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For as much as the Federal Reserve professes its independence, it is not immune to politics.
An outspoken Fed dove said on Tuesday he would "feel better" about raising U.S. rates if he were more confident inflation would continue to rise.
Employers posted 5.5 million job openings in September, a slight increase from the 5.4 million reported in August.
Julissa Arce has a message for Trump supporters: You are dreaming if you think Mexicans are "stealing" your jobs and Donald Trump can bring them back.
Goldman Sachs says a basket of companies with low labor cost has outperformed the high labor cost basket by 7 percentage points since late June.
The U.S. economy added 161,000 jobs in October and the unemployment rate stood at 4.9 percent as investors got to digest the final payrolls report before Tuesday's presidential election.
Relying on that one headline number as an indicator of the economy's direction ignores a lot of important information just below the surface.
The U.S. trade deficit fell in September amid rising exports, but a slump in imports pointed to slowing domestic demand.
Rate increases over the next two years will be "very" gradual amid expected steady growth and stable job gains, Atlanta Fed's Dennis Lockhart said.
A Donald Trump win could spark an immediate sell-off of up to 5 percent for the S&P 500, according to Citi analysts.
U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in two years in the third quarter, helping to curb growth in labor costs, but the trend remained weak.
Economists expected to hit 56 in October, according to Thomson Reuters consensus estimates.
The number of Americans filing for benefits rose last week, but remained below a level associated with a strong labor market.
October's total was the second-lowest of 2016, the Challenger report says.
ADP also revised job creation numbers for other months as part of a new measuring model.
The story is all too familiar in housing: Mortgage interest rates rise, and homebuyers and refinancers retreat.
Construction spending fell in September as outlays on private nonresidential structures recorded their biggest decline in nine months.
The amount of equity homeowners now have, that is, the value outside their mortgage debt, has doubled in the last five years, according to CoreLogic.
If the U.S. doesn't set the rules of the road in the global economy, China will, Ambassador Michael Froman tells CNBC.
Eighty-six percent of respondents to the latest CNBC Fed Survey see a rate hike coming at the Fed's Dec. 13-14 meeting.
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