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Investors looking for an easier Federal Reserve should be careful what they wish for, as such cycles can portend bad news down the road.
A prolonged government shutdown could have a negative impact on the U.S. economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says.
The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a strengthening labor market that could further ease concerns about the economy's health.
China's Commerce Ministry said the latest round of trade talks with the U.S. established a foundation for the resolution of each others' concerns.
As President Trump jawbones the Federal Reserve, the likelihood that he's going get what he wants this year from the central bank grows.
Fitch warned the ongoing U.S. government shutdown could soon start to negatively impact the debt ceiling.
Job openings edged lower in November but there were still 800,000 more vacancies than there were workers to fill them.
Trade negotiators from China and the U.S. have narrowed some of their differences, according to a report from Dow Jones.
Job openings are outnumbering unemployed workers across increasingly wide swaths of the U.S.
Raising the marginal tax rate on the richest Americans to 70 percent would be a "terrible idea," former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan said.
The U.S. services sector expanded at a slower-than-expected pace in December, according to data released Monday.
Fed Chair Powell said that the central bank "wouldn't hesitate" to adjust the pace at which it reduces its balance sheet if market problems arise.
The net changes by industry for December jobs based on Friday's jobs report; the health-care and education sector saw the largest gain.
Job creation ended 2018 on a powerful note, with nonfarm payrolls surging by 312,000 in December though the unemployment rate rose to 3.9 percent.
The U.S. economy is "in a really good spot," Mester says in an interview with CNBC.
The Federal Reserve ought to stop raising interest rates until it gets a clearer picture of where the economy is headed, Robert Kaplan, president of the central bank's Dallas district, said in an interview Thursday.
The latest ADP/Moody's Analytics survey shows that companies added 271,000 new positions as 2018 came to a close.
Activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector expanded at a much slower pace than expected last month, according to the Institute for Supply Management.
Gluskin Sheff's David Rosenberg warns the economy is on a collision course with a recession.