The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week pointing to a healthy labor market.» Read More
Next year, we should see some heartier gains and an economy growing at 3 percent plus.
The U.S. economy grew faster than initially estimated in the third quarter, while jobless claims fell unexpectedly.
Factory orders dropped after rising in September, as economist surveys have shown strength in factory activity in recent months.
At many companies, part-time means "on-call" without a fixed number of hours. "It's an extremely abusive and unfair practice," says one labor expert.
The number of planned layoffs at U.S. firms dipped by less than 1 percent in November, with retail seeing the greatest number of job losses.
The average CEO makes a lot more today than they did a decade ago—but has the cashier at your local fast-food joint fared any better?
Private job creation surged in November, with ADP reporting 215,000 new jobs in a number that could put heat on the Fed to begin reducing stimulus.
In an interview with CNBC, Pimco's Bill Gross comments on his outlook for next year, Treasury yields and unemployment.
Markets tend to slide when a new Fed chair takes over. Coincidence ... or curse?
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in October as exports hit a record high, pointing to a pick-up in global demand.
Fiscally distressed governments across the country may have gotten a troubling blueprint this week for getting out of their respective messes.
After a judge ruled that the city can proceed with its historic bankruptcy, the stage is set for an epic legal battle over who helps pick up the tab.
President Obama put a renewed focus on the income gap between rich and poor as he begins setting the agenda for the rest of his presidency.
Thanks? It didn't take much for the mortgage market to plunge into a deep freeze.
Market watchers say stocks can break out of their funk and usher in a strong year-end finish—IF ...
The Federal Reserve has more reason than ever to cut a key U.S. lending rate it has kept at just above zero since the depths of the financial crisis.
Pickup trucks continued to drive a resurgence in auto sales in November as the Big Three Detroit automakers all exceeded analysts' expectations.
What is historically one of Wall Street's best months may not live up to that billing this time around.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded at its fastest pace in 2½ years last month, an industry report showed on Monday, while the pace of hiring in the sector also accelerated.
Here's what you need to know about the World Trade Organization (WTO) summit, which paves the way for the world's biggest trade deal.