The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly more than expected last week.» Read More
Texas governor Rick Perry said that Republican leaders like him are leading the nation's economic recovery, while Democrat-led states are hurting it.
Here are five vital signs that help capture the state of the job market to date.
New orders for U.S. factory goods fell more than expected in January and shipments also slipped, a new report showed.
Philly Fed President Charles Plosser is "very worried" about the potential for unintended consequences of the Fed's exit from its bond-buying program.
The Fed will need to start raising short-term U.S. interest rates in the middle of next year as economic growth picks up and the jobless rate falls.
The number of new claims for unemployment benefits hit a three-month low last week, while productivity fell short of expectations.
The number of American companies planning job cuts declined in February, with the bulk of layoffs seen in the financial sector.
The services sector index fell last month, its worst read since February 2010 as bad weather impacted business activity.
The U.S. economy created fewer private sector jobs in Feburary, ADP reported on Wednesday, as pervasive cold weather restrained hiring.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates slipped, an industry group said on Wednesday.
Expecting another Puerto Rico to happen? Don't. Its pile of debt is roughly 10 times the average level, per capita, than for troubled states.
A new report suggests that America's national parks have an economic impact that extends beyond their boundaries.
President Obama proposed new tax credits and job-training programs in a 2015 budget that highlights stark differences with Republicans.
Ben Bernanke said the Fed could have done more to fight the financial crisis and that he struggled to find the right way to communicate with markets.
U.S. manufacturing growth rebounded off an eight-month low in February, helped by a recovery in new orders.
U.S. consumer spending rose strongly in January, with income gains keeping pace during the month.
U.S. manufacturing activity accelerated in February, rising more than expected to its highest since May 2010, an industry report showed on Monday.
A top Fed official said concern that loose monetary policy was fueling financial instability was not a pressing issue.
Americans and their elected officials continue to resist cuts to almost any specific program, big or small.
U.S. small businesses borrowed more money in January than they did a year earlier, signaling continued growth in the economy.
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