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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.
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.
Pro- and anti-union activists are watching a vote by workers at a VW assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., next week.
The U.S. economy is on a 3 percent growth trajectory, but it's been "getting masked" by the wicked weather, Moody's Analytics Chief Economist Mark Zandi told CNBC.
Private companies created 175,000 new positions in January, lower than in expected but keeping with the pace of job creation over the past two years.
The U.S. services sector rebounded in January, with firms added workers at the fastest clip in more than three years.
Friday's debt ceiling resumption will not affect the "Aaa" credit rating of U.S. government debt, Moody's Investors Service said on Wednesday.
New orders for U.S. factory goods fell in December, but rose with the volatile transportation sector excluded from the data.
U.S. small businesses boosted borrowing in December, signaling that economic growth may continue apace in the early part of this year.
The "extraordinary measures" the Treasury uses to avoid the debt ceiling won't last as long as in previous debt ceiling crises, Jack Lew said.
The growth prospects for the US economy are better than the data show, says Harvard economist Martin Feldstein. Here's why.
U.S. manufacturing grew at a substantially slower pace in January as new orders plunged by the most in 33 years.
U.S. manufacturing grew less briskly in January after hitting an 11-month high the prior month as output slowed.