retail and a weak job market is forcing workers to accept unpredictable schedules and less pay—trends experts say will continue.
Consumers grew more confident about the economy in July, The Conference Board reported on Tuesday, as expectations built for the recovery.
U.S. single-family home prices fell in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, falling short of expectations of a slight gain.
CNBC's Fed Survey shows market pros aren't very confident the Fed can end its easy money polices without a market crash, a recession or bad inflation.
Activity in the U.S. services sector held at its highest level in 4-1/2 years in July, though new business and employment growth weakened.
Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes confounded expectations in June casting a cloud over the housing market recovery.