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The U.S. Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate dropped to 5.1 percent in August, but does that rate tell the real story?
The economy added 173,000 jobs in August, lower than expected, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent.
"It's time to align our monetary policy with economic progress," the Richmond Fed chief said, adding that the labor market no longer warrants zero rates.
The Labor Department will report the latest data on hiring and the unemployment rate in August. Here is what to watch for.
The Fed has a minimum jobs number in mind for a September hike and it's nowhere near the consensus, according to a Pimco executive.
If the unemployment rate hits 5.1 in Friday's jobs report, the odds of a Fed rate hike this month go way up, Jeremy Siegel said
This is who benefits from keeping America's nuclear plants open, says former Senators Evan Bayh and Judd Gregg.
Everyone is blaming China for the recent stock-market rout. But this is much bigger than that, says trader Brian Kelly.
An NLRB ruling that broadens the definition of "employer" has big implications for franchise operations.
Total economic losses from drought in the United States are likely to reach at least $3 billion.
U.S. services sector growth remained robust during August but backed away from a ten-year peak touched in July.
The Commerce Department said on Thursday the trade gap narrowed 7.4 percent to $41.9 billion.
New applications for unemployment benefits rose more than expected, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a strengthening market.
Recent market volatility should not give the Federal Reserve pause in raising interest rates, Richard Fisher said.
The declines were greatest for the lowest-paid workers in sectors where hiring has been strong, the NYT reports.
Why do we have to wait for a month to get the jobs report? We should get updates every day, says Tony Fratto.
David Pearl of Epoch Investment Partners explains why small caps are so attractive and better than large caps right now.
Most of the country is experiencing solid growth, with only the energy sector providing a drag, the Federal Reserve reported Thursday.
Currency wars are one reason Michael Farr thinks the Fed will either defer the first rate hike to next year or do one small move and then pause.