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Nonfarm payrolls continued to grow about in line with recent trends, rising 217,000 as the unemployment rate held steady at 6.3 percent, according to numbers released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Talks to renew the labor contract for moving cargo through West Coast ports are now under way ... and a nervous business world is watching.
The U.S. Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate hit 6.3 percent in May, but does that rate tell the real story?
Hiring for two new SCE&G reactors underscores the need for replacing retiring nuclear workers in next several years.
Fed Governor Jerome Powell said Friday that he wanted to see signs the U.S. economy was tightening before interest rates could be raised.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose by more than expected last week.
U.S.-based employers announced plans to reduce payrolls by 52,961 in May, according to a report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
For the first time in six years, the share of people who either have a job or are looking for one is on the rise in a majority of U.S. states.
The Fed described the pace of growth as 'moderate' to 'modest,' with improving weather boosting business and consumer spending on the rise.
Whether the policies will spur business expansion isn't clear, but they could ease the financial burden for the states' most affluent.
Job creation in the private sector was disappointingly slow in May, with companies adding just 179,000 positions.
A new study of 30 years of wage data argues that government polices go a long way to explaining the expanding U.S. wealth gap.
Growth in the services sector accelerated in May, rising at the fastest pace in nine months as new orders and business activity jumped.
A CNBC survey of Wall Street pros finds that 65 percent of respondents expect the ECB to take at least one of three actions at its meeting Thursday.
If the Fed continues on its current pace, its monthly purchase of bonds will be down to $15 billion by the time it meets in October.
The U.S. trade deficit widened to its highest level in two years in April as imports hit a record high.
New orders for U.S. factory goods rose for a third straight month in April, pointing to strength in manufacturing and the broader economy.
The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously approved a $15 hourly minimum wage — the highest in the nation.
GM, Chrysler, and Nissan reported higher-than-expected U.S. new car sales in May, with demand continuing to gather strength as the weather warmed.
ISM's critical manufacturing index was corrected not once, but twice—significantly moving markets, and significantly annoying market participants.